UTSNZ Events

Basketball Men & Women

Here's your chance to represent UC at a national sporting championship, and aim to qualify for the World University Games!

2019 event schedule

SportFormatDateLocationPlayer Registration
Rugby Sevens Women's 16 March Auckland Register here
Men's & Women's 12-13 April Auckland Register here
Futsal Men's & Women's  25-28 April Tauranga Register here
Table Tennis Men's & Women's 11-12 May Wellington Opening soon
Hockey Men's & Women's TBC- likely first week of July TBC- likely Christchurch or Dunedin Opening soon
Volleyball Men's & Women's 20-21 July Christchurch Opening soon
Ultimate Men's & Women's  TBC- likely 31 Aug-1 Sep TBC in December Opening soon
Badminton Mixed  4-5 September Wellington Opening soon
Men's & Women's 20-22 September Christchurch Opening soon
Netball Women's 28-29 September Palmerston North Opening soon


The annual University and Tertiary Sport New Zealand Championship sees all eight universities, and a range of other tertiary institutions compete in ten sporting championships held throughout the academic year. Points are awarded at each event based on final placings, from which an overall champion institution is awarded. UC were the top placed South Island team in 2018, placing fourth out of eight universities. 


In order to represent UC at a UTSNZ event you must be an enrolled student at UC for the duration of the event. A selection committee will review all registered athletes, and will either select a team based on these details, or may hold a trial/s. Registration details are available in the table above. Players are requried to pay a player fee, which must be paid prior to the end of the academic year. 


To register your interest in coaching or managing a UC team please register at the links above, or email ucsport@canterbury.ac.nz.