Frequently Asked Questions

Why Bellingham?

Bellingham is the perfect city for a new premier level soccer club in the Northwest. With Western Washington University and Whatcom Community College in the region, there will be a solid player pool to draw from. Bellingham is a very soccer-rich area, with facilities such as Northwest Soccer Park, Civic Field and Whatcom Community College’s Orca Field, and with significant youth player development programs in WFC Rangers and WSA Rapids Academy. Bellingham is a proud city, which acts very independent of it’s larger brethren to the north and south, in Vancouver and Seattle.

Why is the club called Bellingham United FC?

The name Bellingham United FC (Football Club) was chosen along with the motto “United in Soccer”, to represent the united communities within Whatcom County.

Where does Bellingham United play home matches?

We call the historic Civic Field home. Address: 1355 Civic Field Way, Bellingham, WA.

Who plays for Bellingham United?

Bellingham United features adult men players from the Whatcom County area as well as highly-skilled players from different parts of the world. Players are scouted and selected by the coaching staff throughout the year, with open tryouts happening each March prior to the start of the regular season.

When are open tryouts for players?

Player tryouts are held in March before the start of the regular season. Check back on our tryouts page for more information.

What league do we play in?

Bellingham United FC is a founding member of the Evergreen Premier League. The Evergreen Premier League is an elite adult men’s soccer league for college and post-college age players to feature their skill on hometown clubs throughout the state of Washington. The league’s mission is to cultivate “football club” culture while providing opportunities for coaches, owners, supporters, players and towns to enjoy the sport and all of the community-building in can bring. The EPLWA is affiliated with the Washington State Adult Soccer Association, US Adult soccer, US Soccer, the Washington State Referee Committee and FIFA. Players maintain amateur status. For more information on the Evergreen Premier League please visit eplwa.wordpress.com.

When does the season begin?

The EPLWA regular season begins in spring (late April) each year, with post season occurring at the end of July through early August.

How do I buy tickets?

For more information on tickets, please visit our tickets page.

How do I get involved with Bellingham United?

If you are interested in a volunteer position with Bellingham United, please contact marcr@bellinghamsportsplex.com for more information.

My business is interested in partnering with Bellingham United. Where do I get more information?

Bellingham United offers high-quality marketing and partnership opportunities tailored to your business objectives. Please visit our “become a partner” page for more info.