The City Showcase Tournament and Symposium provides strong competition, exposure to college soccer recruitment, and information on college access (from both an educational and athletic standpoint) for youth soccer teams and players from the New York metropolitan area and beyond. The event places particular emphasis on providing inner city and minority youth, who are underrepresented in higher education and college soccer, a platform to reach college. At the same time, the event welcomes teams and players from beyond the city and across the region each year.
Last year, the City Showcase had over 75 boys and girls teams competing, with over 100 college coaches in attendance. DUSC teams competing did particularly well:
The City Showcase Tournament is a partnership between South Bronx United and Downtown United Soccer Club.