The Jamaica High School Alumni Soccer and Netball Network (JHSASN) invites soccer and netball enthusiasts to the Lauderhill Sports Complex, at 7500 W. Oakland Park Blvd., Lauderhill Florida, 33311, this Labor Day weekend for the JHSASN Soccer & Netball Tournament Family Fun Day. The two-day event runs Sunday, September 2nd from 10am to 6pm and Monday, September 3rd – Labor Day – matches begin at 10am.
This tenth staging of soccer and netball friendlies is sponsored by the City of Lauderhill and is hosted by the city’s Vice Mayor, Howard Berger. “We are pleased with the partnership between the city and JHSASN. This annual event continues to be a fun and exciting way to preserve, pass on and celebrate the importance of sports, community and culture and I look forward to hosting and connecting with the many participants from all over,” said Vice Mayor, Berger.
Twenty-four teams will vie for the prestigious Caribbean National Weekly Cup and cash prizes. Sixteen soccer teams representing some of Jamaica’s most well-known alumni soccer teams are confirmed to battle. This year’s netball tournament is coordinated by Radica Samuels Wright, President of Netball Youth Sports Association Inc. and Development Director for USA Netball; eight formidable Jamaican High School alumni netball teams confirmed. All Jamaican High Schools’ alumni are encouraged to wear their school colors and network with other alum at the Alumni Village.
The weekend will kick-off with a welcome party on Friday, August 31 at Moments Restaurant & Lounge; entry is $10 at the door. On Sunday and Monday, soccer and netball aficionados can expect a wide array of family activities; including a festival sponsored by Moments Restaurant & Lounge. The tournament and fun day will close on Monday with final matches and an old-school styled sound clash by some of South Florida’s most sought-after DJs from the Caribbean.
Admission to the tournament is free and the event is for the whole family. Tournament information can be found at: www.jhsasn.com. Inquiries can be made by phone to: 754.715.3206