Coast to Coast Buddy Teams

California and New York Buddy Teams

Coast to Coast Buddy Teams

Coast to Coast Buddy Teams - California and New York Associations

For the first time ever!!! California and New York Associations come together to pair up teams for Buddy Teams!

World Finals teams from the California and New York have the opportunity to serve as “Buddy Teams” to a team from the other state participating at World Finals. It is our wish to provide each Team a warm welcome and support as they participate in World Finals.

Here is a general idea of Buddy Team interaction:

  • The Buddy Teams get together after arrival to campus.
  • Though the degree of interaction varies from team to team, the  students will be most interested in learning about where you live, what your school is like, and the differences between the states located on opposite sides of the US.
  • You may eat some meals together, plan an excursion off campus, go swimming, play soccer, or just hang out together.
  • Buddy Teams can exchange the half of the pin set to complete the set.  Teams may also want to  exchange small gifts with each other.

To participate as a California/ New York Buddy Team, your team must complete the form for consideration.

Buddy Team Participation Form

For more information please email our Buddy Team Coordinator.

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