Cuba - Junior Girls National Team Program

October 5, 2016

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Junior Girls National Team Program 

Cuba – February 19-26, 2017

(Subject to flight schedule changes)




This program, based in Havana, is specifically designed to provide athletes with a combination of competition and training in a warm climate and the opportunity to learn about the culture, history and people of Cuba. Participants will meet, train and compete with Cuban student athletes and coaches at Cuban sports facilities and venues arranged by the Cuban Ministries of Sport and Education.  Visiting athletes may also train with Cuban National Program coaches and pro players.  Competitions are arranged with Cuban athletes of skill levels similar to their Canadian counterparts. Program also serves as the first step of the identification process for the National Women’s Team program. Priority will be to players who participated at the 2016 16U and 21U Nationals. Parents are also welcome to travel with the group and will get a $100 reduction.


Program Price Includes:  Round trip airfare from Toronto, Montreal, Edmonton or Vancouver to Cuba, 7 nights accommodation double occupancy in air-conditioned rooms with en-suite bathroom, breakfast and dinner daily, coordination and entrance/ participation fees for visits - games - training – excursions, translator/guide services, local facilitators and officials, ground transportation via modern air-conditioned bus as per itinerary, Cuban visa, Canadian national team coaching, national team uniform and hat for camp. Other departure cities can be added based on the demand.


Not Included:  Some lunches, transportation to Toronto/Montreal/Vancouver/Edmonton, optional activities, tips. 


PRICE:  The price of $1,795.00* per person includes the services described in the itinerary with departure from Toronto or Montreal ($2,050 from Vancouver and $1955 from Edmonton). Accommodation is air conditioned with satellite TV and en-suite bathroom based on 2 per room.  

*Subject to change. Based on last year cost.


SUNDRIES:  Participants should budget for sundry expenses at approximately $200 CAD per person for the week to cover lunches, beverages, tips and personal expenses.  Please note that a valid passport is required for entry into Cuba.


PAYMENT DATES:  To allow us to schedule the visit and begin to make the necessary arrangements with the various Cuban institutions involved, and reserve the air plane seats and hotel rooms, a deposit of $400 per person is required by November 1st 2016 (without deposits no air seats or hotel rooms are being held).  The final payment will be due on December 2nd, 2016. Places are limited to 40 participants total.


If you have any questions please give me a call at 1-613-748-5606 or by email at


André Lachance

Head Coach Women National Team

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