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BUCS Nationals

In 2017 the BUCS Nationals will once again return to Sheffield, seeing over 6000 students descend on the city over the weekend of 17-19 February.



BUCS Nationals is in its 5th year and returns to Sheffield for three action packed days of student sport. The event brings together individual BUCS Championship events which take place across different venues across Sheffield. Over 6000 students will take part in the event with over 500 officials and volunteers making the sport happen on and off the field of play.

The following events will take place over the course of three action packed days:

Event Dates Venue

Indoor Athletics Championships

17-19 February

English Institute of Sport, S9 5DA

Badminton Individual Championships

17-19 February

English Institute of Sport, S9 5DA

Long Course Swimming Championships

17-19 February

Ponds Forge ISC, S1 2BP

Karate Championships


18-19 February

Ponds Forge ISC, S1 2BP

Fencing Individual Championships

17-19 February

Graves Tennis Centre, S8 8JR

Trampolining Championships

18-19 February

ICE Sheffield, S9 5DA

Judo Championships

18-19 February

All Saints Sports College, S2 2RU

Climbing Championships

18 February

The Climbing Works, S8 0UJ

Short Range Rifle Championships


18-19 February

Staveley Shooting Ground


Provisional timetable

Please click here for the provisional event timetable. Please note this shows competition times only and is subject to change.



Interested in CPD opportunities? Do you live local to Sheffield? If both the answers to these are yes and you are interested in getting sport event experience, BUCS Nationals is the event for you.

To apply to become part of the BUCS volunteering team please click here.


BUCS Mascot Race

For the third year running, Brian the Lion will be hosting the BUCS Mascot race at EIS on Saturday 18th February. The race this year is being held in aid of Anthony Nolan on behalf of Sheffield Marrow. To enter the race and donate to Sheffield Marrow please click here.

Sheffield Marrow Information

Contingency Statement - BUCS Nationals - click here




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