CITY OF LIGHTS #1
Age Cutoff Date: December 31, 2017
Event Format: Each team will participate in 5 SHOWCASE GAMES games Friday, October 26, 2018 starting no earlier than 1pm and Saturday October 27, 2018 again starting no earlier than 1pm.
College Coach open house is at noon October 28, 2018, after the conclusion of the Individual Showcase Camp. This is an 18 & Under Open event all teams receive equal opportunity to be seen by college coaches.
Triple Crown will not be connecting individual athletes with college coaches at this event. We simply allow all coaches to view the games in an environment with all athletes and provide general information to athletes, parents and club coaches.
There will be NO SCORES kept during the event. 1 hour and 20 minute drop dead games and no substitution restrictions. Although there will be 2 umpires on each field this is to help control the game for the time and keep all parties on the field safe. College coaches work these games and will be rotating fields every 40 minutes. A Triple Crown Roster online. The roster goes into a handbook, which is given to ALL college coaches in attendance. College Coaches will work the Team Showcase from the backstops.
Parent Talk: A Triple Crown representative will present a short talk to help parents and players start a dialog about their future (45 minutes) on Friday October 26, 2018 on the lower fields (between the Individual Showcase Camp Skills Sessions and the team showcase games). All parents and players are welcome to attend even if they are not in the Individual Showcase Camp. Sunday - (after the completion of the Individual Showcase Camp Games about Noon) at the lower fields will be an open house. This is an opportunity for players to talk with all college coaches in attendance. NCAA coaches will be wearing RED name tags and can only speak to high school seniors about their softball program due to NCAA compliance restrictions. NAIA and Junior college coaches will be wearing GREEN name tags and can talk to ANY player regardless of graduation year about their softball program. Any coach may talk about their school's academic programs with any player.
Conditions of Acceptance:
Equipment Required for Participants: Coaches are required to complete a Triple Crown Roster online at www.triplecrownsports.com Teams are to bring their own equipment as if playing in a tournament.
Game Times Available: Schedule will be published online after 4:00 P.M. (MST) on Thursday October 11, 2018.
The Showcase in the City of Lights is a unique opportunity for athletes and college coaches from around the country to integrate into one location and receive instruction from a variety of collegiate sources. 2018 marks the 12th year for the Showcase in the City of Lights Team Showcase, spots will be limited as they were in 2010 through 2017. Majestic Park will be the only facility used for this event creating an intimate atmosphere between college coaches and teams participating in the event. Available room will be limited in the Individual Showcase Camp in 2018 by position and will fill at 312 players.
2017 marked the 11th year for the team showcase, and sold out August 1st, almost 2 1/2 months prior to the entry deadline, please plan accordingly and guarantee your spot in the 2018 event with registration and payment as soon as possible. In 2007, Triple Crown Sports added the team showcase to the individual showcase to create a well rounded event. The success of the event enables us to keep the team portion of The Showcase in the City of Lights and the Individual Showcase Camp conflict free so players can and are encouraged to participate in both portions of the event to maximize their experience.