National School Sport Championships Winter Games

National School Sport Championships Winter Games


9 13 JULY 2017



The Minister of Sport and Recreation South Africa, Min TW Nxesi in partnership with the Minister of Basic Education, Minister Angie Motshekga invites the members of the media to the upcoming National School Sport Championships Winter games scheduled to take place from the 9 14 July 2017.


The school sport programme is a key element in pursuing the vision of the Department of Sport and Recreation South Africa of broadening the base of South African sport. 


The annual South African Schools National Championships culminates from a controlled league programme where various school learners competed against each other and progress from local, circuit, district and provincial levels therefore qualifying to attend the Championships.


Participants in these Championships emanates from both primary and secondary schools, including the disabled learners. 


Event details are as follows:


Event Name: National Schools Championships

Province   : Kwazulu-Natal (Ethekwini Metropolitan Municipality)

Dates        : 09 July   - 13 July 2017


Sporting Codes       Venues

  • Chess                                    Brettenwood High School
  • Football                     (2) UKZN Edgewood/UKZN Howard
  • Hockey                       (2) Queenswood / Three Schools
  • Rugby                                    (2) George Campbell School/Kings Park
  • Tennis                       Westridge Tennis Park
  • Volleyball                   (2) Westville Boys High School/Durban Univ. of


The following codes will all be played at Hoy Park:

  • Netball
  • Kho Kho
  • Jukskei


The Department of Sport and Recreation South Africa remains committed to maximizing access to sport, recreation and physical activity in every school in South Africa. National School Sport Championship programme remains the flagship programme of the Department focusing on school leagues which culminates in this programme.


This programme is further hosted in close cooperation between KZN provincial and national government departments.

For more information Contact:

Mr Sabelo Mali (Media Liaison Officer - Ministry)

Cell: 082 729 5804



Mr. Mickey Modisane

Sport and Recreation South Africa

Head of Marketing and Communications

Office Tel: 012 304 5159

Mobile Tel: 082 992 0101






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