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Sports events

At Stay&Connect, event organisers and MICE agencies (meetings, incentives, conferences, and exhibitions) can find the perfect venue for their sports events, small or large.

Offerings

  • Outdoor sports facilities, such as playing fields for cricket, hockey, and football. Tennis and netball courts as well as an Astroturf football field are available. Our cricket oval is set against a mountainous backdrop.
  • Indoor facilities for squash, hockey and other sports
  • Parking, security and team facilities on-site

Highlights

Sports events we had the pleasure of hosting:

  • The Absa Cape Epic, the annual mountain bike stage race with 600 international teams and 1,380 participants (stats 2019 race). UCT is the place for registration and Prologue of the race.
  • The Two Oceans Marathon, the annual event which sees some 11,000 runners competing in the ultra distance and 16,000 in the half marathon. Known as "the world's most beautiful ultramarathon", the course leads through the spectacular scenery of the Cape Peninsula. UCT is the course's finish area.
  • The 50th African Judo Championships with 179 competitors from 28 countries.
  • The Pro Series Indoor (PSi) Hockey Nationals Tournament with 120+ teams competing, 400+ games played in the space of a week, and 1000+ spectators attending per day.

Impressions: Sports events at UCT in pictures

Absa Cape Epic, photo: Mark Sampson/Cape Epic/SPORTZPICS

Absa Cape Epic 2018. Photo: Mark Sampson/Cape Epic/SPORTZPICS

Absa Cape Epic 2018, Prologue. Photo: Ewald Sadie/Cape Epic/SPORTZPICS

Absa Cape Epic 2018. Photo: Ewald Sadie/Cape Epic/SPORTZPICS

Absa Cape Epic. Photo: Andrew McFadden/Cape Epic/SPORTZPICS

Absa Cape Epic 2018. Photo: Andrew McFadden/Cape Epic/SPORTZPICS

Two Oceans Marathon 2018, Picture Tobias Ginsberg

Two Oceans Marathon 2018. Photo: Two Oceans Marathon/Tobias Ginsberg

Two Oceans Marathon 2018, picture: Tobias Ginsberg

Two Oceans Marathon 2018. Photo: Two Oceans Marathon/Tobias Ginsberg

Two Oceans Marathon Trail Run 2019

Two Oceans Marathon, Trail Runs 2019. Photo: Roger Sedres/ImageSA

Varsity Sports Netball Series 2013

FNB Varsity Cup. Photo: Michael Hammond

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