Boerspitus is as original as the name sounds: It is a combination of boeresport, spitbraai and cantus. This tradition, which creates opportunities for students and young people from across the country to get together once a year, was founded in April 2016 by AfriForum Youth’s Kovsies branch. The idea stems from the Universities of the Free State and the North-West University’s Potchefstroom campus’s managements abolishing Intervarsity – a tradition going back 70 years.
Boerspitus is an opportunity to celebrate in Afrikaans and to have fun in your own culture. There are two categories in which you can participate as a team:
- Tertiary institutions (universities, hostels or colleges); and
- Towns and/or cities.
You can of course also attend Boerspitus as spectator.
This year’s weekend programme entails:
Friday 9 October:
19:30 vir 20:00 – Cantus
Saturday 10 October:
09:00 – Boeresport
13:00 – Floating in the river
17:00 – Spitbraai
19:00 – Prize-giving ceremony and performance by a guest artist
Sunday 11 October:
08:00 – Busses return
There are various weekend packages to fit your pocket. Click here for more information and to ebter.
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Fun from previous years
Watch some highlights from the weekend here.
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