• My University didn’t finish in the Top 4 in BUCS – can we still enter the European EUSA ’tournament winners’events? Only top-4 national finishers in BUCS qualify to enter EUSA. BUCS will sanction the single highest-placing University that wishes to compete in each sport/ category. There are other European competitions without qualification requirements, such as the SELL Games
• What is the difference between EUSA and FISU competition?
|Participants||International representative teams||Tournament winners' tournament|
|How entrants chosen||Selected||Qualify via BUCS Championships in the same year|
|Nationality of participants||Great Britain & Northern Ireland||Any|
|Teams compete as||Great Britain & Northern Ireland||The entrant University|
|Delivered by||BUCS||The entrant University|
|Funding||BUCS/ NGB||The entrant University|
|Age limits||17-28 y.o.||17-28 y.o.|
• I am not British but study at a BUCS University – can I represent Great Britain at the World University Games/ Championships? Only UK-passport holders can represent GB & Northern Ireland, but you can potentially represent your own country. Contact details for other countries version of BUCS can be seen here
• How do I apply for selection for the Great Britain teams at the World University Games/ Championships? Nomination and selection details are available on the BUCS website, together with performance standards.
• What is the athlete personal contribution for, and what does it cover? The Athlete PC is a set contribution to event costs that typically include : entry, flights, medical and physiotherapy support, travel visas, team management and administration, participation costs (accommodation and catering), competition kit, teamwear, and insurance. The majority of costs for World University Games/ Championships are met by BUCS and the National Governing Bodies of sport in the UK.
• Can my University team enter the World University Games/ Championships? Entries are by nation (Great Britain & Northern Ireland), rather than a single University. BUCS will make an entry in conjunction with the Great Britain national governing body where the event and eligible students tie-in with the performance pathway in that sport
• BUCS and the National Governing Body for my sport are not progressing an entry for the World University Games/ Championships – can I submit my own entry? Entries can only be made by BUCS, and entries will by prioritised against available resources and additional considerations including but not limited to : national performance agenda, BUCS domestic sporting programmes, previous entry record, participant numbers and relative performance levels
If you have a query that is not covered here, please contact Neil Rogers, Head of BUCS International Programmes email@example.com
Last updated: 20th Nov 2013 10:07