Each June, selected U-14, U-16 and U-19 Girls athletes from across the United States compete in the Nexus Championship (NXC). Known as the premier championship event in USA Field Hockey's Olympic Development Pathway program, Nexus, the NXC consists of the top 12 percent of athletes from across the nation in those age division and is highly attended by college coaches, recruiters and USA Field Hockey High Performance staff.
This annual tournament is known for producing some of the best up and coming talent in the United States, athletes in each age division have the chance to be selected by USA Field Hockey Junior High Performance selectors to the Stars and Stripes Elite Game, an elite all-star exhibition game featuring top players from around the country. Participating U-16 NFC athletes also have the opportunity to be selected to one of eight squads that will participate in the annual AAU Junior Olympic Games.
History of the Nexus Championship
Previous Nexus Championship Locations
Past Nexus Championship Winners
U-14: Squaw Valley
U-14: Los Angeles