Two national championships, two regional championships and South Africa’s biggest cricket week for schools – these will all form of the Mossel Bay Sports Festival that will officially be held from 20 September to 24 September 2013.
The programme will also include fun events such as a Fun Walk, to be known as the Moss Walk, a street party with live music from noon till late and a doggy walk.
The national championships that will form part of the sports festival are the SA Finn class dinghy sailing championships, which will coincide with the South Eastern Regional championships for dinghies and catamarans from 21 September to 24 September, and the SA body board surfing championships from 22 September to 27 September.
The other regional championship is the Western Cape regional aerobatics championships that will take place from 19 September to 21 September. Up to 30 aircraft are expected to participate.
The KFC Point High U 19 Schools cricket tournament will be held for the 15th consecutive year. It is South Africa’s biggest cricket week for schools and has attracted 28 teams from all over the country for this year’s tournament that will take place from 19 September to 24 September.
The Garden Route Casino Trust touchies on 20 September and the motorsport gymkhana on 21 September and 22 September will also be big draw cards.
Although they take place just before or just after of the official Sports Festival dates, the PetroSA marathon and the Oystercatcher Trail Run on 28 September and the Eight Bells mountain bike race on 13 September also form part of the Sports Festival.
New events among the 30 events on this year’s programme include a sea kayak angling competition, target shooting and events for the disabled.
The programme also includes golf, bowls, downhill skateboarding, tennis, karate, lifesaving, rubberduck races, squash, netball, women’s rugby, badminton, boxing, darts, dominoes, a tug of war, jukskei, chess and possibly soapbox races.
The full programme is available on the website www.mosselbayevents.co.za .