The 2020 Barcelona Basketball Experience - YOUTH EURO BASKETBALL CUP!
Over 70 Teams From Over 20 Countries
Join us on this once in a lifetime adventure and take your youth athlete to international competition with MaxHoopSkills!!! This is an international basketball travel experience that goes above and beyond all expectations of coaches, players, and parents all while traveling the world! Teams are encouraged to register along with a coach.
The 2020 destination is the beautiful city of Barcelona, Spain. Competitions and training sessions will be held in four primary locations around the city. All transportation to and from scheduled events (provided within the tour) is included. Teams and coaches will be hosted by members of Spain's leading basketball authority and enjoy an authentic Spaniard basketball experience.
This youth basketball experience is available to boys and girls youth teams ages 12-18 years old. Teams should consist of at least 8 players and must be accompanied by a coach. Family members, friends, and supporters are also invited! This is a FAMILY-FRIENDLY ADVENTURE!
REGISTRATION FEE: $250 USD per person ***** Due: February 20, 2020
TOTAL TRIP: $999 USD per person
REGISTRATION FEES COVER THE FOLLOWING:
Event confirmation and reservation
Ground transportation rerservation
Reservation for 4-hour Panoramic City Tour of Barcelona, Spain
For anyone that would like to make payments on the trip, you may do 2 installments of $375 or 3 installments of $250. Final payments are due no later than May 20, 2020. We will send a paypal invoice upon receiving notification from those that wish to submit a payment.
*Flight is not included. Travelers are responsible for obtaining their own best rate flights!
**All pricing is on a per person basis**
(Frequently Asked Questions)
Is airfare included?
No....flight is not included due to travelers having travel points, and/or flight discounts on their own. This way, everyone can receive their best flight rates traveling to Barcelona.
Are there ID requirements? An age limit to travel?
Individuals MUST have a valid passport from their country of residence. Everyone with a valid passport is welcome. To particpate in team activities teams must be between the ages of 12 and 18 years old.
What does ground transportation mean?
Ground transportation applies to transportation from the airport in Barcelona, to the hotel, and to all scheduled events.
What about the language barrier?
The citizens of Barcelona, Spain speak English as a second language. We encourage individuals to learn simple words and phrases such as numbers, greetings, and most importantly how to ask "Where is the bathroom?" Don't worry about sounding silly; attempting a conversation is more important than sounding perfect and people appreciate visitors who try to speak their native language.
Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Direct inquiries directly to us on our Eventbrite page. Inquiries answered within 48 hours.
Is my registration/ticket transferrable?
Yes, as long as you notify the organizer 90 days prior to the departure date.
What is the refund/cancellation policy?
$150 USD of your registration fees are NON-REFUNDABLE! Please be certain about your participation. Cancellation notice must be submitted by March 11, 2018.
Is this Experience for teams only or can individuals register as well?
The 2020 Experience only offers game schedules and skills training sessions to teams. Team members may be accompanied by anyone who registers and has a valid passport.
What does the basketball tour include?
The tour includes accommodations for your basketball team, accompanying coaches, and family and friends who join us for 6 days and 5 nights in Barcelona, Spain. Teams/Coaches will receive an itinerary including sanctioned competitions and elite training sessions prior to departure from New York City. (Arrival and departure will be from New York City. Individuals are responsible for their own transportation to and from New York from their homes.) The group as a whole will also be given a tour of the beautiful city of Barcelona. The package also includes 2 meals per day (buffet) and all transportation related to the tour.
Are there additional excursions available?
Yes. Other family-friendly excursions are available, for an additional cost. Feel free to send an inquiry if interested.
What if the event is cancelled?
Although we don't anticipate any challenges that would cause The Experience to be cancelled, we do offer a money back guarantee should we have to cancel.
Can I extend my trip to stay after this experience has come to a close?
YES! All expenses beyond the tour dates would be your sole responsibility.
When do I receive a final itinerary for the tour?
The final itinerary will be provided approximately 2 weeks prior to departure.
Can I get a discount for unused days if I leave earlier or come later?
No. We are able to provide The Experience at such a great price because of how it is packaged; deal cannot be divided or discounted further.
What rules are recognized for competition?
We will use FIBA rules for all competitions. That includes FIBA's guidleines on birthday/age regulations. Player must be the age of definition (i.e. must be 12 years old to play in U-12) as of the year of competition, year starts January 1st. For example, the age limit for U-18 in a competition in 2017 shall be: 2017 - 18 = 1999. Any player born on or after January 1, 1999 will be allowed to participate in a competiton for U-18 in 2007.
If I do not attend with my child, who will serve as chaperone?
Your team's coach will be ultimately responsible for team member's traveling alone. MaxHoopSkiils will also provide a tour guide to each group.
How can I find out more info about the coaches my team will train with during the tour?
All MaxHoopSkills and Euro Cup associated coaches are FIBA certified coaches with years of international coaching experience.
Where exactly is the competition to be held?
The tournament will be hosted in 3 different towns in the northern coast of Barcelona: Mataró, Pineda de Mar, and Calella. In your free time teams can enjoy the amazing beaches of Costa Brava, the city of Barcelona and visit the Camp Nou Stadium, the Sagrada Familia, Las Ramblas, Plaza Espanya, Montjuïc and much more.
Terms and Conditions:
Each individual registration confirms a reservation for the tour. Please use the provided PayPal option to submit the registration payment. Pricing and payments are at a per person rate. We ONLY accept PayPal payments as it protects both you as the purchaser, and us as a service provider.
MaxHoopSkills was originally founded by FIBA International basketball coach, Larry Daniels, also former international basketball player and his staff to teach basketball fundamentals in a fun, enlightening, inclusive, organized and enthusiastic environment to all skill-levels. Coach Daniels’ career and the countries it exposed him to has inspired his coaching philosophies, and has helped him brand his basketball training academy as one of the most effective skills development organizations in the DFW area.
MaxHoopSkills currently provides basketball skills training, tournaments, and camps for youth boys and girls all over the world! At MaxHoopSkills we recognize five basic fundamentals: rebounding, passing, shooting, ball handling, and man to man defense.
MaxHoopSkills strongly believes in the importance of traveling and being exposed to different cultures, especially for the sake of sports. Our mission is to provide all-inclusive, top of the line international training and competitive experiences that can be enjoyed by the entire family.
"Good, better, Best! Never let it Rest! Until your good becomes your better, and your better becomes your BEST!"
- Coach Larry Daniels