Canoe & Kayak
Competitions 
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​We enter a variety of competitions each year in several different disciplines including white water racing, canoe polo and slalom. We compete at BUCS events against other Universities in all three disciplines. Scroll down for a list of past and upcoming competitions.
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If you want to know more about any events, join the Canoe club members Facebook group here, the Polo specific group here and the ladies polo group here.


Regional Polo Tournaments
Date: Throughout the year
Location: Varied
Open to: Surrey A's, Surrey B's and Surrey Ladies.

A selection of 1 day tournaments throughout the year. Great places to practise your skills and see how you improve throughout the year. Last year the A team got promoted and play in Regional div 2, the B's play in div 3, and the Ladies team is paired with Blackwater Ladies B, and competes in National Ladies Development League.
Paddlington Polo Tournament
Date: 19 - 20th October 2019
Location: London
Cost: £20
Open to: All
The first polo tournament of the year. Extremely casual and open to all, even if you've never been in a boat before! with opportunities to play and meet other freshers from other unis it's a great chance to learn the sport and have some fun.
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BUCS Polo Tournament
Date: 28 - 30th April 2018
Location: Nottingham
Cost: £40
Open to: Surrey A's, Surrey B's and Surrey Ladies
The main polo tournament of the year! All the university polo teams get together and compete in a double elimination tournament organised by BUCS, British Universities and Colleges Sport. It's a great place to be social as well and meet students from other unis, with a themed party on the Saturday night. Last year we came 9th, the best we've ever done, and we're hoping to do even better this year!
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Cardiff Polo Tournament
Date: 17 - 19th March 2018
Location: Cardiff
Cost: £50
Open to: Surrey A's, Surrey B's and Surrey Ladies
A friendly, although often a little cold, tournament hosted by the University of Cardiff, a great opportunity to practise before BUCS. It's a casual tournament and a lot of fun. :)
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BUCS Wild Water Racing
Date: February 2020
Location: River Washburn 
Open to: All
Wildwater racing is a time trial of a long stretch, around 2 miles of whitewater. The competitor is free to take whichever route on the river they desire. We encourage everyone to participate however experienced you are or not!

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BUCS Slalom
Date: December 2019
Location: Tees Barrage
Open to: All
A different BUCS competition in which paddlers have to negotiate their way down a 300m white water rapid, racing through a series of up to 25 gates made up of red and green poles. We encourage everyone to participate however experienced you are or not!

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