Detroit City FC to host open tryout Feb. 3

The Detroit News

Detroit City FC will have an open tryout for the 2017 season on Friday, Feb. 3, at Oakland Yard Athletics, 5328 Highland Road, Waterford Township.

Detroit City FC waited to take advantage of its numerical advantage, defeating 10-man Grand Rapids FC 3-1 before a crowd of 5,144 at Keyworth Stadium Friday.

The event is open to players 18 and older. Registration is $50 a player, which includes a T-shirt, a 2017 season tickets and two hours of competitive soccer conducted by DCFC coach Ben Pirmann.

Those interested can register at

Last year's open tryout sold out, so early registration is encouraged.