Amazing Places Race

Applications for the Race are now closed. Please join us for our reception at Penn Social starting at 5pm


Announcing the 7th annual CISabroad Amazing Places Race at NAFSA National 2019 in Washington, D.C.!

In partnership with STA Travel

Love the show The Amazing Race? Now’s your chance to compete for two $1,000 travel vouchers from STA Travel and get to know D.C. like the locals do.

What: CISabroad Amazing Places Race

When: Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Where: Race starts at 4:00pm outside the front of the Conference Center. Race ends at the CISabroad reception (details below).

Why: CISabroad has developed a cultural curriculum called La Vida Local that helps students explore and understand their host culture. This on-site curriculum contains an activity much like this race. If you want to discover the local side of D.C. and have a chance to win the Grand Prize of two $1,000 flight vouchers to anywhere.

How: Apply as a team of two. Space is limited. Applications are accepted through 11:59 PM EST Wednesday, May 8th. Race is open to conference attendees only.  If you are interested in applying, but don’t have a partner, we may be able to match you up!

CISabroad International Happy Hour

Mark your calendars and join us at this fun sports bar, arcade, and event venue in downtown D.C.

Date: Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Time: 5pm – 7pm
Penn Social, 801 E Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20004

Join us as we mingle with our US and overseas university partners at this fun, informal gathering. Not only does the Amazing Places Race end here, but we will also recognize a US institution for their outstanding work in education abroad with our annual Going Places! Award (who knows, it could be YOU). No need to RSVP – just come on in.

Questions? Contact our fabulous Director of University Relations, Kerry Smith! Email:

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