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Paradise Jam

Paradise Jam March 20, 2014

The U.S. Virgin Islands Paradise Jam offers mens and womens college basketball teams a chance for excellent early season competition in an exotic island setting. Since the tournament’s inception in 2000, many of the nation’s finest mens and womens teams have converged on St. Thomas to test their skills and enjoy some fun in the sun. Since 2001, the tournament has been played at the 4,000-seat UVI Sports and Fitness Center. The first year of the tournament was played at…

Summer Foreign Tours

Summer Foreign Tours October 3, 2014

We are a company established in 1985 to arrange domestic and international basketball competition. Our staff is comprised of former coaches and players who have an outstanding network of basketball contacts around the world. All but one of our staff members competed in athletics at the collegiate level. Over 200 collegiate and high school teams participate annually in tours and tournaments organized by Basketball Travelers, Inc. In addition, we organize NCAA foreign exhibition games as well as international Olympic-qualifying tournaments…

Junkanoo Jam

Junkanoo Jam October 3, 2014

About the Tournament The Junkanoo Jam offers women’s college basketball teams a chance for excellent early season competition on the beaches of the Bahamas. Since the tournament’s inception in 2002, many of the nation’s finest women’s programs have converged on Grand Bahama Island to test their skills and enjoy some fun in the sun. 2014 marks our 12th annual event in Freeport and the competition will again deem Junkanoo Jam one of the top tournaments in the nation. Each participating…

Marv Harshman Classic

Marv Harshman Classic October 3, 2014

Marv Harshman A Northwest legend, Marv Harshman was a Hall of Fame coach who led teams in the state of Washington for 40 years.  He started as a multi-sport coach at Pacific Lutheran University before moving on to Washington State and the University of Washington, where he found fame and success. Over the span of his career, Harshman won 637 games and was inducted into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame in 1985.  While at Washington, he won the second-most…

2015 Summer Universiade

2015 Summer Universiade March 20, 2014

Introduction The Universiade is an international sporting and cultural festival which is staged every two years in a different city. It is only second to the Olympic Games. The Summer Universiade consists of 10 compulsory sports with 13 compulsory disciplines and up to 3 optional sports chosen by the host country. The record figures are 10,622 participants in Shenzhen, China, in 2011 and 174 countries in Daegu, Korea, in 2003. Embracing FISU’s motto of ‘Excellence in Mind and Body’, the…

2015 Winter Universiade

2015 Winter Universiade October 3, 2014

Introduction The Winter Universiade is an international sporting and cultural festival which is staged every two years in a different city. It is only second to the Olympic Games. The programme of the Winter Universiade currently includes 6 compulsory sports (8 compulsory disciplines) and up to 3 optional sports chosen by the host country. It gathered a record of 2,668 participants in Trentino, Italy, in 2013 and a record number of 52 countries in Erzurum, Turkey, in 2011. Embracing FISU’s motto…

2017 Summer Universiade

2017 Summer Universiade October 3, 2014

Introduction The Universiade is an international sporting and cultural festival which is staged every two years in a different city. It is only second to the Olympic Games. The Summer Universiade consists of 10 compulsory sports with 13 compulsory disciplines and up to 3 optional sports chosen by the host country. The record figures are 10,622 participants in Shenzhen, China, in 2011 and 174 countries in Daegu, Korea, in 2003. Embracing FISU’s motto of ‘Excellence in Mind and Body’, the…

2017 Winter Universiade

2017 Winter Universiade October 3, 2014

Introduction The Winter Universiade is an international sporting and cultural festival which is staged every two years in a different city. It is only second to the Olympic Games. The programme of the Winter Universiade currently includes 6 compulsory sports (8 compulsory disciplines) and up to 3 optional sports chosen by the host country. It gathered a record of 2,668 participants in Trentino, Italy, in 2013 and a record number of 52 countries in Erzurum, Turkey, in 2011. Embracing FISU’s motto…

2019 Summer Universiade

2019 Summer Universiade October 3, 2014

Introduction The Universiade is an international sporting and cultural festival which is staged every two years in a different city. It is only second to the Olympic Games. The Summer Universiade consists of 10 compulsory sports with 13 compulsory disciplines and up to 3 optional sports chosen by the host country. The record figures are 10,622 participants in Shenzhen, China, in 2011 and 174 countries in Daegu, Korea, in 2003. Embracing FISU’s motto of ‘Excellence in Mind and Body’, the…

2019 Winter Universiade

2019 Winter Universiade October 3, 2014

Introduction The Winter Universiade is an international sporting and cultural festival which is staged every two years in a different city. It is only second to the Olympic Games. The programme of the Winter Universiade currently includes 6 compulsory sports (8 compulsory disciplines) and up to 3 optional sports chosen by the host country. It gathered a record of 2,668 participants in Trentino, Italy, in 2013 and a record number of 52 countries in Erzurum, Turkey, in 2011. Embracing FISU’s motto…

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