2018 DEVELOPMENT ACADEMY CHAMPIONSHIPS

July 8-11, Swope Soccer Village, 6310 Lewis Rd, Kansas City, MO 64132

Championships Guide

Boys | Girls

Championships Game Schedule

Following group stage play and quarterfinal knockout games in San Diego during the Academy Showcase and Playoffs from June 18-30, the top four teams from the Boys' U-16/17 and U-18/19, and Girls' U-15 and U-16/17 punched their tickets to Kansas City. The semifinal matchups were determined based on original playoff seed, with the highest regular season finishers squaring off against the lowest. Boys' semifinal and final games will take place on July 8 and 10, while Girls' finals will kick off on July 9 and 11.

BOYS - JULY 8
11:00 a.m. CT, U-16/17, (5) Atlanta United FC vs. (7) Montreal Impact FC
1:30 p.m. CT, U-16/17, (2) Seattle Sounders FC vs. (19) Barca Academy
5:00 p.m. CT, U-18/19, (13) New York City FC vs. (14) Crew SC Academy
7:30 p.m. CT, U-18/19, (10) Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs. (27) LA Galaxy
BOYS - JULY 10
11:00 a.m. CT, U-16/17 & U-18/19, 3rd Place Game
5:00 p.m. CT, U-16/17, Championship Game
7:30 p.m. CT, U-18/19, Championship Game

MORE: Group Pairings Announced for 2018 Boys' Academy Playoffs

GIRLS - JULY 9
11:00 a.m. CT, U-15, (13) Legends FC vs. (15) Dallas Texans
1:30 p.m. CT, U-15, (2) FC Dallas vs. (16) San Diego Surf
5:00 p.m. CT, U-16/17, (1) LAFC Slammers vs. (13) Real Colorado
7:30 p.m. CT, U-16/17, (4) Nationals vs. (6) San Jose Earthquakes
GIRLS - JULY 11
11:00 a.m. CT, U-16/17 & U-18/19, 3rd Place Game
5:00 p.m. CT, U-16/17, Championship Game
7:30 p.m. CT, U-18/19, Championship Game

MORE: Group Pairings Announced for 2018 Girls' Academy Playoffs

2018 DEVELOPMENT ACADEMY SUMMER SHOWCASE AND PLAYOFFS

Academy Event Essentials

Fast Facts

  • 2018 Development Academy Summer Showcase and Playoffs Schedule: Boys Showcase (filter by date: June 18-24)| Boys Playoffs | Girls Showcase | Girls Playoffs
  • Field Map: SoCal Sports Complex | 3302 Senior Center Drive, Oceanside, CA 92056
  • Academy HQ: The Academy offices are located next to the entrance to the facility.
  • Roster Books/College Coach & Scout Check In: Roster books will be available for scouts and college coaches via digital download prior to the event. If you have not registered to recieve a digital copy of the roster book, please click here. Upon arrival, please check in at the College Coach & Scout Hospitality tent located next to DA HQ.

Schedules*

2018 Development Academy Summer Showcase and Playoffs Schedule: Boys Showcase (filter by date: June 18-24)| Boys Playoffs | Girls Showcase | Girls Playoffs

*All game times and field #'s are subject to change based on field suitability at SoCal Sports Complex. All game times are listed in Pacific Time.

Playoff Standings

Boys

Boys U-16/17 Group A Boys U-18/19 Group A
Boys U-16/17 Group B Boys U-18/19 Group B
Boys U-16/17 Group C Boys U-18/19 Group C
Boys U-16/17 Group D Boys U-18/19 Group D
Boys U-16/17 Group E Boys U-18/19 Group E
Boys U-16/17 Group F Boys U-18/19 Group F
Boys U-16/17 Group G Boys U-18/19 Group G
Boys U-16/17 Group H Boys U-18/19 Group H

Girls

Girls U-15 Group A Girls U-16/17 Group A U-18/19 Group A
Girls U-15 Group B Girls U-16/17 Group B U-18/19 Group B
Girls U-15 Group C Girls U-16/17 Group C U-18/19 Group C
Girls U-15 Group D Girls U-16/17 Group D U-18/19 Group D
Girls U-15 Group E Girls U-16/17 Group E
Girls U-15 Group F Girls U-16/17 Group F
Girls U-15 Group G Girls U-16/17 Group G
Girls U-15 Group H Girls U-16/17 Group H

Feature Games

The Development Academy will highlight the quality of clubs and players with a series of Feature Games, which will be streamed live by U.S. Soccer. The link to view the Feature Games will be available at www.ussoccerda.com. All games will be played at SoCal Sports Complex - Stadium Field.

Social Media

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

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 Academy Director and Administrator via email and will be available at the U.S. Soccer Office Headquarters.

In the event of severe weather in the area, all club Academy Directors and Administrators 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 Development Academy Summer Showcase video packages, please visit Touchline Video.

 
Roster Eligibility - Postseason Guide

For more detailed information on the Summer Showcase, including roster eligibility, rules and regulations, game operations, and team logistics, please reference the 2017-18 U.S. Soccer Development Academy Postseason Guide here.

Parking

All parking is located at the entrance to the facility. There is no charge for parking.

Merchandise

U.S. Soccer's official store will located next to the entrance to the facility. Purchase your official DA gear on site or online here.

MySportSeat

Chairs are available for rent through MySportSeat. You can make a reservation ahead of the event here.