Twizza Super School Series

What is it?

South African’s most prestigious Schools Athletics Competition, the Twizza Super School Series has one clear goal in mind – to crown South Africa’s best athletics school! There can only be ONE WINNER! This school will take home the BIGGEST CUP in SOUTH AFRICAN SCHOOL SPORT and bragging rights for one year! Adding to the excitement, the Twizza Super School Series Grand Finale will boast an energetic cultural element with live performances from performing arts groups that stem from the Top 40 qualifying schools. In addition to performing for a large audience, the groups and schools can look forward to taking home exciting prizes compliments of Twizza!

HOW TO GET INVOLVED

We’re inviting all High Schools to participate by entering their team of 15 athletes, 1 team manager and 1 team coach. 

Each team will need 15 athletes across both age groups (U/16 and U/19), you will also need 1 team manager and 1 coach. There are also compulsory events, make sure your team have checked all the boxes to qualify. 

  1. A team consists of 15 athletes
  2. Each athlete can participate in max 2 individual events
  3. No more than 2 athletes per event in an age group
  4. At least 5 athletes per age group
  5. 2 x Entries into Sprint Event
  6. 2 x Entries into Middle Distance Event
  7. 2 x Entries into Jump Event
  8. 1 x Entry into Throw Event
  9. 1 X Entry into Hurdles Event
  10. 1 x Team coach 
  11. 1 x  Team manager

Twizza Super Schools Series Scoring Table is used to determine points. Final results will be revealed an hour before the event is done.

Download the official points table here.

  • Girls Competition
  • Boys Competition 
  • Mixed Competition

Your team manager will need to report to the athletes zone and collect your team’s race pack.

Access to a world class warm up track including the Twizza Cold Drinks Bar, Stretching Zone, Shaded Chill Zone, Call Room and more surprises to be announced soon.

Out of towners will receive a contribution for travel to the final. This is at the discretion of the event organizers.

The winning school will claim the title of South Africa’s best Athletics School & the biggest trophy you have ever seen! In addition to this the trophy prizes will be awarded to the school with the

  • Top 10 performing Boys
  • Top 10 Performing Girls
  • Top 10 Performing Mixed Team

Outstanding individual performances will be recognized in the following categories

  • Best Boy Field Events
  • Best Boy Track Events
  • Best Girl Field Events
  • Best Girl Track Events 
Twizza Super School Series

When & Where & What?

Regional Qualifier 1

  • Bestmed Tuks Athletics Stadium, Pretoria, South Africa
  • Heats Begin: 10h00
  • Gates Open: 09h00
  • Entry Fee: R30 (Learners in School Uniform get in for free)
  • Please note there will be food and snacks on offer as well as a variety of Twizza drinks, no food or beverages can be brought into the venue
  • Entries Closing Date: 10 September 2019

Regional Qualifier 2

  • Green Point Athletics Stadium, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Heats Begin: 10h00
  • Gates Open: 09h00
  • Entry Fee: R30 (Learners in School Uniform get in for Free)
  • Please note there will be food and snacks on offer as well as a variety of Twizza drinks, no food or beverages can be brought into the venue
  • Entries Closing Date: 1 October 2019

Grand Finale

  • Bestmed Tuks Athletics Stadium, Pretoria, South Africa
  • Finals begin: 10h00
  • Gates Open: 09h00
  • Entry Fee: R30 (Learners in School Uniform get in for Free)
  • Please note there will be food and snacks on offer as well as a variety of Twizza drinks, no food or beverages can be brought into the venue
  • Entries Closing Date: 20 January 2020

Events to Enter

High Res (110)
  • Category 1:

Sprints (2 x Individual Entries Required)

U/16 100m Boys & Girls

U/16 200m Boys & Girls

U/16 400m Boys & Girls

U/19 100m Boys & Girls

U/19 200m Boys & Girls

U/19 400m Boys & Girls

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  • Category 2:

Middle Distance (2 x Individual Entries Required)

U/16 800m Boys & Girls

U/16 1500m Boys & Girls

U/19 800m Boys & Girls

U/19 1500m Boys & Girls

High Res (108)
  • Category 3:

Jumps

U/16 Long Jump Boys & Girls

U/16 High Jump Boys & Girls

U/16 Triple Jump Boys & Girls

U/19 Long Jump Boys & Girls

U/19 High Jump Boys & Girls

U/19 Triple Jump Boys & Girls

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  • Category 4:

Throwing

U/16 Javelin Boys & Girls

U/16 Discuss Boys & Girls

U/16 Shotput Boys & Girls

U/19 Javelin Boys & Girls

U/19 Discus Boys & Girls

U/19 Shotput Boys & Girls

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  • Category 5:

Hurdles

U/16 100m Hurdles Girls

U/16 110m Hurdles Boys

U/16 400m Hurdles Boys & Girls

U/19 100m Hurdles Girls

U/19 110m Hurdles Boys

U/19 400m Hurdles Boys & Girls

Twizza Super School Series

Awards

The winning school will claim the title of South Africa’s best Athletics School & the biggest trophy you have ever seen! In addition to this trophy prizes will be awarded to the school with the:

The Top 10 schools per category will receive a trophy:

  • Top 10 Performing Boys
  • Top 10 Performing Girls
  • Top 10 Performing Mixed athletes
 

Outstanding individual performances will be recognized in the following categories:

  • Best Boy Field Events
  • Best Boy Track Events

  • Best Girl Field Events

  • Best Girl Track Events 

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FAQ

Your team manager can enter you online, or by downloading the entry form and emailing it to info@superschoolseries.com

You need 15 athletes, 1 x team manager and 1 x coach

No, this is a schools team event.

Each individual can only compete in two events.

Boys, Girls and Mixed. Boys and Girls school may not enter a combined team.

The event is free for entry.

The provisional programme will be released before the end of July. And the final programme will be released one week before the event date.

10h00, but watch our communications for more information.

Your team manager will collect these from the athletes area.

Yes, encourage all your fans to come along and cheer for you and your fellow athletes, there will be loads of entertainment and prizes to be won!

R30 for spectators, Learners in their school uniform will get in for free. All entered teams (15 x athletes, 1 x coach and 1 x team manager) will be exempt from paying entry fee.

There is ample public parking around the stadiums.

Yes there will be! Watch our social media channels to find out exactly what you can expect!

Unfortunately no food or beverages will be allowed into the venue, we will however have food and beverage vendors on site.

Yes, the warm up field will be on the rugby field in the athletes area. This will also be where your team collects their race numbers, can have team meetings, have access to the Twizza bar and the stretch and warm up zone.

No, we suggest you leave all your valuables at home and your bags with your team in the athletes area, or on the grand stand where they will be cheering for you!

The qualifiers will not be live streamed but there will be highlights clips available on social media as well as live updates.

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