The Twizza Super School Series will take the Bestmed TuksAthletics Stadium by storm on Thursday 19 September 2019 (Twizza Super School Series Regional Qualifier 1) with an impressive total of 44 schools (1320 athletes) challenging for the title of SA’s best athletics school!
The Twizza Super School Series has one clear goal in mind – to crown SA’s best athletics school! There can be only ONE WINNER! This school will take home the BIGGEST TROPHY in SA SCHOOL SPORT and bragging rights for one year!
“We are excited for the first Twizza Super School Series Regional Qualifier to take place,” says Lance Coertzen, Twizza Group Marketing Manager. “The series is guaranteed to be fast paced and action-packed. We are proud to offer a platform that will grant SA’s future track & field stars the opportunity to face healthy competition, while representing their schools at a premium track & field meeting. We cannot wait to make memories with the schools, scholars and parents. If you enjoy the sport of track & field join us at the Twizza Super School Series to #TasteTheMoment.”
Aleck Skhosana, the President of Athletics South Africa, couldn’t agree more. “This tournament marks a turning point in the way athletes at schools level get motivation to follow in the footsteps of their role models and icons. There’s a starting point for everyone and school level is where the gems are unearthed and then polished. This series ups the level of competitiveness at school level. We praise Twizza for grabbing the opportunity to sponsor this level of athletics.”
Schools to look out for on Thursday include: Helpmekaar Kollege, Menlopark, Affies Boys, Affies Girls and Prestige College.
Live Entertainment: House Music star Holly Rey will perform live at the inaugural Twizza Super School Series, the Regional Qualifier 1 on Thursday 19 September 2019.
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:
|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.
|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.
|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.
About Twizza: A 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.