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How to Find the Right Men's Soccer Tournaments, Camps and Showcases

 

A crucial part of the recruiting process involves athletes getting in front of college coaches and showing off their skill set. The preferred way for D1 coaches to evaluate top recruits is to see them compete in club tournaments, though ID camps and clinics are also used for scouting new talent. The benefit of attending these events is getting exposure to college coaches, as well as gaining experience competing against other elite athletes. However, to gain access to these events, athletes need to play on club teams and should get started at an early age to get club experience.

2019 Men’s College Soccer camps

We have pulled together a list of every men’s college soccer camp in the country with the date and cost for each camp. If you are looking to attend a camp this summer, look no further than this free list. 2019 men’s college soccer camps.

College men’s soccer tournaments and showcases

For D1 programs and top schools at other division levels, club tournaments and showcases are where coaches do most of their recruiting. There is a wide variation in levels across clubs, and the same is true for club tournaments—that’s why athletes will want to gain a roster spot on an elite club in order to play in tournaments that attract the most college coaches. For coaches, this is an efficient way to recruit, since they get to see many top-level athletes in one place playing against strong competition. US Youth Soccer and US Club Soccer both offer a lengthy list of tournaments held throughout the year, while GotSoccer provides a ranking of the best club tournaments. Check out some of the biggest club soccer tournaments in the country:

Month Tournament
October EDP Cup Fall, Las Vegas Mayor's Cup
November Visitraleigh.com Boys College Showcase, SD Surf College Cup, Bethesda Premier Cup
December Disney Boys Soccer Showcase
February Presidents' Day Tournament
March Dallas Cup, Jefferson Cup, NorCal State Cup
May EDP Cup Spring
July San Diego Surf Cup

College men’s soccer camps and clinics

Elite college soccer camps and clinics run by club organizations (like US Club Soccer’s exclusive id2 Camp, which finds players through an intense national scouting and recommendation process) are generally invitation only and restricted to club members. Their focus is to offer athletes an opportunity to play at a very high level and let coaches evaluate top talent. In general, an ID camp brings top recruits in and has them stay overnight for three to four days, providing athletes with skills development, competition and evaluation. An ID clinic is a shortened version of a camp, usually lasting one or two days. If a college soccer camp or clinic is hosted by an NCAA institution (on campus), the camp might have a lot of talented players but must allow anyone to attend regardless of ability level.

For athletes who are seriously interested in attending an elite ID camp or clinic, the first step is to get a recommendation from their coach. College soccer camps and clinics are run by college men’s soccer coaches and offer high-quality soccer skills instruction. Attending a soccer camp or clinic also lets athletes check out the school’s campus and athletic facilities, as well as gain some familiarity with the coaching staff and program.

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Boys Soccer Camp Week 1 | Philadelphia (Jun 24-27)

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Camp
Future 500 ID Camp
Monday, June 24, 2019
12 p.m.

Future 500 ID Boys Soccer Camps provide an unparalleled soccer exposure opportunity, with 75 NCAA Division 1, 2 and 3 colleges in attendance. Give your journey to college a massive boost by putting yourself in the spotlight for so many coaches to see. Each camp includes a carefully selected mix of D1, D2 and D3 coaches - allowing players of all levels to create a large degree of exposure and interest for themselves. Only 5% of high school players make a college roster, be one of them! Read below to find out more about how Future 500 will set you on your path toward college soccer.

Boys Soccer Camp Week 2 | Philadelphia (Jul 5-8)

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Camp
Future 500 ID Camp
Friday, July 5, 2019
12 p.m.

Future 500 ID Boys Soccer Camps provide an unparalleled soccer exposure opportunity, with 75 NCAA Division 1, 2 and 3 colleges in attendance. Give your journey to college a massive boost by putting yourself in the spotlight for so many coaches to see. Each camp includes a carefully selected mix of D1, D2 and D3 coaches - allowing players of all levels to create a large degree of exposure and interest for themselves. Only 5% of high school players make a college roster, be one of them! Read below to find out more about how Future 500 will set you on your path toward college soccer.

Yellow Jackets Boys Soccer Day Camp

Springfield, Massachusetts
Camp
ABC Sports Camps
Monday, June 24, 2019
9 a.m.

Our staff includes some of area's finest coaches and our camp groups are organized by age and ability to ensure that each camper is being trained at the right level with the proper 'developmentally appropriate' players. However, no matter what level, we stress the importance of fundamentals, teamwork and sportsmanship.

Ole Miss Boys Soccer Residential Camp 2

University, Mississippi
Camp
ABC Sports Camps
Sunday, July 7, 2019
9 a.m.

At Ole Miss we strive to provide the best opportunity for players to reach their highest potential! We do this by challenging them both technically and tactically in an environment that is both encouraging and informative. We work hard to make sure that our camps provide an environment that is fun as well as competitive in order to prepare players for their next level.

Plaid Premier Boys Soccer Residential ID Camp II | Carnegie Mellon University

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Camp
ABC Sports Camps
Sunday, July 14, 2019
9 a.m.

Carnegie Mellon University men's soccer residential ID camp offers high school aged players an opportunity to train with the current CMU soccer coaching staff and learn more about the overall experience as a Division III student-athlete.

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