THE WORLD IS WATCHING!
Over 650 of the world’s best young hockey players will descend on the greater Philadelphia area May 2-6 as the puck drops for the World Selects Invitational U15 World Championships.
The top players in the world from the 2003 birth year will compete on 36 of the strongest Elite Select Teams from
around the globe, showcased in front of North America’s top college recruiters, prep schools, executives coaches and
scouts from USA Hockey, Hockey Canada, the CHL, USHL, NAHL, NCAA plus European and NHL scouts – all looking for that something special at the World Selects Invitational.
Organized by LEGACY Global Sports, the World Selects Invitational will see elite teams from 11 countries compete over five days in the Philadelphia, PA/Voorhees, NJ area. The event takes place at three premier locations: The Flyers Skate Zone in Voorhees (Home of the Philadelphia Flyers), the Flyers Skate Zone in Pennsauken and The Igloo in Mount Laurel.
Over 150 NCAA Coaches, Junior Hockey and NHL Scouts Will Be Looking for “The Next Ones”
The World Selects Invitational is the best opportunity for the world to see the next great draft prospects — truly the best breed of players at the preeminent marquee tournament. Over the next few weeks, key players will be featured.
“We’re thrilled to give these players the opportunity to showcase their immense talent,” Brad Robins, Director of Brand Ventures for LEGACY Global Sports, said. “We look forward to seeing these elite athletes learn more both on
and off the ice at WSI so they and their families can prepare for the next step in their hockey careers.”
This year’s WSI will also include high profile speakers from the hockey world including Hall of Famer Mark Howe, Direcotr of Scouting for the Detroit Red Wings, plus executives from the USHL, CHL and College Hockey Inc. for the Opening Ceremonies and Keynote Address on Wednesday, May 2 at 6:30 p.m.
About World Selects Invitational and LEGACY Global Sports
LEGACY’s WSI program has grown over the last 10 years to be the best of international elite youth hockey with annual tournaments in the USA, Finland, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Italy. WSI alumni include an array of current NHL players including Robby Fabbri, Gabriel Landeskog, Aaron Ekblad, Brandon Saad, Alex Galchenyuk, Filip Forsberg and many more! Projected 2018 NHL Draft number one overall pick, Rasmus Dahlin, also played in the World Selects Invitational.
LEGACY Global Sports hosts over 1,000,000 youth athletes and their families at over 450 elite youth sports events,
tournaments and tours across North America and Europe every year – from AAA hockey to top level soccer, lacrosse
football and golf and is a partner in the spectacular new Pro-Football Hall of Fame Youth Sports Complex in Canton, Ohio as well as the host of the Future Legends Tournament with the Hockey Hall of Fame each year.
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