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Program Info


The Juniors program is a 9-month competitive program for players born between 2012-2010, focused on developing each player's skill and love of the game. Juniors prepares players to progress at the Classic level and beyond through a dedicated coaching staff that provides quality, age appropriate instruction at these key age groups.


All players interested playing in our Juniors program must attend our annual evaluations. Evaluations for the 2019-2020 season are held in May. If your player has a conflict, please email [email protected].


Program Comparison

Not sure what program is right for your player? Check out the different programs we offer and at which age groups.

Player Pathway/Program Comparison 

Trainings & Seasons

Our 9-month program is made up of 3 seasons: fall, winter, and spring.

Fall (August-beginning of November) and Spring (February-May)
Fall and Spring are the primary seasons for the Juniors program. Juniors players train twice a week 90 minutes each training session. 

Winter (December & January)

A total of 4 training sessions and 2 play dates will be scheduled during the Winter season. Training sessions are reduced in order to allow our young players the downtime to recharge and try-other activities or sports.

Training Schedule

Below illustrates the 2019-20 training schedule. Teams will train twice a week, on Monday and Thursday.

Birth Year Field Time
2011 - 2012 WRAL #6 Durham Bulls 5:00 - 6:30pm
2010 WRAL #6 Durham Bulls 6:30 - 8:00 pm
Birth Year Field Time
2011 - 2012 Mills Park #2 5:30 - 7:00 pm
2010 Mills Park #2 7:00 - 8:30 pm
Day Birth Year Field Time
Mondays 2010 - 2012 Homestead #1 6:00 - 7:30 pm
Thursdays 2010 - 2012 Triangle Day School 5:30 - 7:00 pm
Birth Year Field Time
2011 - 2012 Boys & Girls Middle Creek #1 5:30 - 7:00 pm
2010 Boys & Girls Middle Creek #1 7:00 - 8:30 pm

Important Dates

August 5
Fall Training Begins      December 7   3v3 Winter Playdate
August 17-18
Juniors Camp
January 12
  5v5 Winter Playdate
August 25
Juniors Pre-Season Festival
January 27
  Spring Training Begins
September 8
Fall Games Begin
February 16
  Spring Games Begin
November 3
Fall Games End  
April 6-12
Spring Break
  No Training of Games
November 7Last Day of Fall Training  April 30
 Last Day of Training
December-January Winter Training Sessions
(4 sessions total)
  May 2-3  Juniors Cup
    Week of May 4 2020-21
Juniors Evaluations


Teams play games primarily on Sunday afternoons against other NCFC Juniors teams. There will be 2-3 other play dates scheduled vs other outside clubs. 

Juniors teams will primarily play in the following formats:
2011/12 games: 5v5
2010 games: 7v7


Juniors teams are based on players' birth year and region. Players should register in the region that is most convenient for them.
North: North & East of Hwy 70 (typically Raleigh & Wake Forest)
South: South & West of Hwy 70 (typically Cary, Apex & Morrisville)
DCH: Durham & Chapel Hill
HSFV: Holly Springs & Fuquay Varina

Club Fee

The annual club fee includes field rentals and usage, coaching staff & education, and administration.

Club Fee


Fall 2019 begins the first year of our 2-year Adidas uniform cycle. NCFC Youth Juniors players will be using the uniform kit through the end of the Spring 2021 season.

Coaching Staff

Juniors Director
Etienne Boulanger

The Juniors program has a Full time director, who is supported by regional and age group directors who help manage the coaches, players and program to ensure a high quality offering for families in the Triangle area. Our players get to work with passionate and experienced coaches who are paid for their ability to teach young players and share their love for the game.

Junior Elite Teams

Top 2010 players identified at Junior Evaluations will be invited to the Junior Elite teams. Juniors Elite Teams will be formed in each region depending upon quality of players at Evaluations and the Director's discretion. 

These teams will function similar to a 2009 Classic team: 
• Train 3x week
• Have team managers, team fees,
• Attend 2 tournaments


Read more about NCFC Youth Policies including refunds and insurance.



Check out our Frequently Asked Questions for more information.


Helpful links

Juniors Sponsors






Juniors ID Night

Think our Juniors program could be right for you? Sign-up for Juniors ID Night on Thursday, November 14, a free training session for players interested in the Juniors program. Coaches will run a typical Juniors' training session, keeping an eye out for any players who would be a good fit for the program this spring. Register by November 11.


Check out our Frequently Asked Questions page for more information

 Learn more

Contact Us

Questions? Contact Juniors Director Etienne Boulanger
[email protected]


North Carolina FC Youth
5017 Memory Road 
Raleigh, North Carolina 27609

Phone : 919-834-3951
Email: [email protected]



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