2018 Development Academy Winter Showcase

November 29 - December 9

Premier Sports Campus at Lakewood Ranch, 5895 Post Blvd Lakewood Ranch, FL 34211

Schedule

BOYS: NOV. 29 - DEC. 3

  • U-18/19: Nov. 29, 30 and Dec. 2
  • U-16/17: Nov. 30, Dec. 1 and 3

The earliest kickoff on the first day of play for each age group is 9:00am; and the latest kickoff on the final day is 11:15am. Please plan travel accordingly and be prepared to play at any assigned kickoff time.

GIRLS: DEC. 5 - 9

  • U-15: Dec. 5, 6 OR 7, 8
  • U-16: Dec. 5, 7, 8
  • U-16/17: Dec. 6, 7 OR 8, 9
  • U-18/19: Dec. 6, 7 OR 8, 9

The earliest kickoff on the first day of play for each age group is 9:00am; and the latest kickoff on the final day is 1:30pm. Please plan travel accordingly and be prepared to play at any assigned kickoff time.


 
Academy Event Essentials

Schedules

2018 Development Academy Winter Showcase Schedule: Boys Showcase (filter by date: Nov. 29-Dec. 3)| Girls' schedule will be released approximately two weeks before event.

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

Fast Facts

  • Field Map: Premier Sports Campus at Lakewood Ranch | 5895 Post Blvd, Lakewood Ranch, FL 34211
  • 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.

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.

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 #DAWinterShowcase, 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 HQ.

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.

Touchline Video

To purchase Development Academy Winter Showcase video packages, please visit Touchline Video.

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 be located next to the entrance to the facility.

 


 
Sports Medicine, Recovery, and Hydration

U.S. Soccer will provide all medical coverage during the event, with medical tents located throughout the complex. Medical will also have a full recovery tent located by the main medical tent. Available exclusively to all athletes, the recovery tent will include ten (10) ice pools, ten (10) recovery pumps, and ten (10) foam rollers and yoga mats. These units will be availble for use on a first come, first serve basis only.

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

Follow this link to our Sports Medicine Resources page for more information: http://www.ussoccerda.com/sports-medicine


 
College Coach Registration