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National Championships Results

BUCS Student National Taekwondo Championships Series: Overall Results

Our BUCS Student National Taekwondo Championships Series is the largest university martial art and combat sport competition in Western Europe, in both number of unique current student competitors and the number of universities taking part!

Competitors accrue points for their registered institution for every single sparring match win / patterns round progressed at every event in the tournament series towards their club’s Overall Student National Taekwondo Championships ranking at the end of the year. The club with the highest total points following the Series Finals are crowned overall National Champions!

Current BUCS Championships Series Overall Team Ranking 2020-21

Overall team scores weighted and including all patterns & sparring divisions completed.

Current placement University Overall team scores
Pending Pending Pending
_Year Host City Winner
2019-20 London, Notts, Colchester University College London
2018-19 London, Notts, Worcester University College London
2017-18 London, Notts, Worcester University College London
2017 Worcester University College London
2016 Worcester Cardiff University
2015 Worcester University of Southampton
2014 Bristol University of Southampton
2013 Banbury University of Southampton
2012 Nottingham University of Southampton
2011 Aylesbury University of Southampton
2010 Aylesbury University of Southampton
2009 Durham University of the West of England
2008 Nottingham University of the West of England
2007 Bristol University of the West of England
2006 Southampton Newcastle University
2005 Leeds Newcastle University
2004 Teeside Newcastle University^
2003 Cambridge Bristol University
2002 Birmingham Bristol University
2001 Birmingham Bristol University
2000 Bristol Bristol University
1999 Manchester Lancaster University
1998 Warwick University of Bradford
1997 Newcastle Newcastle University
1996 Bournemouth Newcastle University^
1995 Coventry Kingston University^
1994 Nottingham Kingston University
1993 Manchester Newcastle University
1992 London University of Southampton
1991 Sheffield University of Manchester^
1990 Lancaster University of Manchester
1989 Warwick Lancaster University
1988 UCL Lancaster University
1987 Southampton University of Southampton

Overall Series Championships Ranking

1st – UCL – University College London
2nd – SOU – University of Southampton
3rd – UON – University of Nottingham
4th – ICL – Imperial College London
5th – UOB – University of Birmingham
6th – LBH – Loughborough University
7th – CAM – University of Cambridge
8th – BTH – University of Bath
9th – CDF – Cardiff University
10th – LSE – London School of Economics and Political Science

Overall Series Championships Ranking (x of 61 institutions)  

1st University College London
2nd University of Bath
3rd University of Nottingham
4th Imperial College London
5th Plymouth University
6th Kingston University
7th University of Southampton
8th Cardiff Metropolitan University
9th University of Surrey
10th Middlesex University

Overall Chang-Hon Patterns Discipline Team Champions 

1st University College London
2nd University of Bath
3rd University of Leicester

Overall Kukkiwon Patterns Discipline Team Champions 

1st Imperial College London
2nd University College London
3rd Loughborough University

Overall ITF Rules Sparring Discipline Team Champions 

1st University of Bath
2nd University College London
3rd Imperial College London

Overall WT Rules Sparring Discipline Team Champions 

1st University College London
2nd University of Bath
3rd University of Nottingham

Overall Series Championships Ranking (x of 51 universities) 

1st University College London
2nd Imperial College London
3rd University of Nottingham
4th University of Edinburgh
5th University of Surrey
6th University of Bath
7th Liverpool John Moores University
8th University of Roehampton
9th Brunel University
10th Kingston University

Nationals Finals Chang-Hon Patterns Discipline Team Champions 

1st University College London
2nd Brunel University
3rd University of Leicester

Nationals Finals Kukkiwon Patterns Discipline Team Champions 

1st Imperial College London
2nd University College London
3rd Coventry University

Nationals Finals ITF Rules Sparring Discipline Team Champions 

1st University of Sheffield
2nd University College London
3rd University of Leicester

Nationals Finals WT Rules Sparring Discipline Team Champions 

1st University College London
2nd University of Nottingham
3rd Kingston University

Overall Series Championships Ranking (x of 50 universities) 

1st University College London
2nd Cardiff University
3rd University of Nottingham
4th University of Southampton
5th University of Surrey
6th Imperial College London
7th University of Edinburgh
8th King’s College London
=9th Coventry University
=9th Kingston University

Nationals Finals Chang-Hon Patterns Discipline Team Champions 

1st Cardiff University
2nd University College London
3rd University of Southampton

Nationals Finals Kukkiwon Patterns Discipline Team Champions 

1st University College London
2nd University of Nottingham
3rd University of Southampton

Nationals Finals ITF Rules Sparring Discipline Team Champions 

1st Cardiff University
2nd University College London
3rd University of Edinburgh

Nationals Finals WT Rules Sparring Discipline Team Champions 

1st University College London
2nd University of Surrey
3rd University of Nottingham

Overall Series Championships Ranking (x of 46 universities) 

1st Cardiff University
2nd University of Southampton
3rd University of Warwick
4th Imperial College London
5th University of Edinburgh
6th Brunel University
7th King’s College London
8th Kingston University
9th Coventry University
10th University of Bristol

Nationals Finals Chang-Hon Patterns Discipline Team Champions 

1st Cardiff University
2nd University of Southampton
3rd University of Warwick

Nationals Finals Kukkiwon Patterns Discipline Team Champions 

1st University of Southampton
2nd Imperial College London
3rd University College London

Nationals Finals ITF Rules Sparring Discipline Team Champions 

1st Cardiff University
2nd University of Warwick
3rd University of Southampton

Nationals Finals WT Rules Sparring Discipline Team Champions 

1st University College London
2nd University of Edinburgh
3rd University of Southampton

Overall Series Championships Ranking (x of 42 universities) 

1st University of Southampton
2nd Cardiff University
3rd University College London
4th Kings College London
5th Imperial College London
6th University of Warwick
7th University of Surrey
8th University of Nottingham
9th Buckinghamshire New University
10th Kingston University

Nationals Finals Chang-Hon Patterns Discipline Team Champions 

1st Cardiff University
2nd University of Warwick
3rd University of Southampton

Nationals Finals Kukkiwon Patterns Discipline Team Champions 

1st University of Southampton
2nd King’s College London
3rd University of Surrey

Nationals Finals ITF Rules Sparring Discipline Team Champions 

1st Cardiff University
2nd University of Warwick
3rd University of Southampton

Nationals Finals WT Rules Sparring Discipline Team Champions 

1st University of Southampton
2nd University College London
3rd Imperial College London

*1986-2017 the title was awarded based on overall team scores from all disciplines and divisions of the Student National Taekwondo Championships only; from 2017/18 season onward it is awarded based on overall team scores from all disciplines and divisions across the multi-event Championships Series.
National Championships Series Results