The first and only basketball LIVE exposure event in Italy.
Showcase yourself, perform and you just may find yourself with a new and exciting opportunity in Europe or in the American schools & universities awaiting you.
Several clubs and scouts attended our event during previous editions.
Want to find a professional opportunity in Europe? Looking to study in Europe? Look no further than the Elite Euro Talent Italy Showcase. Based in a small nice village very close to Bologna, Italy, the event is at the heart of summer activity. With numerous clubs just a short drive away, as well as visiting coaches, scouts and agents from all over the country and abroad, there is a premium platform available for you to reach your goal! Show up, perform and you just may find yourself with a new and exciting opportunity in Europe awaiting you. All athletes will have a rare opportunity to train under the instruction of the renown Core Focus and Ground Zero Training team, four hours of basketball everyday, American training system, exposure games. Hence, this is an ideal setting to not only sharpen your basketball skills and knowledge, but to be seen by clubs and coaches. Through this exposure opportunity, all participants can potentially earn offers from the best Italian youth academies and clubs, like most of our previous participants have.
Beyond the on court opportunities, there will be top Bolognese food, a city visit, and leisure time at the pool to complete the experience. Five days of immersion in the unique atmosphere of the Italian summer with the usual top notch service.
Be part of a group of young talents from all over Europe.
Showcase yourself in our basket camp!
Ages accepted: From 12 to 19 years old (boys & girls)
Specific programs for the "Future Stars" born 2008-2009-2010
Dates: June/July 2022*
Location: Calderino near Bologna, Italy
The price does not include the flights and the visa cost
Reductions for previous EET alumni
*Dates & facilities subject to change
Spots are limited
We will be complying to the local COVID-19 protocols in force at the time of the event
Our event is directly organized and managed by us. We are not "reselling" third party camps.
Elite Euro Talent camp in Italy
Follow us to find out who will be guest basketball coaches and scouts for this showcase edition. The list is constantly being updated as we get confirmations.
Our guest coaches will be an active part of the Elite Euro Talent Showcase & Camp, not only as coaches on the court during the practices, but also off the court sharing their knowledge of the game and giving advice in ways to help participants become better players and students.
At the same time, coaches will assess possible new talents for their programs and potentially offer a scholarship to players that are top prospects.
For these reasons, participating in the 2022 Elite Euro Talent Showcase & Camp is a unique opportunity to get seen and to expose your talent.
This is the list of guests during the 2021 edition:
In addition, Riccardo will produce the highlights and video interviews of the most prominent players, which will then be published in Italian and English on basketballncaa.com
Elite Euro Talent is supporting JSerra High School as the official recruiting partner for their international basketball and other sports players.
JSerra High School is one of the most prestigious private schools in the country with high quality academics, an amazing location in California, incredible facilities and exposure to college coaches.
The small village of Calderino is located in beautiful countryside 10km from the city of Bologna, easily accessible from the A1 and A14 motorways. From the Bologna ring road, it can be reached in 10 minutes by car.
Bologna Marconi International Airport (BLQ), is reachable in 15 minutes.
Pilastrino Station, on the Bologna - Vignola railway line, in 4 minutes.
The transfer service from / to BLQ and Pilastrino Station is included in our service.
Elite Euro Talent is proud to be a guest of the Polisportiva Monte San Pietro. Together with the Francesco Francia basketball club of Zola Predosa, they have made the modern sports center available, which also includes the Jesse Owens Arena and the other adjacent structures for our sports and recreational activities.
Furthermore, we pride ourselves on having the patronage of the Municipality of Monte San Pietro.
The location is perfect for welcoming participants, who can easily reach the sports center from the hotel with just a short walk.
In previous EET Italy Showcase editions, we have had the pleasure to host some of the most important clubs and youth academies in Italy, such as:
In addition, many more clubs have attended to see our players live.
At our previous event, we had the honor to host the St. Rose University coaching staff, an NCAA college located in New York.
The end of June is a perfect period for recruitment, as basketball championships are over and the teams are looking for the best fit for their new season.
Monte San Pietro is a perfect location, with easy access to both the airport and the Bologna city center.
Coaches and GM's of the clubs understand the value in attending our event, as they have the opportunity to see several good prospects at the same time and they can potentially create relationships with the players.
For all these reasons, our showcase event is unique in Europe and it's an amazing opportunity for players to get exposure at a high level.
Several players that have attended the Elite Euro Talent Italy Basketball Showcase have received good offers from Italian and Spanish clubs, as well as from American schools and universities.
For example, from the EET 2018 edition, some of the placements we have supported are: