Organising Overseas Visits - Quick Guide

For full process see DIN 2017DIN10-025

Tour Purpose:

  1. Reward achievement
  2. Means to develop team spirit
  3. Pre/post season preparation/finale
  4. Recruiting/retention tool
  5. Opportunity to compete against opposition of a different culture
  6. Opportunity to train and compete in challenging conditions
  7. Opportunity to promote defence engagement opportunities

Organisation/Requirement:

  1. Invitation to tour/visit required from host country sponsor

Maximum Numbers Per Sport

  1. Authority/clearances:
  2. Maximum Nos. for Overseas Tours (link)

Funding:

Public funds are not admissible for an Overseas Tour/Visit

Possible sources of non public funding include:

  • Individual contributions
  • Unit funds
  • Welfare funds
  • Sponsorship
  • Army Sport Lottery (ASL) www.armysportslottery.com
  • Berlin Infantry Brigade Memorial Trust Fund (BIBMTF) (see DIN 2013DIN10-037)

For further information/contacts re funding see funding link on this site

Duty Status:

ASCB authority provides duty status approval as follows:

  • Traveling to and from the authorised overseas destination.
  • Participating as a player or official in authorised fixtures.
  • Traveling to and from such fixtures.
  • Traveling to and from and participating in organized training for such fixtures.

Insurance:

Recommended:

Personal insurance to cover accident and personal liability
Personal Travel insurance to provide cover against flight cancellations, deployment on operations and other expenses

Post Exercise Report (PXR)

A PXR is only required for novel or contentious visits and will be requested during the approvals process if required.