2013 Independence Games – Weekend Schedule (Days 4 & 5)

Saint Lucia’s 2013 Independence Games, organised by the Vieux Fort Council for Youth & Sports, takes a breather today. Qualifiers resume on Saturday and continue through Sunday. It’s a great opportunity to take the family out to watch some sports!

Now, listen up! The LAST qualifiers for netball, football and basketball are all this weekend, so if you want a chance to play you better get down there! Follow @VieuxFortHoops for the latest info on all Games activity. Schedule follows: Continue reading


2013 Independence Games – Schedule for Thursday 28 February (Day 3)

The qualifying rounds of the 2013 Independence Games continue today with two events. Each starts at 6 pm TODAY. Registration costs $5 per player and can be done before the qualifiers begin.

Today’s qualifiers:

  • Vieux Fort MultiPurpose Court: 5-A-Side 4-on-4 Netball Tournament (1st qualifier)
  • Laborie MultiPurpose Court, 5-A-Side 4-on-4 Football Tournament (2nd qualifier)

Best of luck to all participants!

Sports Development in St. Lucia gets another boost!

Jason Roberts

This morning, Caribbean News Now reports that the charity foundation of Reading striker Jason Roberts has teamed up with local sporting organisation Sacred Sports Foundation to collaborate on several sport development initiatives. Chairman of Sacred Sports Foundation Delroy Alexander says:

“The Jason Roberts Foundation has been a leader in sports development programmes and working with the Diaspora in the UK to help develop Caribbean youth. This is a natural alliance for us and comes in a year when we will be making several gains, including the launch of Sport in Black & White our first annual international sports conference and youth forum taking place in Saint Lucia June 10-23.”

Read the full story here.

2013 Independence Games – Day 2

The Vieux Fort South Youth & Sport Council’s 2013 Independence Games continue tomorrow with qualifiers in football and basketball. Registration is only $5 per player, so show up to sweat! If you’re on Twitter, you should definitely follow @VieuxFortHoops for the latest updates. Schedule for tomorrow is as follows: Continue reading

2013 Independence Games start today!

basketball_hoop-977The Vieux Fort South Youth & Sports Council has scheduled the 2013 Independence Games to run from today through 10 March, 2013. According to the council,

The games are aimed at encouraging the fellowship and solidarity of our athletes inside and outside our community as noble citizens of the same nation.


The 2013 Independence Games consist of tournaments in netball, football and basketball. They begin this evening at 6 pm with the first qualifier of the 6-A-Side 5-on-5 Basketball Tournament. That’s 6 pm THIS EVENING at the Laborie Multipurpose Court! Stay tuned to Island Scene for complete schedule updates, or follow @VieuxFortHoops on Twitter for full details.