ECNL National Selection Program


Held annually and becoming the most elite girls identification event in the country, approximately 90 of the nation’s top female youth soccer players are invited for one weekend to participate in training and competition.

The ECNL National Selection Program is free of charge for the players; the ECNL and Nike Soccer cover all of the costs associated with the camp, including hotel and ground transportation, meals, coaching, facilities, and equipment. The only cost for players is transportation to and from the camp. During the camp, the players have the opportunity to compete in front of top colleges from around the nation, are trained by some of the top youth coaches in the country, and learn from a series of off-field presentations from experts.


ECNL Girls National Selection Game powered by Beyond Pulse are an extension of the league’s player identification platform, providing additional competition and development opportunities for top players throughout the league. Each ECNL Girls National Selection Game during the 2019-2020 season will feature approximately 36 players from the U16 and U17 age groups, selected by the Girls ECNL based upon their performances in competition over the previous months.

The first ever ECNL Girls National Selection Game will be held in Phoenix, AZ in conjunction with the ECNL Girls National Event at Reach 11 Sports Complex from November 8-10, 2019, where more than 300 colleges are already expected to be in attendance.