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Showcase League

Showcase League 2023-24 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 NAPHL Power Rankings
  • 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 December event is in conjunction with NA3HL Showcase which draws over 100 college and junior scouts
  • NCAA Academic and Junior Recruiting Seminars will take place in December in conjunction to the NA3HL Showcase
  • The January Championship event takes place during the NA3HL Tender Distribution exclusive to the SHOW League
  • A SHOW 18U Top Prospects Event will take place at the NA3HL Fraser Cup which is attended by every NAHL and NA3HL team in a scouting capacity
  • The combination of event structure, location and partnerships create the best opportunity for player development, exposure and advancement
  • League website & Real-time statistics dedicated to promoting the SHOW
  • Live video broadcasting of every SHOW game.
  • 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
  • The SHOW League will play games consisting of 17-minute stop time periods

November 10-13
Manchester, NH

  • This event includes all 18U, 16U and 14U teams in the first match up of the season

December 15-18
Blaine, MN

  • This event includes all 18U, 16U and 14U teams in conjunction with the NA3HL Showcase
  • 16U and 14U teams will play Friday December 15th through Sunday December 17th
  • 18U teams will play Saturday December 16th through Monday December 18th in order to maximize exposure at the NA3HL Showcase

January 12-15
Troy/Rochester, MI

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

Application Details

  • Each event costs $2,500
  • Complete the online application form in its entirety
  • Mail a check payable to the NAPHL for $7,500 for each team you are registering 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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