Can-Am Showcase November 11, 2017
The Midwest's Premier Recruiting Event#NXTCAS17
Location: Detroit Country Day School
Date: November 11, 2017
Divisions: 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021
The name of the event – The Can-Am Showcase – reflects the event's inclusion of elite players from both the United States and Canada, particularly the lacrosse hotbed of Southern Ontario. All players will be divided into teams, each coached by a DI college coach, and will have the opportunity to showcase their talents in front of the college recruiters in attendance.
- Battle against elite competition from Canada and the US in this Invite only, Showcase event
- 78 Colleges and Universities were represented in 2016
- All Select Game participants receive an exclusive Can-Am Showcase Nike Gear Package
- Compete on just four turf fields, including a full indoor fieldhouse, maximizing exposure
Teams are guaranteed 3 games. Games will be 55-minutes long, consisting of 25-minute running halves and a 2-minute half-time. All games are officiated by top certified officials under NCAA rules. A Select Game evaluator is present as a Field Coordinator at each field, insuring fair assessment for each participant.
Use the link below to complete our Online Waiver which is required in order to participate in the Can-Am Showcase
A player's application will be considered complete once it includes BOTH a coach nomination and player application. Either a coach or player can initiate the process. Respective party will receive an e-mail invitation to complete the application once it has been started. Received applications and nominations will be available in My Dashboard once you are logged-in.
Showcase Lacrosse designates time at every event to provide an education component. Each Showcase will kick off on Friday night with a Pre-Event check in, followed by an informational session led by a Division I coach on the college recruiting process and the demands of being a college lacrosse player. All individual teams will be coached by a Division I coach.
2016 College Coaches
In 2016, the fifth year of the event, 78 college coaches, including 13 Division I coaches, came to the Can-Am Showcase, making it the most-attended Can-Am Showcase to date! Click here to see the full list of coaches.
Next Level Video
All games at the Can-Am Showcase will be professionally filmed in HD by Next Level Video and a complete video is available to all participants.
Select Game Participants Announced
The highly-coveted roster spots for the Select Game are announced. Selections are based on the Showcase's committee representatives' opinions and evaluations.
Selection lists are printed and emailed to college coaches. All players hold a place in Showcase's web archival for future reference.
Players not selected to the Select Game are welcome to attend a recruiting seminar led by University of Hartford head coach Peter Lawrence. The seminar is held in the Fieldhouse.
All players chosen to the Select Game play in one 45-minute game that features the best of the best players that North America has to offer. Select Games have traditionally been the source of many success stories. The Select Game is the headline event for college coaches seeking top talent.
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