GEORGE WINTER SOLSTICE FESTIVAL 2019
28-30 June 2018
We invite all clubs to come and join us for the annual Grayton Construction Winter Solstice Festival tournament, in the heart of the Garden Route for a weekend of hard squash – and even harder party’s afterwards. We hope to see all of you back again!
Teams will consist of two sections: A section comprises of 1st and 2nd league players. (SWD rankings and Overberg Rankings) and B Section comprises of 3rd and 4th league players (SWD rankings and Overberg Rankings) Teams will consist of 5 players per team.
Please note: Teams from Cape Town and Port Elizabeth – the A Section is similar to the B Section of the Paarl Tournament and the B Section is similar to the C Section of the Paarl Tournament.Clubs are also free to join strengths with other clubs in order to put a team together.Cost per player: R600.00 per player which includes the following: 2 x legendary breakfast / 2 x suppers / Shirt + Goodie Bag. Non playing guest meals: R300.00 pp. Each player will also be guaranteed a prize at prize giving.
Players are responsible for own accommodation (please let us know if you need any assistance and we would gladly assist.
The George Winter Solstice was born in 2011 when the George Squash Club committee decided to host a squash tournament festival
The first tournament was held in June 2012 and attracted 12 teams of 5 each. In 2013, 13 teams entered and 2014, 16 teams the most that we can accommodate entered.
From 2015 Louis Terblanche of RS Communication came on board as the main sponsor in 2019 Grayton Construction is the name Sponsor for the Festival. The tournament is known for its social nature, although the squash played is of the highest calibre.
The free Melkterjies that is served throughout tournament add to the festivities and together with Solly our Mascot has become the trademark of the festival as well as our legendary breakfasts. The next festival will be in June 2018 and more info will be available on the web from February 2018.
We hope to see you there!