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Staff Sports Day – Team registration is now open!

DSC_2601 (300x180)Now ticking over into its 9th year, Staff Sports Day will see University departments battle it out through various fun sports to become Sports Day Champions!

Date: Friday 16 June 2017
Time: 12.00pm to 4.30pm onwards
Venue: Ravelin Park and Waterhole Bar

It’s time to gather your potential team together and submit your registration by clicking the link below. Places are limited, so be sure to register early to avoid disappointment!

Team registration is now open!

Team registration will close Friday 19 May 2017.

Shortly after the team registration deadline, team captains will be emailed a ‘Captain’s Pack’ detailing further information about the day and what to expect.

The team captain will also receive further information on how to set up a Just Giving page, plus ideas on how to fundraise for our chosen charity, Brain Tumour Research. In the meantime, get training and good luck!

The afternoon will include a variety of classic childhood track races and innovative races. Through these activities, staff members will compete for individual glory and work towards a team victory. Our races will include:

  • Egg and Spoon Race
  • Bean Bag Race
  • Skipping Race
  • Three-Legged Race
  • Beach Ball Relay Race
  • Sack Race
  • Hurdle Relay Race

This year will see a return of our ‘It’s a Knockout!’ obstacle course and ‘The Gladiator Joust’! Plus, a new addition of ‘Challenge Sport and Recreation – Tug ‘O’ War’!

The event will finish with a presentation of awards and a charity raffle in the Waterhole Bar. Refreshments will be available to purchase as you watch the crowning of the Sports Day Champions 2017.

For more information on the event, plus opportunities to volunteer, please click here or email

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