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Tauranga Sport

Drop in Sport

Come along to Queen Elizabeth Youth Centre (QEYC) and play free drop in sport (basketball, netball or table tennis). Student ID is required.

WHEN: 9am to 5pm Mon to Sun, call 07 577 8564 to check availability.

Free parking is available. All equipment is provided.

Sports Clubs

Student clubs include:
Esports, register your interest at Clubs Day or email [email protected]
Waikato Uni Tramping Club, view details here 
Snow and Ski Club, view details here

Tauranga also has a wealth of community clubs that welcome students to join them. Find recommended Tauranga clubs under your chosen sport.

If you are interested in setting up a sports club in Tauranga, or would like to register a full student team with a club then please email [email protected]

UTSNZ Tertiary Tournaments

Represent the University of Waikato and compete against other New Zealand Universities and Tertiary Institutions in the UTSNZ National Tertiary Sport Championships (refer to the full calendar of events).

All teams will be selected at trials. We are looking for the best athletes to represent the University of Waikato. Team training's are held in Hamilton, so we will discuss the logistics of your inclusion if based in Tauranga and help to try and make it work. The Sport Team will organise the entire trip and head away with the team to the tournament. For more information about trial dates, email [email protected] and follow us on Facebook.

Inter-Faculty Sport

Tauranga will host two Inter–Faculty Sports Championships. Represent your faculty and compete to win the trophy. Register your interest to play here.

Social Sport

Enter a student team into social netball, volleyball or basketball. Teams receive a subsidised entry fee rate. Contact [email protected] if you have a team that you would like to enter or if you want to join a team.
Social sport league details are outlined below.

Social Volleyball Team 2019

Sport

Cost

Day

Date/Time

Location

Web Link

Netball

$20 per person (subsidised by the UOW)

Tuesday

10 May-19 July (includes mid-trimester break) or 17 May to 28 June

6-9.40pm

Trustpower Arena

Bay Active

Netball

$20 per person (subsidised by the UOW)

Tuesday

26 July-11 Oct (includes teaching recess)

6-9.40pm

Trustpower Arena

Bay Active

Volleyball

$20 per person (subsidised by the UOW)

Monday

2 May- 27 June (not 6 June)

6-9pm

Otumoetai Action Centre

Volleyball Tauranga

Volleyball

$20 per person (subsidised by the UOW)

Monday

July-Sept TBC

6-9pm

Otumoetai Action Centre

Volleyball Tauranga

Basketball

$30 per person (subsidised by the UOW)

Sunday

8 May - 10 July

No games 5th & 26th June (includes first week of mid-trimester break).

6-9pm

Queen Elizabeth Youth Centre (QEYC) or Trustpower Arena

Tauranga City Basketball

Basketball

$30 per person (subsidised by the UOW)

Sunday

July-Sept TBC

6-9pm

Queen Elizabeth Youth Centre (QEYC) or Trustpower Arena

Tauranga City Basketball

Corn-Hole Championships

Corn-hole Trophy

Compete in Corn-Hole Championships, every Wednesday between 12-2pm (weather dependent) at the Atea.

Win the annual Corn-Hole Championship Trophy!