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NAIA to Launch Inaugural Sports Showcase in June 2014

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January 15, 2014
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Kansas City, Mo. — The inaugural NAIA Sports Showcase, the only national collegiate association-administered event of its kind, will help match high school and junior college student-athletes with athletic programs at member schools in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA).

Developed by NAIA coaches and the NAIA National Office, the three-day event to be held June 20-22, 2014 at the Eastside Centre in East Peoria, Ill., will offer prospective students the opportunity to showcase their talents through sport-specific performance tests developed by NAIA coaches. Sports included in the inaugural event are football, baseball, softball and soccer. Registration services for the NAIA Showcase were provided by ABC Sports Camps, Online Registration and Website. For more information on the showcase, visit

During the showcase, students will have the chance to interact with NAIA coaches and find out more about NAIA institutions. Participants will also learn about NAIA academic and athletic eligibility standards from the NAIA Eligibility Center and be introduced to the NAIA’s Champions of Character program.

“We’re looking forward to providing potential NAIA student-athletes with an opportunity to build relationships with NAIA coaches at a first-class event. This furthers our mission as the student-centered athletics association,” said Jim Carr, NAIA President and CEO.

The event is open to all NAIA coaches, who need to register at to secure their free reservation.

The cost for student-athletes is $125. Register today at

ABC Sports Camps Registration Services, who as a NAIA partner is offering a special discounted rate for NAIA members, specializes in registration services for sport camps and events, including complete online management, marketing and reporting tools. Partners also receive an event specific website that can be turned around quickly to be ready for camps this summer.

For more information on ABC Sports Camps, visit, call 425-654-130 or email You must mention that you’re an NAIA member to receive the special rate.

2014 NAIA Showcase Schedule – REGISTER NOW
Friday, June 20 – Softball and Women’s Soccer
Saturday, June 21 – Men’s Soccer and Baseball
Sunday, June 22 – Football