New Orleans Jesters join NPSL U-19 Pilot League

New Orleans, LA.  The New Orleans Jesters will join The National Premier Soccer League’s new U-19 pilot league this fall. The league will run from September through November with rosters made up of predominantly U19 players.

“The introduction of a U-19 pilot under the NPSL umbrella represents our commitment to grassroots soccer and supporting our teams’ growth potential.” NPSL Chairman Kenny Farrell said. “This new venture positions our clubs to further refine the local pathway to the top level of soccer in their area. Players from all backgrounds will have access to a highly visible platform to showcase their talent –  particularly in geographic areas where opportunities are limited.  By giving players a legitimate local option to advance, it keeps them engaged with soccer at an affordable cost for families.  The U-19 pilot will give NPSL teams the chance to develop their own academies or build relationships with existing programs.”

The U-19 pilot league will be managed by the NPSL, and will be affiliated with the United States Adult Soccer Association (USASA).  The participating teams include AFC Mobile, New Orleans Jesters, Pensacola FC, and Port City FC.  

The pilot will run from September through November.  Each team will play a total of six games, three home and three away.    

The gameday roster will consist of U-17, U-18, and U-19 players along with up to three overage players.  More information, including the full match schedule, will be released on in the coming weeks.

New Orleans Jesters U-19 Team Tryouts

Players interested in joining the U-19 squad can attend tryouts on Thursday July 2, Tuesday July 7 and Thursday July 9. The tryouts will be held at Larry Gilbert Stadium and start at 7:30 PM.  If you would like to attend tryouts please email:

New Orleans Jesters U-19 Team Tryouts

Thursday, July 2, 2020

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Thursday, July 9, 2020

7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Larry Gilbert Stadium. 3355 Joliet St, New Orleans, LA 70118