Mad Dog College Showcase
This year's Mad Dog Mania College Showcase will take place on June 27th and 28th at two venues, Gavin Park and the Saratoga Polo Fields, both in Saratoga, NY. U16 and U17, boys and girls teams are invited to apply to the two-day event. Teams participate in four 55 minute games (two per day).
Exposure to College CoachesApproximately 150 college coaches were in attendance in 2014, with the number of college coaches steadily rising each year. Over the past ten years, hundreds of athletes and college coaches have been brought together as a result of the Mad Dog Mania Showcase Tournament.
Area AttractionsWhile visiting the area for the tournament, many teams take advantage of the beautiful region in which the event takes place. Saratoga Springs, Lake George and the Adirondack Mountain Region are all popular vacation destinations offering numerous attractions, beautiful scenery and a variety of shops and restaurants. The State Capital, rich with culture and history, is about a half hour to the south of the tournament location.
Apply NowThe Mad Dog Mania Showcase Tournament is an excellent exposure opportunity for high school athletes hoping to play college soccer. Many levels of college soccer teams (ranging from moderately to highly competitive) recruit at this event.
The tournament has been full for the past few years, with numerous teams being turned away. Early application will increase your team's chances of being accepted and is strongly advised.
Places to Stay in the Area
This is a "stay to play" tournament, which means that visiting teams are required to stay in hotels that are approved by the tournament organizers as a condition of participation. This may require merely booking rooms at one of the designated hotels, or it may require booking them specifically through the tournament's own designated housing service. Check the tournament website for full details.
Car and Van Rentals
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