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  • Patrick SteenbergeCoach,My name is Patrick Steenberge and I playedQuarterback and lettered two seasons under coach AraParseghian at Notre Dame. It was at school that Ilearned the importance of team work and also of thepower, influence and importance of international travel.Global Football is an international sports travelorganization providing the opportunity for youngamateur athletes from different countries to competeagainst one another, while experiencing and learningfirsthand about each others cultures, customs andhistory.At Global Football we believe in, and indeed see everyyear, the incredible effect of educational sports travel.At the beginning of each new football season hundredsof our travelers (players, staff, coaches, family, fansand friends included) return home better citizens, moreconfident, more enthusiastic in the classroom and onthe playing field; more engaged in the world aroundthem; better prepared for life and more likely to make adifference to each other as team mates.Lead an educational sports tour with us and you’ll getyour students’ attention and keep it. And best of allyou’ll make a difference in their lives. I encourage youto contact one of your fellow coaches who have traveledwith us to hear what their experiences were.Happy trails!Patrick SteenbergePresident Global Sports Group. WWW.GLOBALFOOTBALL.COM
  • Previous Travellers Central Wartburg Wabash Rose-Hulman Augustana Illinois Wesleyan Adrian Bluffton Baker Wilmington Cornell Buena VistaJohn Carroll Mt St Joseph Alfred Plymouth Hope Thiel Luther MN Morris Claremont Elmhurst Ohio Northern North Central WWW.GLOBALFOOTBALL.COM
  • Quotes“There is no greater opportunity for young people to travel andexperience new parts of the world like the tours and competitions youhave developed at Global Football.”John Mackovic, retired Head Coach - Universities of Texas, Arizona & Illinois“The trip to Italy provided a once in a lifetime experience for allinvolved, and many of our young men expressed that it wassomething they would remember the rest of their lives”Norm Eash, Head Coach - Illinois Wesleyan“Patrick went above and beyond the call of duty. I do not know whyany NCAA Div. III school that has football does not take theopportunity to travel with Global Football. “Jim Lyall, Head Coach - Adrian College WWW.GLOBALFOOTBALL.COM
  • Quotes"I was proud of how they represented American football andAugustana College football. However, I was more proud to see themshow great interest in and absorb the educational aspects of the trip.“Jim Barnes, Head Coach - Augustana College“Everything on the trip to Germany was handled in a first-classmanner from our transportation, accommodations and meals, to thefootball details. “Rich Willis, Head Coach - Wartburg College“Traveling to Spain was one of the best things we have done for ourfootball program since we arrived here 8 years ago.”Mike Wallace, Head Coach - Wilmington College WWW.GLOBALFOOTBALL.COM
  • Quotes“We experienced so much in Austria and Germany and weexperienced it together. As a team - we are all forever grateful for this‘Experience of a Lifetime’.”Chris Creighton, Head Coach - Wabash College“There is no doubt the trip to Ireland is an experience the JCUcommunity will never forget.”Regis Scafe, Head Coach - John Carroll University“We finished this season as conference co-champions and this trip toItaly was a key ingredient to our success this fall.“Chris Rorke, Head Coach - Plymouth College WWW.GLOBALFOOTBALL.COM
  • What’s Included….• Airfare• Hotel accommodation• Ground transportation• Breakfast & dinner daily• Full-time tour manager• Global Football coordinator• Educational sightseeing tours• Entrance fees to select attractions• International football game & practices WWW.GLOBALFOOTBALL.COM
  • International Flights WWW.GLOBALFOOTBALL.COM
  • Hotel Accommodation A good nights sleep is important, so travelers can count on superior tourist- class hotels in good locations. We inspect every hotel personally to ensure its comfortable, clean and safe. Each student shares a room with one or two other students. Adult travelers may pay a supplement for single or twin/double rooms. WWW.GLOBALFOOTBALL.COM
  • Marriott Courtyard Prague WWW.GLOBALFOOTBALL.COM
  • Marriott Courtyard Prague WWW.GLOBALFOOTBALL.COM
  • Marriott Courtyard Vienna WWW.GLOBALFOOTBALL.COM
  • Marriott Courtyard Vienna WWW.GLOBALFOOTBALL.COM
  • Meals We start the day right with a breakfast buffet: sausage, bacon, eggs, pastries, juices, coffee, cereal, yogurt, fruit, cheese, breakfast meats. We leave lunch free for you to make your own culinary discoveries. Dinner is a nutritious balance of familiar dishes and local favorites.WWW.GLOBALFOOTBALL.COM
  • Game & Practices • Practices & Walkthrough • Play International Competition • Friendly & Welcoming Hosts • Post-Game Social Activity • Make Friends and Contacts • Final Game for Seniors • Post-Graduation Overseas Job WWW.GLOBALFOOTBALL.COM
  • Transportation Although we typically travel by private deluxe motor coach, travelers may also find themselves climbing the Alps by cable car, crossing France in a high- speed TGV train, crossing the Baltic Sea by overnight ferry from Stockholm to Helsinki or even traversing the Greek isles aboard a luxury cruise ship. WWW.GLOBALFOOTBALL.COM
  • Guided Tours Our tours include a guided sightseeing tour of every major city along the way. Typically conducted by motor coach and led by an expert local guide, these comprehensive overviews give travelers the history and local insight into each city. A professional guide may lead visits to important monuments and museums. WWW.GLOBALFOOTBALL.COM
  • Tour Director Tour Directors handle all the logistics of your tour— from hotel check-in to sightseeing and everything in between. Our well- trained professionals are also experienced travelers who are excited to share their knowledge and to provide important historical and cultural information about the sights and destinations you will visit. WWW.GLOBALFOOTBALL.COM
  • Prague & Vienna - Itinerary Day 1 – Fly to Prague Day 2 – Prague – Old Town Day 3 – Prague – Castle District Day 4 – Prague – River Cruise Day 5 – Travel to Vienna Day 6 – Vienna Sightseeing Day 7 – Vienna Charity Bowl Day 8 – Vienna – Awards Dinner Day 9 – Fly Home WWW.GLOBALFOOTBALL.COM
  • Prague & Vienna - ItineraryDAY 1 > FLY TO EUROPECross the Atlantic overnight aboard your scheduled carrier.DAY 2 > PRAGUE SIGHTSEEINGToday we enjoy a half day sightseeing tour of Prague, the ‘City of a Hundred Spires’, renowned for itselegant architecture, historic landmarks and pretty medieval streets. Our tour visits the impressive hilltopHradcany Quarter, its buildings evocative of Prague’s former grandeur. Here we find the castle, its imposingfaçade giving way to cobbled courtyards, and St Vitus’ Cathedral, a Gothic edifice that took almost sixcenturies to completeDAY 3 > PRAGUE - OLD TOWN SIGHTSEEINGAfter breakfast our sightseeing tour continues with a tour of the Old Town, including the Old Town Square,lined with lavishly decorated houses. Here we see the Astronomical Clock; the 18 th century Church of StNicholas and the beautiful Goltz-Kinsky Palace. We continue to the medieval Charles Bridge, which spans theRiver Vltava and links the Old Town with the Castle District.• Afternoon PracticeDAY 4 > PRAGUE – RIVER CRUISEAfter breakfast you will have a free day to do some independent exploration of this captivating city.This evening’ will be enjoyed aboard a river cruiser to see Prague beautifully illuminated at night time.DAY 5 > TRANSFER TO VIENNAAfter breakfast we leave Vienna and journey north through the Czech Republic countryside to Vienna inAustria.• Evening Walkthrough WWW.GLOBALFOOTBALL.COM
  • Prague & Vienna - ItineraryDAY 6 > VIENNA SIGHTSEEINGWe have included a morning sightseeing tour of Vienna, a historic city that exudes charm and elegance – itsimperial buildings are reminders of the great wealth and influence of the Hapsburgs who ruled the mightyAustro-Hungarian empire.DAY 7 > GAME DAY CHARITY BOWL• Pre-game meal / Pre-game warm-up / Pre-game Show / Kick-OffBilled as ‘the greatest football show in Austria’ fans and players will not be disappointed. Held annually thischarity bowl attracts thousands of spectators and TV coverage for the day long event packed withcheerleaders, marching band, fireworks, parades and a great post-game barbecue and party.• Post-game BBQ and partyDAY 8 > PRATER AMUSEMENT PARKAfter a good rest from the rigours of yesterdays game and celebrations you will have the day to exploreVienna at your leisure. You could visit Schonbrunn Palace, former residence of the Hapsburg Empress, MariaTheresia. Built in Neoclassical style and set in its own beautiful grounds you may visit the splendid interiorand its sumptuous furniture.Awards DinnerThis evening we shall travel to the top of the spectacular Danube Tower for impressive views over the lightsof the city before taking dinner at the world famous Prater amusement park with its beer halls and thrillingattractions it will be a fun way to spend the evening.DAY 9 > RETURN HOMEMake your way home today with great memories of your time in Europe and of a great game againstsporting Austrian competition. WWW.GLOBALFOOTBALL.COM
  • Fly to Central Europe WWW.GLOBALFOOTBALL.COM
  • Prague – Czech Republic WWW.GLOBALFOOTBALL.COM
  • Prague - IntroductionMatička Praha - little mother Prague - was largely undamagedby WWII, and the cityscape is stunning. Its compact medievalcentre remains an evocative maze of cobbled lanes, ancientcourtyards, dark passages and churches beyond number, allwatched over by an 1100-year-old castle.Sightseeing in Prague means wandering through an invigoratingdiversity of neighbourhoods and pounding the cobblestonesbetween old fortifications, historically resplendent squares andstreets, majestic church-fronts, green open-air cuttings, andcountless museum and gallery ticket booths. WWW.GLOBALFOOTBALL.COM
  • St Vitus Cathedral - Prague WWW.GLOBALFOOTBALL.COM
  • Presidential Palace - Prague WWW.GLOBALFOOTBALL.COM
  • Charles Bridge - Prague WWW.GLOBALFOOTBALL.COM
  • Charles Bridge - Prague WWW.GLOBALFOOTBALL.COM
  • Astronomical Clock - Prague WWW.GLOBALFOOTBALL.COM
  • Tyn Church - Prague WWW.GLOBALFOOTBALL.COM
  • Powder Tower - Prague WWW.GLOBALFOOTBALL.COM
  • Castle District - Prague WWW.GLOBALFOOTBALL.COM
  • Vltava River - Prague WWW.GLOBALFOOTBALL.COM
  • Old Town Square - Prague WWW.GLOBALFOOTBALL.COM
  • Old Town Square - Prague WWW.GLOBALFOOTBALL.COM
  • St. Vitus Cathedral - Prague WWW.GLOBALFOOTBALL.COM
  • St. Vitus Cathedral - Prague WWW.GLOBALFOOTBALL.COM
  • Prague River Cruise WWW.GLOBALFOOTBALL.COM
  • Old Town Prague at Night WWW.GLOBALFOOTBALL.COM
  • Vienna - IntroductionGrandiose Vienna was the showpiece of the all-conqueringHabsburg Dynasty. Monumental edifices line the city centre,world-class museums burst with treasures, white stallions struttheir way down mirrored halls, and renowned orchestras andangelic choirboys perform in lavish concert halls.Most of Viennas main sights are crammed into the Innere Stadt.The district is adorned with the outstanding Gothic heights ofStephansdom, the massive Hofburg (Imperial Palace), thecultured history of the Judenplatz (Jewish quarter) and ascattering of historic streets and squares. WWW.GLOBALFOOTBALL.COM
  • Belvedere Palace - Vienna WWW.GLOBALFOOTBALL.COM
  • St, Charles’s Church - Vienna WWW.GLOBALFOOTBALL.COM
  • St. Stephen’s Cathedral WWW.GLOBALFOOTBALL.COM
  • Schonbrunn Palace - Vienna WWW.GLOBALFOOTBALL.COM
  • Hofburg Imperial Palace WWW.GLOBALFOOTBALL.COM
  • Vienna State Opera House WWW.GLOBALFOOTBALL.COM
  • Hundertwasser House WWW.GLOBALFOOTBALL.COM
  • Prater Park - Vienna WWW.GLOBALFOOTBALL.COM
  • Vienna Charity Bowl WWW.GLOBALFOOTBALL.COM
  • Vienna Charity Bowl WWW.GLOBALFOOTBALL.COM
  • Vienna Charity Bowl WWW.GLOBALFOOTBALL.COM
  • Vienna Charity Bowl WWW.GLOBALFOOTBALL.COM
  • Vienna Charity Bowl WWW.GLOBALFOOTBALL.COM
  • Football Partners • NFL Europe & International • International Federation of American Football • American Football Coaches Association • European Federation of American Football • European Football League WWW.GLOBALFOOTBALL.COM
  • Travel PartnersThe Leader in University Travel ServicesAnthony Travel is your complete resource for teams,coaches, athletic directors, staff and students. From helpingteams deal with rainouts and figuring out how to movethousands of fans to bowl games or the Final Four®, tomanaging special event travel for alumni groups andorganizing international study programs for students,Anthony Travel is the foremost expert on all sports anduniversity travel needs. We service the best athletic andcampus-wide programs in the world. WWW.GLOBALFOOTBALL.COM
  • Proudly serving these schools: WWW.GLOBALFOOTBALL.COM
  • Passports & Visas • Valid passports are required for all travelers • Passports may take up to fourteen weeks to process • Some destinations may require travel visas • Non-U.S. citizens may require special visas or other travel documents • All travelers are responsible for securing necessary documentation WWW.GLOBALFOOTBALL.COM
  • FundraisingAcademic Credit – Liaise with faculty to provide pre-tour lecturesStudent Loans – Loans could be available to fund academic creditFundraising letter to family, friends and home communityRaffle off a free place on tour at your Homecoming gameCollaborate with Boosters and AlumniGolf Outing / Lift-a-Thon / Concession stands / Sponsored DinnersESPN The Magazine Coaches Fundraising ProgramTalk with coaches who have traveled previously for advice/guidanceAsk us for our informative Global Football fundraising guide WWW.GLOBALFOOTBALL.COM
  • Academic CreditCollaborate with faculty who are friends of the football programOffer classes pertinent to the destinations visitedHistory of Art / World History / Global EconomicsInvite faculty to participate on tour and give daily lecturesStudent- athletes can receive academic credit for classes and projectAllows students to apply for academic stipends / student loansLiaise with your schools study abroad programsPlease ask about previous schools that have done this successfully WWW.GLOBALFOOTBALL.COM
  • Payment TimelineInitial Registration & $100 Deposit – June 1st, 2013 / at time of bookingFirst Instalment ($500) – September 1st, 2013Price Guarantee Deadline* – September 1st, 2013Freshmen Registration ($1000) – December 1st, 2013Final Payment Balance – March 1st, 2014Departure Date – After 2014 Commencement*participants registering after this date may be subject to an increased tour cost WWW.GLOBALFOOTBALL.COM
  • ContactPATRICK STEENBERGE SHELDON BAXTERGlobal Football Anthony Travel7301 Crube Court 7920 Belt Line Road, Suite 1010Granbury, TX 76049 Dallas, TX 75254(817) 326-3578 (Office) (469)-398-0661 (Direct)(817) 219-7274 (Cell) (214)-886-4181 (Cell)(817) 326-3574 (Fax) (800)-736-6377 (Free)patrick@globalfootball.com SheldonBaxter@AnthonyTravel.com WWW.GLOBALFOOTBALL.COM