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what is bucs?

British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS) is the national governing body for Higher Education sport in the UK and delivers more than 50 sports to almost 170 member institutions each year.

BUCS is made up of a huge number of leagues, cups and national championships, and at Essex with offer students the chance to compete as a team or individually on behalf of the Blades.

The University of Essex finished 34th out of approximately 170 institutions in 2018/19, with 1182.5 BUCS Points.

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WEEKLY BUCS LEAGUES & cUPS

We have 62 teams competing regularly against other institutions in BUCS. Fixtures take place on Wednesday's, with the excepetion of American Football, Futsal & Water Polo which happen at weekends.

Depending on the BUCS Tier, each team will also compete in a Cup. Last year 5 of our BUCS teams made it to their Cup final, and 14 won their League.

If you would like to play competitive sport on a regular basis please contact one of our sports clubs for more information. Trials will take place during the first 2 weeks of Term 1. All dates and times can be found on the Students' Union Website.

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BUCS INDIVIDUAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

Played a sport at a high level in the past? Fancy representing the Essex Blades in a BUCS National Championship? Get in touch by emailing blades@essex.ac.uk

Depending on your experience, support with entry fees and transport costs may be provided by the Students' Union.

 

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2018-19 bucs honours

TEAMS

 

AMERICAN FOOTBALL 1ST

BUCS South East 2A Winners
BUCS South Conference Cup Winners

BASKETBALL MEN'S 2ND

BUCS South East 3B Winners

BASKETBALL woMEN'S 1st

BUCS Premier South Winners

BASKETBALL woMEN'S 2nd

BUCS South East 3B Winners

FENCING woMEN'S 1ST

BUCS South East 2A Winners
BUCS South East Conference Cup Winners

HOCKEY MEN'S 1ST

BUCS South East 3B Winners

HOCKEY MEN'S 2ND

BUCS South East 5 Winners

LACROSSE MEN'S 1ST

BUCS South East 2B Winners

RUGBY WOMEN'S 1ST

BUCS South East 3B Winners

TABLE TENNIS MEN'S 1ST

BUCS South East 2B Winners

TABLE TENNIS WOMEN'S 1ST

BUCS South East 2A Winners

TENNIS MEN'S 2ND

BUCS South East 4B Winners

TENNIS WOMEN'S 1ST

BUCS South East 2B Winners

VOLLEYBALL MEN'S 1ST

BUCS Premier South Winners
BUCS Championship Winners

INDIVIDUALS

 

HARRY HUGHES

BUCS Athletics - Javelin - Gold Medal

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