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What we do

Deportes

The purpose of the Sports Service is to bring the University’s students together through participation in sport. The main objective is therefore to facilitate and encourage student participation in sporting activities as much as possible.

To achieve this, we organize a busy programme of competitions, activities and events to promote a competitive spirit, health, education, an interest in nature and other benefits.

Contact

Sports Service
C/ Cavallers,72
46115 Alfara del Patriarca

Tel.: 96 136 90 00 Ext: 61026

sportsarea@uchceu.es

Staff

Head of the Sports Service: Javier Sánchez Millán
Sports Coordinator – Valencia Campus: Robin Haon Gasc
Sports Coordinator – Elche Campus: Pedro Miralles Nyrelus
Secretary's Office for the CEU SPORTS AREA: Marga Carrasco Hernandez, Jose A. Sánchez Miñana

Facilities and bookings

The University’s Sports Service has its own facilities and has agreements in place with external organizations for the use of their facilities.

CEU Sports Area, Valencia Campus

Location: CEU Sports Area.
C/ Cavallers, 72
Alfara del Patriarca 46115

Booking

Three ways to book CEU SPORTS AREA facilities:

  • Come to the CEU SPORTS AREA and speak to a member of staff
  • Use the Bookings app
  • Call 96 136 90 00

Opening hours:

  • Monday to Friday, 9 am to 9 pm
  • Saturday, 9 am to 8 pm

Agreements

The CEU Cardenal Herrera University has a range of agreements in place with different organizations, enabling our students to use a variety of sporting facilities.

General Agreements

  • Agreement with the Fundación Trinidad Alfonso
    Fundación Trinidad Alfonso The objectives of this Agreement, between the charitable foundation known as Fundación Trinidad Alfonso and all of the universities in the Valencia region (the Comunitat Valenciana), aims to preserve, promote and encourage participation in sport in general. It does so by supporting sporting projects and the participation in sport by university students in the Valencia region.

    The agreement has the following goals:
    • To support projects linked to participation in university sporting activities in the Valencia region.
    • To contribute to the development of university sport in all areas.
    • To raise the awareness of society and of participants in sport of the need to balance participation in sport with education.
    • To raise the profile of the notion of the work ethic and related values, which the foundation and the universities in the Valencia region support.
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Valencia

  • Club Valenciano de Natación
    Members of the CEU university community can enter and use the sporting facilities of the Club Valenciano de Natación (the Valencian swimming club), benefiting from special prices.
  • Ayuntamiento de Paterna
    A collaboration agreement between the town council of Paterna and the University means that members of the CEU community can use town facilities for events organized by the Sports Service.
  • Ayuntamiento de Alfara del Patriarca
    A collaboration agreement between the town council of Alfara del Patriarca and the University means that members of the CEU community can use town facilities for events organized by the Sports Service.

Elche

  • Elche Squash Center
    The agreement with this organization means that members of the CEU community benefit from special prices for the use of these facilities.
  • Ayuntamiento de Elche
    A collaboration agreement between the city council of Elche and the University means that members of the CEU community can use these facilities for events organized by the Sports Service.

Castellón

  • Pádel Center
    The agreement with this organization means that members of the CEU community benefit from special prices for the use of these facilities.
  • Ayuntamiento de Castellón
    A collaboration agreement between the city council of Castellón and the University means that members of the CEU community can use these facilities for events organized by the Sports Service.

Focus on specific sports

Instructor-led training at CEU facilities

  • 19:30 hrs a 21:00 hrs // lunes y miércoles // Baloncesto // CEU Sports Area
  • 19:30 hrs a 21:00 hrs // lunes y miércoles // Voleibol // CEU Sports Area
  • 19:30 hrs a 21:00 hrs // martes y jueves // Balonmano // CEU Sports Area
  • 19:30 hrs a 21:00 hrs // martes y jueves // Futbol sala // CEU Sports Area

Competitions

Internal competitions
  • Internal leagues
    • Futsal
    • 7-a-side football
  • Knockout tournaments
    • Pádel
    • Tennis
    • Basketball
    • Table Tennis
    • Beach vollyball
  • The Rector’s Cup
Regional University Sports Competitions

CADU SECRETARY’S OFFICE 2017-2019

-Campeonato autonómico de deporte universitario (CADU, Regional University Sports Championships)

CADU

Seven universities in the Valencia region take part in these championships:

  • CEU Cardenal Herrera University (CEU UCH)
  • Universidad de Alicante (UA)
  • Universitat Jaume I de Castellón (UJI)
  • Universidad Miguel Hernández de Elche (UMH)
  • Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV)
  • Universitat de València Estudis Generals (UVEG)
  • Universidad Católica de Valencia S. Vicente Mártir (UCV)
Requirements

To represent the CEU Cardenal Herrera University in these championships, students must fulfil the following requirements.

For judo, karate and taekwondo, competitors must be registered with the sport’s governing body and possess at least a brown belt.   

For athletics, squash, archery, rowing, cross country, golf, triathlon, orienteering, pilota valenciana, badminton, fencing, chess, or climbing, competitors must either be registered with the sport’s governing body or be able to provide evidence of participation in events for the sport in question.

For frontenis, beach volleyball, or table tennis, competitors must either have won or taken part in the internal competition organized by the Sports Service or be able to provide evidence of participation in events for the sport in question.  

For sailing, competitors are selected and must be currently registered with the sport’s governing body.

For marathon running, swimming, goalball, trail running, and Ekiden(20 km relay), competitors must notify the Sports Service of their wish to participate in the competition. Participants will then be selected by the Sports Service in accordance with the following criteria:

  • Provision of evidence of participation in similar events.

Pádel and tennis are considered to be university team sports by CADU.

For these sports, the CEU UCH teams are selected by means of a process which takes place at the beginning of the academic year.

National University Championships

This academic year sees the Valencia region, the Comunitat Valenciana, play host to Spain’s national university championships, the Campeonatos de España Universitarios. They are to be organized by the university sports organization formed by seven of the region’s public and private universities: CADU (Campeonato Autonómico de Deporte Universitario).

Our university, together with the other university members of CADU and the organization’s main partner, the Fundación Trinidad Alfonso, will organize this edition of the championships. The CEU Cardenal Herrera’s campuses in Castellón, Valencia and Elche will host the organization of the cross country, golf, fencing and swimming competitions.

The universities taking part in organizing the Campeonatos de España Universitarios 2021 are:

  • Universitat de València Estudis Generals (UVEG)
  • Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV)
  • Universidad de Alicante (UA)
  • Universitat Jaume I de Castellón (UJI)
  • Universidad Miguel Hernández de Elche (UMH)
  • Universidad Católica de Valencia S. Vicente Mártir (UCV)

For more information on venues, competitions and results, go to the Campeonatos de España universitarios website.

There will be events for the following sports:

- INDIVIDUAL SPORTS

  • CHESS
  • ATHLETICS
  • BADMINTON
  • CROSS COUNTRY
  • CLIMBING
  • FENCING
  • GOLF
  • JUDO
  • KARATE
  • SWIMMING
  • ORIENTEERING
  • PÁDEL
  • TAEKWONDO
  • TENNIS
  • TABLE TENNIS
  • ARCHERY
  • TRIATHLON
  • SAILING
  • BEACH VOLLEYBALL

-TEAM SPORTS

  • BASKETBALL
  • HANDBALL
  • FOOTBALL
  • FUTSAL
  • RUGBY SEVENS
  • VOLLEYBALL

FTA Prizes

The Fundación Trinidad Alfonso awards prizes in two categories:

Fundación Trinidad Alfonso Prizes for participants in university sport in the Comunitat Valenciana

Uniesport

The Fundación Trinidad Alfonso, invite entries for two prizes for the best sportsman and best sportswoman of the CEU Cardenal Herrera University, for those who combine participation in competitive sport with their university studies during Academic Year 2021-22.

Prize-winners will be awarded a certificate, a commemorative plaque and 1000 euros. Prize-winners must attend a public ceremony to collect their prize.

Undergraduate, master’s and doctoral students enrolled at the CEU Cardenal Herrera University (a CADU member) during 2021-22 who are both a student and sportsperson throughout are eligible.

Visiting or exchange students, students at the university as part of a funded programme or those without sporting achievements are excluded.

Prizes will be awarded on the following basis:

Agreed average:

  • 45% (performance in sporting competition)
  • 55% (academic performance)
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Fundación Trinidad Alfonso Prizes for participants in university sport graduating in 2021-22

The Fundación Trinidad Alfonso, together with the universities of the Comunitat Valenciana, will invite entries for two prizes to be awarded to students graduating in Valencia region in 2021-2022.

Each prize, to be awarded to a sportsman and sportswoman, will consist of a certificate, a commemorative plaque and 1200 euros. Prize-winners must attend a public ceremony to collect their prize.

Undergraduate, master’s and doctoral students enrolled at CADU-member universities of the Comunitat Valenciana during 2021-22 and who are both a student and sportsperson throughout are eligible.

The CEU Cardenal Herrera University will organize the competition on behalf of all those universities who signed the Collaboration Agreement with the Fundación Trinidad Alfonso.

Prizes will be awarded on the following basis:

Agreed average:

  • 50% (performance in sporting competition)
  • 50% (academic performance)
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CEU Athlete Support Programme

The CEU Cardenal Herrera University and the Fundación CEU San Pablo seeks to support and encourage sportsmen and women via the CEU Athlete Support Programme, including a goals-based strategy. We draw up a personalized action plan for elite athletes at CEU in order to ensure that they can both aspire to and achieve academic and sporting excellence.

Who is this for?

It is aimed at elite, professional, amateur, senior and retired athletes (as port of lifelong learning):

  • Deportistas de Alto Nivel (DAN) and Deportistas de Alto Rendimiento (DAR)
  • Plan ADO and Plan ADOP athletes
  • Athletes who have been selected for regional or national teams
  • Athletes who have taken part in the European Universities Championships, World University Championships, the Winter or Summer Universiade, or regional or national university championships.
  • Professional athletes
  • Retired elite athletes
  • Coaches of professional athletes
  • Those demonstrating sporting excellence at the CEU Cardenal Herrera University
Contact:

Tel.: +34 96 136 90 00 – Ext. 61026
Email: deportes@uchceu.es

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