There are multiple routes for Universities to play the game and these are as follows:
This group is responsible for advising EHA on competition formats, structures and standards. As well as collating feedback from Universities.
Yebila Colins - Manchester Met
Harry Potter - Oxford
Gui - Nottingham Trent
Broke Partington - Liverpool
Elliot QDS - UCL
Matt Durber - EHA
Liz Roberts - EHA
John Pearce - EHA
These tournaments take place at the start of the season and are designed to enagage freshers and new players/development teams into handball with entry level competition. Tournaments are supported by England Handball and University clubs may offer to host rounds of competition.
Teams can request to host university weekend touranmets ia the follwing link
University Development Tournament - Hosting form - These must be on dates specficifed in the EHA calendar
Hosted at Derby Arena - Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th March 2023
Teams should prepare for a 09:00 to 21:00 day with match in Cup, Trophy, Shield starting at stagered times through out the day.
Team Entry Process:
Entry is via the BUCS play system
Information to be confirmed December 2022.
University teams can enter the England Handball competition pathway by entering the traditional club leagues, via their login on the EHA Azolve system. Team registration opens in July and closes in September.
Entrants are split into leagues based on their region and play on weekends across the year. Fixtures are played home and away from September to June.
Universities should enter these leagues if they are looking for sustained continuous fixtures across the year and varied competition. University clubs should be established witha good player base before deciding to enter these.