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Showcase League

Showcase League 2024-25 Season

SHOW League

The NAPHL's SHOWCASE (SHOW) League is for Tier I and Tier II teams from all over North America looking to showcase their players at NAPHL events. The SHOW provides teams with the best opportunity to showcase and advance players to junior and college hockey. Since the inception of the SHOW League we have experienced increased number of opportunities for players at the NAHL, NA3HL, and T1ER Leagues. The internal exposure elements inclusive of an exclusive tendering system and the strategically schedule events have proven to be very beneficial to the players competing in the SHOW League.

Key Details

  • Divisions, competition and playoff seeding will be determined by a series of data points utilized by the CBD Rankings (Competition, balance, & development)
  • NAHL Central Scouting will be in attendance to these events in order to add additional scouting and exposure opportunities for the players
  • SHOW League players have access to the NAHL and NA3HL Tendering system that is exclusive only to the NAPHL
  • The November event is on the east coast within 2 hours of 17 NCAA DI and 33 NCAA DIII hockey schools
  • The January Championship event takes place during the NA3HL Tender Distribution exclusive to the SHOW League
  • Four SHOW 18U Top Prospects Event will take place during the Columbus Combine which is a required event for NA3HL teams and attended by many NAHL teams in a scouting capacity
  • The combination of event structure, location, and partnerships create the best opportunity for player development, exposure and advancement by hosting league events in Minnesota, Massachusetts, and Michigan
  • NAStat website & Real-time statistics dedicated to promoting the SHOW
  • Live video broadcast of every T1ER League Showcase game through
  • Participants must stay at approved NAPHL hotels
  • Participants must work in the spirit of partnership with NAPHL initiatives
  • Applicants must execute such documents as are reasonably necessary to complete application

Scheduling Details

  • The SHOW League will consist of 3 events with 4 games including Playoffs at the 18U and 16U Levels. The 14U level will consist of 2 events with 4 games including Playoffs
  • The SHOW League will play games consisting of 17-minute stop time periods

October 11-13
Blaine, MN

  • This event includes all 18U and 16U teams in the first match-up of the season
  • In conjunction with the Fall League Championship

November 15-17
Marlborough, MA

  • This event includes all 18U, 16U, and 14U teams

January 17-20
Troy/Rochester, MI

  • This event includes all 18U, 16U, 14U teams for the SHOW Championship
  • This event is in conjunction with the NAPHL SHOW Tender Distribution for NA3HL team

Application Details

Teams must complete the steps below:

  • Complete the online application form in its entirety
  • Mail a copy of your application and a check payable to the NAPHL for each team ($7,500 for 18U & 16U - 3 events at $2,500; $5,000 for 14U - 2 events at $2,500) you are applying for and send to the following::
    • NAPHL
      5151 Belt Line Rd. Suite 877
      Dallas, TX 75254
  • Applications that are not accepted will be refunded in full
  • Please contact Dennis Vickers if you have any questions
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