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Reigning Intercontinental Le Mans Cup champions OAK Racing make their debut at the world famous 12 Hours of Sebring this weekend (March 19).

Last season saw OAK Racing contest the international series’ inaugural campaign with a single LMP2 prototype, winning both their class title and the prestigious Michelin Green X Challenge.

This time, three OAK-Pescarolo prototypes – two in LMP1 and a single LMP2 machine – are entered for the entire seven-round ILMC season which begins at the American Le Mans Series’ opener at Sebring this weekend.

The 7th Annual Dennis Ziadie Cup soccer match between the Jamaica College Old Boys Association of Florida and the St. George’s College Old Boys Association of Florida moves to the state-of-the-art for Ansin Sports Complex in Miramar, Florida. The game will take place at 12:00 pm on Saturday, March 26th, 2011. Last year’s match drew over 1000 spectators and supporters from the Caribbean community.

"It is a beautiful facility that comfortably meets the needs of our prestigious and highlighted weekend event, 2011 Dennis Ziadie Cup”, said Adrienne "Addy" Chin-Ogilvie, Chairperson, Public Relations officer, the Convent of Mercy Academy (Alpha) Association, Inc , “It is centrally located to the Caribbean community which has the advantage of attracting and accommodating more spectators within the South Florida region."

The Ansin Sports Complex sits in the heart of the City of Miramar in Western Broward County, with easy access from all major thoroughfares. This 24-acre property stands as a testament to engage the greatest sports entertainment enthusiasts with its soccer /football field, (3) basketball courts, (1) netball court, concession stand, 2nd floor press box and cricket batting cages.

The Ziadie Cup soccer match will be played in Ansin’s grandstand stadium which has a seating potential of over 5,000 spectators.

"We are happy to be moving the soccer match to Ansin Park this year" said Ray Stephenson the president of the Jamaica College Old Boys Association of Florida. (JCOBAFL), "It is an excellent facility and has hosted large spectator events including the, North America, Central America & Caribbean

The Ziadie Cup is a part of the “True Blue" weekend festivities which is a joint effort between 4 Alumni associations:

1. The St. Andrew Old Girls' Association Florida Inc.

2. The Convent of Mercy Academy "Alpha" Association, Inc.

3. The St. George's College Old Boys Association of Florida, Inc.

4. The Jamaica College Old Boys Association of Florida, Inc.

The True Blue weekend festivities include the following events:

What: The True Blue Mixer
When: Friday, March 25th, 2011
Where: I.T. Parker Community Center 901 NE 3rd St , Dania Beach , FL 33301
Time 7:00 PM – 12:00AM
Admission: $20.00 - Tickets for both parties $40 (save $5)

What: Ziadie Cup – Jamaica College Alumni vs. St. George’s College Alumni Soccer Match
Where: Ansin Sports Complex,
Where: 10801 Miramar Blvd., Miramar, FL 33025 (Phone 954-602-3175)
When: Saturday March 26th, 2011
Time: 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm

What: True Blue After Party
When: Saturday March 26th, 2011
Where: Cocomo’s Bar & Grill
Where: 4519 North Pine Island Road, Sunrise, FL 33313
Time: 9:00 p.m. – 4:00 a.m.
Admission: $25.00 - Tickets for both parties $40 (save $5)

What: True Blue Church Service
When: Sunday, March 27th, 2011
Where: Church of the Holy Family
18501 NW Seventh Avenue
Miami Gardens, FL 33169
Phone: (305) 652-6797
Time: 10:00 am

The Fort Lauderdale Strikers acquire Lance Laing

The Strikers announced today the signing of Jamaican International defender Lance Laing for the upcoming season. Per team policy, terms of the deals have not been disclosed.
 
“Our staff is pleased to welcome Lance to the Strikers and we expect him to make an immediate impact on our back line. He is a good defender that we have high expectations for,” said Head Coach Daryl Shore.

Prominent Figures On The UM Campus Will Compete For The Title - March 3rd At 8pm Coral Gables, FL(February 22, 2011)

University of Miami’s Mad Hot Miami Ballroom presents "Dancing with the UMiami Stars." Prominent figures on the UM campus have been paired with a partner/choreographer from Mad Hot Miami Ballroom's Competition & Performance Team.

The final competitive event will be taking place on-campus, Thursday, March 3, 2011 at 8 PM on the UC Patio Stage (1306 Stanford Drive, Coral Gables) and is open to the public. At this time, winners will be announced in each category and receive a medal.

There will be a viewer’s choice award as well. Routines will include waltz, foxtrot, tango, cha cha, samba, and rumba.

The UM all-star line-up includes Sebastian (Mascot), Ricardo Hall (Dean of Students), Christina Farmer (Student Government Association President), Rita Zeidan (Salsa Craze President), Rickey Pierre II (Head Choreographer for KAOS), and Rochelle Bradley (Sunsations Captain).

The event will also feature a guest routine from the United States Youth Finalist (Ohio Star Ball) – Ashley Sanchez.The event is being judged by Ana Chacon, who is ABC’s Miami local ten dance expert and former US Champion; Alex Koulik, who has trained several US Champions; and Susie Thompson, who was a five-time undefeated US Champion.
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