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Entries Flood In For Mass School Athletics Event To Be Held On The West Rand

DUE to take place at Ruimsig Athletics Stadium in Roodepoort on the West Rand on Wednesday September 29, the Twizza Super School Series Regional Qualifier #1 has caused a stir amongst schools in the Free State, Gauteng, Mpumalanga, Limpopo and North West.

Launched in 2019, the Twizza Super School Series has very quickly become a highlight on the schools athletics calendar and has one clear goal in mind – to crown SA’s best athletics school. The winning school will take home bragging rights for one year.

To date 84 teams have entered the Regional Qualifier #1, among them Bethlehem Voortrekker Hoërskool/ High School (Free State); Hoërskool Secunda (Mpumalanga); Hoërskool Menlopark and Helpmekaar College (Gauteng); Potchefstroom Gymnasium and Hoërskool Rustenburg High School (North West); and Hoërskool Ellisras High School (Limpopo).

“The Twizza Super School Series is a very exciting, energetic athletics series,” said Andi Wolmarans, Bethlehem Voortrekker High School Sports Organiser.

All the best schools in the country participate at this meeting, so the competition is strong. This level of competition is very important as it prepares our athletes for the season. Our goal is to build and improve on our standards. Our strongest events will be the field events.”

“To be the best, you have to compete against the best,” added Mike van der Walt, the Hoërskool Secunda biokineticist/ Athletics Director.

The winning school will take home bragging rights for one year. Photo: Tobias Ginsberg.

“The Twizza Super School Series is an awesome initiative that allows schools from across South Africa to compete against each other at a well-organised series of events. We firmly believe in developing our athletes. By taking part in the series we are able to do just that. Our goal is to make it to the final.”

According to Hoërskool Menlopark’s Academic Head: Athletics, JJ Smith, the Twizza Super School Series is a great opportunity to show the class of SA’s upcoming athletes, while Helpmekaar College Senior Deputy Headmaster JP van der Merwe said the Twizza Super School Series is an innovative concept.

Willem Coertzen, the Potchefstroom Gymnasium Athletics Organiser said the Twizza Super School Series features great competition with great opportunities for athletes.

For more information on the Twizza Super School Series please email info@superschoolseries.com or visit www.superschoolseries.com.

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