Love playing sport? Want to challenge yourself against other Universities around Australia, and make new friends while doing it?
UniSport Australia provides you with that opportunity in the form of the UniSport Nationals. The Nationals are conducted across three major events as well as a number of standalone events across the year, and are designed to give student-athletes the chance to compete for their University in a fun and competitive environment. You can find out more information on the UniSport Australia website.
Nationals Div 1 & Div 2: 24 - 30 September 2022
The major event of the year on the Intervarsity calendar is the Nationals Div 1 & Div 2. With 43 member Universities across Australia bringing together over 7,500 students for an epic week of representative sport in Perth. Universities will battle it out to be crowned the national champions in one of 32 different sports. Competitions are open to Men's, Women's and Mixed categories.
Nationals Snow: 4 - 8 September 2022
Nationals Snow is one of the peak Snowsports events in the country. Students can compete for their University in both Alpine and Freestyle Skiing, Snowboarding and Cross Country. The 2022 event will be held at Australia's premier alpine destination in Mt Buller. 2018 saw the ANU team crowned Sprit of the Mountain for the best sportsmanship in the Nationals Snow competition.
Indigenous Nationals: 26 - 30 June 2022
The 26th edition of the Indigenous Nationals will be held in Brisbane at the Queensland University of Technology, and acknowledge the Turrbal and Yugara people, the traditional owners of the land in which the event will take place. The week long event celebrates the rich sporting culture of Indigenous Australia, as well as acknowledging the heritage and history of the participating student-athletes. Indigenous Nationals is open to both students and staff that meet the eligibility criteria. The team will compete in all four sports: Basketball. Netball, Touch Football and Volleyball.
Nationals Standalone Events: March - September 2022
Sports not contested at the Nationals Div 1 & Div 2 are held as standalone championships throughout the year and are often part of partner events with National Sporting Organisations, commercial events, or hosted by member Universities. The standalone events are reviewed yearly. For 2022 the Nationals Championships will include: 3x3 Basketball, Athletics, Distance Running, League of Legends, Surfing, T20 Cricket and Triathlon.
How to get involved for athletes, managers and coaches?
ANU Sport works in collaboration with the ANU Sport clubs to enter teams and individual athletes into the various events. Reach out to the sporting club representing the sport you would like to participate in, or fill in the forms below and we will get in contact with you!
Alternatively, send an email to Sport Coordinator - Representative Sport, Jesamine Wheeler (jesamine [dot] wheeleranu-sport [dot] com [dot] au) for further information.
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Nationals 3x3 Basketball
Nationals Div 1 & Div 2