skip navigation

National Sports Center College Showcase

Fall Weekend Boys and Girls: November 7-8, 2020
Girls Weekend: April 9-10, 2021
Boys Weekend: April 17-18, 2021

Put your skills on display at the NSC College Showcase.

Tournament Contacts

Clinton LaBeau

Director

Phone: 763.785.3679

Cheryl Blaker

Registrar

Phone: 763-717-3229

COVID-19 Update

NSC has cancelled field and ice tournaments and leagues through July 2020. For more information, click here.

A new college showcase tournament - show off your talent and get spotted

Showcase your team's talent at the new National Sports Center College Showcase Weekend.

Tournament Details

  • Fall Weekend November 7-8
  • Girls Weekend April 9-10
  • Boys Weekend April 17-18
    • Games will be accommodated around ACT testing on Saturday April 17 by request
  • Showcase tournament for players to be seen by College Coaches
  • All games played on the new artificial turf fields at the NSC Stadium
  • Limited number of teams accepted.
  • Midwest Conference/Great Lakes Conference Games can be played at the tournament.

16U-19U Flight Features

  • Played on the artificial fields of the world's largest soccer complex
  • Three 80 minute games guaranteed
  • Three-person referee system (16U-19U)
  • Teams will be matched up against like competition

Tournament Fees

  • 16U-19U: $1000
  • Refund Policy: Teams dropping from the tournament prior to October 16 (Fall), March 12 (Girls) and March 19 (Boys) will receive a voucher in the amount of the team fee. The voucher may be used by any team in any age group within the club. The voucher is valid within one year of the event and can be used for the following outdoor NSC tournaments (Kick-off Challenge, Spring Cup, NSC Cup, All American Cup, Fall Cup, NSC College Showcase) which does not include USA CUP or USA CUP Weekend. Using the voucher is based on availability and does not guarantee acceptance into the event. Teams dropping from the tournament on or after October 16 (Fall), March 12 (Girls) and March 19 (Boys) will not receive a voucher.
  • Weather Cancellation Policy. If cancellation of the entire tournament occurs due to spring weather conditions, each team will receive a voucher in the amount of the tournament fees and may be used for 2020 events only. This does not apply to weather delays, shortened, rescheduled and/or cancellation of tournament games after event has began.
  • Event Cancellation Policy: The following policy will be enacted IF an event hosted by the National Sports Center MUST be canceled by the directives of the State of Minnesota or the Minnesota Department of Health. Please know that our top priority on making decisions moving forward will be the safety and health of our players, coaches, referees, employees and fans. Teams will receive a refund for your event entry. Team registration refunds will be processed at 100% of the registration total. Refunds will be credited to your account by no later than December 31, 2020. *Please note that if a team elects to drop prior to the event, the above voucher policy will be in effect. This includes teams making their own decision to withdraw prior to the potential cancellation.

Tournament Rules

Rules for the 2020 Fall and 2021 NSC College Showcase coming soon. 

  • Glasses: It is recommend for those who wear glasses to wear a strap or sports-type glasses to participate in games. The referee has the authority to determine if the glasses can be worn.
  • Casts: It is recommended for those who have a hard or soft cast to wrap it with bubble wrap and an ace bandage. Prior to the game check with the referee. The referee has the authority to determine if they can play with the cast.

Tournament Sitemap

Application Deadline

  • Application deadline:
    • Fall (Boys and Girls) - October 16
    • Girls - March 12
    • Boys - March 19

Team Eligibility

FINAL TEAM CHECK-IN

Saturday morning of tournament

  • Location: Welcome Center
  • Time: 90 minutes prior to the team’s first game

Guidelines

  • A representative must check in 90 minutes before the team’s first game.
  • Physical Player passes are required at check-in and before each game. Copies are not accepted.
  • Physical coach passes are required at check-in and before each game. Copies are not accepted.
  • Arrange player passes in the same order as your roster for faster check-in.
  • Rosters will be frozen at this time and player passes credentialed.

Vendor Information

The National Sports Center has frequent opportunities for competitive vendors to support campus events. Below you will find information regarding how to get started in applying to be a vendor.

Instructions

A completed vendor request form is required for your company to be entered in the National Sports Center’s Vendor Directory. Please provide all data applicable to your company. You may submit this form electronically or print and fax to 763.785.3660.

NOTE: Submitting this form does NOT guarantee that you will be selected as a vendor. The National Sports Center will contact you upon receipt of your completed document.

The National Sports Center thanks you for your interest in doing business with us.

NSC Fund for Play

The NSC Fund For Play is the contribution and donation arm of the National Sports Center Foundation. We are dedicated to improving the lives of Minnesota residents by creating programs and initiatives that support a diverse and engaged community. If you would like to make a donation to improve the health, well-being, and outlook of participants through access to sports and healthy, safe environments, please click HERE.

Thank you for considering!