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Live Blog 2015 BUSA Team Racing Championship Finals
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The BUCS Team Racing Championships is one of the biggest Team Racing Series in the World.
The event is for university teams of 6 sailors (including at least 1 female), racing in 3 firefly dinghies against another team of 3 firefly dinghies.
The Championship progresses through 3 stages. Qualifiers, Playoffs and Finals.
Qualifier dates & venues: ENTRY DEADLINE - Monday 1st December 2014, 6th November 2014 for Scottish Teams.
• Scottish Qualifiers: League 1 – 15/16 November 2014 (Bardowie), League 2 – 31 January & 1 February 2015 (Loch Ore), League 3 – 7/8 February 2015 (Loch Ore)
Theo Hoole: firstname.lastname@example.org
• Northern Qualifier – West Kirby Sailing Club (31 January & 1 February 2015)
Charlie Fitzgerald: email@example.com
• Midland Qualifier – Grafham Water Sailing Club (31 January & 1 February 2015))
Josh Flack: firstname.lastname@example.org
• South Central Qualifier – Spinnaker Sailing Club (31 January & 1 February 2015))
Jamie Barker: email@example.com
• Western Qualifier - Chew Valley Sailing Club (31 January & 1 February 2015)
Robbie Hooper: firstname.lastname@example.org
• Qualifier Reserve Date: 14/15 February 2015
See Amendment 1 to the NoR: Notice 1_NoR Amendment
The top 4 teams from each area are invited directly to the Finals. 5th-7th placed teams will be invited to the Playoffs, where a further 7-8 teams can win a place at the Finals.
Playoffs: 28 February/1 March – Hosted by the University of Cardiff Sailing Club. It will be held at either Cardiff Yacht Club or Cardiff Bay Yacht Club (to be confirmed). The local contact is Poppy Barker, but more informatioon will be available shortly for teams proceeding to the Playoffs.
The Finals will be hosted by the University of Nottingham Sports Union Sailing Club (UoN SU SC) at Notts County Sailing Club. Finals: Thursday 9th to Saturday 11th April 2015. Hosted by the University of Nottingham Sports Union Sailing Club (UoN SU SC) at Notts County Sailing Club [NG14 7JX].
See UoN SU SC messages to Team Captains:
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The Championship Finals were held from Tuesday 4 to Thursday 6 April 2016, hosted by the University of Manchester at West Kirby Sailing Club
The BUCS Team Racing Championship, involving over 500 sailors, competed at ‘Qualifiers’ at four venues in each of four 'Areas' of England and Wales in early February and, in Scotland, at three ‘League’ weekends between November and February), Finals were held at Strathclyde Loch, hosted by the University of Glasgow.
The 2019 BUCS Team Racing Championships were held at Spinnaker Sailing Club from 9th to11th April 2019.