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Baltimore Showcase
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The event that will shape your summer

The Baltimore Summer Showcase attracts elite talent and college coaches to the unofficial start of the summer recruiting season. Showcase Lacrosse runs professional events at elite venues, and this Showcase will occur at DE Turf which is conveniently located within driving distance from Philadelphia, Baltimore & many other major East Coast locations.

The Baltimore Summer Showcase features elite 2021, 2022, 2023, and 2024 grad year players from across the country. All participants will enjoy the best exposure, education, and experience possible. Apply today to experience the NXT difference at the Baltimore Summer Showcase! This event is open to any and all participants in the respective grad years.

Event Highlights

The goal of Showcase Lacrosse is to provide exposure & education for young athletes. Our Showcase events have historically been the most well-attended events of the year. The Baltimore Summer Showcase is held at Towson University, which features four lighted turf fields, which means the weather will not be an issue at this event.

Each Showcase participant receives a Nike gear package upon checking into the event. Each team will be led by a prominent high school coach from the surrounding area as well as a college coach. In addition to participants' team coach, college coaches will lead all skills clinics and recruiting talks, providing players with an opportunity to work directly with them.

The Draft

I. Our Process
The Showcase is open to any and all participants in the appropriate grad years. 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. After you send in your application/nomination, we review them and send you details on how 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
This event is open to any and all participants in the corresponding graduation years. Invitations will be sent out on a bi/monthly basis according to the following schedule:

Baltimore Showcase

  • Round 1 - November 28, 2019
  • Round 2 - December 19, 2019
  • Round 3 - January 16, 2020
  • Round 4 - February 13, 2020
  • Round 5 - March 13, 2020 
  • Round 6 - April 17, 2020

Showcase All-Star Evaluation

We have three evaluators watching every game. The evaluators are simply given a list of players and numbers and are not given any information about where a player is from or who they play for.  The evaluators are not stat-counting, but rather grading the players on the skills and attributes needed to be a successful college lacrosse player. At the end of the morning session, we run all the numeric grades through our program to select the All-Stars.

GAME FILM, LIVE STREAM & DEAD PERIOD UPDATE

Due to the recently extended NCAA DI recruiting dead period, Division I coaches will NOT be allowed on the sidelines at ANY RECRUITING EVENT during Summer 2020. NCAA DII & DIII coaches may still attend. As a result, NXT will LIVE STREAM and make ALL GAME FILM available to COLLEGE COACHES around the country. Along with the game film and live stream access, coaches will also receive a FULL RECRUITING PACKET just as if they were at the event.  

NXT is still committed to providing athletes with top-level exposure at our recruiting events. We are proud to be partnered with industry-leading Next Level Video to help ensure athletes are still getting in front of college coaches this summer. 

EVERY GAME at the 2020 Baltimore Showcase will be live-streamed, filmed, and distributed to college coaches.  

NLV PRODUCTIONS

Next Level Video is our exclusive video provider for this event. Games will be professionally filmed in HD from an elevated angle and several game film and highlight reel packages are available. Order before the event to lock in discounted early-bird rates.

COLLEGE COACHES

The Baltimore Showcase will still be fully staffed with college coaches. While no NCAA DI coaches will be allowed to attend, NXT plans to staff events with NCAA DII & DIII coaches. 

2020 DII & DIII SCHOOLS REPRESENTED 

• Salisbury
• Cabrini
• Lynchburg
• Ursinus
• Dickinson
• Roanoke
• Haverford

Tickets to the Show

We are now accepting Applications and Nominations for the 2020 summer. Click the buttons below, and contact us with any questions!

GAME CENTER

Schedule and Rosters

The schedule will be announced closer to the event. Once announced, plan your trip, and make sure you don't miss the match-up you've been waiting for.

College Coach Registration

Please use the form below to register to attend our events. You can select multiple events at once. This event is open to any and all participants in the corresponding graduation years.

Safety

From real-time weather updates to offerings fully staffed by Athletic Trainers, NXT takes youth sports safety very seriously. Click below to find out more.

CONTACT
VP of Event Sales & Recruiting
Brett Manney
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Travel Information

Area Activities

Whether you are interested in the pristine shore towns, or a tax-free shopping spree, Delaware serves as the hidden gem of the Mid-Atlantic. With plenty of outdoor and family-friendly activities, you are sure to enjoy your hard-earned vacation!

Stay to Play Policy

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.

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DE Turf

4000 Bay Rd, Frederica, DE 19963 / Brand new, as of Spring 2017, Kent County, Delaware welcomes the "DE Turf", an 85-acre, state-of-the-art multipurpose sports complex which features 12 synthetic turf fields with sports lighting and scoreboards, centered by a major 1,500 seat championship stadium. The fields surround a world-class indoor field house complex complete with restrooms, concession stands, office space, locker rooms, and a multipurpose room.