Academy Event Essentials

Fast Facts


Schedule Overview*

  • July 14: Development Academy Semifinals
    • U-15/16 Semifinal 1: 1:00 pm
    • U-15/16 Semifinal 2: 3:00 pm
    • U-17/18 Semifinal 1: 5:30 pm
    • U-17/18 Semifinal 2: 8:00 pm
  • July 16: Development Academy Placement Games
    • U-15/16 3rd Place: 10:00 am (Field 2)
    • U-17/18 3rd Place: 11:00 am (Field 3)
  • July 16: Development Academy Championships
    • U-15/16 Final: 3:30 pm
    • U-17/18 Final: 6:00 pm

All U-15/16 age group games are 40-minute halves and 45-minute halves for the U-17/18 age group.

*All games played on Field 1 (Mooch Field) unless otherwise noted. All game times and field #'s are subject to change based on field suitability at the U.S. Soccer National Training Center. All game times are listed in Pacific Time (PT).

Social Media

Follow the Development Academy on Twitter (@ussoccer_acad), Instagram (@ussoccer_acad), and Facebook for all of the latest stories, photos, and news for the entire event. Share your videos and photos with the U.S. Soccer by using #AcademyPlayoffs, #AcademyChampionships, and/or #DA10.


Inclement and Severe Weather

Communication will be sent by the U.S. Soccer Development Academy Office confirming all schedule changes due to inclement weather. This communication will be sent to each club's manager/head coach via email and will be available at the U.S. Soccer Office Headquarters.

In the event of severe weather in the area, all club managers/head coaches will receive email communication from the U.S. Soccer Development Academy Office detailing the emergency procedures. Additionally, our staff on-site will notify all teams/spectators of field closures and instructions for evacuation if needed.


Sports Medicine & Hydration

U.S. Soccer will provide all medical coverage during the event. Medical tents are located throughout the complex.

POWERADE is the Hydration Partner of U.S. Soccer. All sideline hydration will be exclusively provided by POWERADE.


Touchline Video

To purchase video packages, please visit Touchline Video.


Roster Eligibility

The deadline to add players and staff to your rosters that will be participating in the Summer Showcase & Playoffs is Thursday, June 8, 2017 at 5:00 pm CT. All staff members and athletic trainers must be fully registered and approved by the Academy prior to this deadline in order to be in the technical area during games.

For more detailed information on the Summer Showcase & Playoffs, including rules and regulations, game operations, and team logistics, please reference the 2016-17 Development Academy Rules and Regulations here.



There are mutliple parking lots located near the entrance of the facility. There is no charge for parking.