Details & FAQs
Frequently Asked Questions
Why Should I Attend A Showball Showcase Cam?p
- BE SEEN BY ALL 8 IVY LEAGUE HEAD COACHES!
- We run the nation’s only Head Coach Academic Showcase Camps and the nation’s largest showcase camp (150 colleges – Super Mega Showcase Camp).
- Our #1 showcase platform enables student-athletes to perform at optimal levels and achieve peak performance.
- With a collection of top coaches from Division I, II & III colleges in attendance, your odds of playing college softball drastically increase.
- All head coaches and recruiting coaches will be actively providing feedback, workouts, instructional work, and coaching for the entire camp.
- Put yourself in a position to succeed.
What Should Each Player Bring To Camp?
All players are required to bring their softball equipment (baseball gloves, batting gloves, bats, helmets, and catcher’s equipment), softball pants, socks, belts and cleats. We recommend wearing white pants, red socks and a red belt. Jerseys and hats will be provided at check-in.
After the 1st day of the camp, all players must show up to camp in full uniform with shirts tucked in and with hats on properly.
What Time Does Camp Begin Each Day?
Please be advised that there are two different start times on day 1. Half of the campers will be required to check in at 7am while the other half of the campers will be required to check in around 12:30pm. Each group will workout for approximately 5-6 hours.
On day 2, the start and end times are contingent upon your team’s scheduled games. Please be prepared for your 2nd game to end as early as 1pm or as late as 7pm.
When Will The Camp Schedule & Rosters Be Available Pre-Camp?
Please reference the itinerary link on the desired camp page. Typically, itineraries, rosters and camp instructions are posted 4-5 days prior to the start of a given camp.
Does Showball Provide Lodging and Meals For Participants?
All participants are responsible for their own lodging and meals. To secure a room at the host hotel (same hotel where coaches will be staying), please reference the “travel / accommodations” link on the desired camp page.
May My Daughter Be Placed On The Same Team As a Friend Or Current Teammate?
To ensure that your daughter and teammate / friend are on the same team, simply send a request via email firstname.lastname@example.org.
All requests must be submitted at least 3 weeks prior to the start date of a camp.
Are Parents Permitted To Attend The Camp And Interact With Coaches?
Parents are indeed encouraged to attend the camp as your support is vital in this process.
However, although interaction with coaches is permitted, we recommend being mindful that each coach’s purpose for being at the camp is to interact with and evaluate the players. In the event your son is having a conversation, you are certainly welcome to join.
WiLl Evaluations / Player Worksheets Be Provided To Players?
All players will be provided a verbal feedback (consisting of constructive feedback) at the conclusion of their 2nd game on day 2.
The feedback should be utilized as a tool for players to improve their game and the information will be provided by one of the attending college coaches.
Will There Be An Athletic Trainer On Location?
Showball employs and ensures that an athletic trainer will be on site for the duration of the camp.
In the event that ice is required or an injury occurs, the trainer will be available to address the situation.
What Happens In The Event of Inclement Weather and Will There Be a Refund?
There are no refunds.
Since all expenses are paid in their entirety prior to the start of the camp, there are no refunds under any circumstance. However, in the event of inclement weather, Showball reserves the right to modify the camp schedule and format in order to complete as much of the camp as possible.
This includes shortening workouts, drills and/or games. Although we will not extend the camp to another day, we will certainly do everything in our power to provide a complete and professional experience.
Attend a Showball Camp and Your Chances Of Playing College softball Increase
All campers will receive a complimentary snack if they are enrolled in Day Camp (ages 3-6) and during afternoon Extended Care for all campers. Water is always available and encouraged to provide a boost of energy during the hot summer days.
Of course, campers are welcome to bring their own snack to camp. If you bring a snack from home, please label it with a permanent marker and include your camper’s first and last name. Please also note that camper-brought snacks will be stored in a cool indoor space, but will not be refrigerated.
High School Student-Athletes Attend Showball To Increase Their Chances of Playing College Softball
There are three primary reasons to enroll in a Showball event:
- HEAD COACHES: Increase your odds of competing at the next level. Play in front of Head Coaches, who make all final decisions for their collegiate programs.
- EXPOSURE & EFFICIENCY: Interact with over 45 to 70 college coaches, representing the nation’s top athletic programs and academic institutions. all at one venue.
- STAY AHEAD & BE INFORMED: Get to know the coaches throughout the camp: ask them questions, learn about the recruiting process, request candid feedback.
The Showball Advantage – By The Percentages
Over 15 Years of Feedback: Parents, Players and College Coaches
Attribute The Increase In Your Percentage To Play Collegiate softball
After Attending a Showball Showcase Camp
PARENTS Have Stated That Showball Camp Alumni Have a 97% Increased Opportunity To Play College softball
COACHES Have Stated That Showball Camp Alumni Have a 99% Increased Opportunity To Play College softball