Youth Skills Challenge: Dribble, Pass & Shoot -

Skills Challenge Overview

Introducing the New York Red Bulls Skills Challenge: Dribble, Pass & Shoot! Designed to help ignite a passion for soccer as well as provide youth players with an opportunity to test their skills in a fun, competitive environment, Skills Challenges are offered at New York Red Bulls select regional locations throughout the year.

Skills Challenge Components

The Red Bulls Skills Challenge is comprised of one structured challenge that measure technical ability in the following areas:

  1. Dribbling
  2. Passing
  3. Shooting

Players will work through a training course designed to test their skills in each of the three components.

Skills Challenge Ages

The Skills Challenge is open to boys and girls ages 7 to 14. Participants can range from recreational to travel team players.

Skills Challenge - The Road to Red Bull Arena

All scores from official challenge locations are recorded, and the top players in each age group are invited to Red Bull Arena to compete for the championship within their respective age group.

Each skills challenge season runs from April 1st to October 1st, with the finals taking place in early October.

Tips for Improving Score/Important Safety Reminders

  • Stretch before training
  • Use proper footwear
  • Ensure the playing space is safe
  • Stay hydrated while practicing
  • Practice often!