The 2014 SASA SA Primary School Championships, the flagship event of South African Primary School Athletics, will take place on the Dal Josaphat Stadium in Paarl from 20-22 March 2014.
The South African Schools Athletics Association (SASA) has confirmed today that all 9 provinces of South Africa will be entering a team for the 2014 SASA SA Primary School Championships.
It is expected that more than 2000 of the best primary school athletes from more than 16000 Primary Schools in South Africa will be competing for honours over the three days of competition.
More than 40000 spectators are expected over the 3 days of competition.
It is expected that as a result of the 2014 SASA SA Primary School Championships hosted in Paarl, more than R10 000 000.00 in direct investments, and a further R20 000 000.00 in indirect investments will be injected into the economies of Drakenstein and surrounding municipalities during the month of March 2014.
Already for the past few weeks all accommodation in Drakenstein and surrounding districts were almost fully booked. The first provincial team are expected to arrive on Tuesday 18 March 2014.
On Thursday 20 March 2014 an opening ceremony for the 2014 SASA SA Primary School Championships will take place on the Dal Josaphat Stadium between 18:00 and 19:00.
The 1st event of the 2014 SASA SA Primary School Championships will be the 1200m G/11 and will start 09:00 on 21 March 2014.
The 1st medal ceremony to honour 2014 Primary School Champions will already takes place at 11:00 on 21 March 2014
The full programme of events is listed below.