2017 DEVELOPMENT ACADEMY SUMMER SHOWCASE & PLAYOFFS

Academy Event Essentials

Fast Facts

  • Schedule & Live Results: 2017 Summer Showcase and Playoffs Schedules
  • Field Map: Grand Park | 5 E 191st Street, Westfield, IN, 46074
  • Academy HQ: The Academy offices are located closest to general parking in Lot E at the Field Sports Administration Building. Roster books will be available for scouts and college coaches at the information tent located next to the Academy offices.

Schedules

Schedule Overview*

  • June 20: U-14 Showcase: 2pm/4pm/6pm
  • June 21: U-14 Showcase: 2pm/4pm/6pm
  • June 22: U-15/16 Showcase: 10am/12pm | U-15/16 Playoffs: 2:30pm/3:30pm | U-17/18 Playoffs: 5pm/6pm
  • June 23: U-14 Showcase: 11am/1pm | U-15/16 Showcase: 3pm/4pm
  • June 24: U-15/16 Showcase: 12pm/1pm | U-15/16 Playoffs: 2:30pm/3:30pm | U-17/18 Playoffs: 5pm/6pm
  • June 25: U-15/16 Showcase: 10am/12pm
  • June 26: U-15/16 Playoffs: 2:30pm/3:30pm | U-17/18 Playoffs: 5pm/6pm

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

*All game times and field #'s are subject to change based on field suitability at Grand Park. All game times are listed in Eastern Standard Time (EST)

Training Schedule

All teams who request training time here will receive a 1-hour time block on a field and at least half a field for training. Clubs may sign up for training times following the postseason guidelines webinar. Please note: Clubs may use their reserved training times for any age group, but clubs that have more than one age group that will be training are asked to share a field. All training times are subject to change or cancellation, at the discretion of Academy staff.


Feature Games

Select games throughout the Playoffs and Showcase will be "Feature Games" and will have a live stream via U.S. Soccer's official channels. Feature games will be played on the Stadium Field (Field 1) and will be finalized in conjunction with the event schedule.


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, #AcademyShowcase, 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.

 

Neurotracker

Neurotracker testing will take place at the Summer Showcase & Playoffs. Teams may sign-up online to reserve a testing time slot here. All time blocks are 30 minutes long and on a first-come, first-served basis. Please note that you will need a separate 30-minute block for each age group. The testing will be onsite at Grand Park from June 20-26. All players are asked to take this survey prior to testing with NeuroTracker as it will greatly reduce wait times

 

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.

 

Parking

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

 

Merchandise

U.S. Soccer's official store will located by Lot E, near the North Fields and the Development Academy HQ. Purchase your official DA on site or online here.