Monday, December 18, 2023
Paradise Coast Sports Complex
Held annually in Naples, Florida in association with Championship Week, the Futures Showcase is open to athletes in 6th through 9th-grade. Championship Week in Naples, FL is also home to the finals of the FBU National Championship Tournament, and the FBU Freshman All-American Bowl.
The Futures Showcase is a one-day assessment of football skill for student-athletes wanting to Showcase their talents in front of some of the best evaluators in the country. This event is modeled after NFL minicamps, with measurable testing, assessments of football skill and development, and functional feedback designed for future improvement. Student-athletes will receive combine measurements/testing (height, weight, wingspan, 40-yard dash, pro agility, 5-10-5 & broad jump) and participate in showcase drills (1v1’s, 7v7, etc.).
The FBU Futures Showcase will provide certified and legitimate exposure for student-athletes in attendance. Selection committee members from the National Combine, FBU Freshman All-American Bowl and All-American Bowl on NBC will be on-site to evaluate athletes in attendance. UC Report Personnel will be on-site to film testing drills, distribute invites to elite events, create select profiles and distribute information to their collegiate database. Finally, National Recruiting Analysts from 247sports will be on-site to evaluate players, create profiles for select top performers and to provide a post-event recap article.
The Futures Showcase will be awarding National Combine invites to top 2027 athletes, FBU Freshman All-American Bowl Invites to top 2028 athletes, UC Report Awards to all top performers & MVP’s and 247Sports recognition to the top 2027 and 2028 student-athletes. UA Selection Committee will be on-site to distribute invites to the 2024 & 2025 UA Futures Next 8th Grade All-Star Game.
All participating student-athletes should come prepared with shorts, socks, cleats, shoes/slides and water. Student-Athletes will receive an official Futures Showcase Shirt, Combine Wristband and additional FBU/Sponsor apparel.
There are multiple lodging options available throughout Collier County in Naples, FL. Feel free to book lodging that best suits your family for the 2023 FBU Futures Showcase.
Tentative Itinerary (subject to change)
11:00am-1:00pm | Registration
11:00am-1:00pm | Combine Testing
1:00pm-1:15pm | Orientation
1:15pm-1:30pm | Dismiss to fields & Warm-Up
1:30pm-3:30pm | Showcase, 1v1, OL/DL Challenge
3:30pm-4:00pm | Awards & Dismissal