Challenge Cup 2017

3 May 2017, 11:00 - 20:00
Cambridge campus

Two Anglia Ruskin Challenge Cup captains lifting a trophy with Ruskin the Rhino behind them.
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This year we are hosting our annual sporting competition against the University of East London, which will involve 21 different fixtures across 15 sports.

As the reigning champions, our teams will be doing everything they can to retain the trophy! The competition will take place across a range of venues in Cambridge and we encourage all ARU staff, students and alumni to come and support the Rhinos.

More information about this event coming soon...

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Challenge Cup Captains 2017

This year students are able to nominate themselves for this prestigious position. From the nominations, the Sport & Active Anglia team will shortlist three males and three females to be the 2017 Captains. Sports club members will then be able to vote for their choice of Captain online. The two Captains that are successful will be announced on Friday 24 February.

Nominations are open to anyone that meets the below criteria: 

  • A 2016/17 sports club member
  • Regular player within a team involved in the Challenge Cup
  • Available for filming on Friday 3 March 2017 from 11am-3pm
  • A positive role model and figurehead on the day with good encouragement and leadership skills
  • Involved in event promotion by being active on social media and by supporting us with marketing content
  • A responsible, positive and active member of the sports community throughout the 2016/17 academic year
  • Passionate about retaining the Challenge Cup trophy!

The nomination process:

  • Fill in the below form telling us why you think you should be this year’s Captains and click submit. The deadline to nominate yourself is Sunday 19 February
  • We will shortlist three males and three females as potential Captains
  • The shortlist will be published and voting will open on Tuesday 21 February at 5pm. Voting will close on Thursday 23 February at midnight
  • Votes will be counted and the Captain will be announced on Friday 24 February

N.B. you can only nominate yourself to be the Captain, not other students.

Nominate yourself to be captain.

Event Details

3 May 2017, 11:00 - 20:00
Cambridge campus