Welcome to the 2017 adidas Blue Chip Showcase. The adidas Blue Chip Showcase has been in existence for 25 years and attracted nearly 500 College Coaches (between the Men's and Women's events in 2016) 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 adidas Blue Chip Showcase. In 2016, the event brought in 140 clubs from 21 states and 15 clubs from Canada. Participating clubs traveled from Alabama, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, New York, Oklahoma, 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 adidas 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.
New in 2017: The adidas Blue Chip Showcase will be held at the new 13 field Kings Hammer Soccer Complex conveniently located in Batavia, OH. The one central location will allow coaches to maximize their recruiting time. Please note that there will be a parking fee at the Kings Hammer Soccer Complex. The fee is $5/day or $12 for the weekend.
In addition, teams will be placed in age divisions based on birth year.
Women's Event (U14-U19: Birth Years 2003-1998): April 21-23, 2017 (Deadline to apply is January 7, 2017) - CLICK HERE TO APPLY
Men's Event (U14-U19: Birth Years 2003-1998): April 28-30, 2017 (Deadline to apply is January 14, 2017) - CLICK HERE TO APPLY
- One main location in 2017 - The NEW 13 field Kings Hammer Soccer Complex in Batavia, OH
- Highest ratio of College Coach to Player of any event in the country
- Limited number of teams accepted
- Back-up Turf Fields—guarantee all Showcase games played
- 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 adidas 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
Order your official adidas Blue Chip Showcase merchandise from Fine Designs today by clicking on their logo below:
SkillShow will be filming all U15-U18 Men's and Women's Showcase Games. Order your game film and highlight videos today by clicking on their logo below:
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