March 24th - 26th, 2023

The Sockers FC College Showcase is an elite level recruiting event for boys 13U-19U and girls 13U -15U girl’s teams. Hosted at Olympic Park in Schaumburg, IL on 8 all-weather turf fields; this event guarantees a good soccer environment early in the year for competition before the Spring season.


LOCATION: Schaumburg IL

DATE: March 24th – 26th, 2023

COST:19U -15U $850 // 14U & 13U $800

FACILITY: Olympic Park


Olympic Park

1675 Old Schaumburg, Schaumburg, IL 60173

Elite Facility – 8 Turf Fields

10 minutes from O’Hare International Airport

1 mile south of Woodfield Shopping Center



Registration Opens: January 6th, 2023
Registration Deadline: February 17th, 2023

Coaching Conflicts Due: February 21st, 2023
Brackets Released: February 24th, 2023
Preliminary Schedule Released: March 13th, 2023
Final Schedule Released: March 16th, 2023

CaptianU Player Profile Due: March 16th, 2023

Online Check-In Due: March 16th, 2023

Coaching Multiple Teams?

If you have a coach with multiple teams (max of 3 teams) and need scheduling request:

2023 School Attending

Chicago State UniversityAdam Ponder
Chicago state university Gaye Diadie
Green BayJeremy Bonomo
Loyola Chicago Steve Bode
Northern Illinois UniversityRonnie Bouemboue
Northern Illinois UniversityTyler Doll
Northwestern UniversityRicardo Pinto
Northwestern UniversityKrystian Witkowski
Western Michigan UniversityShane Lyons
Lewis UniversityEvan Fiffles
Benedictine UniversitySpencer Pappas
Central CollegePauly Apostolopoulos
Cornell College Nate Grosse 
Elmhurst UniversityPablo Arriaga
Illinois Wesleyan UniversityMatthew Kemp
Lake Forest CollegwTim Dean
Lawrence UniversityWill Greer
Loras CollegeSamuel Koenig
North Park UniversityKarsten Hahn
Ripon CollegeeMarco Rhein
Saint Mary’s UniversityJohn Pucci
Saint Mary’s University of MNAndrew McMillan
University of Wisconsin-PlattevilleJesse Tinney
College of DuPageZac Ludwig
Indiana University Northwest Ben Kososkie 
Olivet Nazarene UniversityCameron Hunter
Olivet Nazarene University Mark Tun
Olivet Nazarene University Colin Nelson

The Sockers FC College Showcase provides top level recruiting opportunities for players and college coaches from around the US. In addition to playing against top national and regional competition, the players and the parents can visit personally more than twenty conveniently located Chicagoland Universities and Colleges.
Any teams registered with under the US Soccer Federation, including US Club Soccer and USYS state associations and are eligible to apply.

The team’s record and individual player’s qualities and achievements will be considered for the team selection and brackets placement. Each team will play 3 games of 70 minutes, teams may roster up to 22 players per the US Youth Soccer rules and regulations. However, no more than 18 players may dress for each game.

  • 3 games 
  • Games played on all-weather turf fields
  • Boys | Ages 16U – 19U
  • Rosters of 22 players listed (18 play per game only)
  • Entry Fee $850
  • Tournament mandated hotels only
  • Midwest Conference Brackets welcome-email prior to submitting application.
  • Questions email Brendan Eitz at

The Premier Division provides the top-level teams around the region an opportunity to prepare for the demands of Spring season. Teams looking to get ready early on for Regional Leagues and State competitions should seriously consider this event.
Each team will play a minimum of 3 games of 70 minutes; all age groups will be divided into flights of 4,5 or 6 teams accordingly. Age brackets will be formed with the best competition in mind and selection is based on team’s records and Club’s reputation.

§  3 games 

§  Games played on all-weather turf fields

§  Boys & Girls | Ages 13U – 15U

§  Rosters of 22 players listed (18 play per game only)

§  Entry Fee:

§  19U – 15U – $850

§  14U & 13U – $800 

§  Tournament mandated hotels only

§  Midwest Conference Brackets welcome-email prior to submitting application

§  Questions email Brendan Eitz at

Registration – Online Checkin

1. Log in to GotSport and your coach/manager account and click on the “Team Management” button
2. Click on the name of the team you are Registering for the Tournament
3. Open the “Team Registrations” tab
4. Click on the SFC Tournament Event that you are Working to Upload Documents to
5. Open the “Registration” tab
6. Next click on the “Edit” button
7. Upload the required files for your USYS team or US Club team (See below). You will be able to click on the “choose file” button and upload accordingly

8. Once this is complete, then the SFC Tournament staff will be able to view your documents for the online check in process.

Click on this GotSport link with illustrations on how to upload documents if you need further assistance: How do I Upload Documents for Online Check In? – GotSport (
1) Official State Roster.
2) Player ID Cards, PDF.
3) Coaches ID Card, PDF, may be included with player ID card pages.
4) Travel Permit – If traveling from outside of your state
5) Guest Player Forms – Players borrowed from another team(s), even from within your own club are considered guest players and require a Guest Player Form.
US Club Requirements:
1) Official US Club Team Roster 2) Player ID Cards – 6-8 passes per page
3) US Club teams do not require a travel permit
QUESTIONS Registration questions should be directed Brendan Eitz
Please include your team’s name, age group and gender with your questions.

All players passes may be checked before each game by Field Marshals and Coach or Team Manager should have Medical Form/Waiver for every player participating.
Contact Brendan Eitz with questions at:
Please include in the Subject Line: Team Name, Age Group and Gender with your questions.


1675 Old Schaumburg Rd, Schaumburg, IL 60173

Want to be a referee for this event?

Referees must complete both the registration to participate in the tournament.


Olympic Park in Schaumburg at 1675 Old Schaumburg Road, Schaumburg, IL 60173.


Age Groups


  • 8U: 2×20 min. halves | 1 man system: $ 25.00
  • 9U – 10U: 2×25 min. halves | 1 man system: $ 25.00
  • 11U – 12U: 2×30 min. halves | 2 man system: $ 30.00 Each Official
  • 13U – 14U: 2×35 min. halves | 3 man system: Center $ 40.00, AR $ 35.00
  • 15U – 18U: 2×35 min. halves | 3 man system: Center $ 45.00, AR $ 35.00

Game Times

§  Friday 12:00 PM: College Showcase

§  Friday 5:00 PM

§  Saturday 7:30 AM

§  Sunday 7:30 AM        

GAETANO TRAVERSA (Referee assignor)

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