South Florida Jamaican Alumni announce the 12th Annual True Blue Event, April 1st – 2nd , 2016

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The 12th Annual True Blue Weekend will take place April 1st – 2nd , 2016. The 2-day event is hosted by The St. George’s College Old

Boys Association of Florida, Inc. (STGCOBAFL) and The Jamaica College Old Boys Association of Florida, Inc. (JCOBAFL).

“We are extremely excited about this year’s True Blue weekend and Dennis Ziadie Memorial Cup”, said Xavier Murphy, president of the Jamaica College Old
Boys Association of Florida “This annual fundraising events gives us the opportunity to provide scholarships to JC and STGC high schools students while
honoring the legacy of Dennis Ziadie”

The True Blue weekend is an expansion from the annual Ziadie Cup soccer match between The St. George’s College Old Boys Association of Florida, Inc. and
The Jamaica College Old Boys Association of Florida, Inc. The annual match is in memory of Dennis Ziadie, who coached both schools to Manning Cup
victories. Last year’s match drew over 1700 spectators and supporters.

The True Blue 2016 weekend dates, events & locations


What: True Blue Party with DJ Radcliffe

When: April 1st, 2016

Time: 8:00 pm – 3:00 am

Where: Grand Palms Resort

110 Grand Palms Dr, Pembroke Pines, Florida 33027Admission: $15.00 (Tickets are $20 at the door)


What: True Blue Soccer Fest

—- The 12th Annual Dennis Ziadie Cup Soccer Match (JC vs. STGC)

—- Dennis Ziadie Youth Soccer Tournament

—- All Girls/Co-Ed Schools Alumni Penalty Kick-off

When: April 2nd, 2016

Where: Vizcaya Park

14200 SW 55th St. Miramar, FL 33027

Time: 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

Admission: FREE

For more information, visit the website at http://www.trueblueweekend.com or our Facebook Fan Page – http://www.facebook.com/trueblueweekend


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.

PRESS CONTACT:

Herman Vernon

Jamaica College Old Boys Association of Florida, Inc

Phone: 954-665-8808

Email: hvernon@jcobafl.org

 

The True Blue weekend Events – Apri 1st – 2nd, 2016 – Please share with your friends

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What: True Blue Meets First Friday  with  DJ Radcliffe 
When: Friday April 1st, 2016
Time: 8:00 pm –3:00 am
Where: Grand Palms Resort, 110 Grand Palms Dr, Pembroke Pines, Florida 33027
Admission Cost: $15.00 (Tickets are $20 at the door) – – Purchase tickets now

What: True Blue Soccer Fest
–The 12th Annual Dennis Ziadie Cup Soccer Match (JC vs. STGC)
– Local Soccer Tournament
– All Girls/Co-Ed Girls Schools Alumni Penalty Kick-off
When: April 2nd, 2016
Where: Vizcaya Park
14200 SW 55th St. Miramar, FL 33027
Time: 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Admission: FREE

 

The True Blue Weekend Events – April 1st – April 3rd, 2016 – Please share with your friends

True Blue Weekend 2016

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What: True Blue Party with DJ Radcliffe of Xanadu Disco and DJ Timmy HMV 

When: Friday April 1st, 2016
Time: 7:00 pm – 3:00 am
Where: ReBar Restaurant Bar Lounge, 15531 Sheridan St, Davie, FL 33331
Admission Cost: $20.00 (Tickets are $25 at the door) – Purchase tickets now

What: True Blue Soccer Fest
–The 12th Annual Ziadie Cup Soccer Match (JC vs. STGC)
– Dennis Ziadie Soccer Tournament
– All Girls/Co-Ed Girls Schools Alumni Penalty Kick-off
When: April 2nd, 2016
Where: Vizcaya Park
14200 SW 55th St. Miramar, FL 33027
Time: 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Admission: FREE

What: True Blue Meet-Up
When: April 3rd, 2016
Where:  TBA
Time: TBA

 

True Blue Weekend/Dennis Ziadie Cup Past Magazines Archive

Below are links to PDF versions of the past True Blue Weekend/Dennis Ziadie Cup Magazines:

 

The True Blue weekend Events – March 13th – 15th, 2015 – Please share with your friends

True Blue Weekend

What: True Blue Party with DJ Radcliffe of Xanadu Disco
When: Friday March 13, 2015
Time: 7:00 pm – 2:00 am
Where: Lush Fusion, 2721 N Hiatus Rd. Cooper City Fl 33026
Admission Cost: $15.00 (Tickets are $20 at the door) – Purchase tickets now

What: True Blue Soccer Fest
–The 11th Annual Ziadie Cup Soccer Match (JC vs. STGC)
– Alumni Over-40 True Blue Alumni 6v6 Soccer Tournament
– All Girls/Co-Ed Girls Schools Alumni Penalty Kick-off
When: March 14th, 2015
Where: Vizcaya Park
14200 SW 55th St. Miramar, FL 33027
Time: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Admission: FREE

What: True Blue Brunch (If we are not doing awards then call it “True Blue Brunch”)
When:Sunday – Sunday March 15th, 2015
Where: Lush Fusion Grill, 2721 N Hiatus Rd. Cooper City Fl 33026
Time: 11:00 am
Cost: Breakfast sold by Lush Fusion

 

True Blue 2014 Final – St. George’s College wins the 2014 Ziadie Cup; Montego Bay High School Alumnae Association wins the Western Union All Girls Schools Alumnae Penalty Kick-off ; Wolmers wins True Blue 6V6 tournament

True Blue 2014 Final – St. George’s College  wins the 2014  Ziadie Cup; Montego Bay High School Alumnae Association wins the Western Union All Girls Schools Alumnae Penalty Kick-off ; Wolmers wins True Blue 6V6 tournament 

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St. George’s College vs Jamaica College

 

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Wolmer’s – The winners of the 6v6 soccer tournament with their sponsor, Jamaica National Building Society.

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Liz from the Montego Bay High School Alumnae Association, the winner of the Grace Kennedy Remittance Services/ Western Union All Girls Schools Alumnae Penalty Kick-off.

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Karen Chung –  Immaculate Conception High School Alumnae Association, Colleen Wint – The St. Andrew Old Girls’ Association Florida, Liz – Montego Bay High School Alumnae,  Ginga Spice Watson – Convent Of Mercy Academy “Alpha” Florida Chapter,  and Corinne Wakeland  – St. Hugh’ s Alumnae Association of Florida Participants in the 2014 Grace Kennedy Remittance Services/ Western Union All Girls Schools Alumnae Penalty Kick-off.

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St. George’s College Over-40 team

 

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St. George’s College Under-40 team

 

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Jamaica College Over-40 team

 

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Jamaica College Under-40 team


Hazel Maragh, Grace Kennedy Remittance Services/WU Marketing/Community Consultant and Franz Hall, Jamaica Consul General.

On Saturday, March 22nd, 2014, the St. George’s College Old Boys defeated the Jamaica College Old Boys in 2 competitive games to claim the 2014 Ziadie Cup. It was their 8th Ziadie Cup win since the tournament began 10 years ago. The St. George’s College  over-40 team beat the Jamaica College over-40 team 1-0 in the Grand Masters match. In the Under-40 Masters match, St. George’s College and Jamaica College team played to a 1-1 draw. The Ziadie Cup trophy was awarded based on an aggregate score of both matches with St. George’s College winning 2-1.

Wolmers won the opening 6-a-side soccer tournament to claim the True Blue 6V6 trophy. It is the second year of the tournament which included the following teams: Wolmers, Manchester High,  Kingston Technical High, Calabar, Kingston College, Excelsoir High, Jamaica College and St Georges College.

The matches were broadcasted live online by Irietimes.com.

The Montego Bay High School Alumnae defeated the Convent Of Mercy Academy “Alpha” Florida Chapter to emerge as the winner in the Grace Kennedy Remittance Services/ Western Union All Girls Schools Alumnae Penalty Kick-off.  The competition was fierce taking 3 rounds to determine a winner. Participating schools included: Montego Bay High School Alumnae, Convent Of Mercy Academy “Alpha” Florida Chapter, Immaculate Conception High School Alumnae Association, The St. Andrew Old Girls’ Association Florida and St. Hugh’ s Alumnae Association of Florida. Grace Kennedy Remittance Services/ Western Union will make $100 cash donation to the winning school and $50 cash donation to the second place school.

Legendary Jamaican coach, Winston Chung-Fah, who last year received the FIFA Order of Merit, was in attendance at the True Blue Soccerfest . Also present was Jamaica Consul General Franz Hall, a Jamaica College alumni.

Old classmates and friends from high schools in Jamaica were able to reunite and enjoy a fun filled weekend at the 10th True Blue Weekend . Over 1,200 people attended the 3-day True Blue Weekend event, including the annual Ziadie Cup at the state-of-the-art soccer facility at Vizcaya Park. True Blue fans were treated to a weekend of fun, friends, food and exciting soccer matches.

This year’s True Blue weekend festivities were the joint effort of these 2 alumni associations:

–    The Jamaica College Old Boys Association of Florida, Inc.
–    The St. George’s College Old Boys Association of Florida, Inc.

The True Blue weekend was sponsored by: Jamaica National Building Society, Grace Kennedy Remittance Services Limited/Western Union, Goldson Spine Rehabilitation Center, Caribbean Ocean Logistics, Steven Epstein Keyes Realtors, Law Offices of Dahlia A. Walker P.A., Accurate Air Conditioning, Dr. Smiths Orthodontic Services Inc., Dr. Donald Dixon Pediatrics, Jamaica Farewell, Grace Kennedy Foods, Caribbean Airlines, WISYNCO, Flowers By Grace, Galaxy Leisure Tours, Links, Data Stream Mobile Technologies, Hot Pie Patties and Ocho Rios.

Coverage of the matches was provided by Irietimes.com with a live online broadcast.

Media pictures are available at: http://www.facebook.com/trueblueweekend or by request at info@trueblueweekend.com

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.