FAST FACTS

 

 

  •  All parking in the Complex is FREE and adjacent to the facility.  Local vendors will be onsite providing food, merchandise, and other products.  The facility offers a full-range of concessions at affordable prices.  Don’t forget lots of GATORADE!

  •  The Pitch, a sports bar and grill, is located in Shawnee Park and offers food and drinks with seating overlooking the field complex. 

 

  •  The Shawnee Sports Complex is uniquely situated less than 220 miles from Columbus, Ohio; Lexington, Kentucky; Cincinnati, Ohio; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Greensboro, North Carolina; Akron, Ohio; Cleveland, Ohio, and Charlotte, North Carolina.  Our premier location at the crossroads of the mid-Atlantic gives your team the opportunity to play opponents from all over the East Coast and Midwest.

 

  •  West Virginia is home to a number of excellent soccer schools, including the 2019 Division II Champion Men’s team from the University of Charleston, recently #8 nationally ranked Marshall University Men’s team, and the four-time Big 12 Conference champion and recently #7 nationally ranked West Virginia University Women’s Team.  There are 16 Men’s and 19 Women’s collegiate soccer programs offering scholarships within the State.

 

College Showcase:

 

  • The East Coast College Showcase is excited to provide College Coaches with the opportunity to see the best players compete.  The College Showcase is for U15-U19 teams with games on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.  No awards will be given for this bracket.  Teams will enjoy preferred fields in the front of the complex with covered player benches and bleacher seating for spectators.  Coaches will receive player profiles and coaches gifts for attending.  Snacks and lunches will be served throughout the weekend for all college coaches.

 

 

Hotel Information:

 

  • Teams are NOT required to book hotels through the tournament!  We want every family to experience the greater Charleston area and the amazing activities that are available with affordable lodging options that make sense for your team and family.

  • Link to the Charleston Convention and Visitors Bureau for food, lodging, shopping and more. https://charlestonwv.com/

  • Link to the South Charleston Convention and Visitors Bureau for more food, lodging, shopping and more. https://visitsouthcharlestonwv.com/

 

  •  Over 40 hotel options

  •  Almost 100 AirBNB options

  •  Cabins and campgrounds less than 30 minutes from the Complex

 

Things to Do:

 

  •  Visit the unique shopping districts, Downtown Historic District on Capitol Street, and the Capitol Market located in Charleston or enjoy   a walk down the Kanawha Boulevard as the coal barges go up and down the river.

  •  Enjoy an open-air concert at Live on the Levee held on the Charleston river front every Friday night during the Summer.

  •  Bring along your ATVs and book a few days riding the Hatfield-McCoy Trail System.

  •  Like to kayak?  Bring your yaks and take a quick trip down the Elk River Water Trail located just outside of Charleston or the Coal River Walhonde Water Trail.

  • More adventure awaits if you want to explore America’s newest national park, New River Gorge National Park, with lots of options for whitewater rafting, hiking, biking, and climbing.