South African Underwater Hockey Federation

Welcome to the South African Underwater Hockey Federation

Here you can find information on upcoming events, refereeing, rules & regulations and news related to underwater hockey in South Africa. SAUWHF is a voluntary body responsible for the pursuance of all physical sporting matters related to underwater hockey.

Tournaments

South African Underwater Hockey Federation hosts three major tournaments annually; Junior Nationals which is held in March, Senior Nationals which is held either May or June and , Inter-Clubs which is held at the beginning of December. A fourth tournament, hosted by PlaySport, is the UPL – Underwater hockey Premier League has made its way on the SAUWHF calendar as an annual event.

Events

30 November 2023
- 2 December 2023
Copacabana Blvd, Heritage Park, Cape Town
21 March 2024
- 23 March 2024
Copacabana Blvd, Heritage Park, Cape Town
3 May 2024
- 4 May 2024
516 Maxwell Dr, Sunninghill, Sandton, 2157

Spotlight
Player

Rudolf Pretoruis

RSA Referee

The esteemed RSA representative at this year’s World’s Championship held in Australia. Not only a finalist water referee, but also Chief Referee for the Elite Men’s final, showcasing unparalleled expertise.

Spotlight
Team

Age Group Trialists

Worlds 2024 - Malaysia

RSA’s underwater hockey enthusiasts are making waves as they prepare for the 2024 Worlds in Malaysia. The pride is palpable as four formidable teams gear up for trials, vying for a chance to represent South Africa.

News
Blog

New Leadership Roles: Heine Engelbrecht and Linda Stephen Take the Helm

October 17, 2023

Heine Engelbrecht assumes the esteemed role of President at SAUSF, bringing visionary leadership and a wealth of experience. His dedication promises a bright future for SAUSF. We are delighted to announce Linda Stephen as the newly appointed Secretary General of the CMAS Underwater Hockey Commission.

Choose your membership

Being affiliated to SAUWHF is compulsory for all members who wish to compete in any competition hosted by or affiliated with the federation. A compulsory indemnity form will be required upon sign-up or renewal which will automatically appear when you choose your membership. You cannot be selected for play in any tournament unless you have registered through this site; so don’t delay, register today!

Junior

Membership

R110Annual
Valid for one year from date of registration.
Allows registration for tournament.
Family membership discounts available.
Sign Up
*renewed annually

Senior

Membership

R425Annual
Valid for one year from date of registration.
Allows registration for tournament.
Family membership discounts available.
Sign Up
*renewed annually

Student

Membership

R235Annual
Valid for one year from date of registration.
Allows registration for tournament.
Family membership discounts available.
Sign Up
*renewed annually

Tournament

Membership

R255
Valid for the duration of the tournament.
Allows registration for tournament.
For the social players.
Sign Up
*renewed per tournament