Tickets for Varsity 2010 are now on sale. This year’s series will be the biggest yet with the addition of American Football bringing the total number of sports up to 10.
The charity Varsity series between the University of Nottingham and Nottingham Trent University has developed from a few friendly matches into a huge series spanning the whole of the second semester and featuring 14 matches in 10 different sports. The universities’ top sportspeople compete at some of Nottingham’s highest profile venues watched by crowds that often number into the thousands.
This year, Varsity teams will visit local schools and encourage local residents to attend the matches as well as students, so Varsity 2010 will be bigger and better than ever!
The Varsity charity for 2010 is CRY (Cardiac Risk in the Young). CRY was chosen in memory of Neil Desai, a talented sportsman and first class Law student at the University of Nottingham who died suddenly on 5th September 2008 – his 22nd birthday – from an undiagnosed heart condition. The money raised from ticket sales will go towards CRY’s work which raises awareness of conditions that can lead to Sudden Cardiac Death (SCD) and Sudden Death Syndrome (SDS).
£9,017 was raised from Varsity 2009 for local charity, Balls to Poverty, and with more events planned this year, we’re expecting the 2010 total to be even bigger.
Season tickets are available for £12.50 including a free Varsity 2010 t-shirt.
VIP season tickets are also available giving holders VIP access to the Football and Rugby Union events. The tickets include VIP seating and food, as well as access to all the other events, for approximately £20.
VIP boxes are available at Trent FM Arena for the Ice Hockey, offering prime views of the match. Each box and seats 12-14 people and costs £140.
Tickets for individual events are available on request after the Ice Hockey from £3.50 each.
Tickets are available from the Student Activities Reception in the Portland Building,University Park,or online
Sunday 7th February: 1pm
Harvey Hadden Stadium
Monday 15th February: 6:30pm
Trent FM Arena
Wednesday 24th February: 3pm
University of Nottingham Swimming Pool
Sunday 28th February: 3pm
Lady Bay Ground
Wednesday 10th March: 5pm
Nottingham Trent Sports Centre
Thursday 11th March: Women’s 6pm, Men’s 8pm
Nottingham Trent Sports centre
Tuesday 16th March: Women’s 5:30pm, Men’s 7:45pm
Monday 22nd March: Women’s 5:30pm, Men’s 7:45pm
Wednesday 26th March: Women’s 5pm, Men’s 7pm
Beeston Hockey Club
Date and Venue TBC (to be held in the summer term)