Well club soccer takes the cake the majority of the time but not in the case of the National Elite Prep Showcase where the teams come from all over the country, the best teams are matched up against each other, and the quality of play is second to none.
This is a true college showcase event where college coaches love to watch their future commits play against older and younger players, in different styles, different roles, against their club teammates, and with future teammates.
This years field of 34 teams pits the top teams from California, Florida, and of course, Texas. Ten of the Top 25 teams in the country will be playing this January in the first event of the 2016 high school season. Four of those teams are in the Top 10 including the #1 team in the country and NEPS co-host, Southlake Carroll.
So, in total, 15 of the nations top teams will be at NEPS in January and a slue of other top teams will show off their talent to college coaches and fans from all over.
The showcase committee is in the process of matching up the teams; those match-ups will be out this week and the schedule will be out the following week.