Nationals

A little competition never hurt anyone! 

UNSW students have the opportunity to represent UNSW at UniSport Australia events throughout the year. 

Nationals is a multi-sport competition held annually in different locations. These events are for enthusiastic, keen sporting individuals who are willing to try their best and represent #TeamUNSW with pride. 

Sign up for Nationals and prepare yourself for a week of fun competing against other universities and making a bunch of new friends along the way. Explore the different options below!

Note: due to increased interest to compete at UniSport Nationals, there are likely to be trials or qualification standards for merit-based selection.  

Nationals Teams & Divisions

SportTeamDivisionSelection/ Trial Link
AthleticsMen1Closed
AthleticsWomen1Closed
AFLMen1Closed
AFLWomen1Closed
BadmintonMen1Closed
BadmintonWomen1Closed
BaseballOpen1Closed
BasketballMen2Closed
BasketballWomen2Closed
Cheer & DanceOpen1Closed
Cricket T20Men1Express your interest here!
Cricket T20Women1Express your interest here!
CyclingMen1Closed
CyclingWomen1Closed
FencingMen1Closed
FencingWomen1Closed
FootballMen2Closed
FootballWomen1Closed
FutsalMen1Closed
FutsalWomen1Closed
GolfMen1Closed
GolfWomen1Closed
HandballMixed1Closed
HockeyMen1Closed
HockeyWomen2Closed
JudoMen1Closed
JudoWomen1Closed
KendoOpen1Closed
LacrosseMixed2Closed
Lawn BowlsOpen1Closed
NetballWomen1Closed
NetballMixed1Closed
RowingMen1Closed
RowingWomen1Closed
Rugby 7'sMen2 (but played at Div1)Try out now!
Rugby 7'sWomen1Try out now!
Sailing Open1Closed
SnowMenSeparateClosed
SnowWomenSeparateClosed
SoftballWomen1Closed
SquashMen1Closed
SquashWomen1Closed
SurfingMen1Express your interest here!
SurfingWomen1Express your interest here!
SwimmingMen1Closed
Swimming Women1Closed
Table TennisMen1Closed
Table TennisWomen1Closed
TaekwondoMen1Contact the club directly
TaekwondoWomen1Contact the club directly
TennisMen1Express your interest here!
TennisWomen1Express your interest here!
Tenpin BowlingOpen1Closed
Touch FootballMen1Express your interest here!
Touch FootballWomen1Express your interest here!
Touch FootballMixed2Closed
Ultimate FrisbeeMen 2Closed
Ultimate FrisbeeWomen2Closed
Ultimate FrisbeeMixed1Closed
VolleyballMen1Closed
VolleyballWomen2Closed
Water PoloMen1Closed
Water PoloWomen1Closed
3v3 BasketballMen1Closed
3v3 BasketballWomen1Closed

Please note all teams are subject to achieving minimum level participation in order to compete

Nationals | Athletics

Could you be the next big thing?

Whether you’re a 100m sprinter, 10 000m runner, a high jumper or hammer thrower, the UniSport National Athletics is the competition for you. Held earlier in 2019 in April, it’ll give you the opportunity to battle it out against the best students in the country for the chance to win pride and the trophy for UNSW.

Location: Sydney Olympic Park Athletics Centre

Dates: 11 - 14 APR 

Express your interest

Event website


Nationals | Swimming

Do you have what it takes to glide through the water and hit that wall first?

Previously held in September, this year UniSport National Swimming will coincide with the 2019 Sydney Open, giving you the opportunity to splash amongst international, club and university elites!

Location: Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre

Dates: 10 - 12 MAY 

Express your interest

Event website


Nationals | Division 2

Have you got what it takes to compete with the best? Division 2 is where our rising stars will battle it out with the underdogs of each sport all vying for the opportunity to gain promotion and compete with the best Australian universities have to offer!

Sports Offered: 

  • Basketball (women)
  • Football (men)
  • Hockey (women)
  • Mod-Cross (mixed)
  • Touch football (mixed)
  • Volleyball (women)

Location: Gold Coast, QLD.

Dates: 8 JUL - 11 JUL

Express your interest

Event website


Nationals | Snow

Ski, board and flip down slopes of snow while reppin' #teamUNSW at the Snow Nationals, the only annual winter sports event for uni students in Australia. Snow Nationals attracts around 400 students from universities all over Australia and includes events from all major disciplines such as Alpine skiing, Freestyle Skiing, Snow Board and Cross Country Skiing. Let's make it a 4peat!

Location: Thredbo Alpine Resort, NSW

Dates: 25 AUG - 29 AUG

Express your interest

Event website


Nationals | Division 1

Division 1 is where dreams come true or hearts are broken. Have you got what it takes?!

Nationals: Division 1 is Australia's largest annual multi-sport event, attracting over thousands of participants from 42 universities. competing in 29 different sports where all teams are contending for overall championship titles in their chosen sports while trying to avoid relegation to Division 2. 

Where: Gold Coast, QLD.

When: 28 SEP - 03 OCT

Express your interest

Event website


Nationals 2017 Highlights

Got questions? We've got answers.

Arc Sport

E:nationals@arc.unsw.edu.au

A:Upstairs, Sam Cracknell Pavilion, off Lower Main Walkway