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					Representative Sport

                        PRESENTERS
                         Mark Brian
                       Lucy Crickmore
What is Representative Sport?
– representing your region
– representing your nation
– representing Great Britain

– NOT representing your institution
Domestic Representation
  – English, Scottish, Welsh and Northern Irish
    Universities squads
  – Representative Fixtures
  – British University Games/Home Nations
    Festivals
  – NOT International
Who can play?
 – National Competition Sports Committee and Executive Board
   recently agreed
     • Any student that is eligible to compete in the BUSA
       competition is eligible to be selected for any regional or
       national representative team.
     • Institutions have an obligation to confirm the eligibility of
       individual players and, on the same form, may indicate their
       willingness to accept the financial cost of his/her involvement.
 Nationality - is this an issue?

NO
     to play for Scottish Universities you must be
         a registered, full OR part time student
         at a Scottish Institution in membership of BUSA

            e.g. a Welsh U21 hockey player can captain
            English Universities
Setting the Programme
  –   Partly historical
  –   National Competitions Sports Committee
  –   International
  –   Finance and House Committee
   Representative Programme

English Universities v Welsh Universities [Rugby Union]
Scottish Universities v Northern Irish Universities [Volleyball]
British Universities v Canadian Commonwealth Team [Netball]
British Universities v England U19 [Football]
British Universities v Sri Lanka [Cricket]
Loughborough International Meeting [Athletics]
Representative Programme

 British University Games

    5 core sports
       Association Football [ Men’s and
       Women’s ]
       Badminton [ Mixed ]
       Basketball [ Men’s and Women’s ]
       Hockey [ Men’s and Women’s ]
       Netball [ Women’s (!) ]
Representative Programme

  Home Nations Festivals
    Cricket
    Golf
    Men’s Rugby Union
    Snooker
    Squash
    Volleyball
Representative Programme
Selection Process
   Forms sent to AU office

      circulate to players
      restrict applications
      signatures on 2 sections

      A indicates that a player is eligible i.e. a student
      B indicates that you will make a financial contribution to their costs
Example of Form
                                        ENGLISH UNIVERSITIES ATHLETIC UNION

                                                          MEN’S BASKETBALL

                                                          NOMINATION FORM

 Surname          ___________________________                First Name        ____________________________

 Institution      ___________________________                Subject           ____________________________

 Course began     ___________________________                Course ends       ____________________________

 Date of Birth    ___________________________



 Address          __________________________ Address                   __________________________________
 (term)                                      (home)
                  ___________________________                          __________________________________
 (Please
 Print)           ___________________________                          __________________________________

 Tel. No          ___________________________ Tel. No                  __________________________________

 E Mail Address ___________________________ Mobile No                  __________________________________


 Home Club:
 ________________________________________________________________________
 ________________________________________________________________________
 ________________________________________________________________________
 Representative Honours (if any):
 ________________________________________________________________________
 ________________________________________________________________________
 ________________________________________________________________________
 ________________________________________________________________________

 Position:        1 2 3 4           5       Alternative      1 2 3 4       5           Height _______________
                                            Position

 Signed:          ___________________________             Date         __________________________________

 REFERENCE BUSA GENERAL REGULATION 1.6 p.32 – Should an institution not be prepared to
 financially support an individual they are still required to sign Section A, players have the right to appeal to
 BUSA should an institution not be prepared to sign Section A.

 A I confirm that the above named individual meets the BUSA Eligibility criteria – General Regs 7.0 and that
 the nomination is supported by this institution. SIGNED___________________________(AU PRESIDENT)

 B I confirm that this institution agrees to financially support the above nominee in the BUSA Representative
 programme.      Estimated   maximum    costings have    been   supplied  by    BUSA
 SIGNED_______________________(AU PRESIDENT/EQUIVALENT) DATE_______________________

                 Please return to Alison Faiers at BUSA, 8 Union Street, London, SE1 1SZ.
International Rep Programme
   Standing committee
A Chairperson
A nominated Officer
A Student Vice Chairperson
A student representative from the Executive Board
A non-student member
Chefs de Mission for each of the Summer and Winter
Universiades
Any British Representative to the FISU Executive Committee
   8 Main Components
• World University Games - Summer
• World University Championships
• World University Games - Winter
• Hosting Championships
• FISU Representation
• Tours
• FISU Forum
• European Universities Sports Association
  FISU

World Governing Body for Student Sport
FISU recognises BUSA
World University Games
World Championships
Academic forums
    Eligibility

•   17 - 28 years of age
•   Full time education at an institute of Higher Education
•   British Passport holder
•   Year Down
 World University Summer Games

• Largest multi sport competition after the Olympic
  Games
• Standard of competition
• Hosted the Games in 1991 in Sheffield
   Daegu 2003

        The Games




The Great Britain Delegation
     Great Britain Stars
•   Athletics - Steve Backley
•   Football - David Weir
•   Gymnastics - Ross Brewer
•   Judo - Kate Howey MBE
•   Swimming - James Gibson
•   Tennis - Sam Smith
    Daegu 2003
•   6643 competitors and officials   •   Guest Sports
•   174 countries                         – Archery
•   10 core sports                        – Judo
     – Athletics                          – Taekwondo
     – Football - Men & Women
     – Basketball - Men & Women
     – Fencing
     – Gymnastics
     – Swimming & Diving
     – Tennis
     – Volleyball - Men & Women
     – Waterpolo - Men
  Great Britain Delegation
148 competitors and officials
      Archery                    1 woman      4 men      2 officials    7
      Athletics                 10 women     10 men      4 officials   24
      Fencing                    1 woman      4 men      2 officials    7
      Football                               20 men      3 officials   23
      Gymnastics                 1 woman      3 men      2 officials    6
      Judo                       4 women      5 men      2 officials   11
      Swimming                   7 women      8 men      3 officials   18
      Taekwondo                  2 women      1 man      1 official     4
      Tennis                     3 women      3 men      1 officials    7
      Volleyball                12 women                 2 officials   14
      Medical                   9 physio’s   5 doctors                 14
      HQ staff                  5 women      3 men                      8
      Referees                  1 woman      4 men                      5
Daegu 2003 - GB Success
                                                   Gold x 8
                                          Becky Cooke (Swimming) x 3
                                         James Gibson (Swimming) x 2
                                       Men’s 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay x 1
                                   Iain Bates & Jim May (Men’s Doubles) x 1
                                       Chris Lambert 100m (Athletics) x 1
                                                                                      Silver x 3
            Bronze x 6
                                                                              Chris Cozens (Swimming) x 1
   Becky Cooke (Swimming) x 1
                                                                              Chris Cooke (Swimming) x 1
  Rachel Genner (Swimming) x 1
                                                                              Matt Douglas (Athletics) x 1
  Ross Davenport (Swimming) x 1
Sarah Bainbridge (Taekwondo) x 1
  Emeka Udechuku (Athletics) x 1
Men’s 4 x 400m Relay (Athletics) x 1
World University Championships


FISU
Held every 2 years
27 Individual Sports
World University Championships
•   Archery         •   Judo
•   Badminton       •   Karate
•   Bridge          •   Match Racing
•   Canoe Slalom    •   Orienteering
•   Cross Country   •   Rowing
•   Equestrian      •   Sailing
•   Futsal          •   Triathlon
•   Golf            •   Water Skiing
    World University Winter Games
•   Held every 2 years
•   Multi - Sport event
•   Core Sports
    – Alpine Skiing, Cross Country Skiing, Ski Jumping, Nordic
      Combined, Biathlon, Ice Hockey, Short Track Speed Skating,
      Figure Skating and Snowboard
Tarvisio 2003
           GB DELEGATION             GB RESULTS
 •   Alpine Skiing
 •   3 x Women
                            • Amanda Pirie
 •   5 x Men                • Bronze in Downhill
 •   Biathlon
 •   1 Man                  • Silver Alpine Overall points
 •   Curling
 •   1 Men’s team
 •   Cross Country Skiing
 •   1 Woman
 •   Snow Board
 •   1 Woman
 •   4 x Men
 •   Head Quarters x 7
Hosting Championships
•   Cross Country - Luton 1998
•   Squash - Cardiff 1998
•   Golf - Coleraine 2000
•   Rowing - Nottingham 2002
    GB Representation

•   FISU Executive
•   FISU Medical Commission
•   FISU Sports Commission
•   FISU Control Commission
•   EUSA Executive
    Tours

•   SMG applications
•   Supported by the Whitelaw fund
•   Previous tours
•   2004 Tours
FISU Forum

• Held every 2 years
• Academic topics
• GB Representation
    EUSA

•   New venture est. 1999
•   Domestic Teams in European wide competition
•   Football (M & W)
•   Volleyball (M & W)
•   Basketball (M & W)

				
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