British University Handball Championships


 There are multiple routes for Universities to play the game and these are as follows: 

England Handball University Adivsory Group 

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 

University Tournaments

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 


University Summer Cup 

Information to be confirmed December 2022. 

REgional LEague

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.