National Events - College Showcases

ECNL National Events for the U15 - U19 Teams 

National Events are a three-day tournaments hosted by the ECNL. These events draw college coaches from around the country and allow teams to play against top competition from outside their regions and across the nation. National Events are a key piece of our programming efforts in assisting players in their college exploration.

The following number of events are included in the League Fee for each age group:

U13 and U14 teams attend one event

U15 teams attend two events

U16-U17 teams attend three events

U18/U19 attend one event 

Teams that qualify will participate in the ECNL National Playoffs in June/July (additional fee)

2021/22 ECNL Showcase Dates TBA

ECNL National Event Schedule

Below are the National Events that were chosen for the Thorns Academy to participate in for the 2020/2021 Season. Due to COVID-19 we are not attending the January event. 



3.3.2021 - Please note that the ECNL just recently changed these dates and modified the event.  We do not at this time have all the details as they are still finalizing the location - and the format. 

  • Date: June 30-July 7, 2021