Registration is Now Open!
Blue Chip Northeast Showcase - July 22-23, 2017
The Blue Chip Northeast Showcase in Amherst, Massachusetts - For High School Boys and Boys about to enter High School for the first time. Boys that qualify are 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021 graduates from high school.
Blue Chip Lacrosse now offers a Premier Recruiting Showcase in the Northeast. This Showcase will feature 100 of the top players from each age group in the Northeast Region of the United States. The player format will include field position specific clinics run by college coaches followed by games playing in a Championship format. Lectures on recruiting, motivation and the admission process will be featured on the first evening in a lecture hall setting for all the players. All Stars will be selected for each age group by a panel of Top Division I college coaches highlighting the best 22 players from each age group. These players will be highlighted in an All Star Game on the last day.
Blue Chip Northeast Showcase July 22-23, 2017 Schedule and Format
10:00AM - 12:00PM Checkin @ UMASS 1 Southwest Circle Amherst, MA 01003 to Receive room assignment, team assignment, schedule & gear.
11:00AM - 1:00PM Lunch available in Dining Commons
12:45PM - Players/Coaches arrive at fields
1:00 – 3:00PM on field position specific clinics run by College Coaches
3:00 - 5:00PM on field team practices run by College Coaches
4:00-6:00PM DINNER in Dining Commons
6:15 - 7:15PM - First Round Games for 2018 & 2020
7:15 - 8:15PM - First Round Games for 2019 & 2021
8:15 - 9:15PM - 2018 & 2020 Admissions, Motivation & Recruiting Seminar for all players & their parents presented by host D1, D2 & D3 college coaches
9:15 - 10:15PM - 2019 & 2021 Admissions, Motivation & Recruiting Seminar for all players & their parents presented by host D1, D2 & D3 college coaches
7:00 - 9:00AM BREAKFAST in Dining Commons
8:15 – 9:15AM Round 2 for 2018 & 2020 games
9:15 – 10:15AM Round 2 for 2019 & 2021 games
10:15 – 11:15AM Round 3 for 2018 & 2020 games
11:15AM – 12:15PM Round 3 for 2019 & 2021 games
11:00AM - 1:45PM LUNCH in Dining Commons
1:15 - 2:15PM Championship Round 4 for 2018 & 2020 games
2:00PM NE ELITE All Stars Announced
2:15 – 3:15 PM Championship Round 4 for 2019 & 2021 games
3:30 to 4:15PM 2018 & 2019 All Star Games
4:15 to 5:00PM 2020 & 2021 All Star Games
Details Surrounding the Blue Chip Northeast Showcase
*To qualify you must be a 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 graduate from high school.
* All interested participants should submit a "Players Requesting Invite" form found on the homepage of our website. This program requires a Club or High School Coach endorsement.
*Cost $569 - Includes Blue Chip NE Elite Showcase Shorts, Shooter Shirt and Reversible Game Jersey. 4 Meals, 1 night Lodging and Video Footage of all your games is also included in your registration price!
*PAYMENT PLAN Options are available! See below bottom of page for details.
* All registered participants are required to submit a Blue Chip Medical Form within 7-10 business days of completing the registration process. Please see the "Quick Links" menu on our homepage to print out a Blue Chip Medical Form. Players are not required to have a new physical. Our form can be filled out based on his most recent exam.
*All players will be split into 4 Age Groups 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 and there will be 4 teams per age group. The playing format will include two age groups playing each hour on four fields in a Championship format.
*All teams and clinic formats will be run by College Coaches.
**We will have 50-60 College Coaches on Staff for this Showcase. DI, DII and DIII College Coaches will be on Staff Coaching the teams and running the positional clinics for each age group. List to follow.
** DI Coaches committed as All Star Evaluators. Head or Asst. Colgate University, Head or Asst. UMASS, Asst. Johns Hopkins, Asst. U of Albany, Head or Asst. Rutgers, Head or Asst. (Hartford), Head or Asst. (Stonybrook), Head or Asst. (St. John's)
Please refer to our website homepage and review the "College Coaches" tab of Coaches that have participated as staff or evaluators in the past. The Blue Chip Showcases are now in their 20th year of helping young players move on and play at the next level!.
Traveling to the Blue Chip Northeast Showcase
Please look for the Registration Tent. Players will be lodged at The University of Massachusetts Southwest Dormitory facility. Parents looking for lodging while their player is participating in the Showcase or if you are flying in a day early can use the following hotels.
Courtyard Marriott Hadley Amherst 423 Russell St., Hadley, MA 01035 Phone: 413-256-5454
Hotel UMASS - University of Massachusetts 413-549-6000
** For additional area Hotel information please refer to the 225 Travel tab on the main menu of the website
Player Check in and Registration Procedures on July 22, 2017
*Player Check In will be at the corner of Southwest Circle and University Drive at the big white registration tent. At checkin players will receive their room assignment, room key and meal card for lodging on campus. They will also receive their team assignment, schedule, jersey, shorts and performance tee.
*Field Sessions will start promptly at 1:00pm
*Lower Boyden Fields @ UMASS are on the corner of University Ave and Commonwealth Ave. They are 1 block from the registration tent and directly across the street from the Southwest dorms.
* The Lower Boyden Fields are located Approx. 1 mile from the Courtyard Marriot hotel for parents who are staying in Amherst.
A Note on Travel Plans:
All players should arrive between 10am-12pm on Saturday, July 22, 2017
All players should plan on playing until 5:00 PM on Sunday afternoon July 23, 2017
The Payment Plan Option will be provided to you at the check out screen during the registration process. Registrations with Program Protection Plan add ons will pay the upgrade amounts at the time of the initial deposit. The remaining balance will follow the payment plan schedule listed below.
Cancellation and Refund Policy:
The Cancellation and refund policy is based on the DATE of cancellation NOT the REASON. All cancellation requests must be sent in writing by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
$200 of your Blue Chip registration fee is non-refundable.
Cancellation prior to July 1, 2017 Blue Chip will retain $200 and the balance of your registration fee is refunded.
Cancellation after July 1, 2017 there will no longer be any refunds processed.
It is imperative that if you are unable to attend after July 1st that you notify us by email so that the college coaches can best balance their teams.
If you purchase a Program Protection Plan you will have the ability to recover up to 100% of your non-refundable registration fees before and after July 1, 2017 subject to the terms of the specific policy offering.
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