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    Apply today for 2014 Virginian Elite Showcase

    Applications for the 2014 edition of The Virginian Elite Showcase are now open. Don’t be left out of the biggest Memorial Day event on some of the best venues in the National Capital Region.

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    How Virginian Elite Showcase helps local youth soccer

    SYC has hosted the Virginian for some four decades, and during that time the massive Memorial Day weekend event – which last year featured around 700 teams – has been helping local youth grow up with the game.

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    CaptainU Showcase services for players and coaches

    CaptainU will provide player profiles and free access to their online software to help all attending athletes maximize their exposure at the upcoming event to college coaches.

  • 2014 Field Assignments are posted

    Looking to see where you will play this year? We’ve posted the field assignments by gender/age group here.

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    Sound the alarm: Firehouse Subs to cater Virginian Elite Showcase

    At next month’s Virginian Elite Showcase, Firehouse Subs will ease food concerns with concessions stands at several tournament locations with teams able to pre-order for pickup at specific times and fields, as well as order on-the-fly.

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    New Evergreen SportsPlex to host our Girls College Showcase

    Our girls College Showcase matches will be hosted by the new Evergreen SportsPlex, a state-of-the-art complex of synthetic-turf fields located northwest of Dulles International Airport that has drawn rave reviews among the Northern Virginia soccer community since its opening last October.

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    Service takes on special meaning on Memorial Day at Virginian Elite Showcase

    Lieutenant Colonel Lance Eldred of the U.S. Army spent the first day of his Memorial Day weekend volunteering at the Virginian Elite Showcase. What was supposed to be a weekend about him and his fellow soldiers ended up being a weekend about selflessly serving people, as he decided to help out at the coaches’ tent over at South Run Park.

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    Perfect weather, penalty-kick shootouts, passionate parents adorn U-12 girls division

    There was no shortage of drama and quality on display during Virginian Elite Showcase Under-12 girls play at Howison Park Sunday. With the age group divided into 11v11 and 8v8 divisions and further split into several different bracket levels, there were almost too many games to keep up with.

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    Sunshine, sportsmanship, turf talk on Day 2

    On a day where the Virginian Elite Showcase matches at Greenbriar and Poplar Tree parks were rife with chippy, hard-nosed play, the highlight of the day came in one of the afternoon matches at Poplar. Stafford Revolution (Va.) earned a 2-0 victory over Steel Town Magic (Pa.) in the U16 Girls showcase, and also produced the day’s best example of sportsmanship.

  • With long-term focus, academy system demands sacrifices

    Every team at the Virginian Elite Showcase soccer tournament has played their fair share of soccer this year. Even in the U16 Boy’s Showcase division, these young men (most of whom are sophomores in high school) eat, sleep and breathe soccer.