RCOBANA – “Royal College Old Boys’ Association of North America” is the alumni association of Royal College, Colombo.
Sri Lanka representing old boys who are currently residing in the western states of the United States of America.
It aims at generating a level of camaraderie and togetherness among its members, as well as interacting with other associations of its kind within the United States and at a Global level. Furthermore, it is dedicated towards funding Royal College as well as other educational institutions for charitable causes.
RCOBANA’s notable annual events include, the annual inter-schools rugby tournament, golf tournament, Royal-Thomian cricket encounter, and Blue & Gold Dance held in Los Angeles, California.
RCOBANA, Inc. was incorporated in3 May 1993, as a California Public Benefit Corporation and has obtained 501 (c) 3, not for profit tax exempt status. In 2010, Northern California old Royalists formed the Northern California chapter of RCOBANA
Its objectives are :
- The advancement of education and the tradition of Royal College.
- The promotion of cultural and educational exchange activities between Royal College and educational institutions in the United States.
- Foster continued interaction among alumni of Royal College.
Main Events are :
- By direct solicitation from alumni and other interested parties. Throughout the year, voluntary donations are accepted from members to bolster the funds of the association.
- Sponsorships of the annual inter-school rugby tournament, golf tournament, and Royal Thomian cricket encounter.
- Annual Blue & Gold Dance held in Los Angeles, California.