Amidst the Easter break, university sport in the UK shows no sign of stopping with over 20 Championships events still to come this season!
As students across the UK are taking a well-deserved break from their studies over the Easter break, university sport has continued to thrive, with various events and competitions taking place nationwide.
UK university sport is played throughout the entire academic year. With leagues starting as early as September for the majority of team sports, the end of the UK university sport season sees a flurry of activity, with Championship finals and plenty of Varsity matches taking place.
Despite the majority of sporting seasons coming to an end at last month’s BUCS Big Wednesday, there is still a wide range of exciting and competitive sporting events still to come including showcase events such as the Outdoor Athletics Championships and the highly anticipated BUCS Super Rugby finals.
Upcoming UK University Championship Events
With more than 20 Championship events scheduled to take place from now until the end of the academic year, we cannot wait to witness even more incredible performances from student-athletes representing their universities one final time this season.
We take a closer look at some of the remaining Championship events set to take place in the coming weeks and months.
Weightlifting & Para Powerlifting Championships
21st – 23rd April
Over 180 students are set to travel to Wales for this year’s Weightlifting and Para Powerlifting Championships.
Now in its third year, the annual event continues to grow with a record 52 universities set to be represented on the national stage.
Outdoor Athletic Championships
29th April – 1st May
One of the biggest events on the UK university sport calendar takes place at the Paula Radcliffe Stadium this year.
From the shot put and javelin to the 100m sprint and long jump, the very best of UK university athletics will compete for gold in the final track and field event of the season.
29th April – 1st May
The highly anticipated Regatta will take place at the National Water Sports Centre in Nottingham.
Open to rowers of every skill level, the final rowing competition of the season comprises four tiers: Championship, Intermediate, Lightweight, and Beginner.
Futsal Championship & Trophy Finals
The Men’s and Women’s Futsal finals take place at the University of Wolverhampton this year.
Both finals are set to showcase the best of university futsal talent from across the country as the four remaining teams attempt to end their season as national champions.
Equestrian Championship Finals
15th – 16th June
The final event on the UK university sport calendar takes place at the impressive Moulton College Equestrian Centre.
The culmination of this year’s leagues and regional competitions will see riders from universities across the UK compete for Dressage and Show Jumping medals.
More Championship events to look out for:
|Sailing: Match Racing
||8th – 9th April
|Sailing: Team Racing Finals
||11th – 13th April
|Golf: Match Play Championships
||12th – 13th April
|Canoe Polo: Championships
||22nd – 23rd April
|Athletics: 10,000m Championships
|Golf: Tour Finals
||24th – 26th April
|Rifle: Long Range Championships
|Cycling & Para-Cycling: 10 Mile Time Trial Championships
|Triathlon: Sprint Championships
|Rugby 7s: Championship
|Swimming: Team Championships
||20th – 21st May
|Cycling: Road Race Championships
|Volleyball: Beach Championships
||8th – 9th June
|Archery: Outdoor Championships
||10th – 11th June
|Equestrian: Trophy Finals
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