The first and only LIVE basketball exposure camp in Italy for young talents.
Work on your skills, showcase yourself, perform and you just may find yourself with a new and exciting opportunity in Europe or in an American school 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? Do you want to understand what it takes to be a student-athlete in the USA? Look no further than the Elite Euro Talent Italy Showcase. Based in the thermal city of Montecatini Terme (30km from Florence), Italy, the event is at the heart of summer activity.
With numerous clubs just a short drive away, and visiting coaches, scouts and agents from all over the country and abroad attending, there is a premium platform available for you to reach your goals! 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, with four hours of basketball being conducted everyday under an international training style. In addition, there will be exposure games, creating 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 tasty Italian food and leisure time to complete the experience. Five days of immersion in the unique atmosphere of the Italian summer, with the usual top notch service awaits.
Be part of a group of young talents from all over Europe.
Ages accepted: From 13 to 19 years old (boys only)
Week 1: 24-29 June 2024
Basketball venue: Palavinci, Montecatini Terme, Tuscany, Italy*
Price: 1.200 EUR
Our event is directly organized and managed by us. We are not "reselling" third party camps.
*Subject to change
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 basketball 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 2024 Elite Euro Talent Showcase & Camp is a unique opportunity to get seen and to expose your talent.
This is the list of guests who attended the 2023 edition:
These colleges only recruit high-level profiles.
At EET, we have excellent relationships with the coaching staff of these (and many other) universities of which we collaborate with.
*We cannot guarantee that all participants will be introduced to any of these colleges.
If, in our opinion, a participant has the technical/athletic characteristics to meet the recruiting standards of these colleges, we will be more than happy to present the player's profile to the various universities.
We have been working with American universities for many years.
Our relationships span across D1, as well as D2 and D3 colleges, NAIA universities and Junior Colleges (JUCO).
In addition, many high schools and prep schools with world-class athletic and academic facilities in America's best locations are always looking for young talent from abroad.
Opportunities are there, if you're able to show yourself and ready to take them.
During the EET Camp & Showcase, we will provide detailed information on the selection and recruitment process of U.S. schools and universities.
Our high school and prep school placement success rate is 99.9%.
When it comes to college, things get more complicated and a player should be able to fully check various boxes required to compete at the level.
To find out more, all you have to do is register and participate in the only camp of its kind in Europe.
Elite Euro Talent is supporting JSerra High School as the official recruiting partner for their international basketball players.
JSerra High School is one of the most prestigious private schools in the country with high quality academics, an amazing location in California and incredible facilities and exposure.
Montecatini Terme is a famous spa town set in the beautiful region of Tuscany.
Renown all over the world for its rich thermal springs that were already exploited in Roman times. Today, Montecatini Terme, is one of the most popular and visited spa towns in Italy.
In the evenings, we will stroll to the city center for a walk.
International airport of Florence is easy reachable and the train station is a few minutes walking from the hotel.
The transfer service from / to the Florence airport is included.
We cooperate for the scouting and recruiting of the best young talents with some of the most important clubs and youth academies, such as:
The end of June is a perfect period for recruitment, as basketball championships are over and teams are looking for the best fits for their new season.
Montecatini Terme is a great location, with easy access to both the airport and the Bologna city center, allowing many basketball personnel to attend.
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 of which they can potentially create relationships with.
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.
Just a few of the placements we have supported from EET Italy are: