Alike the Czech national team in North Carolina, the French National Team is also currently in the United States for a Fall Training Camp, preparing for next year’s European Championship. France traveled to St. Petersburg, Florida from October 3 to 13. They already faced the college teams of Clearwater College, St. Pete College and Hillsborough College from Saturday to Monday. This Tuesday and on Wednesday Minor League squads of the Toronto Blue Jays and Pittsburgh Pirates are facing the team of new head coach Eric Gagne. To conclude the trip, France will meet with the Canadian 18U National Team and again St. Pete College on Friday and Saturday. Besides the exhibition games, practice sessions and team meetings are scheduled every day.