It’s time to RISE. Time to deliver on your player’s dreams of collegiate soccer and meet the challenge.

It’s time to attend RISE: The Commonwealth Showcase. Powered by Nike and The Commonwealth Soccer Club in Lexington, Kentucky on December 7-8, 2019, this turf-based early season event will offer a first class regional college showcase for $700. Well attended by colleges and weather-ready, this event holds the promise of a great season start and the possibility of achieving a kid’s dream. We have added a sixth site this year to meet our growing needs! Games on Friday will only be played if necessary and if your club agrees to play. Join us for our seventh annual Rise Showcase!

Rise: The Commonwealth Showcase – December 7-8, 2019

Previous attending clubs include: St. Louis Scott Gallagher, Kings Hammer, FC Pride, Michigan Jaguars, Lou Fusz, Bluegrass Soccer Club, Classics Eagles, Oldham Soccer Club, Derby City, Hoosier FC, FOSC, Lexington Futbol Club, NKSA, JYSA Storm, ZYSA, and Columbia Gol Star.

Rise Showcase 2019 Rules and Information

Location & Dates

  • Event Dates: December 7th – 8th, 2019
  • Registration closed: November 7th, 2019
  • The showcase is held in Lexington, Kentucky. All games will be played on turf fields.

Schedule and Standings
Rules and Format

  • U14-U19 teams will play 11v11 — Roster max size of 22.
  • Five (5) guest players can be eligible.
  • Eligibility: All teams must be in good standing in state associations.
  • USYSA and US Club teams are eligible.
  • Participation: All teams are guaranteed 4 games.
  • Game Length: All games on Friday and Saturday are 44 minutes long. The premise is to allow players maximum exposure to college coaches. The coaches are able to see more players in this format as compared to a traditional format.The players will remain fresh for all games, and given the time of year it will limit their exposure to cold temperatures. On Sunday, each team will play one regulation match of 80 minutes.



Headquarters-Henry Clay High School
2100 Fontaine Rd
Lexington, KY 40502


Bryan Station High School
201 Eastin Road
Lexington, KY 40505


Lafayette High School
401 Reed Ln
Lexington, KY 40503


Tates Creek High School
1111 Centre Pkwy
Lexington, KY 40517


Dunbar High School
1600 Man O’War Boulevard
Lexington, KY 40513


Frederick Douglass High School
2000 Winchester Road
Lexington, KY 40509


In order to make the most of your total tournament experience, we have partnered with TeamRunner to work with area hotels to make it easier to secure rooms for the weekend. For all hotel reservations, teams and parents need to visit the link below. The link provides you with easy access to all hotels made available for our tournament.

Hotel Reservation Link

** Please note that Rise is a “Stay to Play” event **

Team Selection
Teams are accepted based on record in league play and tournaments. In an effort to make RISE the most beneficial to teams, CSC reserves the right to refuse acceptance based on field availability.
Accepted Teams - 2019
Applications must be filled out online.

Application Deadline: November 7, 2019

Fees & Payments

  • Fees: $700 per U14-U19 TeamPayments are only accepted electronically.Pay via Paypal

    Club Name – Team Name
    Team ID # (GotSoccer)

Previous Results

Rise Showcase Tournament Check-in and Forms

Check-in Procedures
Team check-in must be complete by December 1, 2019. Please upload the forms using GotSoccer.

Instructions for uploading documents to GotSoccer (PDF)

Required Check-In Materials:

    1. Copy of Roster (validated by your state)
    2. Guest player Form (only if a team has any guest players attending)
    3. Copy of Front of Players/Coaches Cards – back of cards will only be required if state seal appears on the reverse of the card.
    4. Permit to Travel
    5. Liability Form – Must be signed by every parent on the team.


  • Sanctioning Form (PDF)
  • Team Liability Form (PDF)
  • Permission to Travel Form:Please visit your state association’s website for your travel form.
  • Guest Player Form: Please use your state association’s form.

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