Rivals, NCSA, adidas Expand Football Camp, Combine Series to Reach More Student-Athletes In 2018
CHICAGO, IL, December 23, 2017 -- Rivals.com, Next College Student Athlete (NCSA), and adidas announced today that the 2018 Rivals Camp Series presented by adidas has expanded to 14 cities, giving more high school football players a chance to showcase their skills and build a free, verified profile to use in their college recruiting.
The 2018 slate of camps and combines includes the following 14 cities*:
- Miami, FL - February 10-11 (combine and camp)
- Orlando, FL - February 17-18 (combine and camp)
- Mobile, AL - February 24-25 (combine and camp)
- Los Angeles, CA - March 3-4 (combine and camp)
- San Francisco, CA - March 10-11 (combine and camp)
- Houston, TX - March 17-18 (combine and camp)
- Dallas, TX - March 24-25 (combine and camp)
- Baltimore, MD - March 31 (combine only)
- Atlanta, GA - April 14-15 (combine and camp)
- Charlotte, NC - April 21-22 (combine and camp)
- Piscataway, NJ - April 28-29 (combine and camp)
- Columbus, OH - May 5-6 (combine and camp)
- Nashville, TN - May 12-13 (combine and camp)
- Chicago, IL - May 19 (combine only)
*Dates and locations subject to change.
Registration Opens Today for the Free Rivals adizero Combines
The free Rivals adizero Combines utilize precision physical measurement and training equipment across a series of drills to assess each athlete's skill and fitness levels. Throughout the day, expert coaches and trainers are available to instruct athletes on how to improve their performance and skills.
In addition, all athletes receive an online profile on Rivals.com, as well as a free recruiting profile on NCSAsports.org, enabling them to be searched for and discovered by the more than 6,200 NCAA Division 1, 2, 3, NAIA and junior college football coaches in NCSA's national recruiting network. Athletes also have free access to NCSA's extensive library of recruiting information and tips, enabling them to best position themselves to be recruited to play football in college.
Attendance is limited and spots awarded on a first-registered, first-served basis. Those interested in attending are encouraged to register immediately, as these events historically have reached capacity quickly. Registration information and forms can be found at http://www.rivalsadizerocombines.com.
Elite Rivals 3 Stripe Camps
Every year, standout players from the Rivals adizero Combines are chosen by the coaching staff to participate in the Elite Rivals 3 Stripe Camps, held the following day. Top players at the Baltimore, MD Rivals adizero Combine will earn a spot in a future Elite Rivals 3 Stripe Camp in their region.
The Elite Rivals 3 Stripe Camps feature top players going head-to-head in a series of football drills under the supervision of former NFL, college and high school football coaches. It's a great opportunity for players to increase the visibility of their profile with college coaches who are able to see how players perform against the best competition.
There are multiple ways to get a spot in one of the regional Elite Rivals 3 Stripe Camps. To nominate a player, see the Camp FAQ on Rivals.com.
Other World-Class Partners Giving Their Support
In addition to Rivals, NCSA and adidas, the camp and combine series welcomes new and continuing partners to the 2018 season, including: Gatorade, Zybek Sports, Parisi Speed School, VTO Sports and Princeton Review.
Powered by more than 300 writers, reporters and publishers at the local level, Rivals.com, a division of Yahoo! Inc., is one of the most respected names in team-specific college sports coverage and one of the country's top authorities on college football and basketball recruiting. You can learn more at Rivals.com.
About Next College Student Athlete (NCSA)
NCSA is the world's largest and most successful collegiate athletic recruiting network. A wholly-owned subsidiary of Reigning Champs LLC (www.reigningchamps.com), NCSA's 700 teammates leverage 17 years of experience, exclusive data, proprietary matching algorithms, and personal relationships to connect tens of thousands of college-bound student-athletes to more than 35,000 college coaches nationwide across 31 sports every year. You can learn more about NCSA at http://www.ncsasports.org.
Adidas is a global designer and developer of athletic and lifestyle footwear, apparel and accessories with the mission to be the leading sports brand in the world. As innovation and design leaders, adidas engineers the best in high-performance products to make athletes better, faster and stronger and creates a range of classic and fresh lifestyle and high-fashion lines. adidas has marketing agreements with the National Basketball Association (NBA), National Football League (NFL), Major League Baseball (MLB), National Hockey League (NHL) and Major League Soccer (MLS). You can learn more about the adidas Group at http://www.adidas-group.com.