Under the Girls Philly Showcase's exciting and unique format, each participant is placed on a team for the day and coached by a college coach. The players all play three games in front of the assembled college coaches in the morning. At the conclusion of the morning session, there is a brief break and the Girls Philly Showcase concludes with an elite all-star game. Additionally, all games at the Philly Girls Showcase are professionally filmed in high definition, and a complete video package is available for all participants.
Girls Philly Showcase players have the opportunity to play for a college coach for two team practices and three games in front of college coaches.
Players also participate in skills clinics led by Division I coaches.
College and high school coaches head a recruiting discussion that helps our Girls Philly Showcase better understand the recruiting process.
Players take a headshot photo and receive a Nike reversible jersey as well as a Showcase gear pack. Players are placed on one of 12 teams, all of them coached by a Division I, II or III coach.
All teams will be provided with 30 minutes of practice and warmup time to become familiar with teammates and prepare for competition.
Teams 2 and 5 warm up
Teams 1, 4, 8 and 10 warm up
Teams 3, 6, 11 and 12 warm up
Teams 7 and 9 warm up
All teams will play three 55-minute games. Exact schedule will vary based on start time. Generally, teams will have a one-game break between each game.
Field 1: Team 2 vs. Team 5
Field 2: Team 1 vs. Team 4
Field 3: Team 3 vs. Team 6
Field 4: Teams 7, 8 and 9 skills clinic
Off: Teams 10, 11 and 12
Field 1: Team 7 vs. Team 9
Field 2: Team 8 vs. Team 10
Field 3: Team 11 vs. Team 12
Field 4: Teams 1, 2 and 3 skills clinic
Off: Teams 4, 5 and 6
Field 1: Team 1 vs. Team 3
Field 2: Team 2 vs. Team 4
Field 3: Team 5 vs. Team 6
Field 4: Teams 10, 11 and 12 skills clinic
Off: Teams 7, 8 and 9
Field 1: Team 8 vs. Team 11
Field 2: Team 7 vs. Team 10
Field 3: Team 9 vs. Team 12
Field 4: Teams 4, 5 and 6 skills clinic
Off: Teams 1, 2 and 3
Field 1: Team 2 vs. Team 3
Field 2: Team 4 vs. Team 6
Field 3: Team 1 vs. Team 5
Off: Teams 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12
Field 1: Team 8 vs. Team 9
Field 2: Team 7 vs. Team 12
Field 3: Team 10 vs. Team 11
Off: Teams 1-6
The skill clinics include a session featuring a seminar led by the 12 college coaches who are coaching at the Girls Philly Showcase. Coaches will focus on specific positional work to cater to higher-level training. All skills clinics are held on Field 4.
8:25 a.m.: Teams 7, 8 and 9
9:20 a.m.: Teams 1, 2 and 3
10:15 a.m.: Teams 10, 11 and 12
11:10 a.m.: Teams 4, 5 and 6
The highly coveted group of Fab 40 All-Stars will be announced at the registration tent. Selections are based on Showcase's All-Star committee representatives. There will also be a recruiting discussion prior to the start of the Fab 40 All-Star Game.
Fab 40 All-Star selection lists will be printed and e-mailed to college coaches. All players will hold a place in Showcase's web archival for future reference.
All players selected to the Fab 40 All-Star Game will play in one 45-minute game featuring the best of the best players in North America. Fab 40 All-Star games have historically been the source of many success stories.
The Westtown School in West Chester, PA is one of the most picturesque private schools on the east coast. Centrally located just outside of Philadelphia, the campus offers 10 full sized lacrosse fields.