The first-ever edition of the Jozi 10s will take place at St Stithians College in Sandton, Johannesburg on the 25th and 26th of August.
Rugby, netball, and dodgeball are among the activities, along with a host of entertainment.
Team entries are available to social and club players, with a minimum of four games guaranteed and festival passes for the team included. Team registrations will take place on the Friday with the matches happening on the Saturday.
The event will have a fan park and big screen, which will show the Springbok game against the All Blacks, as they complete their World Cup preparations. That’s along with live music and entertainment from some of South Africa’s best acts.
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“Jozi 10s is more than just a sporting event; it’s an immersive experience that brings together the finest athletes, celebrities and entertainment acts to create unforgettable memories for fans from all walks of life, background or sporting ability. We are ecstatic to curate an extraordinary 2023 festival that celebrates the resurgence of sport and the joy of communal gatherings. We are pushing the boundaries further and faster, all while guaranteeing an absolute commitment to fun!” said Gerhardi Odendaal – Event Director.
The Cape Town 10s was founded as a rugby-only event in 2008 by former Boks Bob Skinstad and Robbie Fleck and now the event makes it way to Johannesburg.
All the details are available at www.10s.co.za.
There are other 10s festivals around the country:
Play.co.za Winelands 10s – 3rd and 4th November 2023 in Paarl
Eastern Cape 10s – 15th and 16th of December 2023 in East London
Play.co.za Cape Town 10s – 2-3 February 2024 in Sea Point