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2014-05-16 10:26

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NORTH WEST, South Africa - The inaugural 4x4 Night Experience off-road event will take place on Saturday June 7 2014 at the Hennops Off-Road Trail in North West from 5pm.

Weekend Warrior is an initiative launched by Control Instruments-Automotive for 4x4 enthusiasts to become members of a weekend outdoor club to participate in weekend outdoor activities across the country and gain outdoor enthusiast membership under the Weekend Warrior banner.


Control's product manager Leonard Chester said: "To become a member, visit the website and look for more great events like the Weekend Warrior 4x4 Night Experience."

Current members will receive a R50 discount on tickets and should email Leonard before May 30 to book a spot at the discounted rate.

Event organiser for the 4x4 Night event Ryan Saunders said: "The event will provide entrants with a unique 10km 4x4 course with challenging obstacles. Thereafter there will be prizes, food, craft beer, exhibitors, music and entertainment, all under the night sky at Hennops.”
The evening will kick off with entrants driving the 4x4 track and its obstacles, designed by Tim Skelton of SA Adventure, from 5pm until around 8pm. At the finish there will be an entertainment and exhibition area where 4x4 enthusiasts can browse a selection of the finest outdoor accessories and products. No drinking and driving will be allowed on the 4x4 course.


Lucky draws will occur throughout the evening with prizes - among them a Vision X 6.7 Canon light set worth R10 00, a high-lift jack, watches, rechargeable batteries, 4x4 training courses and a variety of other 4x4 accessories. The event will finish around 11pm.
The cost per 4x4 is R300 with a maximum of five people per vehicle. 4x2's and Soft Roaders are welcome with escape routes available for all the obstacles and marshals to help with assistance or guidance. Camping is available at R100 per site. Please bring all your own camping equipment.
Sedans are also welcome at R50 per car should you just want to enjoy the atmosphere, exhibitors and craft beer. A separate entrance will be provided to the exhibition and entertainment area for all sedans.

To book, visit the Webtickets website or send an email for more information.

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