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NMMU George hosts SA University Surfing Championships at Victoria Bay

June 13th, 2010

NMMU George is hosting the 2010 SA University Champs 

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University’s (NMMU) George Campus will make history on June 14-16 when the SA University Surfing Championships takes place at Victoria Bay for the first time.

The annual universities surfing championships is presented under the auspices of University Sport SA, which is affiliated to the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC). The tournament is sanctioned by Surfing South Africa (SSA), the national governing body for the sport.

Teams of eight men and four women  from NMMU, Rhodes University , the University of Stellenbosch, KZN University and the University of Cape Town, as well as the Cape Town University of Technology (CPUT) will compete in the event

 “NMMU George is delighted at the opportunity to welcome the competing teams, as well as visitors and spectators to our midst.   Surfing is a visually-appealing sport and this particular university challenge is sure to add to the vibrancy of the local sporting scene”, says Hugo Loubser, NMMU George Sport Manager.

Kyle Beach (UKZN) and Lisa Mace (University of Stellenbosch) will be defending their 2009 titles, as will NMMU in the team’s event.

Billabong will again be the main event sponsor.

Be sure not to miss the surfing action at Vic Bay between 14 and 16 June.

Ends

NMMU George is hosting the 2010 SA University Champs, sanctioned by Surfing SA and presented under the auspices of USSA, at Victoria Bay between 14 and 16 June

Photo courtesy NMMU

Media Release Issued by:

NMMU – Marketing and Corporate relations Department
Hugo Loubser
Sport Manager: NMMU – George Campus
Cell       082 575 1826
Email    Hugo.Loubser@nmmu.ac.za

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