The Pride U19 team embarked on an epic trip to The United Arab Emirates April 17-22, 2019 as guests of the UAE Embassy. The team had an opportunity to view the IIHF Asia Challenge Cup of Hockey in Abu Dhabi, as well as work with the UAE team and local hockey players. On a day visit to Dubai, The teams played an inter-squad game at the Dubai Mall, which is the largest Mall in the world.
The players had an opportunity to visit The Grande Mosque, The Louvre Abu Dhabi, The Burj Khalifa (worlds tallest building), and other historic sites in the UAE. This was a historic visit by a hockey team from the United States in the name of Sports Diplomacy and cultural exchange.
The Washington Pride College-Prep (U19) team will be heading to Europe this winter to take on some tough International competition:
We are raffling some donated items to help raise money to defray the costs of the trip. Please consider supporting these outstanding student-athletes by helping them defray the costs of this trip!