FWDCSA Calendar of Events for 2018

 

 

Please note that since some dates are inscribed on this calendar months in advance, it is unavoidable that some details and/or dates may change. To avoid disappointment, please confirm with the club office that the event is still due to take place at the advertised time, place and date. 

Outings Events Driver Training
 

January 2018

  01 Jan - New Year's Day
  Sat 13 Jan - Driver Training
The FWDCSA Driver Training Course with DCC Certification (Driver Competency Certificate) will teach you how to get the best out of your four-wheel-drive vehicle. At our own training venue you will learn your vehicle's systems and their correct use, how to choose the best and safest path for your vehicle through obstacles including stall/restart recovery techniques, ascents and descents, how to get through ruts, gullies, ditches, rocks and water crossings, and much more! Get more information on Driver Training here.
  Sun 14 Jan - Open Day
On a monthly basis, the Four Wheel Drive Club of Southern Africa (Gauteng Branch) has an Open Day at its property at Base 4. Each Open Day has a programme of events of interest to members, and these are also great opportunities for non-members to come along and see what the club is all about. A wide range of topics is presented by specialists in their field, and every one relates to the 4x4 or outdoor experience. Get more on Open Days here.
  Sun 21 Jan - Protea 4x4
More information to follow when available.
  Fri 27 Apr - Sun 06 May - Extended Outing to Northwest, Richtersveld and the West Coast
Join us in an adventure to the far North Western part of South Africa. This will be the first trip of this route for the club. Drive parts of the Namaqua 4x4 Eco Trail, visit the hot springs of Riemvasmaak, enjoy the stark ruggedness of the Richtersveld and the remote beauty of the West Coast. This is a camping trip and all provisions will need to be carried. Trailers are welcome. We will have a meeting in January to discuss the final arrangements. Space is very limited so if you are interested please get your bookings in ASAP.
 

February 2018

  Sat 10 Feb - Driver Training
The FWDCSA Driver Training Course with DCC Certification (Driver Competency Certificate) will teach you how to get the best out of your four-wheel-drive vehicle. At our own training venue you will learn your vehicle's systems and their correct use, how to choose the best and safest path for your vehicle through obstacles including stall/restart recovery techniques, ascents and descents, how to get through ruts, gullies, ditches, rocks and water crossings, and much more! Get more information on Driver Training here.
  Sun 11 Apr - Open Day
On a monthly basis, the Four Wheel Drive Club of Southern Africa (Gauteng Branch) has an Open Day at its property at Base 4. Each Open Day has a programme of events of interest to members, and these are also great opportunities for non-members to come along and see what the club is all about. A wide range of topics is presented by specialists in their field, and every one relates to the 4x4 or outdoor experience. Get more on Open Days here.
  Fri 16 to Sun 18 Feb - Serendipity
This three-hour 4x4 trail is family orientated, but still offers the driver some excellent challenges, with river crossings and steep rocky ascents and descents. Join the club on this great trail out in the Waterberg mountains. Get more information on this trip here.
  Sun 25 Feb - De Wildt 4x4 Trail
More information to follow when available.
  Fri 27 Apr - Sun 06 May - Extended Outing to Northwest, Richtersveld and the West Coast
Join us in an adventure to the far North Western part of South Africa. This will be the first trip of this route for the club. Drive parts of the Namaqua 4x4 Eco Trail, visit the hot springs of Riemvasmaak, enjoy the stark ruggedness of the Richtersveld and the remote beauty of the West Coast. This is a camping trip and all provisions will need to be carried. Trailers are welcome. We will have a meeting in January to discuss the final arrangements. Space is very limited so if you are interested please get your bookings in ASAP.
 

March 2018

  Sat 03 Mar - Annual General Meeting
More information to follow when available.
  Sat 10 Mar - Driver Training
The FWDCSA Driver Training Course with DCC Certification (Driver Competency Certificate) will teach you how to get the best out of your four-wheel-drive vehicle. At our own training venue you will learn your vehicle's systems and their correct use, how to choose the best and safest path for your vehicle through obstacles including stall/restart recovery techniques, ascents and descents, how to get through ruts, gullies, ditches, rocks and water crossings, and much more! Get more information on Driver Training here.
  Sun 11 Mar - Open Day
On a monthly basis, the Four Wheel Drive Club of Southern Africa (Gauteng Branch) has an Open Day at its property at Base 4. Each Open Day has a programme of events of interest to members, and these are also great opportunities for non-members to come along and see what the club is all about. A wide range of topics is presented by specialists in their field, and every one relates to the 4x4 or outdoor experience. Get more on Open Days here.
  Sat 17 to Fri 23 Mar - Extended Outing to Kgalakgadi - Fully booked
  Sun 18 Mar - Hennops 4x4 Trail
More information to follow when available.
  Sun 21 Mar - Human Rights Day
  Fri 27 Apr - Sun 06 May - Extended Outing to Northwest, Richtersveld and the West Coast
Join us in an adventure to the far North Western part of South Africa. This will be the first trip of this route for the club. Drive parts of the Namaqua 4x4 Eco Trail, visit the hot springs of Riemvasmaak, enjoy the stark ruggedness of the Richtersveld and the remote beauty of the West Coast. This is a camping trip and all provisions will need to be carried. Trailers are welcome. We will have a meeting in January to discuss the final arrangements. Space is very limited so if you are interested please get your bookings in ASAP.
  Fri 30 Mar - Good Friday
 

April 2018

  Mon 02 Apr - Easter Monday
  Sat 07 Apr - Driver Training
The FWDCSA Driver Training Course with DCC Certification (Driver Competency Certificate) will teach you how to get the best out of your four-wheel-drive vehicle. At our own training venue you will learn your vehicle's systems and their correct use, how to choose the best and safest path for your vehicle through obstacles including stall/restart recovery techniques, ascents and descents, how to get through ruts, gullies, ditches, rocks and water crossings, and much more! Get more information on Driver Training here.
  Sun 08 Apr - Open Day
On a monthly basis, the Four Wheel Drive Club of Southern Africa (Gauteng Branch) has an Open Day at its property at Base 4. Each Open Day has a programme of events of interest to members, and these are also great opportunities for non-members to come along and see what the club is all about. A wide range of topics is presented by specialists in their field, and every one relates to the 4x4 or outdoor experience. Get more on Open Days here.
  Fri 13 Apr - Sun 15 Apr - Outing to Three Provinces
More information to follow when available.
  Fri 27 Apr - Freedom Day
  Fri 27 Apr - Sun 06 May - Extended Outing to Northwest, Richtersveld and the West Coast
Join us in an adventure to the far North Western part of South Africa. This will be the first trip of this route for the club. Drive parts of the Namaqua 4x4 Eco Trail, visit the hot springs of Riemvasmaak, enjoy the stark ruggedness of the Richtersveld and the remote beauty of the West Coast. This is a camping trip and all provisions will need to be carried. Trailers are welcome. We will have a meeting in January to discuss the final arrangements. Space is very limited so if you are interested please get your bookings in ASAP.
 

May 2018

  Tue 01 May - Workers' Day
  Fri 27 Apr - Sun 06 May - Extended Outing to Northwest, Richtersveld and the West Coast
Join us in an adventure to the far North Western part of South Africa. This will be the first trip of this route for the club. Drive parts of the Namaqua 4x4 Eco Trail, visit the hot springs of Riemvasmaak, enjoy the stark ruggedness of the Richtersveld and the remote beauty of the West Coast. This is a camping trip and all provisions will need to be carried. Trailers are welcome. We will have a meeting in January to discuss the final arrangements. Space is very limited so if you are interested please get your bookings in ASAP.
  Sat 12 May - Driver Training
The FWDCSA Driver Training Course with DCC Certification (Driver Competency Certificate) will teach you how to get the best out of your four-wheel-drive vehicle. At our own training venue you will learn your vehicle's systems and their correct use, how to choose the best and safest path for your vehicle through obstacles including stall/restart recovery techniques, ascents and descents, how to get through ruts, gullies, ditches, rocks and water crossings, and much more! Get more information on Driver Training here.
  Sun 13 May - Open Day
On a monthly basis, the Four Wheel Drive Club of Southern Africa (Gauteng Branch) has an Open Day at its property at Base 4. Each Open Day has a programme of events of interest to members, and these are also great opportunities for non-members to come along and see what the club is all about. A wide range of topics is presented by specialists in their field, and every one relates to the 4x4 or outdoor experience. Get more on Open Days here.
  Sun 20 May - Heidelberg 4x4
More information to follow when available.
 

June 2018

  Sat 09 Jun - Driver Training
The FWDCSA Driver Training Course with DCC Certification (Driver Competency Certificate) will teach you how to get the best out of your four-wheel-drive vehicle. At our own training venue you will learn your vehicle's systems and their correct use, how to choose the best and safest path for your vehicle through obstacles including stall/restart recovery techniques, ascents and descents, how to get through ruts, gullies, ditches, rocks and water crossings, and much more! Get more information on Driver Training here.
  Sun 10 Jun - Open Day
On a monthly basis, the Four Wheel Drive Club of Southern Africa (Gauteng Branch) has an Open Day at its property at Base 4. Each Open Day has a programme of events of interest to members, and these are also great opportunities for non-members to come along and see what the club is all about. A wide range of topics is presented by specialists in their field, and every one relates to the 4x4 or outdoor experience. Get more on Open Days here.
  Fri 16 Jun - Youth Day
  Sun 24 Jun - Piesangkloof 4x4
More information to follow when available.
  Thu 28 Jun - Sun 08 Jul - Extended Outing to the Okavango Delta
More information to follow when available.
 

July 2018

  Sat 07 Jul - Driver Training
The FWDCSA Driver Training Course with DCC Certification (Driver Competency Certificate) will teach you how to get the best out of your four-wheel-drive vehicle. At our own training venue you will learn your vehicle's systems and their correct use, how to choose the best and safest path for your vehicle through obstacles including stall/restart recovery techniques, ascents and descents, how to get through ruts, gullies, ditches, rocks and water crossings, and much more! Get more information on Driver Training here.
  Sun 08 Jul - Open Day
On a monthly basis, the Four Wheel Drive Club of Southern Africa (Gauteng Branch) has an Open Day at its property at Base 4. Each Open Day has a programme of events of interest to members, and these are also great opportunities for non-members to come along and see what the club is all about. A wide range of topics is presented by specialists in their field, and every one relates to the 4x4 or outdoor experience. Get more on Open Days here.
  Fri 20 - Sun 22 Jul - Weekend Outing to Lesotho
More information to follow when available.
 

August 2018

  Thu 09 Aug - Womens' Day
  Thu 09 to Mon 13 Aug - Extended Outing to Khutse
More information to follow when available.
  Sat 11 Aug - Driver Training
The FWDCSA Driver Training Course with DCC Certification (Driver Competency Certificate) will teach you how to get the best out of your four-wheel-drive vehicle. At our own training venue you will learn your vehicle's systems and their correct use, how to choose the best and safest path for your vehicle through obstacles including stall/restart recovery techniques, ascents and descents, how to get through ruts, gullies, ditches, rocks and water crossings, and much more! Get more information on Driver Training here.
  Sun 12 Aug - Open Day
On a monthly basis, the Four Wheel Drive Club of Southern Africa (Gauteng Branch) has an Open Day at its property at Base 4. Each Open Day has a programme of events of interest to members, and these are also great opportunities for non-members to come along and see what the club is all about. A wide range of topics is presented by specialists in their field, and every one relates to the 4x4 or outdoor experience. Get more on Open Days here.
  Sun 19 Aug - Outing to At se Gat 4x4
More information to follow when available.
  Thu 23 to Mon 27 Aug - Extended Outing to the Tuli Block
More information to follow when available.
  Thu 23 to Sun 02 Sep - Extended Outing to Limpopo
More information to follow when available.
 

September 2018

  Thu 23 to Sun 02 Sep - Extended Outing to Limpopo
More information to follow when available.
  Sat 08 Sep - Driver Training
The FWDCSA Driver Training Course with DCC Certification (Driver Competency Certificate) will teach you how to get the best out of your four-wheel-drive vehicle. At our own training venue you will learn your vehicle's systems and their correct use, how to choose the best and safest path for your vehicle through obstacles including stall/restart recovery techniques, ascents and descents, how to get through ruts, gullies, ditches, rocks and water crossings, and much more! Get more information on Driver Training here.
  Sun 09 Sep - Open Day
On a monthly basis, the Four Wheel Drive Club of Southern Africa (Gauteng Branch) has an Open Day at its property at Base 4. Each Open Day has a programme of events of interest to members, and these are also great opportunities for non-members to come along and see what the club is all about. A wide range of topics is presented by specialists in their field, and every one relates to the 4x4 or outdoor experience. Get more on Open Days here.
  Fri 21 to Sun 23 Sep - Berakah 4x4
More information to follow when available.
  Sat 29 Sep to Mon 08 Oct - Extended Outing to Gonarezhou
More information to follow when available.
 

October 2018

  Sat 29 Sep to Mon 08 Oct - Extended Outing to Gonarezhou
More information to follow when available.
  Sat 13 Oct - Club Jamboree
More information to follow when available.
  Sun 14 Oct - Open Day
On a monthly basis, the Four Wheel Drive Club of Southern Africa (Gauteng Branch) has an Open Day at its property at Base 4. Each Open Day has a programme of events of interest to members, and these are also great opportunities for non-members to come along and see what the club is all about. A wide range of topics is presented by specialists in their field, and every one relates to the 4x4 or outdoor experience. Get more on Open Days here.
 

November 2018

  Sat 10 Nov - Driver Training
The FWDCSA Driver Training Course with DCC Certification (Driver Competency Certificate) will teach you how to get the best out of your four-wheel-drive vehicle. At our own training venue you will learn your vehicle's systems and their correct use, how to choose the best and safest path for your vehicle through obstacles including stall/restart recovery techniques, ascents and descents, how to get through ruts, gullies, ditches, rocks and water crossings, and much more! Get more information on Driver Training here.
  Sun 11 Nov - Open Day
On a monthly basis, the Four Wheel Drive Club of Southern Africa (Gauteng Branch) has an Open Day at its property at Base 4. Each Open Day has a programme of events of interest to members, and these are also great opportunities for non-members to come along and see what the club is all about. A wide range of topics is presented by specialists in their field, and every one relates to the 4x4 or outdoor experience. Get more on Open Days here.
  Fri 16 to Sun 18 Nov - Rust de Winter 4x4
More information to follow when available.
 

December 2018

  Sat 08 Dec - Driver Training
The FWDCSA Driver Training Course with DCC Certification (Driver Competency Certificate) will teach you how to get the best out of your four-wheel-drive vehicle. At our own training venue you will learn your vehicle's systems and their correct use, how to choose the best and safest path for your vehicle through obstacles including stall/restart recovery techniques, ascents and descents, how to get through ruts, gullies, ditches, rocks and water crossings, and much more! Get more information on Driver Training here.
  Sun 09 Dec - Open Day
On a monthly basis, the Four Wheel Drive Club of Southern Africa (Gauteng Branch) has an Open Day at its property at Base 4. Each Open Day has a programme of events of interest to members, and these are also great opportunities for non-members to come along and see what the club is all about. A wide range of topics is presented by specialists in their field, and every one relates to the 4x4 or outdoor experience. Get more on Open Days here.
  Sun 16 Dec - Day of Reconciliation
  Mon 17 Dec - Public Holiday
  Tue 25 Dec - Christmas Day 
  Wed 26 Dec - Day of Goodwill (Boxing Day)
 

 

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