One of South Africa’s biggest social sport and lifestyle event, The George 10’s festival is getting ready to welcome you in the first weekend of December. 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 Paul Treu, Anton Leonard, Victor Matfield, Ernie Els and AB De Villiers.

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 surrounding areas, from  2 – 5 December 2021. 

 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. (There are currently four options available for you to choose from including to enter for the one-day tournaments, on the course of your choosing). 

The 2-day bowls tournament will take place on the 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 Honourable Council Member 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.”

The festival has some of the biggest name brands behind them, coming on board as festival sponsors and suppliers. This includes Jacaranda FM as the official radio partner, Hyundai as the official vehicle supplier and the official festival sponsors include: The George Municipality, Optimum Financial Services Group, Canterbury, Daisy Business Solutions, ETA College, Vodacom and The Protea Hotel – Marriott. The official preferred suppliers include: Kingswood Golf Estate, Oubaai Golf Club, George Golf Club, South Cape Distributors and The Wilderness Hotel. 

Here follows the registration information for 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 

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2 – 4 December

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

4 ball for all 3 days

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3 – 4 December

Outeniqua Park

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

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Lawn Bowls

3 – 4 December

Outeniqua Bowling Club, George Bowling Club

Men’s, Women’s and Mixed Fours

R625 pp

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Mountain Biking, 

4 December

20km @ R150pp

40km @ R200pp

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Trail Running

5 December 

10km @ R160pp

21km @ 360pp

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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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