NAIA Showcase brings local athletes and coaches together

Published 06/20 2014 04:35PM

Updated 06/20 2014 08:58PM

PEORIA - The NAIA Sports Showcase is in Peoria from June 20th-22nd. It's an opportunity for local student-athletes to tryout for a college scholarship in front of NAIA coaches.

There will be more than 175 college coaches in five sports represented (football, baseball, softball and men's and women's soccer) there to watch young athletes play and possibly offer scholarships to them.

This event is the first in the country where college coaches can be there and meet with student-athletes.

Unlike the NCAA, the NAIA allows coaches to meet and review student-athletes live and our association wants to help young people get scholarships from our member colleges and universities.

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