MidAmerica Showcase June 29, 2018
Step up your Weekend#NXTSHOWCASE
Location: Grand Park
Date: June 29, 2018
Divisions: 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022
The MidAmerica Showcase compliments the second annual MidAmerica Invitational weekend. Optimize your weekend with an intense individual event for players looking to compete. All athletes will be divided into teams, led by an NCAA college coach, and will have the opportunity to showcase their talents. The complex is second to none, and gives college coaches ideal conditions to evaluate.
Brett M. Manney
Director of Showcase Lacrosse
Brett is a defenseman and assistant captain of the New England Black Wolves, and also has played professionally outdoors for the Philadelphia Wings, Rochester Rattlers and the Chesapeake Bayhawks of the MLL. Manney is a 2008 graduate of the University of Delaware where he served as team captain his Senior year and helped the legendary 2007 Blue Hen men’s squad reach the NCAA final four. For his off-field contributions to the school and community, Brett was awarded the school’s Outstanding Male Athlete Contributor. Brett is also a Bucks County native and was a standout three-sport athlete at Holy Ghost Prep. A trailblazer, he was one the very first NCAA division one lacrosse recruits to emerge from Lower Bucks County.
Aside from his lacrosse credentials, Brett is an accomplished journalist. He currently serves as a television broadcaster for the Ohio Machine of the MLL, and also has worked extensively for ESPNHS as a writer and lacrosse talent evaluator. As Vice President of Sales & Recruiting at NXTsports, Manney uses his lacrosse and journalism backgrounds to plan and implement Showcase Lacrosse events, company media relations, marketing and communications strategies. Brett also continues to serve as a highly popular member of the NXT Lacrosse Club coaching staff.
- Battle against elite competition from across the Midwest
- Two fields side-by-side ensures the college coaches are at your field
- All All-Star Game participants receive an exclusive Showcase Nike Gear Package
- Compete in a state-of-the-art facility completed in the spring of 2016
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 Game evaluator is present as is a Field Coordinator at each field, providing fair assessment for each participant.
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.
The pride of Showcase Lacrosse is our process. We collect both an Application as well as a Nomination from the athlete's high school or club coach. This allows us to learn about the player through their highlight film, in addition to gauging their abilities from the perspective of a coach. We then review all Application/Nominations, and send emails with instructions to register.
If the selections from the prior round of the Draft do not register before the dates below, their spot will no longer be guaranteed. This is a first-come, first-serve basis registration.
II. Invitation Dates
Invitations will be sent out on a bi/monthly basis according to the following schedule:
Baltimore and Philly Summer Showcases
- Round 1- December 10, 2017
- Round 2- January 31, 2018
- Round 3- February 14, 2018
- Round 4- February 28, 2018
- Round 5- March 14, 2018
- Round 1- February 14, 2018
- Round 2- March 14, 2018
- Round 3- April 11, 2018
- Round 4- May 16, 2018
III. Positions at Capacity
We are reaching capacity and no longer accepting Applications for the following positions at the summer Showcases. If you would like to be kept on the waitlist, please sign up below. If a position opens up, you will receive an email with instructions to register.
Philly Summer Showcase
- Goalie- 2019, 2020, 2021
- Attack- 2020
- Defense- 2020
- Midfield- 2020
- Face-off- 2020
All-Star Game Participants Announced
The highly-coveted roster spots for the All-Star Game are announced. Selections are based on the Showcase 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.
All players chosen to the All-Star 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 All-Star Game is the headline event for college coaches seeking top talent.
Grand Park19000, Grand Park Blvd
Westfield, IN 46074
Spanning over 400 acres, in Westfield, IN, this sports complex is the largest of its kind - all for the love of the game. Grand Park features over 30 multi purpose fields, permanent bathrooms and concession buildings and plenty of FREE parking!
HOTELS STAY-TO-PLAY POLICY
NXT strives 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.