Introducing the all new LUSL Mixed Rounders Competition for Summer 2021! Now's your chance to pick up a bat or ball and rediscover your favourite school sport! Get your team together and come down to compete against your local rivals.

Unfortunately, this Event has been Cancelled. Any questions please contact [email protected] 

Wednesday 2 June
12:30- 16:00  

Barn Elms Sport Centre; Queen Elizabeth Walk; SW13 0DG

Entry Dates & Costs

Entries Open

Friday 7th May

Entries Close

Thursday 27th May at 11.59pm- Institution Administrator must have entered the teams on BUCS Play by this date. For a Help Guide on how to do this follow this link.

Team Join Deadline: 1 June at 11:59

£ 75 Per Team

Non-LUSL teams, local to the area, are invited to enter a team. There will be an additional £25 charge for all non-LUSL teams entered.

Students must join their team on BUCS Play before this deadline. It is recommended that all students that could possibly make up the squad on the day join the team, to allow for injuries, illnesses etc. If a player is not listed on the team on BUCS Play before this deadline, they shall not be permitted to be part of the match day squad. For a Help Guide on how to join your team follow this link

Entry Process

While clubs are encouraged to enter multiple teams, first teams of different institutions will be given priority before additional teams are considered. Whether your team has been successfully entered will be communicated across after the team entry deadline on Thursday 27th May.  

Non-LUSL teams, local to the area, are invited to enter a team. There will be an additional £25 charge for all non-LUSL teams entered.

Institution Administrators must enter the desired number of teams on BUCS Play. Once Institution Administrators have entered the team(s) students can join the team. Players must join the team before Tuesday 1 June, otherwise they will not be permitted to be part of the match day playing squad.

Maximum squad size for LUSL Summer Rounders tournament is 12 players.


Each club will be asked to provide a non-playing umpire to assist with covering fixtures. They should anticipate umpiring 2-3 matches throughout the day.

Each Umpire will be required to complete at minimum the Preliminary Umpire Test prior to the event. LUSL, in partnership with Rounders England, will provide at least one test per team- proof of completion will be required on the day of the event. To gain access to this test please contact LUSL with the nominated individual from your team.

Additionally, to support your learning the Introduction to Rounders E-learning Course is available on Rounders England website. This can be completed online at your own pace and includes all the basic skills and information needed to get rounders played in your area.

Failure to provide an umpire may result in a £50 fine.


If you wish to withdraw your team after the closing date, please submit this in writing to LUSL prior to the event. Withdrawals after the closing date will incur a £50 fine.

Please also take note of the BUCS Cancellations, Withdrawals and Refunds Policy.

Rules and Regulations

For Rules and Regulations please refer to Rounders England’s Official Rounders Rules.

All Rounders England’s rules apply, however the LUSL maximum squad size will be capped at 12 players per team.

This is a Mixed Competition, and therefore there should be no more than 5 male players on the field at any one time.

Covid-19 Measures

What are we doing to ensure your safety?

What’s new for 2020-21?

Like always, we are taking safety at our event seriously. After careful consideration during the off season regarding the current Covid-19 pandemic, the BUCS and LUSL teams have implemented the following measures to promote the health and wellbeing of competitors, officials, volunteers and staff.


We created these measures by:

  1. Seeking advice from local authorities and National Governing Bodies regarding the current Covid-19 restrictions and recommendations
  2. Collaboration with the host venues
  3. Following of Government and NHS advice
  4. Consultation with BUCS Chief Medical Officer


New Measures:

  1. Event Disclaimer updated to include specifics around Covid-19
  2. Limited entries to adhere to capacity restrictions
  3. New event format to enforce all safety protocols such as social distancing, NGB guidance … etc. (EG. Registration, flow, equipment etc.)
  4. Designated times for arrival and departure (These will be communicated after team entries close)
  5. Staff members and volunteers interacting with competitors will be wearing appropriate PPE/face coverings
  6. Temperature checks on arrival. Any competitor failing a temperature check will not be permitted to compete.
  7. Covid-19 questionnaire completed in advance of the event
  8. Self-collection for event paperwork (EG. Captains Pack)
  9. Access to hand-washing facilities, or hand sanitiser
  10. Increased signage on hand washing
  11. No handshakes, high-fives and spitting
  12. Extra cleaning and disinfecting of frequently touched surfaces and facilities
  13. We will be operating on a restricted access policy and no spectators are permitted
  14. Competitors must depart promptly after competition finishes – no hanging around post event


What’s expected of competitors:

  1. Event competitors should stay home if they have any Covid-19 symptoms, live in the same household with someone with Covid-19 symptoms or have been diagnosed with, or suspected to have, Covid-19 in the past 14 days.
  2. Competitors must follow direction from BUCS staff
  3. Competitors must comply with temperature checks. Any competitor failing a temperature check will not be permitted to compete.
  4. Competitors must complete Covid-19 questionnaire before competing
  5. Competitors should always follow social distancing guidance
  6. Competitors should ensure they are following hand hygiene practices at all times
  7. Competitors should wear a face covering when indoors
  8. Competitors should not share equipment at this time unless permitted within NGB guidance
  9. Follow the guidance and safety procedures outlined for the event you are attending. These can be found in the Event Guide
  10. Each team should provide their own equipment (Bat and Balls) including a minimum of 2 balls to be disinfected during an innings and at the change of play.

Despite all these extra measures we have implemented, it is impossible to fully remove all risk.

Please carefully consider your options and make sure you are completely comfortable

with the risks involved, before attending this event.