Welcome to the 2018 Puma Blue Chip Showcase. The Blue Chip Showcase has been in existence for 25 years and attracted over 500 College Coaches (between the Men's and Women's events in 2017) to view players from around the country and Canada. It is the Premier College recruiting Showcase in the Midwest and one of the top in the country.
Kings Hammer SC welcomes teams from across the country and internationally to compete in the Blue Chip Showcase. In 2017, the event brought in 163 clubs from 25 states and Canada. Participating clubs traveled from Colorado, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Wisconsin, West Virginia and Canada. These teams also come from many of the top youth leagues around the country, including the US Youth Soccer National League, Region I Champions League, Region II Midwest Regional League, Region III Premier League, and US Club Soccer National Premier Leagues. US Youth Soccer State Cup, Regional Cup, and National Championship teams have also been accepted to this event.
The Blue Chip Showcase is played over 3 days and is open to elite level U14 - U19 teams.
- U14 will be tournament format with a championship game. Teams will play Saturday and Sunday, with some playing on Friday evening as well.
- U15-U19 will be showcase format with all teams playing 3 games. This means each team will only play 1 game per day (Friday, Saturday, Sunday) to allow players to maximize their talents in front of the college coaches. All U15-U19 teams will play on Friday. Friday games will begin at 8 am.
The main site for the Blue Chip Showcase will be the13 field Kings Hammer Soccer Complex conveniently located in Batavia, OH (299 Haskell Lane, Batavia, OH 45103). Please note that there will be a parking fee at the Kings Hammer Soccer Complex. The fee is $5/day, $8 for Sat/Sun or $12 for the weekend. Because of the size of this event, satellite sites will be used as well.
In addition, teams will be placed in age divisions based on birth year.
Women's Event (U14-U19: Birth Years 2003-1998): April 13-15, 2018 (Deadline to apply is January 5, 2018 - Application will be available in August)
Men's Event (U14-U19: Birth Years 2003-1998): April 20-22, 2018 (Deadline to apply is January 12, 2018 - Application will be available in August)
- The Kings Hammer Soccer Complex in Batavia, OH (299 Haskell Lane, Batavia, OH 45103) will be the central location for this event, however games will be played at satellite sites as well.
- Highest ratio of College Coach to Player of any event in the country
- Limited number of teams accepted
- Comprehensive Player Profiles through Soccer Scheduler / GotSoccer
- Goalkeeper Clinic for U16-U17
The Kings Hammer SC is proud to host the adidas Blue Chip Showcase. Please address any general questions about entry into the Blue Chip Showcase to the Men’s or Women’s Directors.
- Contact the Showcase Director (Lisa McIver): Click Here
- Contact the Women’s Director (Tiffany Roberts): Click Here
- Contact the Men’s Director (Dave McIver): Click Here
- Contact the Referee Coordinator (Jim O'Brien): Click Here
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