VENUE DIRECTIONS AND RULES

Directions can be downloaded from the Registrations Page

PLEASE TAKE NOTE AS TO THE FOLLOWING VENUE/TOURNAMENT RESTRICTIONS AND LAWS.

 

  • NO SMOKING IS PERMITTED BY THE UNIVERSITY OF STELLENBOSCH IN THE VENUE OR ANYWHERE NEAR THE ENTRANCE BOTH OUTSIDE AND IN. A DEDICATED SMOKING SECTION WILL BE ALLOCATED AT THE FURTHEST EXIT AT THE FAR SIDE OF THE VENUE. PLEASE UNDERSTAND CLEARLY THAT NO SMOKING WILL BE PERMITTED ANYWHERE NEAR THE ENTRANCE IN ANY WAY!
  • ALL COMPETITION FLOORS WILL BE SECTIONED OFF. NO SPECTATOR, PARENT OR COMPETITOR THAT IS NOT CURRENTLY COMPETING WILL BE UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCE ALLOWED WITHIN THIS AREA. IF ANYONE IS IN THAT AREA THAT DOES NOT HAVE AN OFFICIAL TAG THEY WILL BE ASKED TO LEAVE IMMEDIATELY. PLEASE INSTRUCT YOUR TEAM MEMBERS AND SUPPORTERS ACCORDINGLY. THE VENUE HAS HUGE SPECTATOR STANDS THAT EVERYONE SEATED CAN SEE EVERY INCH OF THE VENUE FROM.
  • HOWEVER, WITH REGARDS TO JUNIORS AGED BETWEEN 5 AND 9 YEARS (BUT ONLY FOR POINTS & CONTINUOUS FIGHTING – NOT FORMS/KATA) WE WILL ALLOW 1 PARENT TO ACCOMPANY THEM TO THE RING TO ASSIST AND SUPPORT.
  • PLEASE CLEAN UP AFTER YOURSELF AND DO NOT LITTER THE VENUE. THERE WILL BE BINS PLACED THROUGHOUT THE VENUE FOR REFUSE. KINDLY MAKE USE OF THEM.
  • PARKING IS RESTRICTED TO BOTTOM LEVEL FOR ALL COMPETITORS (BY LAW OF THE UNIVERSITY OF STELLENBOSCH) THE SIDE PARKING IS FOR VIP, EMERGENCY AND MEDICAL PERSONAL ONLY. THE PARKING AT THE BACK WILL ONLY BE FOR EMPLOYEES OF THE SPORTS SCIENCE INSTITUTE. THESE MEMBERS HAVE VEHICLE STICKERS TO BE IDENTIFIED. YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO PROCEED TO ANY OTHER PARKING WITH A CAR WITHOUT SUCH IDENTIFICATION. THERE WILL BE A SECURITY PERSON AT THE GATE WITH A RADIO SHOULD A DISABLED PERSON NEED PERMISSION TO BE BROUGHT TO THE ENTRANCE BUT EVEN IN THIS CASE, THE VEHICLE MAY NOT BE PARKED, IT MUST RETURN TO THE MAIN PARKING LEVEL. (SEE DIAGRAM IN ATTACHMENT)
  • NO ONE IS ALLOWED TO BE EATING OR DRINKING IN ON THE COMPITITION FLOOR. THE UNIVERSITY OF STELLENBOSCH HAS ITS OWN SECURITY AT THE VENUE TO ENFORCE ANY CAMPUS LAWS. BREAKING ANY OF THESE LAWS COULD RESULT IN US LOSING THE VENUE OR BEING SHUT DOWN IN THE MIDDLE OF THE TOURNAMENT. THIS WE WILL NOT STAND FOR SO PLEASE UNDERSTAND, ANYONE OF YOUR MEMBERS BREAKING ANY OF THESE RULES WILL BE ASKED ONCE ONLY TO REFRAIN, AFTER THAT THEY WILL BE ASKED TO LEAVE THE VENUE IMMEDIATELY.