PRESS RELEASE

SEPTEMBER 2021


REGISTER NOW FOR THE GEORGE TENS SPORT & LIFESTYLE FESTIVAL

The George’s 10s is set to become South Africa’s biggest social sport and lifestyle event!

Kicking off in 2019 as a rugby only festival, the event is now set to include Trail running, Mountain Biking, Men’s and Women’s Rugby, Golf, Netball and Lawn bowls.

Presented in collaboration with The George Municipality the festival will be returning to Outeniqua Park and surrounds, from 2 – 5 December 2021.

Co-founded by former Springbok Coach Heyneke Meyer and IG van der Merwe, the 2021 event is proud to welcome some of SA’s biggest icons as ambassadors, including the likes of Victor Matfield, Ernie Els and AB De Villiers.

Team registrations are open for the 3-day golf tournament, taking place on Kingswood Golf Estate, George Golf Club and Oubaai Golf Estate & Spa, 2 – 4 December ‘21.

(Teams can opt to enter for the on-day tournaments, on the course of their choosing).

The 2-day bowls tournament will take place on the Outeniqua- and George Bowls Club grounds on 3 & 4 Dec. The netball and women’s and men’s rugby tournaments will be presented at Outeniqua Park on 3, 4 & 5 Dec.

But wait – there’s more! The Mountain Biking and Trail Running events, set to take place on the 4th and 5th of December respectively, are sure to boast some of the most awe-inspiring views of the picturesque landscape of the Garden Route.

“The George Municipality is delighted to support this important and exciting event and I encourage all role-players in the George economic community to get behind this initiative,” says Portfolio Councillor for Finance and Strategic Services, Dirk Wessels.

“Working with Heyneke Meyer is a delight and we remain committed to our cause in identifying new events in order to stimulate and develop the George economy “

Meyer reiterates, “I am grateful for the support from the George Municipality and that of the George community! One of the elements I’m most looking forward to is how the local community will benefit from George Tens. Like many local tourism industries, they’ve been hard-hit by lockdown and we’re optimistic that this beautiful town and the surrounding areas will benefit greatly.”

Here follows the registration information for the all the specific codes:

Women’s & Men’s Rugby:
3 – 5 December

Outeniqua Park

School: Primary Schools U/13. High Schools U/18

Students: Hostel teams

Social: Amateurs: (U/35), Veterans (Above 35)

Premier Division: Professional, Semi-Professional

All prices, registration information and more on www.georgetens.co.za

Golf:
2 – 4 December

3 courses: Kingswood Golf Club, Oubaai Golf Estate, George Golf Club.

4 ball for all 3 days

All prices, registration information and more on www.georgetens.co.za

Netball:
3 – 4 December

Outeniqua Park

Social/Amateurs (U/35), Veterans (O/35)

All prices, registration information and more on www.georgetens.co.za

Lawn Bowls:
3 – 4 December

Outeniqua Bowling Club, George Bowling Club

Men’s, Women’s and Mixed Fours

R625 pp

All prices, registration information and more on www.georgetens.co.za

Mountain Biking:
4 December

20km @ R150pp

40km @ R200pp

All prices, registration information and more on www.georgetens.co.za

Trail Running:
5 December

10km @ R160pp

21km @ 360pp

All prices, registration information and more on www.georgetens.co.za

The George Tens sport festival will be subject to applicable Covid regulations at the time of the event.

Follow @George10s on Facebook to stay up to date on all the latest details.

George Tens is supported by George Municipality and Jacaranda fm.

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