Intervarsity sport - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Intervarsity sport

Represent USC Spartans

USC Sport selects individuals and teams to represent USC in intervarsity events.

Australia’s largest university multi-sport event is the Unisport Australia Nationals Div 1 and Div 2 run by UniSport Australia

University sport events provide a fantastic opportunity to represent your university and meet people from all over Australia and the world.

The teams representing University of the Sunshine Coast compete as the USC Spartans.

2021 Unisport Nationals

The 2021 Nationals are a competitive week-long competition, filled with camaraderie and worldwide friendships that will last a life-time.

University Basketball League (UBL)

2021 Nationals Div 1 and Div 2

2021 Unisport Australia Nationals Div 1 and Div 2

Saturday, 25 September - Friday, 1 October 2021

Gold Coast, Queensland

(Nationals Div 1 and Div 2 will run at the same time and location in 2021).

Sports available for the USC Spartans to compete in at the 2021 Nationals Division 1 are the following:

  • Australian Rules (men and women)
  • Badminton (men & women)
  • Baseball (open)
  • Basketball (men & women)
  • Beach Volleyball (men & women pairs, mixed fours)
  • Cheer and Dance (womens & open)
  • Cycling (men and women)
  • Fencing (men and women)
  • Football (men and women)
  • Futsal (men and women)
  • Golf (men & women)
  • Handball (mixed)
  • Hockey (men and women)
  • Judo (men and women)
  • Kendo (men and women)
  • Lacrosse 5's (mixed)
  • Lawn Bowls (open)
  • Netball (women and mixed)
  • Rowing (men and women)
  • Rugby 7's (men and women)
  • Sailing (open)
  • Softball (women)
  • Squash (men and women singles and men and women teams)
  • Table Tennis (men and women)
  • Taekwondo (men and women)
  • Tennis (men and women)
  • Tenpin Bowling (open)
  • Touch (men, women and mixed)
  • Ultimate (mixed)
  • Volleyball (men and women)
  • Water Polo (men and women)

Trial Dates and Times:

Sport Date Time Location
To be confirmed.      
Other Nationals events

Other Nationals events

UniSport Australia has a number of exciting national sporting events on offer each year. These stand-alone events give students the opportunity to compete at a highly competitive level.

2021 Nationals Triathlon

Date: 8 May 2021
City/Town: Port Stephens, NSW

2021 Nationals Athletics

Date: 21-24 April 2021
City/Town: Sydney, NSW

2021 Nationals 3x3 Basketball

Date: 29 - 30 April 2021
City/Town: Canberra, ACT

2021 Nationals League of Legends

Date: April/May 2021

2021 Nationals Swimming

Date: 13 - 16 May 2021
City/Town: Sydney, NSW

2021 Indigenous Nationals

Date: 20-24 June 2021
City/Town: Newcastle, NSW

2021 Nationals Distance Running

Date: 3-4 July 2021
City/Town: Gold Coast, QLD

2021 Nationals Snow

Date: 29 August - 2 September 2021
City/Town: Thredbo, NSW

2021 Nationals Surfing

Date: 10-12 August 2021
City/Town: Sunshine Coast, QLD

2021 Nationals T20 Cricket

Date: 9-12 August 2021
City/Town: Sunshine Coast, QLD

All dates are indicative

Other Intervarsity events

Other Intervarsity events

2021 Intervarsity Sport Bowl

Date: 8 May 2021
Location: Griffith University QLD

  • Mixed Touch
  • Men's Touch
  • Men's 5-a-side Soccer
  • Women's 5-a-side Soccer
  • Men's Volleyball
  • Women's Volleyball
  • Mixed Netball
  • Women's Netball
  • Men's 3x3 Basketball 
  • Women's 3x3 Basketball
  • Rugby League 9's (M/W pending interest)
  • Mixed Baseball (pending interest)
  • Women's Singles Tennis (pending interest)
  • Men's Singles Tennis (pending interest)
Thunder Premier League (TPL)

The Thunder Premier League (TPL) is a multi-division state wide netball competition to determine the best Association teams in Queensland. For the first time, in 2021 university teams have been invited to join the league. USC Spartans will be playing in the Women's Zone 3 South East Queensland competition, with the opportunity to play in the TPL Opens State Finals against QLD's top teams. Regular season games will be played locally from April to September, with state finals in October.

2021 Games at USC Stadium
  • 16 July 8pm vs Caloundra Hinterland
  • 30 July 8pm vs Sunny Coast Opens

How to get involved

  1. Register your interest via email to
  2. We will keep you up to date with any event or trial information
  3. Confirm your selection in the team with the Spartan Team Leader. Spartan Team Leaders (STL) are students appointed to help manage and select teams to compete at intervarsity events. If your sport doesnt have a STL, you can register your interest to apply.
  4. Individual sports do not require trials; however, you must meet the UniSport Australia qualification requirements.
  5. Pay fees by the due dates (Fees vary per event) — Due dates TBC

University Student Athlete Code of Conduct

The University Student Athlete Code of Conduct is applicable to all USC Sport events. By agreeing to participate in any USC Sport event, students are acknowledging that they are representing University of the Sunshine Coast.

USC Sport is proud of its image and reputation and will not tolerate the misbehaviour of individuals representing USC Sport and USC.

Become a Spartans Team Leader or Coach

USC Spartans are looking for passionate and talented individuals to apply to be the managers and coaches for the 2021 Unisport Nationals Spartans teams.