Events

EVENTS


We organise sport events and tours, including tailored solutions to meet specific needs of corporations (team building sessions, customer networking events) and groups (training tours, golf tours).

Some exciting events fill our calendar this year. Please do have a look at the tabs above for specific details on upcoming events.

Email us to help you organise your sport event.

 

Franschhoek 7s Academy


The forerunner for this academy started at Bridge House school in 2018, with Rugby 7s Skills development program, develioped by former international 7s captain and player, Frankie Horne.

In January 2019 we were privileged to have Marithy Pienaar join our team after she retired in December 2018 as international 7s player and women’s captain. Marithy will take this program forward as project manager and head coach and Cecil Africa and Philip Snyman support this project in their capacity as ambassadors.

The Franschhoek 7s Academy will focus on skills development; fitness, SAQ & agility work with the aim of U8 – U13 boys and girls becoming more skilled in the game of 7s.

All training will take place at Bridge House School Franschhoek.

Junior 7s Clinic Junior 7s Clinic

Academy program

  • There will be various training phases of 4 - 6 weeks in duration throughout the year (February - November)
  • Ad-hoc matches and invitational tournaments will be played during the course of the year.

Cost

Option 1: Once off fee of R6 600.00 per child for the year.
Option 2: Two payments (Feb & July) of R3 500.00 each
Option 3: Quarterly payments of R1 875.00 per term with a minimum commitment of 3 terms.

Adopt a played program (Optional)

We encourage parents to consider sponsoring a development player through the "Adopt a player" option. These players will be identified through a Talent ID program at various community schools.

Our aim is to sponsor 20 development players during the 2019. season.

Adopt a player costs from February to November:

Option 1: R4 250 per child, once off
Option 2: R6 750 for 2 adopted children, once off
Termly payments can be arranged.

For more information on the Franschhoek 7s Academy and the Adopt a Player program, please contact Marithy Pienaar.

7s Tournaments


The 7s Tournaments were launched in May 2018 with the Klapmuts u13 7s Tournament, where 16 primary schools participated.

Klapmuts U13 7s Tournament, May 2018

This event forms part of a bigger vision that Le Roux has for the development of Sevens Rugby and, for this reason, included in our services, is a variety of Sevens Rugby offerings. These offerings can be packaged for different age groups and levels, according to the specific needs:

  • Specialised skills coaching for 7s rugby
  • Leadership coaching and mentoring for rugby
  • Coaching programmes for 7s rugby coaches
  • Measureable skills development
  • Customised tours and programmes for local and international teams
  • Customised coaching camps and clinics
  • 7s Tournaments

The ultimate objectives are:

  • To host an International Invitational Tournament in Stellenbosch.
  • To provide an opportunity for primary schools from various backgrounds to be involved in a well-organized zonal under 13 tournament series
  • The International Invitational Tournament will also act as the final event where the winners and runners up of the zonal primary school events (16 schools) will play
  • To provide clinics to coaches and players of participating teams for the further development of coaches and ultimately players
Lutzville U13 7s Tournament, Aug 2018 Lutzville U13 7s Tournament, Aug 2018 Lutzville U13 7s Tournament, Aug 2018
Lutzville U13 7s Tournament, Aug 2018 - Player of the tournament from Klawer Primary - Greyton van Masso Lutzville U13 7s Tournament, Aug 2018 - Winning Team - Klawer Primary School Lutzville U13 7s Tournament, Aug 2018 - Runners up - Lutzville

Junior ITF Circuit


The Junior ITF Tournaments are two international under 18 tournaments taking place annually. (www.itftennis.com) The Maties Tennis Club, University of Stellenbosch, has been the host of the Junior ITF series since 2012, welcoming players from 20 countries. Caylix Sport aims to keep this series in our area for many years to come. At the beginning of 2013 Caylix Sport took ownership of the two events with the Stellenbosch Academy of Sport as the title sponsor, and Le Roux Conradie, CEO of Caylix Sport, acting as the Tournament Director since. Curro Holdings came on board as the title sponsor in 2015 with SAS as the Accommodation Partner. During early 2015, The Tennis NPC was established. This entity is a non-profit company, founded by a few individuals who are passionate about tennis. The trustees, Rob Benadie, Altmann Allers and Carl Roothman had the specific goal of growing SA tennis by organizing international tennis events with Caylix Sport acting as the appointed event organizers. Any profits earned through these events go towards tennis development programs.

Junior ITF Circuit present

  • Curro Junior ITF Series (31 Aug - 14 Sep 2019)
    Maties Tennis
    Coetzenburg Sport Grounds

AIRPORT TRANSPORT BOOKING FORM

FAQ - ITF TOURNAMENTS IN SA

ENQUIRE ABOUT THIS EVENT

2018 WINNERS PHOTOS

Curro Junior ITF Grade 4 Single Winners with Tournament Referee, Ephraim Motsiane
and Tournament Director, Le Roux Conradie 
FLTR: Boys Winner Joubert Klopper (RSA) and Girls Winner, Victoria Allen (GRB), Girls runner-up Myah Petchey (RSA), Boys runner-up Pierre Malan (RSA)
Curro Junior ITF Grade 4 Winners 
Sebastian Nothhaft (HKG), Benjamin Heynold (GBR)
with boys doubles runners-up Connor Kruger (RSA) &
Chrisjan van Wyk (RSA)
Curro Junior ITF Grade 4 Girls Doubles Runners-up Makayla Loubser (RSA)
& Lungile Ntuli (RSA) with winners Victoria Alen (GBR) & Noa Krznaric (CRO)
Curro Junior ITF Grade 3 Girls singles winner Victoria Allen(GBR), girls runner-up, Myah Petchey (RSA), boys runner-up Pierre Malan and boys singles winner, Charl Morgan Curro Junior ITF Grade 4 Doubles Finals FLTR: Victoria Allen, Cihan Akay, Noa Krznaric, Eric Vanhelsboim, Chirstine Kruger, Pierre Malan, Maretha Burger & Charl Morgan

ITF Futures Circuit


2015 saw the first Futures Tennis Series in the Boland in over 25 years and Stellenbosch is proud to have been the host to these prestigious events. The facilities of the Stellenbosch University are of the highest standard and we have a world class accommodation partner in the Stellenbosch Academy of Sport.

With the Futures tournaments coming to SA, we can provide our local players with the opportunity to get some international experience on home soil.

ITF Futures Circuit present

  • Digicall $25 000 Futures Series 2019 (Tentative dates: 16 Nov - 1 Dec)
    Maties Tennis
    Coetzenburg Sport Grounds

There will be singles and doubles draws for both men and women in the Futures tournaments. Prize money for the 2019 events will be $25 000 per week.

During early 2015, The Tennis NPC was established. This entity is a non-profit company, founded by a few individuals who are passionate about tennis. The trustees, Rob Benadie, Altmann Allers and Carl Roothman had the specific goal of growing SA tennis by organizing international tennis events with Caylix Sport acting as the appointed event organizers. Any profits earned through these events go towards tennis development programs.

AIRPORT TRANSFER BOOKING FORM

FAQ - ITF TOURNAMENTS IN SA

ENQUIRE ABOUT THIS EVENT

2018 WINNERS PHOTOS

2018 Futures Week 1 Doubles Finals
Back row fltr: Winners: Peter Nagy & Gabor Borsos (HUN) and runners-up Connor Farren & Christian Langmo (USA)
Front row fltr: Winners Maya Tahan (ISR), Eva Vedder (NED), Anastasia Shaulskaya (RUS) & Stephanie Kent (USA)
2018 Digicall Futures Week 1 - Singles Finals
Fltr: Mens Winner, Geoffrey Blancaneaux (FRA); mens runner-up, Sebastian Prechtel (GER); Ladies winner Ekatarina Marakova and runner-up Anastasia Shaulskaya (RUS)
2018 Futures Week 2 Doubles Finals
Fltr: Mens double winners, Peter Nagy & Gabor Borsos (HUN); Ladies double winners, Maya Tahan (ISR) & Eva Vedder (NED); Ladies doubles runners-up, Sari Steggman (RSA) & Ekatarina Marakova (RUS); Mens doubles runners-up, Benjamin Lock & Courtney Lock (ZIM)
2018 Digicall Futures Week 2 Singles Finals:
Fltr: Mens Winner: Toby Martin (GBR); Mens Runner Up: Connor Farren (USA); SA Doubles player, Raven Classen
Ladies Winner: Ekaterina Makarova (RUS); Ladies Runner-up: Alice Gillan (GBR)
2018 Futures 3 Doubles Finals
Our 2018 Digicall Futures doubles finals players, fltr: Mens winners, Sebastian Prechtel (GER) & David Pichler (AUT); Mens runners-up, Maciej Smola & David Kossek (POL)
Ladies Winners, Amy Zhu and Madison Westby (USA) with runners-up Katharina Hering (GER).
Absent: Patricia Boentgen
2018 Digicall Futures week 3 Singles Finals:
fltr: Benjamin Lock (ZIM), Ruaan Roelofse,(RSA), Riad Davids (VP, TSA and The Tennis NPO director), Ekatarina Marakova (RUS) and Alice Gillan (GBR)
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