Handball is back for the 2023-24 season!

Dates/ Venue

Round 1  North 3rd December Oldham
  Midlands 3rd December Sutton Bonington
  South 3rd December



Round 2 North 4th February Oldham
  Midlands 4th February Derby
  South 4th February Leyton 


Finals National 9/10th March  Derby Arena



North: Oldham Leisure Centre 

Middleton Road, Oldham, OL9 6AF

**If using SAT NAV please use postcode OL9 6EJ**

Midlands: Sutton Bonington Sports Centre

College Rd, Sutton Bonington, Loughborough LE12 5RB

South: Leyton Score Centre

100 Oliver Rd., London E10 5LE

Entry Opening/ Closing Dates

ENTRY OPENING DATE Tuesday 24th October 2023

STAGE 1 ENTRY CLOSING DATE Thursday 9th November 2023

TEAM JOIN DEADLINE Thursday 23rd November 2023

Entry Costs

ENTRY COSTS £300 per Team

SINGLE ENTRY This competition will NOT operate a staged entry process. As such, please ensure all entries are submitted through BUCS Play prior to the closing date listed above.

Entry Allowance

The competition is open entry with teams needing to qualify for National Finals.

The National Finals will consist of proportionality weighted system based on regional team entries. Which will be confirmed after entries have completed.

  • Teams can enter as many teams as they wish.
  • Players cannot play for multiple teams
  • 2nd Teams are ineligible to play in National Cup.

Entry Process - Team Events

Enter the competition via BUCS Play THIS IS A BUCS LEAD PROCESS

  1. Entries will need to be submitted via the team entries section of our online entry system, BUCS Play (Instructions on how to do this can be found here)
  2. Please speak to your Institution Administrator as they will need to submit your entry.
  3. A Team Captain must be selected as part of the team before entries close.
  4. Competitors then need to apply for their respective team. (Instructions on how to do this can be found here)

Any data will be handled in accordance with BUCS Privacy Policy By participating in this event you agree to adhere to BUCS General Event Disclaimer To check whether you are eligible to compete in BUCS competitions, please visit REG 4 Individual Eligibility.


All questions should in the first instance should be directed to your Institution Administration.


Presentations for 1st – 2nd – 3rd will take place for competition categories at the finals in March 2024.

Photography and Videography

Anyone wishing to take photos or video at this event must complete the BUCS Media Accreditation Form prior to the event