Southern Showcase October 27, 2018

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Southern Showcase


The NXT Southern Showcase is an elite high school event that features an individual player Showcase. New dates in 2017 allow for Top Division II and Division III Coaches to get a look at athletes early on, while also preparing players for the busy fall recruiting season by providing a highly competitive and educational experience. All players in the Saturday event are divided up and placed on teams coached by NCAA college coaches. Check out the list below to find the Coaches that led teams at the 2016 Southern Showcase. 

Questions? Contact:

Brett M. Manney

College Coach Registration

Coaches in Attendance

Coaches in Attendance





Cleveland State










Event Highlights

  • The NXT Southern Showcase is open to all 2019, 2020, and 2021 players
  • The NXT Southern Showcase is an individual competition on Saturday, Oct. 28, which features elite freshmen, sophomores, and juniors. 
  • Battle against the best competition from the Southeast in this invitation-only, exclusive Showcase event 
  • The second- year event is modeled after the Boys Philly Showcase and Philly Freshman Showcase, the nation's top high school lacrosse recruiting events.
  • Fab 40 All-Star game participants receive an exclusive Southern Showcase Nike gear package.

Game Day

Teams are guaranteed three games. Games will be 55 minutes long, consisting of two 25-minute running halves and a two-minute halftime. All games are officiated by top certified officials under NCAA rules. An All-Star evaluator is present as a field coordinator at each field, ensuring fair assessment for each participant. 

Application Process

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.

Player Application

If you are an athlete, click the below link to start your application.

Player Application

Coach Nomination

If you are a coach, click the link below to begin the application process on behalf of one of your players.

Coach Nomination


Professional Filming


NXT Game Center

  • Technology powering the tournament experience
  • Real-time results
  • Game scores, division standings and schedule
  • Mobile app and on-site iPad displays



Showcase Lacrosse provides an educational component at every event. Each Showcase kicks 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.



  • Last year's series of NXT Fall Showcases hosted more than 300 college coaches representing virtually every NCAA men's lacrosse program.
  • All games at the NXT Southern Showcase will be professionally filmed in HD by Next Level Video and a complete video package is available to all participants.


8 a.m.

Players will arrive to prepare for the day of competition. Upon checking in at Showcase Headquarters, athletes will receive:

  • Nike reversible
  • Showcase gear pack

Players are slotted into teams and are coached by college coaches.

9 a.m.

All teams will be provided with 30 minutes of practice and warmup time to become familiar with teammates and prepare for competition.

9:45 a.m.

All teams will play three 55-minute games. Exact schedule will vary based on start time. Teams will generally have a one-game break between each game.

Skills Clinic

The Saturday competition includes a session featuring a clinic/seminar led by college coaches.

2:20 p.m.

The highly-coveted roster spots for the All Star Game are announced. Selections are based on the Showcase committee representatives' opinions and evaluations.

Fab 40 All-Star lists are printed and emailed to college coaches. All players hold a place in Showcase's web archival for future reference. 

2:45 p.m.

All players chosen to the Fab 40 All-Star Game play in one 45-minute game that features the best of the best players that the South has to offer. Fab 40 All-Star Games have traditionally been the source of many success stories. The All-Star Game is the headline event for college coaches seeking top talent.



124 Lakepoint Parkway
Cartersville, GA 30121

- Just 30 minutes north of Atlanta

- 7 full size turf fields

- Permanent bathrooms and concessions

Click Here for Field Map

Area Activities

Visit Atlanta

Welcome to Atlanta! Check out all Atlanta has to offer this summer.

Dinner on the Chattahoochee

Book a fun night out at one of only two restaurants located on the Chattahoochee River! (CanoeRay's on the River)

High Museum of Art

Museums, dining, outdoor recreation - view the Cobb County Visitors Guide for more family fun activities!




NXT & HBC Event Services strive to provide a streamlined hotel experience for all participants.  As part of this effort, we require that all non-commuting teams participating in our tournaments (as a condition of acceptance) make hotel accommodations using our tournament housing services.  Please do not call the hotels directly.  Please book through the hotel reservation link provided below.  We appreciate your support as these partnered hotels assist in sponsoring our event. 

Please use this link to book hotels for the Southern Showcase

Or contact HBC Event Services - / 505-346-0522