It’s Varsity time! Edge Hill University and University of Central Lancashire go head to head.
Since 2013, the two institutions have taken it in turn to host the big event. This year it is UCLan’s turn.
What is Varsity?
Varsity is the biggest sporting fixture of the year. The day is made up of a range of sports including:
- Flag Football
- Table Tennis
Each fixture has a winner and points are allocated. To win, your team has to have the highest amount of points at the end of the day.
How are the fixtures scored?
A win is worth 2 points. A draw is worth 1 point. And a loss is 0 points.
The points will be updated online throughout the day. The results and trophy will be revealed just after 6pm.
When is Varsity 2023?
This year, Varsity is on Wednesday 29 March. Although UCLan is hosting, the fixtures will take place in different venues across Preston.
Is there a charity linked to the event?
While the teams spend all day head to head, Varsity is raising money for a joint charity, Student Minds. Student Minds is a UK student mental health charity. They aim to empower university students to look after their own mental health, as well as those around them.
Money will be raised for Student Minds throughout the day from donations, t-shirt sales and fun activities.
|Equestrian||10:00 – 15:00||Bold Heath Equestrian Centre|
|Badminton M||10:00 – 12:00||Sir Tom Finney Sports Centre 1|
|Badminton W||10:00 – 12:00||Sir Tom Finney Sports Centre 1|
|Volleyball Mixed||10:30 – 12:30||Sir Tom Finney Sports Centre 1|
|Pool||11:00 – 17:00||Atrium (SU)|
|Rugby Union W||12:00 – 14:00||UCLan Sports Arena|
|Volleyball M||12:30 – 14:00||Sir Tom Finney Sports Centre 1|
|Football 5-a-side W||13:00 – 14:00||UCLan Sports Arena Grid A|
|Football 5-a-side M||13:00 – 14:00||UCLan Sports Arena Grid A|
|Flag Football||13:00 – 16:00||UCLan Sports Arena West 3G|
|Hockey W||13:00 – 15:00||UCLan Sports Arena All Weather Astro|
|Rugby League||14:00 – 16:00||UCLan Sports Arena P7|
|Rugby Union M||14:00 – 16:00||UCLan Sports Arena|
|Football 11-a-side M||14:00 – 16:00||UCLan Sports Arena P1|
|Football 11-a-side W||14:00 – 16:00||UCLan Sports Arena P2|
|Football (Rec) 11-a-side||14:00 – 16:00||3G Central|
|Football 11-a-side M||14:00 – 15:00||UCLan Sports Arena Grid A|
|Swimming||14:00 – 16:00||West View Leisure Centre|
|Table Tennis M||14:00 – 16:00||Studio|
|Basketball W||14:30 – 16:30||Sir Tom Finney Sports Centre 2|
|Futsal M||14:30 – 16:30||Sir Tom Finney Sports Centre 1|
|Hockey M||15:00 – 17:00||UCLan Sports All Weather Astro|
|Netball||16:30 – 18:00||Sir Tom Finney Sports Centre 1|
|Basketball M||16:30 – 18:00||Sir Tom Finney Sports Centre 2|
|Trampolining||12:00 – 15:30||Preston City Trampoline Club|
|Athletics||External Event||Lancaster Cup|
Good luck Team Edge Hill!
March 27, 2023