LILacrosseNews.com, Posted 9/27/14
From Press Release
While the National 175 individual and club showcases are open to all those interested in participating, they are geared to those players seeking to get recruited to play in college and to those seeking to compete against their peers at the highest level. Everyone is welcome to apply for these events and it is open to everyone [while spots are available].
BEST of the BEST club team event
The Best of the Best club team showcase tournament has consistently attracted top clubs teams to participate in this highly competitive event. Some of the leading highly competitive clubs that will be back again in 2015 include the Dukes L.C., Ct Chargers, Twist of Philadelphia, Team Turnpike, Building Blocks, the LI Outlaws, Team Long Island, Evolve (Canada), NJ Riot, LI Sting, GA Thunder, Madlax, LI Jesters, Juiced Cherries, Team Minnesota, Team Smithtown and a host of new clubs from other great areas. In addition, the Best of the Best youth segment is also now generating a lot of interest from very strong club teams in Graduation years 2020, 2021 and 2023. Champions are crowned in each event.
Limited Time to Apply for Fall Showcases
The “initial” application period for National 175 Fall and Summer Showcases ends next week and officials will begin the process of reviewing and sending out the first group of invites. Players seeking to be considered for spots need to submit their applications (takes just a few minutes to apply online) on or before Tuesday, Sept. 30th to be considered with this group.
Players seeking to be considered for coveted spots at the National 175 events should carefully consider each of these events, determine which ones they would like to attend and submit their applications. Directors expect to begin sending out invitations to players deemed most deserving on or before October 15th.
Please note that during the National 175 event held in the Fall of 2013, at Avon Old Farms, the showcase had approximately 55-to-60 college coaches attend, and several prep school coaches attend, as well as a wait list. The actual list of schools that were at the event last year is listed on the National 175 website.
The National 175 welcomes all players to apply for a spot at no cost, but please note that each class will be limited to the approximate 175-player limit per grad year.
Apply for the Nov. 16 Showcase at Avon Old Farms in CT.
Apply for the Nov. 25 Showcase on LI at Mitchel Complex, Uniondale, Long Island.
Apply now for Summer Showcase
Initial applications are due and being reviewed beginning on Sept 30th for the National 175 Summer Showcase on July 17-19 at RPI. In the past year, this coveted event has attracted applicants from over 30 states and Canada, as well as, 70 college coaches from so many of the great programs in the nation. (click here to view list on the site).
This event offers all prospective athletes seeking to play on the college level the ability to apply for one of approximately 175 spots per grad years (’16, ’17, ’18, ’19).
To apply for the Summer Showcase, click here: https://natinvite175.sportngin.com/register/form/243231645