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Basketball is one of the biggest sports on campus, and the city of Leicester itself. With a national level team sitting in the heart of the city, basketball is a key part of the city's culture. The University has a strong relationship with its sport especially basketball. We are a strong and tightly knit club with a great ethos and relationship between its members. Becoming part of the club is a great chance for you to meet new friends and socialise and of course play the sport we all love!!


This year promises to be one of the most exciting seasons in recent memory with plans to: host tournaments throughout the year, hold exciting socials that do not revolve around alcohol (but don’t worry, alcohol will be present…) and of course, participate in competitive Basketball against other universities. We have 3 Men's teams and 1 Women's team all competing across in the midlands in a range of BUCS leagues.


We also plan to run an intramural league, which will run over the year. You can sign up with some friends and form a team and play other teams within the league. This is brilliant way to get active, try a new sport and get involved in club and the university. 


The best part of this club is that there is something for everyone; whether you are brand new to the sport or consider yourself the next MJ. Join our page today and discover all the brilliant things that the University of Leicester Basketball Club has to offer! 


Both team leicester memberships and club memberships are required to be able to play for the men's and women's teams. Match day kit will be provided by the club. For the intramural league a team leicester membership is not required in order to play.



The UOLBBALL Comittee 

Co-Presidents:  Oscar Dawson and Dominic Crossley

Comittee Members:

  • Hamza Ali  -   Secretary
  • Oscar Dawson  -   Wellbeing Officer
  • Kieran Cann  -  Treasurer
  • Ahmed Omar  -  Social Media Officer
  • Alex Medina - Social secretary


Extra Club info

Membership Price: £50 for the Men's and Women's team

Team Leicester Membership: From £140 for the basic membership (Reduced to £100 until 17th October). shows you what you get with the team leicester package.

Match Days: Wednesdays

Training days: Varies from team to team but they are held throughout the week. There are about 2 training sessions per week per team.

Trials: Are held at the start of the year (however this will be different this year due to the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic). More information will be given out at the start of the year.

Intramural league price: £25 (per team per semester)


Club Contact information

  • Club E-mail  -
  • Oscar's email -
  • Dominic's email -

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