FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Who can attend a Rivals 3 Stripe Camp?
The Rivals 3 Stripe Camps are a series of 12 regional camps. The camps are geared toward current juniors, but sophomores and freshmen are eligible. Top performers could qualify for a spot in the Rivals Five-Star Challenge, an annual event that has been held at NFL stadiums such as Chicago’s Soldier Field, Baltimore’s M&T Bank Stadium, Indiana Farm Bureau Football Centerand the Georgia Dome.
How do I get invited to a Rivals 3 Stripe Camp?
Coaches who would like to nominate a player can send information as well as a video link to firstname.lastname@example.org
. Any player interested in nominating himself can also send information to email@example.com
or visit VTO Sports
. We will select top performers at the Rivals adizero Combine the day before the camps.
NOTE: There will be no walk-ups accepted for any of the Rivals 3 Stripe Camps. Only athletes who have been invited will be able to participate.
What is the cost to attend the Rivals 3 Stripe Camps Presented by Adidas?
All Rivals 3 Stripe Camps are free. Prospects must provide their own transportation to camps.
How can a player register for the Rivals 3 Stripe Camp?
Coaches or players who would like to nominate a player can do so at the following link: https://n.rivals.com/underclassman_form
. Over the coming months, if anything changes, new offers, significant updates, then please update us with this information in a brief email to firstname.lastname@example.org
. Only players who receive a code from a Rivals analyst can sign up. There will be no walk-ups at camps in 2018.
Some spots will be awarded to top performers at the Adizero Combines, and players can also earn an invitation through VTO camps. Information on VTO camps will be released soon.
Can I come to a Rivals Camp and watch?
Yes. We invite parents, friends etc. of the student-athletes to come. However, please know that the space and location of the viewing area will vary greatly based on the venue.
How can I change my registration information?
What happens at a Rivals 3 Stripe Camp?
Players will have their photo taken and do media interviews. After a dynamic warmup, players do position-specific drills (QBs, RBs, WR/TEs, OLs, DLs, LBs and DBs) with highly qualified and experienced coaches to work individually on football skills and techniques and then do one-on-ones. The one-on-ones are the highlight of the camp, during which WRs will go against DBs, RBs square off with LBs and OLs battle DLs. QBs will alternate throwing to WRs and RBs at different times.
What should players bring to the camp?
Players participating in the Rivals 3 Stripe Camp will need to bring a pair of cleats, socks and mouth guard. Gatorade will provide hydration; players are encouraged to eat a healthy breakfast the morning of the camp. We encourage you to leave any valuables at home and NOT bring them with you to the event. We are not responsible for any stolen or misplaced items!
What are the player benefits for attending a Rivals 3 Stripe Camp?
Players participating will be given the chance to earn national exposure from Rivals.com by competing against the best. Video and action photos will be taken, players will be evaluated by numerous Rivals.com analysts at each event and athletes will learn more about what it takes to compete at the highest level and gauge their current abilities against others at the same position.
If a player is already being recruited, should he still attend the camp?
Yes. The Rivals 3 Stripe Camp is a tremendous way to attract attention of schools from the around the country who will be reading articles and watching video on Rivals.com. The camp also is a great way to be coached by some of the best, improve your technique and compete against top players from your area. Players might qualify to earn a spot in our prestigious national camp and show our analysts and college coaches around the country that they are competitors.
What level of competition should a player expect at the camp?
Players at the Rivals 3 Stripe Camp should expect to go against the very best in their region. Rivals.com is the biggest and best recruiting website in the country and top prospects are always trying to improve their ranking as well as their stock with college recruiters. Colleges cannot attend camps in person, per NCAA rules, so they view the action through the stories and lists written by our analysts and the video shot by our videographers. The best of the best will be attending these events.
Would a poor performance at a camp hurt my ability to be recruited?
A poor performance at the Rivals 3 Stripe Camp will not hurt your ability to be recruited, as our team of writers focus on the top performers at each event and don't call out poor performers. However, we provide no promises when it comes to our national rankings and we expect some players to raise their stock with our analysts, while the stock of others could drop. However, the instruction a player receives at the camp and the opportunity to gauge his current skill-set against the very best is what makes these camps invaluable. We have a saying in the camp business - "You can't get better sitting at home." We expect the best of the best to want to prove they belong in that select company.
Will attending a camp or combine potentially help my ability to be recruited?
Yes. A good performance at the Rivals 3 Stripe Camp or posting top times at the Rivals adizero Combine can certainly help your ability to be recruited. We have seen interest from colleges increase dramatically for prospects that do well at Rivals camps and combines.
I am a coach – can I volunteer to work at the camp?
Who can I contact for more information?