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ODP International Trips



Oklahoma Olympic Development is going abroad.

The Oklahoma Olympic Development Program is partnering with the nation’s largest and most trusted educational travel provider, World Strides to offer OKODP players and families a once in a life time experience in Costa Rica over Spring Break. 


Oklahoma ODP cultivates standout youth soccer players to represent Oklahoma, the South Region and the United States at the highest levels of competition. The addition of international travel to the Oklahoma ODP player development strategy provides opportunities to play against top professional academy teams around the world and engage in a higher level of competition. The trips also facilitate evaluation by scouts for international teams for players in advance of extended formal tryouts.

Oklahoma Youth Soccer is excited to offer this possibility of International travel to its ODP registered players. Trips such as this offer not only fantastic playing and training experiences but a full immersion into International Futbol culture and educational experience. These memories will last a lifetime for the players that chose to go.

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A Costa Rica Soccer Tour will help to improve your team’s skills in a destination filled with exciting cultural attractions–including the Poás Volcano, La Paz Gardens, Arenal hot springs and Coco Beach.  Don’t miss this opportunity to enable your team to experience the game and culture of Central America!

Soccer is the most popular sport in Costa Rica. Almost all residents eat and breathe soccer. Costa Rica has a professional soccer league and Costa Rica's national soccer team is the third most successful team in CONCACAF after Mexico and the United States. This passion for soccer gives us the opportunity to use soccer as the vehicle for cultural exchange. Besides enjoying the weather, beaches, adventure, wildlife, and natural wonders, you will have the chance to play competitive soccer with the locals and to experience a different soccer style.

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About Costa Rica

Costa Rica, officially the Republic of Costa Rica, is a country in Central America, bordered by Nicaragua to the north, Panama to the southeast, the Pacific Ocean to the west, the Caribbean Sea to the east, and Ecuador to the south of Cocos Island. Costa Rica is the point where the Mesoamerican and South American native cultures met. Pura Vida, meaning “pure life,” is the most recognizable phrase attached to Costa Ricans, reflecting their joyous and happy approach to people and life itself.

girlsThe capital of Costa Rica is home to a number of resources and attractions that cultivate a cultural immersion. From its history and infrastructure to its divine cuisine and climate, San Jose has become a top destination for travelers seeking to experience the renowned natural wonders of Central America. With its vast number of parks, plazas, theaters and museums, adventurous fun for everyone can be found in San Jose.

Sights to see in San Jose:

  • San Jose City Tour
  • National Stadium of Costa Rica
  • Irazu Volcano
  • La Paz Waterfall Gardens
  • Wildlife Boat Tour
  • Whitewater rafting


Let’s see the world of Futbol


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Trip Contact Information

For any questions regarding the Oklahoma ODP Costa Rico travel contact Jamie Meshew via email or phone at or Office (512)600-9265, Cell (615)482-7733.

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