The Gulf States Showcase 2020

December 5th – 6th, 2020

Play Near one of the World's Best Beaches​
You will be near some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Relax at the beach while you don’t have a game!
Right Next to OWA Theme Park – Just Minutes from the Fields
Being next to OWA Theme Park in Foley has its special perks. You not only get to go on amusement rides, but there are also other attractions nearby such as OWA Downtown where you can find restaurants to eat and go shopping.


Foley Sports Tourism Complex in Foley, AL - 16 Full-Sized Championship Fields

The Gulf States Showcase uses one of the best soccer complexes in the southeast.

Recap of the 2019 gulf states showcase

  • 35  U14-U18 Travel soccer teams from Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida

  • 17 Colleges and universities represented from the southeast

  • 5 USSF Certified referee instructors

  • Regional Referee Academy hosted by the Alabama Soccer Referee Committee and Snap Soccer

  • Hand-picked officials with letters of recommendation from assignors

colleges & universities at the 2019 showcase


Regional referee academy

In a partnership with Snap Soccer and the Alabama Soccer Referee Committee, the Gulf States Showcase also hosted a Regional Referee Academy to help educate and instruct the top referees in the region. The 2019 event hosted top-level referees from Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Tennessee.

Alabama Soccer Referee Committee (ASRC) Coordinators:

Referee Mentors:

  • Guido Gonzales – U.S. Soccer National Referee / Professional Referee Organization (PRO) Referee
  • Nick Uranga – FIFA AR / PRO AR
  • Matt Thompson – National Referee / Working professional matches
  • Olivia Urig – Regional Referee / PRO career track / Working professional matches
  • Michael Smith – Regional Referee / PRO tier / Working professional matches
  • Austin Holt – Regional Referee / PRO tier / Working professional matches

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