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Event Highlights

The Philly Summer Showcase spotlights players in NXT's highly popular individual showcase format. The Philly Summer Showcase will feature elite talent from 2022, 2023, 2024, and 2025 graduation classes. This event is open to any and all participants in the corresponding graduation years.

Now in its fifth year, the Philly Summer Showcase continues to provide exposure & education for young athletes. Our Showcase events have historically been the most well-attended events of the year. The Philly Summer Showcase is in Downingtown, PA and is played on four lighted turf fields, assuring weather is not an issue.  

Each participant will receive a Nike gear package and will be coached by an NCAA 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
Invitations will be sent out on a bi/monthly basis according to the following schedule:

Philly Summer Showcases

  • Round 1 - November 28, 2020
  • Round 2 - December 19, 2020
  • Round 3 - January 16, 2021
  • Round 4 - February 13, 2021
  • Round 5 - March 13, 2021 
  • Round 6 - April 17, 2021

III. Positions at Capacity
Due to high demand, many positions fill up quickly. If we reach capacity and are no longer accepting applications for your position at the summer Showcases, we will open up the waitlist. Details on registering for the waitlist will be posted here as well as communicated through email.

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 Boys Philly Summer 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 Boys Philly Summer Showcase will still be fully staffed with college coaches. While no NCAA DI coaches will be allowed to attend in 2020, NXT plans to staff events with NCAA DII & DIII coaches. 

2020 DII & DIII SCHOOLS REPRESENTED 

• Cabrini
• Williams
• Ursinus
• Endicott
• Lynn
• Haverford
& more!

Tickets to the Show

We are now accepting applications and nominations for Summer 2021. 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.

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College Coach Registration

College Coaches can Register to attend the event below. 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.

Travel Information

Area Activities

NXT is proud to partner with the Chester County CVB to host this event! There is 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.

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.

Road Rebel

In an effort to continuously make the NXT experience as efficient and enjoyable for its participants as possible, we have contracted a special group rate with our airline partners for groups of 10 or more all traveling on the same flights. Please use the link below to get started!

United Sports

United Sports is a 127,000 square-foot indoor, 60-acre outdoor sports complex located directly off the Route 30 Bypass in the heart of Chester County, PA. Featuring 4 turf, and 8 professionally manicured grass fields, this venue leaves little to be desired. Checkout their full service restaurant, or venture inside the main building for permanent restrooms and a place to cool down.

CONTACT
VP of Event Sales & Recruiting
Brett Manney
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