The Jamaica College Old Boys defeated the St. George’s College Old Boys to claim the 2012 Ziadie Cup on Saturday, March 17th, 2012. It was their second Ziadie Cup win since the tournament began 8 years ago. The Jamaica College over-40 team played the St. George’s College over-40 team to a 2-2 draw in the Grand Masters match. In the Under-40 Masters match Jamaica College defeated St. George’s College 2-1. The trophy is awarded based on an aggregate score of both matches with Jamaica College winning 3-2. In the opening match the Dade Invitational Team defeated the Broward invitational team 6-1.
The matches were broadcasted live online by Irietimes.com.
The Jamaican Alumnae ladies displayed their skills in the Grace Kennedy Remittance Services/ Western Union All Girls Schools Alumni Penalty Kick-off. The Montego Bay High School Alumnae emerged as the winner in the final round defeating the Queen’s High School Past Students’ Association Florida Chapter. Grace Kennedy Remittance Services/ Western Union will make $100 cash donation to the winning school and $50 cash donation to the second place school.
It was great True Blue weekend as Jamaican nationals from around the world were able to reunite old classmates from their high school in Jamaica. Over 1500 people attended the 3-day True Blue Weekend event, including the annual Ziadie Cup at the state-of-the-art for Ansin Sports Complex in Miramar. True Blue attendees were treated to weekend of music, food and 3 exciting soccer matches.
The True Blue weekend was sponsored by: Jamaica National Building Society, Western Union/GraceKennedy Remittance Services, Caribbean Ocean Logistics, Digicel, First World Import, Dr.Donald F.Dixon Pediatrics,Dr. Jarrett’s Wellness Center, Accelerated Realty, Inc., Law Offices of Dahlia A. Walker, P.A., Emerson Paradise Jamaica, Jamaicans.com, DedgeMedia.com, Caribbean Riddims
The “True Blue” weekend festivities is a joint effort between 3 Alumni associations:
1. The St. Andrew Old Girls’ Association Florida, Inc.
2. The Jamaica College Old Boys Association of Florida, Inc.
3. The St. George’s College Old Boys Association of Florida, Inc.
Media Pictures are available at: Trueblueweekend.com and facebook.com/trueblueweekend
ABOUT THE ST. ANDREW OLD GIRLS’ ASSOCIATION FLORIDA INC.
In 2009, the Florida chapter of the St. Andrew Old Girls’ Association marked its 20th anniversary. Through the years, the Association has continued to promote its original aims and objectives, that of bringing together all past students of the school, and fostering and maintaining their interest in that institution. In addition, the Association is involved in various fundraising activities, the proceeds of which go towards the specific needs of the school, its students, and its teachers past & present, so that we may all truly experience a “Life More Abundant”.
ABOUT THE JAMAICA COLLEGE OLD BOYS ASSOCIATION OF FLORIDA
The Jamaica College Old Boys Association of Florida established in 2004 as a 501(c) (3). The Jamaica College Old Boys Association of Florida is committed to uphold the traditions of excellence of Jamaica College as one of the foremost educational institution in the country of Jamaica and to support the school in the development of its students.
ABOUT THE ST. GEORGE’S COLLEGE OLD BOYS ASSOCIATION OF FLORIDA
St. George’s College Old Boys Association of Florida, Inc. was incorporated in 2004 as a charitable non-profit corporation under the General Non-Profit Association Law of the State of Florida. Our objectives are: To foster the development of educational and extracurricular resources at St. George’s College; To advance education by providing scholarships to graduating students of St. George’s College for matriculation in a college or university; To provide a vehicle through which individuals and corporations may make charitable contributions to the St. George’s College alumni fund.