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George Campus

09/07/2013

For the fourth year in a row NMMU’s George Campus will host the top surfing students of tertiary institutions from around South Africa at the iconic Victoria Bay.

The action kicks-off with two days of heats on Wednesday, 10- and Thursday, 11 July with the last round of heats and all-important finals scheduled for Friday, 12 July. Each day’s surfing activities will start at 08:00.

“It is, indeed a great honour for NMMU George to host this prestigious event for the fourth successive time and we are looking forward to an exciting SA Student Champs,” said Hugo Loubser, Sport Manager at NMMU in George.

For the second year in a row a team from NMMU George will participate. Students representing the local campus are: Ruben Lammers, Juan Reynierse, Johannes Kasselman, Ruan van der Westhuizen, Jaco van der Westhuizen and Roxy Giles.

A total of six teams, namely Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (PE), NMMU (George), University of Cape Town, Cape Peninsula University of Technology, University of Stellenbosch and Varsity College from Durban, will take part in this year’s SA University Surfing Championship.

Five trophies will be awarded in three categories, specifically for the best individual performance in the men’s- and ladies’ category, best team performance for a men’s- and ladies’ team and the trophy for the best university where the men’s- and ladies’ points are combined.

NMMU surfers

Last year’s best South African university surfers… the team from NMMU Port Elizabeth with the trophy after both the men’s and ladies’ points were combined.

Contact information
Mr Pieter Botha
Marketing Practitioner
Tel: 27 41 504 3300
pieter.botha@mandela.ac.za