TuksSport and Super Rent team up with Twizza Super School Series

The organisers of the Twizza Super School Series are excited to welcome two new partners, TuksSport and Super Rent, to the inaugural series that will get underway at the Bestmed TuksAthletics Stadium (Pretoria) on Thursday 19 September 2019 with the Twizza Super School Series Regional Qualifier 1. 

“We are proud to welcome TuksSport and Super Rent as partners of the Twizza Super School Series,” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director Stillwater Sports.  “The TuksAthletics Stadium is a world class facility that is guaranteed to add to the experience of the Twizza Super School Series.  We look forward to experiencing a magnitude of special moments at this spectacular venue.”

“Hosting three school’s athletics meets of such a magnitude requires flawless logistical expertise,” continues Meyer.  “Super Rent’s contribution towards the success of the event will include (but is not limited to) the allocation of trucks and vehicles for the transport of infrastructure, branding as well as collections and deliveries prior, during and post event.  As a logistics partner, Super Rent will definitely lighten the load.”

According to Toby Sutcliffe, Acting Director of TuksSport, it is a privilege for the University of Pretoria to be associated and partner with the first Twizza Super School Series.  “The amazing sporting facilities on the Hillcrest Sports Campus have played a vital role in the success of the many world class athletes produced by TuksAthletics throughout the years,” says Sutcliffe.  “Athletes like Caster Semenya, Akani Simbine, Zeney van der Walt, Sokwakhana Zazini and many others were exposed to these facilities for the 1st time at school level and/or after finishing matric. Some athletes have gone on to study at the University whilst pursuing their athletics dream.  We are confident that the Twizza Super School Series will produce the next generation of Olympians and future role models.  The University of Pretoria, through TuksSport and TuksAthletics, is honored to be a sponsor and part of this exciting new chapter in schools athletics.”

“We are excited to be appointed as the logistics partner of the Twizza Super School Series,” says Sharon MacMillan, Business Development Manager Super Rent.  “The goal of the series is to identify SA’s best athletics school.  We are proud to play our part in offering a world class platform for schools to compete at.  We can’t wait to #TasteTheMoment with Twizza at the inaugural Twizza Super School Series.”

EVENT INFORMATION:  Twizza Super School Series  

The Twizza Super School Series has one clear goal in mind – to crown SA’s best athletics school!  There can be only ONE WINNER!  The winning school will take home the BIGGEST TROPHY in SA SCHOOL SPORT and bragging rights for one year!

Regional Qualifiers & Qualifying Provinces: 

Date: Area: Venue: Qualifying Provinces:
1.       Thursday, 19 September 2019 Pretoria Bestmed TuksAthletics Stadium ·           Free State, Gauteng, Kwazulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North West (Northern Cape)
2.       Saturday, 05 October 2019 Cape Town Green Point Athletics Stadium Eastern Cape & Western Cape
  • All schools are invited to enter the Regional Qualifiers.
  • The Top 40 Boys Teams and Top 40 Girls Teams will qualify for the Grand Finale.

Grand Finale 

Date: Area: Venue:
3.       Saturday, 01 February 2020 Pretoria Bestmed TuksAthletics Stadium

Entry Requirements:  Each school will be required to enter a team of 15 athletes across two age groups U/16 and U/19.  The team diagram can be viewed via the following link:  http://bit.ly/2OezDsG 

Categories will include:  Girls Competition, Boys Competition and Mixed Competition.

Events that can be entered will include:  100m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 1500m, short hurdles, long hurdles, long jump, triple jump, high jump, shot-put, discus and javelin for age groups U/16 & U/19.

ENTRY FEE 

1.    Students Participating: Entry for competing schools is Free Of Charge.  Team Managers download the entry form from the event website www.superschoolseries.com.  Send the completed entry form to INFO@SUPERSCHOOLSERIES.COM
2.    Students Supporting (only if they wear their school clothes): Free Of Charge
3.    Spectators and Supporters: R30 at the gate

EXCITING NEWS: 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.  The mechanics of the selection process will be released at a later stage.

Facebook:  www.facebook.com/SuperSchoolSeries

Websitewww.superschoolseries.com

Instagram:  @SuperSchoolSeries

About TwizzaA proudly South African carbonated soft drink, Twizza was created in 2003.  We pride ourselves on providing the consumer with an authentic taste experience that rivals the global brands.   

About Athletics South Africa: Athletics South Africa (ASA) is the national governing body for the sport of athletics (including Track and Field, Cross Country, Road Running and Race Walking) in South Africa, is a member of the  IAAF and  the Confederation of African Athletics.  The association is based in Johannesburg.

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