Traveling together to a holiday tournament can create incredible team bonding with positive season-long effects . . . especially if the competition is in a warm place with great sightseeing and lots of fun nearby activities. That is why we have created two of the premier high school holiday tournaments in America: the San Diego Surf ‘N Slam and the Phoenix Cactus Jam. Our friendly, service-oriented tournament staffs work hard to create a hassle-free, relaxing experience for coaches, players, and parents. We are committed to providing a tournament experience that is unrivaled in service, organization, value, and FUN. When you participate in a Basketball Travelers tournament, you will enjoy a truly memorable tournament adventure.
|Surf N’ Slam, San Diego
The San Diego Surf ‘N Slam combines great competition with unending fun in the sun. The tournament is held annually Dec. 26-31 in one of America’s most popular cities. San Diego offers great attractions including the San Diego Trolley, the famous San Diego Zoo, SeaWorld, and incredible beaches.
|Cactus Jam, Phoenix
The Phoenix Cactus Jam is held annually Dec. 26-31 and provides plenty of fun activities in combination with great basketball competition. The tournament hotel is located in the heart of the Arizona State University campus, providing plenty of shopping, dining and entertainment choices. A trip to the Grand Canyon is an option for your off-day, rounding out a memorable tournament experience.
Youth Foreign Tours
Whether you’re traveling to or from the U.S., we will work with your team to organize a trip that incorporates games, camps or tournaments into a tour framework that also includes your favorite sightseeing and educational interests. We truly believe in the value of international basketball exchanges, not only to enhance individual and team basketball skills but more importantly to experience the life-changing effects of cultural interaction through travel.
WORLD TOURS: American teams can travel to Europe, Australia, Canada or the Bahamas and experience all the excitement of foreign basketball competition along with great sightseeing opportunities. Attend a basketball camp in Copenhagen, Sydney or Rome and polish your game with kids from around the globe. Enter a tournament in Italy, Canada or the Bahamas and see how your team stacks up. In between competitions, visit the Roman Coloseum, the Sydney Opera House, the Eiffel Tower or the pristine beaches of the Caribbean. There are so many incredible choices, it’ll be hard to pick a destination!
USA TOURS: Foreign 14U-18U club or national teams can bring your team to the U.S. and experience American basketball competition and all the other exciting activities that West Coast cities have to offer. In between your team camps, games and tournaments, you could visit Disneyland, watch Orca whales breaching, enjoy inexpensive shopping at malls and outlet stores, and experience the incredible natural beauty of the mountains and beaches along the West Coast of the U.S. and Canada.