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International Sport Month

30 Days of Sport

International Sport Month is back, providing students from across the University with a chance to engage in all aspects of sport, health and wellbeing, as participants or spectators.

This year there's a slight twist, International Sport Month has rebranded to 30 Days of Sport! The initiative now takes into consideration 30 separate events throughout the whole year including taster sessions, varsities and tournaments. See the table below for this month's events.

For further information on any of these events or to book a space, please contact the Athletic Union on 01392 723573 or email au@exeter.ac.uk

Date

Event

Time

Cost

Description 

14/11/2014 AU Olympics 18:30-21:00 £2 per person

Then we have the AU Olympics on the 14th of November, starting at 630pm. Each team that enters will compete in 9 events, as their favourite country, to see who is champion of the AU! If you would like to enter, please email Chris Churcher on cc488@exeter.ac.uk and include which country you’d like to be!

23/11/2014 Mo-Sista Varsity 10:30-15:00 £70 per team

 

A specifically female event, teams enter to compete against each other in football, touch rugby, netball and dodgeball all for the Movember Charity. We're taking entries for teams at the moment and its £70 to enter, please email au@exeter.ac.uk if you want to enter! The deadline for entries is 14/11/14.

26/11/2014 Boxing Varsity 19:00-onwards £7

Our first Varsity of the year will be the Boxing Varsity on the 26th of November. The Varsity will be at the Lemmy and will start from 7pm; tickets are £7 and are available from the Boxing Club, the Sport Parks Reception or the AU Office

27/11/2014 American Football - Taster Session 10:00 - 12:00 Free

Taster Sessions American Football Taster Session 27/11/14 The Forum Piazza 10-12 Free! The American Football Club and the Cheerleaders will be down at the Forum Piazza this Thursday for Thanksgiving celebrations to provide a taste of some American sports and culture! This is a free taster session and a great chance to get outside for a break from revising and essay writing! The session will include a quick coaching session for Flag Football then proceed into some fun fixtures and games. Following the taster sessions, festivities will continue in the Kitchen Terrace with a proper Thanksgiving Day meal with all the trimmings (including the best Pumpkin Pie this side of the Atlantic) for the small price of £6!

TBC Boxing Taster    Free

Boxing Taster Session Following the successes of last week’s terrific Boxing Varsity, and a packed-out crowd filling the Lemmy, the Boxing Club have very kindly agreed to run a taster session this week (date and time TBC) for anyone inspired by Richie Goulding and co. Like all our International Sports Month events, this event will be free and an excellent opportunity to try out a new sport and receive some quality coaching. So why not come along and fly like a butterfly and sting like a bee!

 06/12/14 Golf Taster  10:00 - 12:00 Free

Golf Taster Session On Saturday 6th December the Golf Club will be hosting their International Sports Month taster session for everyone of all abilities and experience. Spread across the forum and the new Golf Centre, it is sure to be a great day with quality coaching available to improve your technique and handicap. Like all our International Sports Month events, this taster session will be free and a perfect opportunity to try out another of the AU’s huge range of sports!

10/12/14  Snowsports Taster  TBC Free

On the last Wednesday of term (the 10th) the Snowsports Club will be running some tasters on the forum hill! With a Christmas themed day with a snowboard simulator and many other surprises, it’ll be a great chance to great to the committee about their upcoming trips and get involved with freestyle and race skiing!

Date

Event

Time

Cost

Description

23/01/15  UV Volleyball  17:00 - 22:00  TBC  
 14/02/15 Table Tennis Tournament  12:00 - 14:00  TBC  
 08/03/15 Grecian Shield  09:00 - 17:00  TBC  The annual Grecian Shield Football tournament is the perfect opportunity to test your 6-a-side football skills. With around 50 teams entering each year in this knockout tournament, many intramural teams take the opportunity to get some extra football in and take on some of there weekly rivals. The tournament is open to any student who wishes to enter a team and everyone is guranteed a full day of fixtures.
 13/03/15 Basketball Tournament  17:00 - 22:00  TBC