Scouting Competitions

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Competitions are a fun way for Cubs, Scouts and Rovers to test their skills, meet others, and build camaraderie.

National Competitions

HV Marsh Award for Scout Journalism

The HV Marsh Award is a Group award for the best Group publication.

Western Cape Competitions

Group Competitions

The Tonkin Trophy

The Tonkin Trophy is a competition that takes into account successes in all branches of a Scout Group: Cubs, Scouts and Rovers.

Cub Competitions

Edward Shield

The Edward Shield is an annual event for Cubs from all over the Western Cape. There are many different activities, such as making drums, colouring the South African flag, knots, songs, etc.

Gallant Shield

Scout Competitions

The Rayner Trophy

The The Rayner Trophy is a senior Scout overnight hiking competition.

Gordon Shield

The Gordon Shield is a Regional Scout camping competition.

The Upton Shield

The Upton Shield is a junior hiking competition.

The Quinn Trophy

The Quinn Trophy is a fun Scouting competition involving the whole family.

The Cape Times Cross Country Competition



Kon-Tiki is a fun competition where Scouts build rafts and sleep on them for 24 hours.
Kontiki Facebook Page

Orienteering Competition

The Orienteering Competition is a Regional Scout competition involving navigating between points using map reading and compass skills.

Rover Competitions

Hawkeye Trophy

The Hawkeye Trophy is the main competition for Rovers in the Western Cape.

Gauteng Competitions

Group Competitions

Cub Competitions

Scout Competitions

Rover Competitions