Welcome to the UPC Website!

This is the online home of the Universities Pool Council (UPC), recognised both by the English Pool Association (EPA) and by British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) as the governing body for university pool. Here you will find details for our upcoming events and results from past seasons, and regular news items below will keep you up-to-date with all things student pool….

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Draw & Preview: BUCS-UPC Nine-ball Pool Championships 2016-2017

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The university pool season commences with the BUCS-UPC Nine-ball Pool Championships. For the first time in it’s history this long-running event is BUCS sanctioned, which has no doubt helped us to the biggest ever field of competitors; 194 players forming … Continue reading

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Entry: BUCS-UPC Nine-ball Pool Championships 2016-17

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We are pleased to release the entry information for this season’s BUCS-UPC Nine-ball Pool Championships to be staged across both Rileys Birmingham and Rileys Solihull. We are also incredibly pleased that this long running event is now BUCS sanctioned and … Continue reading

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Review: BUCS-UPC Eight-ball Pool Championships 2015-16

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The weekend of 25th – 28th February saw a record breaking 672 students from over 50 institutions flock to Vauxhall Holiday Park, Great Yarmouth to compete for the Men’s and Women’s titles. This year saw Strathclyde take the Men’s Team … Continue reading

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Review: UPC Irish Intervarsity Pool Championships 2015-2016

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The 5th-6th February 2016 saw the UPC Irish Intervarsities Eight-ball Pool Championships relocate to the Abbey Court Hotel and Spa in Nenagh, County Tipperary. This year saw 140 students and 34 teams from 12 institutions competing for titles in the Team … Continue reading

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Draw & Preview: Student Eight-ball Pool Home Internationals 2015-16

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The weekend of 29-30 April 2016 sees the culmination of the university pool season as the Student Eight-ball Pool Home Internationals descends on Belfast. Northern Ireland Students, under the guidance of manager James O’Hare and captain Andrew Maguire (Ulster), will be the team … Continue reading

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