Team building, lasting friendships and new
experiences in sightseeing, food, culture,
relationships and competition…these are just some of
the benefits from sports teams’ travel.
The average trip lasts 10 days and in that short
time period, players, coaches and parents have the
opportunity to forge lasting memories which will be
talked about for years.
Although tournaments and
exhibition games are normally the main reasons for
teams wanting to travel, at SGI Ltd. we do whatever
we can to encourage travelling teams to be sure they
take the time to enjoy the total experience.
We talk a lot about how
these trips are lifetime experiences because it is
true. We often hear about players who have
travelled abroad continuing to maintain friendships
with players they met and competed against. We know
of a number of instances where Scandinavian players
have returned to Canada to vacation with Canadian
players they met and vice versa.
Time and time again, we here
from coaches, parents and players that their trips
abroad were a very enlightening and enriching
By giving young people the
opportunity to travel and compete internationally,
organizations, coaches and parents are giving them
something that will no doubt end up being a most