IMG Cup College Showcase

February 26, 2021 - March 7, 2021
Soccer

Add to Calendar 2021-02-26T17:47:36-05:00 2021-03-07T17:47:36-05:00 IMG Cup College Showcase https://www.imgacademy.com/events/img-cup-college-showcase 5650 Bollettieri Blvd.<br> Bradenton FL, 34210

Event Overview

Open to U13, U14, U15, U16, U17, U18, U19, and U20 boys and girls teams around the world, the IMG Cup College Showcase offers unmatched competition, tournament organization, and exposure to top college coaches from some of the top of programs in the nation.

IMG Academy is a training venue for top-level teams including the U.S. Women’s National Team, U.S. Men’s National Team, Eintracht Frankfurt, Atlanta United, New York Red Bulls, FC Cincinnati, Inter-Miami CF, Malmo FF (Sweden), D.C. United, Seattle Sounders, and more. IMG Academy has a proven reputation for executing top quality events.

Boys Tournament Dates: Feb. 26 - Feb. 28, 2021

Boys Registration

Girls Tournament Dates: Mar. 5 - Mar. 7, 2021

Girls Registration

Location


5650 Bollettieri Blvd.
Bradenton FL, 34210

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Venue

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Stay-to-Play

Legacy Hotel

The IMG Cup College Showcase is a "stay-to-play" tournament. Every team participating must book their accommodations through our preferred travel provider, Anthony Travel.

The Legacy Hotel at IMG Academy is the ultimate stay-to-play accommodation for IMG events. Participants and spectators will enjoy a modern suite of luxury amenities at this lifestyle, boutique hotel - all within walking distance from the IMG Academy campus. Recover in our 24-hour fitness center or by our resort-style pool, connect over a meal at Icon Eatery & Bar or Icon Loft, or enjoy in-room dining.

For questions on booking accommodations please reach out to our housing team at 844-395-0697 or [email protected]

Competition Format

Each weekend is a 3-day showcase with each participating program playing once per day. Each day will consist of tournament matches in both the mornings and afternoons. All matches will be open to college coaches and professional scouts.

Boys: Competition begins on Friday, February 26.

Girls: Competition begins on Friday, March 7.

Stay-to-Play FAQ

  • What is Stay-to-Play?

    All IMG Academy events are considered Stay-to-Play, meaning participants must book through our official housing partner Anthony Travel in order to remain eligible for competition. 

  • What are the benefits of Stay-to-Play?

    Legacy Hotel at IMG Academy offers convenience and luxury as the official hotel of all IMG Academy events. Legacy Hotel and our partner hotels are also able to offer discounted rates that would otherwise not be available.

  • Are there exemptions to Stay-to-Play?

    Yes, teams that reside inside a 75 mile radius of IMG Academy may request a waiver of the Stay-to -Play requirement. Please reach out to your tournament contact for more information. 

  • How do I know if my accommodation is approved?

    Only housing booked through the Anthony Travel event-specific booking links are the only approved accommodations available to participants. If you have any questions, please contact event housing at [email protected] or call 844-395-0697.

Fees & Tickets

Players

$950 per U13-U16 team

$1125 per U17-U20 team

Entry fees are due at the time of application submission and can be paid via credit card through GotSoccer.com or by mailing a check.

Note: Each entry paid by credit card will accrue a 4% fee

Guest Player Pool

GotSoccer.com players pool, register for stand-in play with a team who needs extra players.

Coaches

Register on with ScoutingZone to be listed on coaching and scouting event roster.

Spectators*

All: $30 All Tournament Pass

All credentialed players, coaches, and team managers will be provided complimentary entry into the tournament.

*Due to the current COVID-19 protocols at IMG Academy, athletes participating in the IMG Cup College Showcase will be allowed to purchase two (2) All-Tournament Passes for spectator viewing.

Parking

Parking is included with price of admission.

Registration & Eligibility

The deadline to register is January 11, 2021. 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.

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.

In the event that the IMG Cup College Showcase is cancelled due to COVID-19, all teams will be eligible for a credit to be used a future IMG Academy event or a full refund (minus processing fees).

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 player and hosting top-notch soccer events. The IMG Cup College Showcase will offer the very best competition and the opportunity for coaches and scouts to view talented players from around the world.

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.

ScoutingZone is our official onsite recruiting/scouting partner. College coaches please register for our event through scouting zone to access tournament schedules, team rosters, and player profiles. Please contact ScoutingZone for more information. [email protected] or www.scoutingzone.com.

Guest Player Pool

Athletes that are interested in participating in the 2021 IMG Cup College Showcase as a guest player, should register with the link below. Accepted teams will have access to this list and should 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 Cup 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 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

Check-in

The health and safety of everyone involved in the IMG Cup College Showcase is our top priority. We have decided to have all teams check-in online via GotSoccer, at no additional cost to teams. We ask that all teams check-in by February 27th, 2020.

Important Dates

Date Event
Jan. 11 Applications due
Jan. 18 Initial acceptances sent out
Jan. 26 Deadline to withdraw, teams will receive full credit towards a future IMGA event
Feb. 8 Deadline for payment and materials for online check-in
Feb. 11 Tentative schedule release
Feb. 21 Deadline to submit or edit rosters
Feb. 26 Day 1 of competition - boys only
Feb. 27 Day 2 of competition - boys only
Feb. 28 Day 3 of competition - boys only
Mar 5 Day 1 of competition - girls only
Mar. 6 Day 2 of competition - girls only
Mar. 7 Day 3 of competition - girls only
 

Important Links & Forms

Contact

Events Coordinator
Jeyla Savage
[email protected]

Soccer Program Manager
Joseph Walejko
1-941-752-2677
[email protected]

Endgame Productions

EndGame Productions

EndGame Productions is proud to partner with IMG Academy as your premier game film provider for the IMG Cup College Showcase tournament.

EndGame provides the highest quality game film, and games are recorded in full HD and from an elevated height of over 20ft to ensure professional broadcast quality.

Designed with recruiters, coaches, and players in mind, EndGame captures the best viewing experience possible.

Your players will have an opportunity to stand out to recruiters and college coaches with their own Highlight Reel, book the Tournament Player Package for additional options, or simply provide your own footage to our professional editors to showcase your abilities.

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Travel & Planning

Rental Cars

Enterprise Rent-A-Car promotes an easy-to-use service and has two pickup/drop-off centers within 10 miles of the IMG Academy campus.

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Airport Transportation

IMG Academy offers drop-off and pickup services for all local Florida airports. Teams and players can schedule arranged transportation through Travel and Planning on IMG Academy’s website.

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Local Airports

Sarasota/Bradenton Florida is conveniently located in central Florida and located near many large international airports. Make sure to book travel through one of these local airports.

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Local Attractions

Florida’s premier theme parks are located just minutes away from IMG Academy.

Visit Walt Disney World, Busch Gardens, Universal Studios or the Tampa Bay Rays to experience Florida.

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Performance Based Nutrition

Dining on campus provides athletes with a full balanced nutritional diet designed for athletes competing at the highest level.

Options include buffet style and made to order menus for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

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Retail

Visit the Official Online Store of IMG Academy at shopimg.com, your IMG Academy branded gear headquarters. On campus shopping also available in the IMG Academy Campus Center’s bookstore.

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