Philly Freshman Showcase November 18, 2017
Philly Freshman Showcase
North America's Most Talented Freshmen on Full Display#NXTPFS17
Location: United Sports
Date: November 18, 2017
The Philly Freshman Showcase is the first of a two part event featuring an individual showcase and elite team tournament. The Philly Freshman Showcase attracts lacrosse's most elite young talent and most complete collection of college recruiters.
- Battle against the best competition in this Invite only, exclusive 2021 Showcase event
- 64 of the 70 Division I Colleges were represented in 2016 - View the list here
- All participants receive an exclusive Philly Freshman Showcase Nike Gear Package
- In 2016, Showcase was kicked off with a Pre-Event Registration night led by 2016 National Champion and Offensive Coordinator of the University of North Carolina, Dave Metzbower
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. An All-Star 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 Philly Freshman 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 on the college recruiting process and the demands of being a college lacrosse player. Last year, reigning National Champion Coach Bill Tierney spoke at the Boys Philly Showcase and Philly Freshman Showcase.
2016 College Coaches
This is an opportunity to compete against the best freshmen in the country, in front of the best coaches in the country. In 2016, the fourth year of the Freshman Showcase event, 204 college coaches, including over 64 Division 1 coaches, attended the Philly Freshman and Boys Philly Showcase weekend.
Click here to see the full list of coaches that attended in 2016
Next Level Video
All games at the Philly Freshman Showcase will be professionally filmed in HD by Next Level Video and a complete video is available to all participants.
King of the X Challenge
Players are broken into equal pods. Face-off competitions are bracketed to determine pod winners, a final four, and the eventual King of the X. Over 55 college coaches watched freshmen compete in 2015. Last year's champion was Conor Calderone (Laxachusetts, Smithtown West, Maryland).
Fab 40 All-Star Game
All players selected to the Fab 40 All-Star group will play in one 45-minute game amongst the best of the best freshmen in North America. Historically, Fab 40 All-Star games have been the source of many success stories. The Fab 40 All-Start game is the headline event for college coaches seeking top talent.
Fab 40 All-Star selection lists will be printed and e-mailed to college coaches. All players will hold a place in Showcase's web archival for future reference.
United Sports1426 Marshallton Thorndale Road
Downingtown, PA 19335
United Sports is an immaculate indoor and outdoor facility that was professionally designed and built to host elite sporting events.
NXT is proud to partner with the Chester County CVB to host this event!
So much to see and do on event weekend. Located in the heart of Chester County’s Brandywine Valley, and in close proximity to Philadelphia, your time off the field will be packed with excitement. From unique historical attractions, a variety of restaurants to satisfy any foodie, and a host of different events, your weekend promises to be one to remember.
Brandywine Picnic Park
Tube or paddle down the Brandywine, relax in the shade, or bask in the sun. We pride ourselves on offering the best food and friendliest service available in a traditional family picnic atmosphere.
Longwood Gardens offers a new experience everyday with special events, concerts, and cuisine; The 1050 acres of woodlands, gardens, conservatories and fountains are open everyday of the year.
Valley Forge National Historical Park
Valley Forge was the site of the 1777-78 winter encampment of the Continental Army. Welcome center and Washington's headquarters open 9am-5pm daily.
American Helicopter Museum & Education Center
The Delaware Valley is the birthplace of the helicopter industry; Come see over 35 helicopters, climb in five; Visit our theatre or rent the facility for your event.
We look forward to hosting you at the 2017 Freshman Showcase. NXT works hard to provide quality hotel options that meet the needs of all attendees. NXT thus requires all attendees to book event hotel rooms through our system.
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