Southern Uni Games (Geelong)

The Southern University Games (SUG) are the regional/qualification event for the Australian University Games.

The competition is held between Universities from Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia.

Among other sports, The University of Adelaide will send men’s and women’s futsal teams to this event.

  • When: July semester break
  • Where: Geelong, Victoria
  • Athlete registration cost: $160 (indicative)
  • Team Manager / Coach registration cost: $20 (indicative)
  • The Blacks team package: $50 (includes team uniform and team dinner)
  • Registrations Close: First week in June

Australian Uni Games (Gold Coast)

The Australian University Games (AUG) is the largest annual multisport event held in Australia, involving over 8,000 participants from 42 universities.  Think of it as the mini Olympics for University Students.

Dubbed as the “best experience of your uni life” the AUG is the perfect mix of a competitive inter-varsity sport and social activities.

Among other sports, The University of Adelaide will send men’s and women’s futsal and soccer teams.

  • When: September
  • Where: Gold Coast
  • Athlete registration cost: $175 (indicative)
  • Team Manager / Coach registration cost: $30 (indicative)
  • The Blacks Team Package: TBC (6 nights’ accommodation at Aegean Apartments & team dinner)
  • Participants are responsible for their own flights
  • Registrations Close: End of August

Selection advice

When entering teams and representatives into the Australian University Games and Southern University Games, to ensure that the highest possible standard is achieved, AU Sport will select athletes based on:

  • Ability (skill, understanding of the game and good fitness)
  • Team balance (that all positions in a team are fielded)
  • Availability (ability to attend training sessions and all competition days)
  • Attitude (has a fair and positive sporting attitude)

Further to this, the person must:

  • be an enrolled AU student at the time of the event
  • be competing at a minimum of a C Grade/Division 3 level (the participant does not have to play for the Adelaide Uni Soccer Club), or be competing in a sport with similar and transferable skills (i.e. futsal and soccer) at a minimum of a C Grade/Division 3 level
  • participate in team selection trials (if held)
  • attend team training sessions prior to the event
  • adhere to ‘The University of Adelaide – Australian University Sport Events Code of Conduct’

Please refer to the Selection Policy (PDF 393KB) in full.

Financial Assistance

AU Sport provides financial assistance for qualifying elite athletes, coaches, managers, media personnel and qualification teams.

Refer to the AU sport website for more information.

Registration

To register your interest as an athlete, team manager, coach or photographer, visit the AU Sport website.

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