Benefits for clubs

Affiliation is required to compete in LUCA competitions. Affiliation is currently free.

Universities affiliated to LUCA gain many additional advantages. These include:

  • Funding programmes to benefit affiliated clubs
  • Subsidised training events for club members
  • Eligibility for funded coaching courses for registered club members (Coaching Assistant, Athletics Coach and Coach in Running Fitness qualification)
  • Resources and training programmes to support club development
  • Championships across a wide range of event groups and disciplines
  • Ability to contest club competitions
  • Award programme to recognise the efforts of the volunteers
  • Specialist events, seminars and conferences to support coaches, officials, athletes and volunteers
  • Benefits and support for competition organisers
  • Working with established bodies to secure more investment for club development


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