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2018 National Divisions

Gold Coast, QLD

What are the National Divisions?

The 2018 National Games will be the biggest bi-annual university sporting events in Australia and provides an opportunity for students to experience the thrill of putting on an ECU jersey whilst competing against universities from across the nation.

Held across 2 divisions, these events will attract over 6000 students across 40 Australian universities to compete in sporting competitions held on the Gold Coast.

When are the Nationals?

Nationals Division 2: July 1 - 5, 2018

Nationals Division 1: September 23 - 27, 2018

Who can compete?

  • MUST be enrolled in at least 1 unit at ECU during the Semester that competition takes place
  • International students MUST be enrolled in a full-time study load
  • Not have any outstanding encumbrances and/or fees
  • Have a current academic status of Good Standing

Nationals Division 2

Nationals Division 2 is open to all ECU students. Division 2 is aimed at a social sporting level.

Sports offered - Expressions of interest now closed

  • Basketball (Men, Women)
  • Football (Men)
  • Futsal (Men)
  • Netball (Mixed, Women)
  • Tennis (Men, Women)

Please note: Expressions of interest for all above Nationals Division 2 sports are now closed. If you are interested in competing for ECU, please select from the sports offered in the Nationals Division 1 competition below.

Nationals Division 1

Nationals Division 1 is for teams who have qualified in the previous year. Division 1 is at a competitive standard.

Sports offered

  • AFL (Men)
  • Beach Volleyball (Men, Women, Mixed)
  • Touch (Mixed)

Please note: The Beach Volleyball Division 2 competition will be played in September, aligning with the Division 1 competition.

All students competing in the 2018 Nationals must also meet the following requirements:

  • Attend required training sessions on a frequent basis
  • Attend all required events related to competition
  • Be able to self-fund associated costs for event

How do I join the ECU Emu's Team?

Express your interest by contacting ECU Sport and Fitness

Important: In order to be considered for selection, please ensure to select only sports offered in the Nationals Division 1 competition when completing the above online registration form. Furthermore, no further team submissions will be accepted after the selection cut-off dates determined by Student Activities. This is due to the logistical demands of these competitions (accommodation, flight bookings etc).

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