Late February dates provide athletes with enhanced guest experience; Event again to feature top high school field hockey players at Walt Disney World Resort near Orlando
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (Feb. 18, 2015) – The Disney Field Hockey Showcase will shift dates slightly for the 10th annual event in 2016, Disney Sports announced today.
Following this year’s successful Disney Field Hockey Showcase that featured more than 2,850 athletes and 624 total games, next year’s event will take place at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex Feb. 25-28, 2016. The shift in dates was based on guest feedback and will improve the overall guest experience for the athletes on and off the field while continuing to attract more than 250 college coaches from across the nation.
The 2016 showcase event will again feature a private party at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, which gives athletes special access to The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror, Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster starring Aerosmith and Toy Story Mania! attractions.
Select matches will air live on WatchESPN.com and the WatchESPN application from ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex, which is the largest provider of ESPN3 content in the world. Registration begins in mid-August.
The next field hockey event at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Disney is the Disney Junior Field Hockey Classic, July 24-27, 2015. Visit www.disneyfieldhockey.com for more information.