Empire United Soccer Academy

2018 Showcase Information

The 2018 Empire Cup College Showcase continues its' relationship Elite Tournaments and and US Youth Soccer Region 1 to bring the Eastern Regional League to Upstate NY for 2018! The ERL members will compete in the Showcase event as part of their highly competitive schedule, increasing the event exposure and drawing more competition. Below is the Region 1 and Elite Tournament's news release:


Eastern Regional League and Elite Tournaments Announce Partnership for 2017 Season


The Empire Cup College Showcase invites boys and girls teams U13 through U19 to participate in our 16th annual Showcase in Rochester, NY area. Rochester is located in Western New York and is easily accessible by major highways. The Showcase has traditionally drawn teams from throughout New Jersey, Delaware, New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, and Canada. The Empire Cup College Showcase is the premier college showcase in the Northeast. It draws nearly 100 coaches each year due to high level competition, great natural grass facilities, and great atmosphere. ERL league event and The Empire Showcase continue to play side by side throughout both the boys and the girls weekends, providing some of the top soccer in WNY.

Registration is now open.  Once you have completed your registration, you will receive confirmation that your application has been received. When we reach our deadline for registrations, we will notify the accepted teams.

BOYS WEEKEND: May 5-6, 2018  Click here to register

GIRLS WEEKEND: May 12-13, 2017  Click here to register

College Showcase:  $875-925
The Empire Cup and College Showcase is open to all USYSA and US Club Soccer affiliated teams who are in good standing with their state associations.  All premier, classic, and travel teams U13-U19 are eligible to enter.
All teams, weather permitting, will be guaranteed 3 matches:
Non-ERL - two on Saturday and one on Sunday.
ERL - 1 each day, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
We are committed to placing teams in groups with other teams of comparable strength and ability, ensuring competitive matches.
All Showcase games will be played at either:
  • Batavia Sports Park, 8069 Bank Street Rd, Batavia, NY 14020
  • Genesee Community College, 1 College Rd, Batavia, NY 14020
  • Byron-Bergen High School 
Tournament Directors:
Mike Henderson   585.322.5640
Gary Pasono        585.760.4737
Thanks for visiting our tournament website and we hope to see you in May 2017!!