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2019 Tournament Dates: Friday, April 19 & Saturday, April 20 $50 Discount if registering by December 31st

The City Showcase Tournament provides strong competition and exposure to college soccer recruitment for youth soccer teams and players from the New York metropolitan area and beyond. The event places particular emphasis on providing inner city and minority youth, who are underrepresented in higher education and college soccer, a platform to reach college. At the same time, the event welcomes teams and players from beyond the city and across the region each year. The event features more than 100 U14-U19 teams, boys and girls. Teams have attended from nine states, Canada, and England. Annually, over 80 college coaches register to attend. The City Showcase Tournament is an event run by South Bronx United.

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Registration Information:

Teams Apply Now for 2019!

Open to Boys and Girls Teams, U14 – U19 (Birth Year Age Groups: 2000-2005)
Early Registration Discount by December 31, 2018

Application Instructions: 1. Apply:
Fill out the application form on GotSoccer. You will receive an automatically generated email once you submit the registration.

2. Payment:
The Regular Registration Fee is $699. Teams serving primarily low-income youth, can apply for fee assistance. See below.
Payment will only be accepted by Credit Card or E-check: Enter payment information upon checkout on GotSoccer. Application is only complete once payment has been entered.
Payments will not be processed until the team is accepted. Teams can request for the tournament to wait until a specific date to process payment. If so, please email showcase@southbronxunited.org.

3. Acceptance:
Teams will be notified of acceptance beginning on January 2, 2019. Payments will be charged upon acceptance.

Application for Fee Assistance: The City Showcase Tournament strives to provide a platform for low-income youth and demographic groups underrepresented in higher education and college soccer. If the fee presents a significant hardship, your team may be eligible for a Discounted Fee. To be eligible, your club must (1) serve majority low-income youth, (2) charge minimal or no participation fees for its players, and (3) demonstrate that no other funding sources are available to cover tournament participation. To receive the application, please email showcase@southbronxunited.org or call (718) 404-9281.

Hotel Information:

Teams requiring hotel accommodations must book at the accommodations at one of the options arranged by the City Showcase through AB Sports Zone. Please make reservations here. If you have any questions, feel free to email us at showcase@southbronxunited.org

Required Documents:
  • GotSoccer Roster: Complete team roster on GotSoccer. The most important information to include is player name, jersey number, and grade. Roster should be completed by March 31, 2019.
  • Upload Official Roster: Please upload a copy of your official league or state roster to gotsoccer.com, under "City Showcase" and "Documents" tab. Keep a copy of this roster with you at every game.
  • Upload Player Passes: Please upload a copy of the front of each player pass for every player competing in the tournament. Upload to gotsoccer.com, under "City Showcase" and "Documents" tab. Keep a copy of these passes with you at every game.
  • Upload Guest Player Passes: Please upload a copy of the front of each guest player pass for every player competing in the tournament to showcase@southbronxunited.org. Keep a copy of these passes with you at every game. Keep a copy of the medical release form. Write the guest player name on the official roster copy and add them to your GotSoccer roster. 3 guest players max.
  • Upload Waiver: Sign and upload the tournament waiver. Download waiver here. Waivers can be presented on the first day of the tournament.
  • Medical Release Forms: Team must bring a signed Medical Release Form for every participating player. Please use your appropriate US Club Soccer or US Youth Soccer Medical Release Form. (Notary section is not necessary.)
  • Permission To Travel Form: Required only for US Youth Soccer Teams outside of Region 1. Canadian teams must also have a completed form from its Provincial or National Association approving the team’s participation in the tournament and proof of insurance.
  • Read Tournament Rules: Read and share the Tournament Rules.

Tournament Check-In:
  • Tournament Check-In: Every team must check in at the City Showcase Registration Table at field 71 or field 82 on the morning of the tournament, at least 1 hour prior to their first game. Bring all player passes and documents required above as a precaution. However, document submission should occur online prior to the first day in order to speed up morning registration.

  • Tournament Information for Teams
    View 2019 Applied Teams

    Games will be played during from sunrise to sunset on Friday, April 19 and Saturday, April 20 of Easter Weekend, 2019. (Most schools have a holiday on Friday.) We have a limited ability to work around schedules for teams with Friday conflicts. If you have a school or religious conflict please contact us upon registration.

    Recruiting Information | Game Video | Hotel Information | Registration Documents | Directions | Rules | Team & Parent Information Packet

    Recruiting Information

    GotSoccer Rosters
    It is also important to make sure all team rosters and profiles are updated on GotSoccer by a week prior to the event. College coaches will be using this information for recruitment purposes.

    Since CaptainU was founded in 2008, over 2 million high school athletes have used their platform to promote themselves to college programs. Currently, over 3,000 athletes commit to colleges each month using CaptainU. Their networking platform provides players and parents a tool to manage the college recruiting process and maximize their exposure to college coaches at the upcoming tournament. For more information, click the appropriate link:
    Teams/Managers | Athletes | College Coaches

    Have question? Contact: help@captainu.com

    Order Your Game Video

    SportsRecruits.com is excited to join the 2019 City Showcase Tournament. Costs start at $249 for all three games ($199 for SportsRecruits members). View details here. You can also purchase video with an online recruiting package. Need help deciding on the package? Give them a call at (212) 414-8417. SportsRecruits is an online platform built by former college athletes to empower student-athletes to pursue their dreams of playing collegiate sports. They have also filmed and produced game video and highlights at dozens of soccer tournaments and for hundreds of individual players and teams.

    Hotel Information:

    Teams requiring hotel accommodations must book at the accommodations at one of the options arranged by the City Showcase through AB Sports Zone. Please make reservations here.

    Tournament Rules (pdf)
    Field Directions
    Team & Parent Information Packet

    Contact Us

    showcase@southbronxunited.org 718-404-9281
    College Coaches
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    College Coach Registration
    For all coaches confirmed to attend, we will provide team rosters with all player information, tournament schedules and field information. Pick this up at Randalls Island Field 71/72 (Boys) or Field 82 (Girls). Lunch will also be provided for all college coaches. We are happy to answer any specific questions you may have. Coaches staying from out of town are also welcome to book accommodations using our reserved group rates.
    Contact Us showcase@southbronxunited.org 718-404-9281

    South Bronx United first hosted the College Showcase Tournament on Easter Weekend in 2010 at Macombs Dam Field. The next year, the event moved to Randalls Island. In 2014, Downtown United Soccer Club (DUSC) partnered with South Bronx United to create the City Showcase Tournament. The event has attracted more than 100 boys and girls teams per year from New York, Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Virginia, Texas, Canada, and England with over 90 college coaches registered to attend. The Student-Athlete Symposium was held in 2014, 2015, and 2017 at Baruch College and Upper 90 Astoria. It featured guest speakers including former USA Men’s National Team Captain Claudio Reyna and New York City FC player and Fordham University graduate Ryan Meara and panelists varying from admissions officers to college coaches at all levels.

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    Mail to:
    City Showcase Tournament
    c/o South Bronx United
    PO Box 1267, Bronx, NY 10451