A short summary of our project
Essex Blades women's basketball club have been invited by the University of Macau to compete in the Asian Universities Basketball Championship Tournament in June 2018. This trip will be a fantastic opportunity for the team to travel to a new destination and culture, experience an intense training schedule and competitive tournament as well as be exposed to future playing opportunities for professional teams.
Who are WE?
Essex Blades Women's basketball team are the 2016 National Cup Champions, 2018 BUCS Premier South Champions and the 2018 National Basketball League Champions. We compete in both the BUCs Premier South and Basketball England National League. We have been shortlisted for the Essex Blades SU team of the year 2018 after going unbeaten in the 2017/2018 premier south division.
- Cat Lutz (Captain)
- Ellie Shaxon
- Karla Powlesland
- Charleene Tom
- Colleen Lueng
- Jasmine Ogunjimi
- Shannon Matthews
- Aikaterini Farou
- + physiotherapist Tizanne Clive
We feel very lucky to be invited to participate in the Asian Universities Basketball Tournament. As the only team from England invited to participate in the tournament, we see this as a once in a life time opportunity to represent both Essex University and British basketball in China. We are excited to train, compete and experience a new culture.
Where will the money go?
All money raised will go towards the following expenses:
1) Flights and transfers: £625 per person
2) Accommodation £100 per person
3) Food during the training camp and tournament £100 per person
Approx. £800 per person
Any additional money raised will be used towards the cost of medical luggage.
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