Monday, May 12, 2008


The upcoming events for the JAG Sports and Education Foundation
March 9th Cape Argus Cycle Tour

35000 cyclists - one of the largest individually timed cycle. The JAG Sports and Education Foundation registrations received 20 entries that were divided between development, office and celebrity runners who will represent the Foundation. Attention to the JAG on the head!
March 22nd Old Mutual two oceans marathon

Annual incredibly picturesque marathon. JAG will support Daz - the miracle runner! Daz has cerebral palsy and is a wandering it still works! Daz will be running to raise funds for the Foundation JAG.

JAG Foundation will also supply water and physical support from a site in Hout Bay, and have a presence on the finish line.

It is guaranteed to be a fun and exciting filled morning, we hope you'll be a part of it!
28th March to 5 April Absa Cape Epic

9 days. 1200 cyclists. 950 km. 18000m of climbing.

This year we are proud to announce that reigns Marathon World Champion, Christoph Sauser and Burry Stander, South Africa and Africa XC Champion, rolling as a team from the Cape Epic and raise funds for an initiative that Christoph began known. This year, funds will benefit the foundation JAG BMX confidence in Kayamandi.

The May 15th JAG Sports and Education "Year in Review" Function

Celebrating a year since the launch of our Foundation. The conference will showcase our achievements so far, an invited international - Nick Farr Jones and an element of fundraising. The event by invitation only.

July 12 Knysna half marathon

JAG team will run the race in support of the Foundation.
Past Events
JAG Foundation supports Trafalgar High School Touch rugby world champions - November 28, 2007, District Six

The JAG Sports and Education Foundation is honoured to sponsor once again Trafalgar High School touch rugby teams to take part in this year's tour to Malaysia for high school Touch Rugby World Championships.

Top of Trafalgar boy team won last year in Singapore. The JAG Foundation joined the players and MEC Cameron Dugmore for a press conference farewell to school on November 28. We have seen teams at the airport and looked forward to their return.

Mr. Hendricks has assured the teams that this year there will be a strong educational aspect of the tour. He said: "I know we will win; Trafalgar is known for the sport. This year I want the children learn from their experience in the East. They are all studying tourism and my belief is that travel provides the best opportunity to learn and grow. "

Our mission JAG is to encourage a sense of pride and ownership among young people, those already disadvantaged. Our mission has been completed by the enthusiasm and commitment of the school and players. Their success last year was a bonus.
JAG Foundation Joines forces with the Western Province Cricket Association to celebrate 120 years of Newlands - Youth Day on October 26, 2007, Newlands

Newlands Cricket Stadium celebrates its 120th anniversary this season.

The Western Province Cricket Association has a packed programme of anniversary celebrations. All funds raised will contribute to improving the stadium, the acquisition of a new scoreboard, the decline arrivals and upgrade field. The first official event to begin the anniversary celebrations was Newlands Youth Day Friday, October 26.

The event was a mini-day cricket with 1200 to 1500 children participating. The children from schools across the peninsula - including children of school special needs. The children attended Mini bakers cricket coaching clinic with the Cape Cobras players as coaches.

JAG Foundation has provided transport for 200 children on its programme Mighty metres from the primary school in Stellenbosch, Lavender Hill and Botenheuwel coming to join the day of fun and games at the Nelwands Grounds.

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2007 Health of the Nation, 50 hours Sports Challenge - September 14, 2007, Rondebosch

To continue on the health of the Nation research project and the success of the first challenge, Sporting Chance hosted the second edition of health of the nation: 50 HOURS OF SPORT CHALLENGE in the Western Province Cricket Club Rondebosch. Spread over three days (Friday to Sunday) the event has drawn 3000 participants children

Competitive sports non-stop for 50 hours with a maximum of twelve sports codes currently playing at the same time and ensuring that the ballnever came to a position yet - ie "keeping the ball alive. "

The bodies of the city of Cape Town who supported the event: The Ministry of Sport and Recreation, Ministry of Health, the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Community Safety.

The main objective was to show children the importance of physical activity in building a positive future and to ensure that everyone has an equal opportunities while participating in a non-elitist and fun.

The JAG Sports and supported by the Foundation for Education event with a 1 km Mighty metre runway and allowed a number of children Mighty meters in schools and to come join this challenge. Each participant received a goodie bag and a t-shirt.

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JAG Sports and Education officially launched in the Eastern Cape-26 July 2007, East London

On 26 July 2007 Group Sports and Education Foundation proudly launched in the Eastern Cape, an official launching ceremony at the Hotel Oster in east London.

Evert Ferreira, former Boland and provincial boundaries cricket player has been named executive director of the Foundation in the Eastern Cape.

"There is a huge need in the region of Eastern Cape scope for the introduction of sports activities in school curricula, and I am proud to be part of this difference and a dynamic organization that the Foundation JAG."

With the help of Meyer and the JAG Ferreira Foundation team will be responsible for carrying out Mighty metres of the programme in schools in the Eastern Cape. The Mighty metres programme was successfully launched in the region of Western Cape earlier this year and so far attracted over 9000 young learners in primary school.
The Pick 'n Pay Weekend Argus Rotary Knysna Cycle Tour - 07 July 2007, Knysna

Jason, Knysna, in July 2007

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