Universities of Canterbury Association Football Club (UCAFC)
Universities AFC provides opportunities for students, at both Canterbury and Lincoln campuses, and the local community to play football in a fun and positive environment.
We offer competitive football for those who wish to test themselves against the best in Christchurch, as well as social competitions for those who just wish to have a kick around with their friends. We are one of the largest senior clubs in the South Island and the biggest sports club across both Campus’ with over 1000 members playing under the Universities AFC banner.
We offer competitive and semi-competitive football for those who wish to play in official leagues against other teams throughout Christchurch and beyond. Our top teams have dedicated coaching staff and train several times a week. For those looking for semi-competitive football we also have teams in Div 2-6 and even a couple masters teams for good measure.
Starts: April (February for training)
Uni League is an 11 a side social league based at Ilam Fields that runs every Saturday morning during terms 2 and 3 except for uni holidays when there are a few weeks off to recover. Games last 60 minutes and are refereed. The league is followed by a tournament weekend. There are some exciting changes happening so get excited for the new and improved Uni League 2018.
Length: 12 weeks
Prize: $200 voucher for the winning team
Summer Sevens is a six week 7 a side tournament that runs every Wednesday evening during terms 1 and 4. Each team gets two games per evening with games lasting 20/25 minutes each. The tournament is split into three grades; competitive, semi-competitive and social to ensure everyone has a fun time.
Starts: [Term 1] February [Term 4] September
Length: 6 weeks
Prize: $75 voucher for the winning team per grade