NEW YORK (Wednesday, December 11, 2019) – Major League Soccer today announced details for the inaugural 2019 adidas MLS College Showcase, which will take place from Dec. 13-15 in Raleigh, N.C. The three-day event will give technical staffs from every MLS club an opportunity to scout the top collegiate prospects in the nation, including players with remaining NCAA eligibility.
The 2019 adidas MLS College Showcase will feature 40 top college players, ranging from freshmen to seniors, participating in a series of training sessions, testing, interviews, and match play. This event will allow MLS clubs to interact with potential SuperDraft selections earlier in their collegiate careers without jeopardizing players’ collegiate eligibility.
The 2019 adidas MLS College Showcase occurs in conjunction with the 2019 NCAA Men’s College Cup and is a closed-door scouting event officially sanctioned by the NCAA.
Players on the four teams still in College Cup contention will not participate in the 2019 adidas MLS College Showcase, however technical staff from MLS clubs will attend the remaining College Cup matches in Cary, N.C. on Dec. 13 and Dec. 15.
Homegrown-eligible underclassmen players – young talents developed by MLS club academies – will not participate in the 2019 adidas MLS College Showcase.
The eligible player list for the 2020 MLS SuperDraft presented by adidas will be announced at a later date following the 2019 adidas MLS College Showcase.
CLICK HERE for the list of players invited to attend in the 2019 adidas MLS College Showcase.