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2024 Sunshine Showcase Preview

KISSIMMEE, Fla. - In three days, the Sunshine Showcase, presented by Team IP, returns – bigger and more magical than ever! USA Field Hockey is thrilled to get back on the fields and welcome the largest event to date, hosted at the ESPN Wide World of Sports at Walt Disney World Resort. Here is a sneak peak of what's in store at the 2024 Sunshine Showcase.

Everything about the event - including schedule, results, venue map, colleges in attendance and more - can be found on the 2024 Sunshine Showcase Event Page.

Venue: ESPN Wide World of Sports

The ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex, located at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida, is one of the premier sites for amateur sports in the nation. The complex hosts more than 100 entertainment and sporting events each year and has accommodated 70 different sports featuring athletes from 70 different countries. Designed to provide professional, amateur and youth athletes with experiences synonymous with the names Disney and ESPN, the 220-acre facility features multiple competition venues, including 16 baseball/softball fields, a 9,500-seat ballpark, 18 multi-purpose outdoor fields for soccer, football and field hockey, three indoor venues for basketball, volleyball, cheerleading, dance and other indoor sports, a track & field facility and a cross country course.

For more information, visit disneysportsnews.com for news releases, photos and videos. Follow on Twitter at @ESPNWWOS and on Facebook at ESPNWWOS.

Vendor Village

Fifteen vendors will be in attendance, returning favorites such as Adidas/HFS, Approach Clothing, Dita USA, Hocsocx, Longstreth, Osaka Hockey, Pain & Gain/Vlack, Team IP, Teamzila, Wears Woody and YOLO Sportswear. New to the village this year is Blockstar, Mr Assist, N&D Sports, and Trend Field Hockey.

Vendor Village will be open on Friday, January 26 from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. ET; Saturday, January 27 from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. ET; and Sunday, January 28 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET. Be sure to stop by and support the vendors this coming weekend!

Presenting Sponsor: TeamIP

Stop by the TeamIP booth to purchase the official event merchandise!

Hockey5s

USA Field Hockey is excited to highlight Hockey5s at the 2024 Sunshine Showcase! Come to the Hockey5s Field (between Field 21 and 23) during the following times to learn about Hockey5s, starting Hockey5’s in your club, and to join in some fun, friendly competition!

Friday, January 26: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Saturday, January 27: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Sunday, January 28: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Hockey5s is a dynamic, innovative and fine small-sided version of hockey that is growing in popularity around the world. The inaugural FIH Hockey5s World Cup in Muscat, Oman is taking place at the same time as the 2024 Sunshine Showcase, where both the U.S. men and women will be competing after winning gold at the 2023 Hockey5’s Pan American Games. For more information about the FIH Hockey5s World Cup Oman, visit the event page

Sport Development

USA Field Hockey’s Sport Development Team will be at the Sunshine Showcase, set up between Fields 21 and 23. Stop by to learn about Hockey5’s and discuss how USA Field Hockey can help support the great work you are doing in your community to Grow the Game.

#SunshineShowcase

All athletes, coaches, fans and attendees are encouraged to use the hashtag #SunshineShowcase and #ESPNatDisney and tag @USAFieldHockey on social media throughout the event. USA Field Hockey will be re-sharing tags moments to document the annual event.

Action Shots

USA Field Hockey will be seeking quality action shots daily from the 2024 Sunshine Showcase. If you or any coach, parent or family member from your club will be taking photos throughout the event, please submit them to communications@usafieldhockey.com for a chance to be featured in the full gallery!

Team Check-In

Team check-in will occur Thursday, January 25 from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. ET at the ESPN Wide World of Sports complex at the Northeast Pavilion, just north of the Advent Health Arena.

Club administers and coaches, please bring ALL waivers and coach identification to team Check-In. Coaches must show a valid ID to receive wristbands.

If you are unable to make it to check-in during this time, please email events@usafieldhockey.com. Late check in will occur Friday, January 26, 2024 from 7:00 a.m to 10:00 a.m. Coaches may head to the USA Field Hockey tent after team check in to complete coach check in (ID REQUIRED).

Parking

There is still no charge for general parking. Purchase VIP parking by clicking here.

 

Looking for more information on the Sunshine Showcase? Contact Madeline Hoeppner, USA Field Hockey's Director of Events, at mhoeppner@usafieldhockey.com. For more event information, visit the Sunshine Showcase Event Page.

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