Our motto

Participate, become involved, be part of Kovsies, and experience the fun of being a student. Make use of the opportunities that come your way in order to become a fully balanced person.

UFS Athletics
UFS Cricket
UFS Rugby

KovsieSport adheres to the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) code of conduct. Find a WADA list of prohibited drug use in sport and much more here.


We offer

First-class coaching l Superb facilities l High-level competition l Recreation activities

Sport facilities (See the Bloemfontein Campus and Qwaqwa Campus maps for location of venues)

Bloemfontein Campus

• Pellies Park, the heart of the athletics club, with a modern clubhouse and all the amenities you need.
• Three cross-country courses.
• Shimla Park boasts a fully equipped clubhouse and four additional rugby fields.
• Three excellent soccer pitches.
• A tennis complex with 18 courts, two fitted with floodlights and a clubhouse.
• A cricket clubhouse with five fields and 20 nets.
• Netball facilities with six courts and a clubhouse.
• A top-quality standard swimming pool.
• A badminton hall catering for table tennis, badminton, indoor hockey, and volleyball.
• A squash centre with five courts.
• Two astro hockey fields and a clubhouse with change rooms and four grass fields.
• A fencing clubhouse in the Callie Human Centre with two pistes. 
• Two basketball courts.

Qwaqwa Campus

Floodlit stadia, athletic tracks, netball and basketball courts catering for sport talent and aspirations on our Qwaqwa Campus.



National Women’s hockey players


National Men’s hockey Players


Protea cricket players produced 

SA Netball players produced 

UFS Sport News
UFS contingent flying national flag at Commonwealth Games

UFS is very proud of the current and former Kovsies who will be flying their national flag at the showpiece in Birmingham, England.

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KovsieSport Awards: Louzanne Coetzee inspires stars to keep on rising

UFS honoured athletes at a KovsieSport Awards function.

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