What is BUCS?

British Universities & College Sport host inter-university sporting competitions thoughout the year. Universities from across the country get involved and compete against eachother across a wide range of diverse sports.

Unfortunately, most BUCS competitions are currently postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. BUCS are reviewing this and hope to resume some activities as soon as possible.

Representing Lancaster

If you prefer fierce competition, then you should look no further than the BUCS competitions that bring students together to compete regionally and nationally against other institutions.

You can join one of the 39 sports teams that play every Wednesday afternoon in BUCS fixtures. Trials for each team are usually held at the beginning of term 1.

Please note: Some of the teams stated below may be male, female or mixed teams.

American Football
Archery
Badminton
Basketball
Boat
Canoe
Climbing
Cricket
Cycling
Equestrian

Fencing
Football
Futsal
Handball
Hockey
Korball
Lacrosse
Netball
Pool & Snooker
Rugby League

Rugby Union
Running & Athletics
Sailing
Shooting
Swimming & Water Polo
Squash
Table Tennis
Trampolining
Ultimate Frisbee
Volleyball

Join a BUCS Team

Joining a BUCS team means you'll be representing Lancaster and usually involves a trial of some sort. Connect with the club you wish to join and they will guide you through the process. Read the info on the Join a Team page to learn more.

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Years gone by

Take a look at past result and explore Lancasters victorious history for yourself. Lancaster University compete in the competition each year and the history goes back decades. 

Past Results

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