Umkhanyakude District Municipality’s sporting team is looking forward to the annual SALGA KZN Games to be held in uThukela District Municipality from the 9 to the 12 December 2012. The South African Local Government Association (SALGA)-KZN Games is an annual mixed code sporting event held in the province of KwaZulu-Natal for all its district municipalities. Games consist of 15 codes: Rugby, cricket, swimming, ballroom dance, golf, soccer, volleyball, indigenous games, swimming, karate, netball, table tennis, athletics, boxing, and basketball. Selection for the events has taken place at a ward, local and district municipal level within KwaZulu-Natal. It began in 1998 and highlights the important role that sport plays in society.