University of the Western Cape Stadium
|Former names||University of the Western Cape Sports Ground|
|Location||Symphony Way 1,
Bellville, Cape Town,
Western Cape, South Africa
|Owner||University of the Western Cape|
|Construction cost||5 Million Rand|
|SAFA West Coast Regional League,
UWC rugby team
University of the Western Cape Stadium, commonly abbreviated and referred to as UWC Stadium, and sometimes also referred to as University of the Western Cape Sports Ground, is a multi-use stadium, situated in the Bellville suburb of Cape Town, at the Western Cape Province in South Africa. The exact location, is at the Southeastern corner of University of the Western Cape, only 300m from the Unibell railway station. Since its construction in 1983, the stadium has been home to UWC athletics, rugby, soccer and numerous other sporting events and local gatherings. The stadium complex also feature several offices, and became the new official SAFA headquarters for the West Coast Regional League, in August 2006.
List of some recently hosted events
- The South African national offender championships, in February 2006.
- The South African national Chess Championship for clubs, in November 2008.
- A friendly football match between Iraq and Poland in June 2009, attended by 2,000 spectators.
- A friendly football match between Banyana Banyana and a Sasol League club, in October 2010.
- Will host the final Playoff Stage of the 2010-11 Vodacom League.
- Will host the 2012 IRB Junior World Championship.
- University of the Western Cape Stadium Complex - Details.
- Official site for University of the Western Cape Sport Administration
- Interdisciplinary centre of excellence for Sports science and development
- SAFA West Coast (2006-08-22). "New Provincial Headquarters for SAFA West Coast Regional League".
- Department of Correctional Services (Feb 2006). "Inmate games WOW the crowds". SA corrections today (p.12).
- Chess For All (2008). "Chessa Inter-Club Team Championship -Cape Town 2008".
- Weltfussball. "University of the Western Cape Stadium".
- SAFA (2010-10-05). "Football Friday returns to SA in support of Banyana Banyana".
- KickOff (2011-06-07). "Venue change for Vodacom Second Division Play-offs".
- Keo.co.za (2011-04-07). "SA to host 2012 Junior World Champs".