University and Tertiary Sports New Zealand (UTSNZ) Events

UTSNZ Tile Board

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

2022 event schedule

SportFormatDateLocationRegistration of Interest
Rowing Men's & Women's 8 - 9 April Whanganui Open
Basketball 3x3 Men's & Women's 14 - 15 May Palmerston North Closed
Volleyball Men's & Women's 16 - 17 July Christchurch Open
Badminton Mixed 6 - 7 August Hamilton Open
Ultimate Mixed 27 - 28 August Hamilton Open
Futsal Men's & Women's 1 - 4 September Rangiora Open
Basketball 5x5 Men's & Women's 16 - 17 September Auckland Open
Netball Women's 24 - 25 September Wellington Open

Overview

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 and 2019, and in the 2019 championship placed third overall of the eight universities in New Zealand

Athletes

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. 

Coach/Managers

To register your interest in coaching or managing a UC team please complete the relevant registration link above, or email ucsport@canterbury.ac.nz.

Register your interest for UTSNZ

Represent the University of Canterbury at the national tertiary championships

UTSNZ Previous Standings

Historic UTSNZ rankings for the University of Canterbury Falcons team

Standings for 2016

Sport

Placings
  Men's Team Women's Team
Futsal No Team No Team
3x3 Basketball  No Team No Team
Volleyball No Team No Team
Table Tennis No Team No Team
Hockey 3rd 3rd
5x5 Basketball  3rd 4th
  Team Placing
Badminton 7th
Netball 6th
Rugby 7's No Team
 
   Final Placings
University Placing 5th

 

Standings for 2017

Sport

Placings
  Men's Team Women's Team
Futsal 3rd 7th*
3x3 Basketball  5th 5th
Volleyball No Team No Team
Table Tennis 5th No Team
Hockey 3rd No Team
5x5 Basketball  1st 7th
  Team Placing
Badminton 6th*
Netball 7th
Rugby 7's 1st*
 
   Final Placings
University Placing 5th

 

Standings for 2018

Sport

Placings
  Men's Team Women's Team
Futsal 3rd No Team
3x3 Basketball  4th 2nd
Volleyball No Team No Team
Table Tennis No Team No Team
Hockey 1st 3rd
5x5 Basketball  3rd 6th
  Team Placing
Badminton 7th
Netball 5th
Rugby 7's 2nd*
Ultimate 2nd
 
   Final Placings
University Placing 3rd

 

Standings for 2019

Sport

Placings
  Men's Team Women's Team
Futsal No Team No Team
3x3 Basketball  3rd  3rd 
Volleyball 1st  6th 
Table Tennis No Team  No Team
Hockey 1st  5th 
5x5 Basketball  2nd  5th 
  Team Placing
Badminton No Team 
Netball 3rd 
Rugby 7's 3rd 
Ultimate 2nd
 
   Final Placings
University Placing 3rd = 

 

Standings for 2020

Sport

Placings
  Men's Team Women's Team
Futsal Cancelled Cancelled
3x3 Basketball  Cancelled Cancelled
Volleyball Cancelled Cancelled
5x5 Basketball  Cancelled Cancelled
  Team Placing
Rowing Cancelled
Badminton No Team
Ultimate Cancelled
Netball Cancelled
 
   Final Placings
University Placing Not Awarded
Spirit Award Not Awarded

 

Standings for 2021

Sport

Placings
  Men's Team Women's Team
Futsal 2nd (6 pts) 1st (7 pts)
3x3 Basketball  5th (3 pts) 1st (8 pts)
Volleyball 2nd (6 pts) 2nd (6 pts)
5x5 Basketball  Cancelled Cancelled
  Team Placing
Rowing 2nd (7 pts)
Badminton 6th (3 pts)
Ultimate Cancelled
Netball Cancelled
 
   Final Placings
University Placing 2nd  (46 pts)
Spirit Award 3rd (25 pts)