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Nike High School Grand Prix

April 10, 2014 10:00 ET

Nike High School Grand Prix Athletes Travel to Toronto With S-Trip!

S-Trip! Signs on as Nike High School Grand Prix Official Travel Partner

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - April 10, 2014) - High school student athletes from across Canada will pack their bags and head to Toronto on May 7 and 8 for the 2014 Nike High School Grand Prix track and field invitational. S-Trip! has signed on as the official travel partner and will work with event organizers to coordinate travel arrangements and bring more than 300 attendees from 12 provinces and territories across the country to Toronto for the event weekend May 8 to 11.

S-Trip! is a leading expert on student travel in North America, organizing travel programs for over 40,000 students annually to over 40 destinations worldwide. This is the first year the organization has signed on to partner with Nike High School Grand Prix. As the official travel partner, S-Trip! will coordinate travel arrangements for student athletes and teacher coaches attending the 2014 Nike High School Grand Prix and will have an activation team on-hand to interact with event attendees and act as tour guides while busing athletes to and from destinations throughout the weekend. The S-Trip! team will also be on-site at the track and field event to enhance athlete experiences at Varsity Stadium on Friday, May 9.

"We pride ourselves in providing young people from across Canada with memorable travel experiences. The Nike High School Grand Prix is a unique opportunity for students from all walks of life to travel and meet in one city for a memorable experience," said S-Trip! President Alexandre Handa. "The S-Trip! team is delighted to come on board as the official travel sponsor for the event and looks forward to forming relationships with the core group of passionate athletes during this once-in-a-lifetime experience."

The Nike High School Grand Prix unites high school student athletes, coaches, teachers, families and friends to celebrate the sport of track and field. The 2014 event will welcome one male and one female high school level team from 12 provinces and territories to participate in an exclusive track and field experience. More than 300 athletes will attend social events throughout the weekend including an athletic banquet, Toronto cultural experiences and several surprises from Nike. The Canadian track and field competition will be held on Friday, May 9 at Varsity Stadium in Toronto, where all 24 teams will race for gold.

"The S-Trip! sponsorship agreement will be a huge asset to our event organizing team in the days leading up to and during the event," said Kendra Isaak, Sr. Manager of Partnerships and Events at TrojanOne. "Coordinating travel for 300+ event attendees is quite the undertaking and we are thrilled to be working with S-Trip! on this great event."

The Nike High School Grand Prix is a joint venture between integrated marketing agency, TrojanOne Ltd., and School Sport Canada. Event organizer, TrojanOne Ltd., and official travel partner, S-Trip!, will collaborate to arrange travel logistics for 2014 event attendees.

For more information on S-Trip! and for booking information, visit www.s-trip.com.

For more information on the Nike High School Grand Prix, visit www.highschoolgrandprix.ca.

About S-Trip!
S-Trip! is North America's leading student travel expert providing more than 40,000 students unforgettable experiences in 40 destinations worldwide. Since 1976 S-Trip! has facilitated fun and safe getaways that enrich students with global understanding, cultural enrichment and personal development. In 2014, S-Trip! will offer every travelling Grad Trip student the opportunity to volunteer and make a positive impact in the countries they visit.

S-Trip! has been named Canada's top 50 Best Managed Companies by Deloitte and CIBC in recognition of their growth strategy and unique approach to student travel. PROFIT Magazine has also recently named S-Trip! the 25thfastest growing company in Canada and #1 in Consumer Services. 

For more information visit s-trip.com or follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

About TrojanOne Ltd.
TrojanOne is a full-service agency with services in marketing, sponsorship consulting, promotional and retail activation, creative and digital development, event management, public relations, social media management and experiential marketing. Through the development of properties and execution of one-of-a-kind events, TrojanOne is respected as an industry leader in helping clients build brand communities. For more information, visit www.trojanone.com.

About School Sport Canada

School Sport Canada (SSC) is the national body for school sport in Canada. SSC is the largest structured sport organization in Canada, with over 750,000 student athletes, 52,000 volunteer teacher coaches and 3,200 schools in the member provincial and territorial federations and associations. SSC member associations and schools promote and advocate for positive sportsmanship, citizenship and the total development of student athletes through interscholastic sport. For more information, visit www.schoolsport.ca.

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