Mr PE uberMANn competition officially kicks off

2017-02-15 06:01
Nicholas Affat, Mr PE 2016, during the launch.

Nicholas Affat, Mr PE 2016, during the launch. (WERNER HILLS)

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

THE sixteenth instalment of the prestige Sun Boardwalk Mr PE uberMANn competition has officially kicked off.

Nelson Mandela Bay will have a new representative when the new Mr PE uberMANn is announced in June.

Entries to the competition will be open until March 22 after which the chosen contestants will start a six-week journey of self-discovery, self-development, skills development, physical training and many more activities to boost their self-confidence.

They will be groomed in decorum, public speaking, leadership abilities, impeccable manners, dress sense and how to handle peer pressure.

The finalist will then be introduced at the Boardwalk Amphitheatre on May 1.

Finally, the identity of the new Sun Boardwalk Mr PE uberMANn will be revealed at a gala evening on June 3 at the Boardwalk Hotel ICC.

The Mr PE uberMANn title has grown considerably since its inception in 2002. It comes with a great deal of responsibility.

The man chosen to fulfil the role of the Mr PE uberMANn must be a young man to whom the city’s youth can look up to and must represent his sponsors and the people of PE with great aplomb.

The aim of the title is to embrace responsibility and encourage a positive impact through community activities.

The competition has a proud record of active involvement in social investment programmes in Port Elizabeth.

The 2017 titleholder will support three charitable organisations, namely The Association for the Physically Disabled (APD), CANSA and a charity of his choice.

The Sun Boardwalk Mr PE uberMAnn 2017 will be responsible for garnering proactive community involvement and corporate social responsibility support for these chosen charities.

The qualifying criteria to enter the competition include a valid driver’s license, a minimum of Grade 12 education level and sober habits.

Entrants must be single and between the ages of 20 and 30 years.

Tickets to the gala evening on June 3 are a donation of R140 and are available at Heinz in Style, located on Third Avenue in Newton Park. – REPORTER

Join the conversation! encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.

Inside News24

Competition regulation for a growing and inclusive economy

ADVERTORIAL: The Competition Commission of South Africa is conducting advocacy work in the South African automotive aftermarket industry and has gazetted a Draft Code of Conduct for public comment.


How to open a beer bottle without an opener

Do the right thing and never be thirsty again…


You won't want to miss...

WATCH: Man films himself going down water slide upside down as things go very wrong…
WATCH: Conor McGregor: Notorious the trailer
Best date night restaurants in South Africa
WATCH: Ryan Reynolds offers fans a free tattoo in new Deadpool 2 teaser
Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.