Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 12/18/15
From Press Release
Due to demand for an additional individual Showcase opportunity in the summer, NXTsports’ Showcase Lacrosse is launching the 2016 Philly Summer Showcase. The Philly Summer Showcase will take place Friday, July 15, at the beautiful United Sports complex in Downingtown (Pa.).
The one-day individual event kicks off NXT’s Philly Summer Invitational weekend tournament, which features more than 100 of the best club teams in the nation.
The Philly Summer Showcase is limited to only 80 spots per grade for players in the 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020 classes. Several players who have previously participated in Showcase events have already claimed spots in the inaugural event. The Philly Summer Showcase is an open registration event. Interested players should register quickly as the event is expected to sell out well in advance.
Players may register by clicking here.
Highlights of the Philly Summer Showcase include:
The Philly Summer Showcase spotlights players in NXT’s highly popular individual showcase format. The Philly Summer Showcase will feature elite talent from the 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020 graduation classes.
All players will play on a team coached by an NCAA coach.
Players have the opportunity to showcase their skills against the best talent in the country.
The elite venue at United Sports will utilize only four fields to maximize exposure.
Registration is capped at only 80 players per grad year.
The Summer Showcase leads in to the weekend Philly Summer Invitational, which annually attracts more than 100 NCAA coaches.
All players who grade well will be invited to the fall Nike Philly Showcase, the nation’s top recruiting event. The November 2015 Nike Philly Showcase attracted more than 230 college coaches and was attended by more than 90 percent of NCAA Division I lacrosse programs.
The Philly Summer Showcase individual event is the ultimate way to kick off a weekend of great lacrosse that features outstanding clubs from around the country, including:
24/7, BBL Elite, Big 4, Blue Star, Bucks Select, Carolina Cannons, Cavalier, Chesapeake Rock, Cincy Royals, CitySide, Club Blue, Eclipse, Fighting Clams, Freedom, Garden City, Laxachusetts, LB3, Leading Edge, Legacy, Long Island Empire, Long Island Express, Long Island Outlaws, Looneys, MD Roughriders, NH Tomahawks, NJ Riot, Northeast FCA, NXT LC, PA Roughriders, Patriot, Primetime, Rising Sons, Seattle Starz, Southshore, Steps, Team 11, Team 91, Team MN, Top Left, Warrior Elite, and WC Predators.
“We’re excited to bring our highly popular one-day Showcase model to the summer,” Director of Showcase Lacrosse Brett Manney said. “The Philly Summer Showcase will kick off one of the summer’s biggest recruiting weekends, and we expect the event, like all our events, to be highly popular with players and college coaches alike.”