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Sports

The AoC Sport National Championships 2024 consists of 12 different sports taking place at a range of excellent venues across Nottingham.

The 2024 AoC Sport National Championship Rulebook is available here shortly.

Using the menu below, you can find out more about the competition and the running orders for each sport. Please note that the running orders for each competition may be subject to change.

Entry Costs

Following the Ops Advisory Meeting it has been decided that this year the costs are calculated per team rather than per competitor, as shown below.

SportCost
Badminton£70 per player
Basketball men and women£750 per team
Boccia£120 per team
Cricket£550 per team
Cross Country£35 per runner
Football men, women and pan disability          £750 per team
Hockey£800 per team
Netball£750 per team
Rugby men and women£800 per team
Table Tennis£35 per player
Tennis£100 per player
Volleyball men and women£750 per team


Badminton

The badminton events will take place at the place at the David Ross Sports Village on Friday and Sutton Bonington on Saturday and Sunday.

The competition will be played as 4 separate competitions, (with half Wilkinson Sword points awarded to each)

  • Men's singles
  • Women's singles
  • Men's doubles
  • Women's doubles

The fixtures will be available to view here shortly.

Sport risk assessments will be available from the key documents page shortly.

The event rulebook can be downloaded from the link at the top of this page.

University of Nottingham Sport

David Ross Sports Village
University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham
NG7 2RD

Directions: Sutton Bonington Campus

University of Nottingham
Sutton Bonington Campus
Sutton Bonington
Leicestershire
LE12 5RD

Basketball

The basketball events will take place at the David Ross Sports Village on

  • Friday afternoon including a showcase fixture on Friday evening
  • Saturday including a showcase fixture on Saturday evening
  • Sunday 

The men's competition will be pool matches followed by play offs. The women's competition will be a round robin.  

Men's fixtures can be downloaded here shortly.

Women's fixtures can be downloaded here shortly.

Sport risk assessments will be available from the key documents page.

The event rulebook can be downloaded from the link at the top of this page.

University of Nottingham Sport

David Ross Sports Village
University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham
NG7 2RD

Boccia

The Boccia event will take place at the David Ross Sports Village on the Friday and will run from 11:00am to 3:00pm.

Competitions will consist of mixed matches which are available to download here shortly.

Sport risk assessments will be available from the key documents page.

The event rulebook can be downloaded from the link at the top of this page.


University of Nottingham Sport

David Ross Sports Village
University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham
NG7 2RD

Cricket

The cricket event will take place at Willows Sports Centre.

The fixtures can be downloaded here shortly.

Sport risk assessments will be available from the key documents page.

The event rulebook can be downloaded from the link at the top of this page.

Directions: Willows Sports Centre
1 Willow Road, Cathedral Quarter,
Derby
DE1 3NZ

Endurance Run

The endurance run will be held at Nottingham University campus on Saturday.  On the Sunday there could be an option to compete in a mixed team relay race but this will not be for Wilkinson Swords points, however medals will be awarded for the first three finishing teams. Further information on the Sunday event will be posted here when we have confirmation it can take place.

The Saturday event will be a regional team race: a maximum of 12 male and 12 female participants, of whom six shall count for a result in each race. The distance will be a minimum of 4.5km for both men and women.

The endurance run at this year’s championships is a multi-terrain race, using the roads, paths and trails of the university campus and Highfields park. The terrain means that either road shoes or multi-terrain shoes are suitable for this course and not cross country spikes.

The Technical Meeting will take place at 10.00 am on Saturday, with the course walked immediately after. A copy of the course is available to download here shortly.

The women’s race will commence at 11.30 am and the men’s race at 12.15 pm. The race numbers are available to download here shortly.

Sport risk assessments will be available from the key documents page.

The event rulebook can be downloaded from the link at the top of this page.

Football (Men's & Women's)

Men's and women's football matches will take place at Highfields Playing Fields, on grass pitches.

The men's fixtures can be downloaded here shortly.

The women's fixtures can be downloaded here shortly.

Sport risk assessments will be available from the key documents page.

The event rulebook can be downloaded from the link at the top of this page.

Directions: Men's and women's football

Highfields playing fields
(Vaughan Parry Williams pavilion)
University Boulevard
Nottingham
NG7 2PS

Football (Pan Disability)

The Pan Disability football competition will take place at the David Ross Sports Village on 3G pitches. Metal studs will not be permitted on the 3G surface, only moulded studs or astros may be worn.

The Pan Ability fixtures can be downloaded here shortly.

Sport risk assessments will be available from the key documents page.

The event rulebook can be downloaded from the link at the top of this page.

Pan Ability football

University of Nottingham Sport
David Ross Sports Village
University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham
NG7 2RD


Hockey

Hockey matches will take place the Nottingham Hockey Centre.

The competition is a mixed competition, the fixtures can be downloaded here shortly.

Sport risk assessments will be available from the key documents page.

The event rulebook can be downloaded from the link at the top of this page.

Directions: Nottingham Hockey Centre

Nottingham Hockey Centre
University Boulevard
Nottingham
NG7 2PS

Netball

Netball will take place at the David Ross Sports Village

The fixtures can be downloaded here shortly. 

Sport risk assessments will be available from the key documents page.

The event rulebook can be downloaded from the link at the top of this page.

University of Nottingham Sport
David Ross Sports Village
University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham
NG7 2RD

Rugby Union

Rugby Union will take place at Highfields Playing Fields.

The competition will consist of men's and women's matches.

The men's fixtures can be downloaded here shortly.

The women's fixtures can be downloaded here shortly.

Sport risk assessments will be available from the key documents page.

The event rulebook can be downloaded from the link at the top of this page.

Directions: Highfields playing fields (Vaughan Parry Williams pavilion)
University Boulevard
Nottingham
NG7 2PS


Table Tennis

The table tennis events will take place at the David Ross Sports Village.

The men’s table tennis fixtures can be downloaded here shortly.

The women’s table tennis fixtures can be downloaded here shortly.

Sport risk assessments will be available from the key documents page.

The event rulebook can be downloaded from the link at the top of this page.

University of Nottingham Sport
David Ross Sports Village
University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham
NG7 2RD

Tennis

The tennis events will take place at the Nottingham Tennis Centre and at Nottingham Trent University

Sport risk assessments will be available from the key documents page.

The event rulebook can be downloaded from the link at the top of this page

Directions: Nottingham Tennis Centre

University Boulevard
Nottingham
NG7 2QH

Directions: Nottingham Trent Tennis Centre

Clifton Campus, Clifton Lane
Nottingham
NG11 8NS

Volleyball

The volleyball events will take place at the University of Nottingham in the Jubilee Sports Hall on

  • Friday afternoon 
  • Saturday 
  • Sunday 

The men's fixtures can be downloaded here shortly.

The women's fixtures can be downloaded here shortly.

Sport risk assessments will be available from the key documents page.

The event rulebook can be downloaded from the link at the top of this page.

Directions: Jubilee Campus Sports Centre

University of Nottingham
Jubilee Campus - Innovation Park
Triumph Road
Nottingham
NG7 2TU