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IMG College Showcase

  • Format & Important Dates

    3 Day Showcase with 1 game per day

    • Friday, March 1: Check in opens at 8:30 am. Competition begins with Morning and Afternoon Games with Kick-off’s scheduled no later than 3:30pm
    • Saturday March 2: Morning or afternoon game
    • Sunday, March 3: Morning or afternoon game


    Schedule of Events and Important Dates

    • January 14: Applications due
    • January 24: Initial acceptances sent out
    • February 13: Final day to purchase online check in and upload all documents
    • March 1: 1st day of competition & team check-in. All teams are required to check in, unless they have elected online check-in.
    • March 2: 2nd day of competition
    • March 3: 3rd day of competition

    * All scheduling requests must be received upon submission of application.

  • Registration

    Registration

    The entry fee for the 2019 IMG Showcase is $900 per team.


    The deadline to register is January 14, 2019. All teams must submit an application form to gain entry into the tournament. Team entry fees are due at the time of application submission. Entry fees are non-refundable once the team has been accepted and can be paid either via credit card through GotSoccer or by mailing a check.


    IMG Academy Soccer Program & Tournament Board will review applications once they have completed payment and will notify the team of its status as soon as possible. CLICK HERE TO APPLY FOR THE TOURNAMENT.


    In the event a team must withdraw from the tournament, notify the IMG Academy Soccer Program Tournament Board in writing at least 30 days prior to the tournament date, and you will be allowed to transfer your entry fee to a future IMG Academy soccer program event. If a team withdraws within 30 days of the tournament, the team will not be eligible to receive a refund.


    All schedule requests and coaching conflict information must be submitted to Gregory Abdallah via [email protected] along with submission of application into the tournament.

  • Check-In & Required Documents

    Check-in & Required Documents

    Foy your convenience, IMG Academy is pleased to offer online check-in for the 2019 IMG College Showcase. All documents will have to be uploaded via GotSoccer and there will be a cost of $25.00 which can be paid by check or credit card. Deadline to register and pay all fees is Wednesday, February 13th. More information will follow in future emails. CLICK HERE TO APPLY FOR ONLINE CHECK-IN.


    Team registration will begin at 8:30am on Friday, March 1st and is mandatory for all teams! Each team must ensure their rosters are up to date in Gotsoccer.com. These Rosters will be used to create game reports and college profile books. To ensure your team's players get exposure to college coaches, please ensure all additional information is added to you roster on Gotsoccer.com. This information will be used to create college coach recruiting packets which will be distributed on site. Every player and coach from your team must complete a IMG Academy waiver prior to participating at the IMG Cup. Click here for a PDF version of that waiver. The team manager must bring all copies to the on-site registration.


    Only one team representative has to be present for onsite check-in, and must bring the following items for all team members:

    • Teams must provide a certified state-approved tournament roster from the team's State Organization along with four additional copies (five total)
    • Player identification cards with photo-attached must be verified and laminated.(If your association does not allow lamination, cards must be encased in plastic sleeves.) Player cards must be presented to officials before every game.
    • Gotsoccer.com rosters will not be accepted at check-in, but must mirror your state's approved roster
    • One roster will be turned in at registration while the other four will be stamped at check-in and turned in at the beginning of your three matches
    • The names on the roster must match the names on the player cards, waivers and medical release forms
    • Every player and coach from your team must submit both pages of the IMG Academy waiver prior to participating. Click here for a PDF version of that waiver
    • Every team must provide a signed medical release form (copies are acceptable)
    • All teams will be required to fill out the following housing survey to indicate their accommodations and secure their spot in the tournament
    • Out-of-state teams must obtain a permission to travel form and must present it at check-in
    • Our tournament is sanctioned by U.S. Club Soccer
    • Please come prepared with all necessary information and forms organized in alphabetical order to ensure a quick and easy check-in process
    • Foreign teams must have a completed form from its provincial or national association approving the team's participation in the tournament as well as proof of medical insurance
  • Guest Player Pool

    Guest Player Pool

    Athletes that are interested in participating in the 2019 IMG College Showcase as a guest player, should register with the link below. Accepted teams will have access to this list and will reach out to the athlete directly if they are in need of an additional player.


    Team Managers once accepted feel free to log in to your Gotsoccer.com account click on the IMG College Showcase event and select the guest player tab to review players that have applied to the pool.


    All guest players must complete the following requirements to be eligible to play:

    • Team Managers must include the athlete on their official roster
    • Athletes must register in the guest player pool and must be assigned to the team roster
    • Each guest player will need their official governing body’s guest player form from their host club.
    • IMG Performance Events Waiver
    • Player Pass
    • Club/team medical release form

    Guest Players can register to our player pool by clicking here!

  • Stay to Play Accommodations

    Stay-to-Play

    All participating teams are required to either stay at Legacy Hotel at IMG Academy, stay in IMG Academy’s on-campus housing, or book through our travel agency, HBC.


    The 2019 IMG College Showcase is a "stay-and-play" tournament. Every team participating must either stay at the IMG Academy Legacy hotel, IMG Academy Campus housing or book through our travel agency, HBC. All teams will be required to fill out the housing survey to indicate their accommodations and secure their spot in the tournament.


    A convenient way to meet your housing requirements is to stay at the Legacy hotel or in our On-Campus Housing. On-Campus housing includes full kitchen, laundry room, free parking, Wifi, cable TV, linens, pillows, towels, soap, shampoo and conditioner. For special rates and availability, please email [email protected] or call 941-739-7310.


    Please do not call the hotels directly. We appreciate your support as these partnered hotels assist in sponsoring our event.


    To make a reservation at the Legacy Hotel, the official hotel of the 2019 IMG College Showcase, click here.


    To make a reservation to stay at one of our convenient on-campus housing options, click here.


    To make a reservation through one of our partner hotels, click here.

  • Venue, Admissions & Parking

    Venue, Admissions, & Parking

    The tournament is held at IMG Academy Field in Bradenton, Florida.


    Driving Address:

    5650 Bollettieri Blvd, Brandenton, FL 34210


    Directions:

    Traveling from the South on I-75: Take Exit 217 B (old exit 41 B) and travel west on State Road 70 for approximately 20 minutes. State Road 70 becomes 53rd Avenue. Turn left on Bollettieri Blvd.


    Traveling from the North on I-75: Take Exit 217 (old exit 41) and travel west on State Road 70 for approximately 20 minutes. State Road 70 becomes 53rd Avenue. Turn left on Bollettieri Blvd.


    Directions from Sarasota/Bradenton Airport (SRQ): Turn right out of airport exit onto University Parkway. Turn right onto U.S. 41 North (also Tamiami Trail).Tamiami Trail becomes 14th Street West. Turn left onto 53rd Avenue West and turn left on Bollettieri Blvd.


    Directions from Tampa International Airport (TPA): Follow I-275 South across the Sunshine Skyway Bridge, to I-75 South. Take I-75 South to Exit 217 (State Road 70), Travel west on State Road 70 becomes 53rd Avenue and turn left on Bollettieri Blvd.


    Airports

    IMG Academy is conveniently located just 15 minutes from the Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport (SRQ), and has several mainline airlines that fly into it. Tampa International Airport (TPA) is roughly 1 hour and 15 minutes away, while Orlando International Airport (MCO) is roughly 2 hours and 15 minutes away.


    Admission Information

    Admission will be charged for all spectators and fans coming to watch games being played during the 2019 IMG College Showcase. Please check back for more information as we get closer to the tournament.


    Parking Information

    Parking will be available onsite at IMG Academy. To avoid long waiting times for parking, teams are highly encouraged to arrive early as no teams will be allowed to drop off players at the fields prior to parking.

  • College Coaches and Professional Scouts

    College Coaches & Professional Scouts

    College coaches from around the United States and professional scouts consider IMG Academy’s soccer program to be a premier destination for developing players and hosting top-notch soccer event. IMG Cup will offer the very best competition and the opportunity for coaches and scouts to view talented players from around the world.


    If you are a college coach or professional scout, register here.


    College coaches are asked to register to make sure they are able to receive free admission, parking passes, access to the college coaches hospitality and player profile books.


    To ensure your team's players get exposure to college coaches, please ensure detailed information regarding your athletes is recorded in your Gotsoccer.com roster by the end of day on Friday, February 22nd. We will use that roster to build our college coach recruiting packets which will be distributed on site.

  • Event Hotline

    Have a question for us? Call our event hotline number at 866-300-4561

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