March 31, 2017 | Campus

War cry practice ahead of Saints Festival 2016. Photo by BC student Murray Blamey

We are unbelievably excited for the 34th edition of the Saints Sports Festival. This year we look forward to welcoming eight sporting codes to our beautiful school for a jam-packed, fun-filled Festival.

The fun begins with the Prep Festival from 6 – 8 April 2017 and ends with the College Festival taking place over the Easter weekend (12, 13, 15, 17 April 2017). There will be wonderful entertainment and, of course, captivating school sport. We hope you are ready.

#SaintsSpirit at the Saints Festival 2016. Photo by BC student Murray Blamey

We have a new Festival app which allows you the opportunity to select fixtures you would like to watch and add them to your own Festival schedule. You also have the opportunity to engage with other app users, you can view player profiles, and more. Head to your device's app store (Apple app store, Google Play store etc.) and download the app called "Saints Sports Festival."

You can also scan the QR code below or follow this link:


There will be two U18 Festival events: one on Thursday 13 April 2017 and the other is on Saturday 15 April 2017. Tickets for Free the Night and Free the Night 2.0 can be bought using www.freethenight17.co.za.

The Festival will be "cashless" with the help of our sponsor Standard Bank: we will be using contactless "Tap & Go" cards. If you don’t have a contactless "Tap & Go" card (from any bank), Standard Bank will issue prepaid contactless chip and PIN branded MasterCards at the Festival every day. Note: All credit and debit cards will be accepted for payment at the Festival.

Recovery centres

We will also have recovery centres at the Festival which our hard-working players can use. These will be run by InSide Active. The services available at the recovery centres include ice baths, sport massages, strapping, stretching, Pepto Pro recovery drinks, and more. There will also be three specialist practioners available namely, physiotherapists, biokineticists, and sport massage therapists. To learn more about these recovery centres email ben@insideactive.co.za.

Festival programme

Download the #SaintsFest2017 programme. The prorgramme includes fixture information, a map, a list of sponsors, and more. Programmes will also be available at the Festival.


Thank you to all our generous sponsors. We also extend a big thank you to the Saints parents, staff, and students for all their hard work in putting our Festival together.

We look forward to seeing you at #SaintsFest2017!