Membership and Eligibility

This page provides details of how the membership types breakdown in terms of eligibility to UKU events, UKU-sanctioned events and the national squads.

Basic Membership is required to play at the following events:

  • Open Outdoor Regional Championships
  • Indoor Regional Qualifiers
  • University Regionals (Men [BUCS], Women [BUCS] and Mixed divisions, both indoor and outdoor)
  • BUCS Wednesday Leagues (and Conference Cup matches up to semi final level)
  • UKU Junior and Under 17 events (Open, Women, Girls, Mixed)
  • GB Junior trials
  • UKU sanctioned events (e.g. London Summer League, London Winter League) other than those listed below requiring Full Membership

Full Membership grants the right to play at all events available under Basic Membership, as well as the following:

  • UKU Nationals (Open, Women, Mixed, Uni Men [BUCS], Uni Women [BUCS] and Uni Mixed)
  • UKU Indoor Nationals (i.e. finals in Open, Women, Mixed; and all the Uni divisions including BUCS)
  • UKU Beach Nationals (Open, Women, Mixed, Uni Open, Uni Women Uni Mixed)
  • UKU Ranking events, other than those specifically outlined above which only require basic membership (Open, Women, Mixed)
  • All GB teams, including squad practices (only GB Junior *trials* are excluded)
  • Any representative international events (e.g. EUCF, WUCC)

Note: most divisions and some tournaments have additional eligibility rules that act in addition to eligibility that is derived from membership. So, for example, although your membership might make you eligible to play at a University event, you must also meet the qualifying criteria. Please see respective divisions and tournaments for further information on specific eligibility rules.