IMGA Boys College Showcase Hosting The National Academy Championship

February 16, 2024 - February 26, 2024
Soccer Boys

Add to Calendar 2024-02-16T17:47:36-05:00 2024-02-26T17:47:36-05:00 IMGA Boys College Showcase Hosting The National Academy Championship 5650 Bollettieri Blvd.<br> Bradenton FL, 34210

Event Overview

IMG Boys College Showcase will be hosting the National Academy Championships. Week one from 2/16 through 2/19 will consist of U13 through U16 competing in the National Academy Championship. Week two from 2/23 through 2/26 will consist of U17 through U19 teams competing in the IMG Boys Showcase and National Academy Championship.

The IMG Boys Soccer 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.



5650 Bollettieri Blvd.
Bradenton FL, 34210

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Fees & Tickets


National Academy Championships Week 1 - MLS NEXT U13-U16: Register Here

National Academy Championships Week 2 - MLS NEXT U17-U19: Register Here

IMGA Boys College Showcase Week 2 - PLUS U17 & U19 NAL: Register Here


Registration Fees

$1375 per team


Tournament Committee
[email protected]



Registration & Eligibility

The deadline to register for the 2024 IMG Boys College Showcase is Friday, January 13, 2024. Team applications must be submitted through, as teams will earn GotSport points and rankings for attending the 2023 IMG College Showcase Boys event. Team applications will not be reviewed until an entry fee has been submitted. Entry fees may be paid with a credit card on (Note: each entry paid by credit card will accrue a 4% fee), or by mailing a check made out to IMG Academy Events Department.

All applications submitted after the deadline will be placed on a waiting list. Teams placed on the waiting list will not be charged until they have been formally accepted. It is the responsibility of the team manager or coach to withdraw the team application from the waiting list, if so desired. 

The Tournament Committee will review applications and notify accepted teams. Initial acceptances will be received on October 2, 2023 with a rolling acceptance thereafter.

In the event a team must withdraw from the tournament after being accepted, written notification must be provided to the Tournament Committee prior to February 10, 2024. Teams meeting the Withdrawal Deadline will be eligible for a credit to a future IMG Academy Event.

If an accepted team chooses to withdraw from competition after the Withdrawal Deadline, a refund will not be provided. If an accepted team must withdraw from competition after the Withdrawal Deadline, due to COVID-19, teams will be eligible for a credit to a future IMG Academy Event. If the event is canceled due to COVID-19, accepted teams will be eligible for a credit to a future IMG Academy Event.


Online Team Check-In is mandatory through for the 2024 IMGA Boys College Showcase event. 

The deadline for Online Team Check-In is February 10, 2024.

Each Coach / Team Manager must upload the following documents for each athlete:

  • Medical Release Form
  • Guest Player Form (if applicable)
  • IMG Waiver and Release
  • State Approved Roster         
  • Player Cards

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Important Dates

Date Event
Sep. 1 Registration Opens
Jan. 13 Registration Ends
All applications submitted after the deadline will be placed on a waiting list
Jan. 16 Initial Acceptance Received
Feb. 3 Deadline for Payment
Feb. 10 Deadline to Submit or Edit Team Rosters and Complete Online Team Check-In
Deadline to Withdraw to Receive a Full Credit Toward a Future IMG Event
WEEK 1: Feb. 16 - 19 

Feb. 16 - MLS NEXT Day 1 of Competition

Feb. 17 - MLS NEXT Day 2 of Competition

Feb. 18 - MLS NEXT Day 3 of Competition

Feb. 19 - MLS NEXT Day 4 of Competition

WEEK 2: Feb. 23 - 26

Feb. 23 - MLS NEXT Day 1 of Competition

Feb. 24 - MLS NEXT Day 2 of Competition & NAL Day 1 of Competition

Feb. 25 - MLS NEXT Day 3 of Competition & NAL Day 2 of Competition

Feb. 26 - MLS NEXT Day 4 of Competition & NAL Day 3 of Competition


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Legacy Hotel

The IMG Boys Soccer Showcase is a "stay-to-play" tournament. Every team participating must book their accommodations through our preferred travel provider, On Location.

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

The IMG College Showcase portion 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.

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.


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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