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Eastern Champs begin next month

Published:Wednesday | January 23, 2008 | 1:59 PM

The first major athletic meet for the 2008 school season, the Eastern Secondary Schools’ Sports Association Championship, will be held on February 4 and 5.

The opening day of the meet will take place at the Stadium East field, while the final day is scheduled for the National Stadium. Eighteen schools will compete.

Plans for the meet were outlined at a Press Conference at the Terra Nova All Suite Hotel this morning.

Jamaica National (JN) will be the major supporter of the Championships, with associate sponsorships from the Jamaica Public Service (JPS) and the Jamaica Citrus Growers Association (JCGA), under its brand name JUCIFUL.

Prizes for the Championship will include medals, trophies and cash awards.

Morant Bay High School won the last two championships.