Article Written by Travis Clark
Published: June 21, 2016
For the first time since 2013, the Development Academy Playoffs and Showcase returned to Frisco, Texas for the final stages of elite boys club soccer season.
The U14, U16 and U18 age groups will be front and center over the coming week. Thirty-two teams in each of the older age groups will contest for a spot in the quarterfinals, while three showcase games are set tobe contested by all the U14 teams in attendance and the U16 sides.
College coaches and U.S. Soccer scouts will be watching intently all week.
TopDrawerSoccer.com is also down in Texas all week covering the action. Be sure to check back here for all the event coverage from Frisco.
2016 Development Academy Preview Coverage
U16 Playoff Preview | U18 Playoff Preview | U16 Players to Watch | U18 Players to Watch
Five U16 dark horses | Five U18 dark horses | U14 Showcase Players to Watch | DA Playoff draw analysis
U14 Standouts from Day 1 | Photos from Day 1 | U14 Standouts from Day 2 | Photos from Day 2
U14 + U16 Notable Performances on Day 3 | Photos from Day 3 | Playoff stars from Wednesday
Rounding up Thursday's Showcase stars | Thursday's photos | Friday's DA Playoff notables | Friday's photos
Saturday's Showcase stalwarts | Saturday photos | Stars from Sunday's group finales | U14 Best XI
U16 Showcase Best XI | U16 Playoffs Best XI | U18 Playoffs Best XI | U16 quarterfinal preview
U18 quarterfinal preview | U16 quarterfinal recap | U18 quarterfinal recap