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College Showcases

General Information

Dates
OGFC Thanksgiving Showcase:  November 24-26, 2017
OGFC Girls College Showcase: March 9-11, 2018
OGFC Boys College Showcase: March 16-18, 2018

Eligibility
The OGFC College Showcases are unrestricted tournaments and are open to premier and elite teams registered and in good standing with their USSF affiliated association.  All affiliations may apply.  The Showcase will take place over multiple weekends.  All age groups listed below will play each weekend.

            U15 (2003) - Born between Jan 1, 2003 and Dec 31, 2003
            U16
(2002) - Born between Jan 1, 2002 and Dec 31, 2002
            U17 (2001) - Born between
Jan 1, 2001 and Dec 31, 2001
            U18 (2000) - Born between
Jan 1, 2000 and Dec 31, 2000
            U19 (1999) - Born between Jan 1, 1999 and Dec 31, 1999

Divisions
Teams will be grouped according to past playing record to make the most competitive divisions possible. The Ohio Galaxies Showcase Committee alone determines final placement. The Committee uses many factors when ranking teams including league division and record, State Cup and tournament results, USA Rank ranking service, etc.

Teams
All teams and players must be USSF affiliated for the current seasonal year. USSF roster and current player cards are required to participate.  Each roster must include the number of the players' jersey participating in the tournament. Notification of travel is required for all USYS teams from outside of Ohio South unless you are a U.S. Club soccer member.

Players and Guest Players
All players must by registered for the current seasonal year. A player may play for only one team during the tournament. Maximum roster size is 18 for U15 & U16, 22 for U17, U18 & U19.  A maximum of 6 guest players per team is allowed.  Guest players must be registered and have a current player pass.

Format
Each team will play three games with a group champion named based on the results.  Since these are Showcase events, no championship games will be played.
         U15-U19: 40 minute halves (Thanksgiving Showcase)
         U15-U19: 35 minute halves (March Showcase)

Playing Site
The host site of the events is the state of the art, Athletes in Action Sports Complex, located in Xenia, Ohio (15 miles east of Dayton).  With two full-sized NCAA synthetic turf soccer fields and an interchangeable, fully lit, football/soccer field, the sports complex provides the opportunity to comfortably host our Showcase regardless of weather conditions.  Matches may also be played at Wright State University, University of Dayton and several area high school locations.  All matches are played on synthetic turf fields.

Fees and Deadlines
Thanksgiving Showcase: All entries and fees are due October 21, 2017.  U15-U19 fee: $800.
March Showcase: All entries and fees are due January 27, 2018.  U15-U19 fee: $900.

On-line application
The on-line application process is quick and easy and may be paid by credit card, e-check or mail-in check.  If paying by mail-in check, we must receive your payment within ONE week of your application.  Once your application and fee is received and accepted, the fee is non-refundable.  (If your team is not accepted, your application fee will be returned in its entirety.) While we encourage you to enter early, early application does not guarantee acceptance.

Check-In
Team registration and check-in for the Ohio Galaxies Showcases will be by ONLINE submission only.  Click HERE for more information.

College Coaches
The OGFC College Showcase will prepare a book of team information for U16, U17, U18 and U19 age teams to assist the college coaches in their scouting efforts. Please be sure your team information on your GotSoccer page is current and accurate.

More Information
Steven Pitchel, Tournament Director
steve@ohiogalaxies.com
(937)231-6819

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