Hall sport

Our one day athletics event is a great way for you to enjoy the competitive hall spirit and really get involved in hall life.

Hall sport (also known as IMS), is a free programme and a great way to enjoy sport, socialise with friends and get the most out of your hall experience.


Points Scale ‘B’

NO AU Athletics, triathlon, cross-country, multi-disciplinary athletes for any event. Entry lists are required.


  • 100m
  • 400m
  • 800m
  • 1500m
  • 4x100m
  • 4x400m
  • Long Jump
  • Triple Jump
  • High Jump
  • Javelin
  • Discus
  • Shot Put

2 athletes per hall for each event; 1 relay team. 

Athletes can do a maximum of 2 individual track events, 2 field events and 2 relays.

Athletes will have 1 point deducted for not wearing an IMS shirt in each event they take part in. 

Rules and scoring

Each hall may enter a maximum of two athletes for running and jumping events, two athletes for throwing events and one relay team.

Each competitor may enter a maximum of two track and two field events with no restriction on entry for relays (i.e. a competitor may enter 2 track, 2 field + 2 relays – total of 6 events).

If a competitor gains a place in the final and is then unable to take part due to injury, a replacement may be permitted (at discretion of the Exec). No other replacements will be allowed.

Points will be awarded as follows:

  • 1st= 32 pts; 2nd= 31 pts; 3rd= 30 pts; 4th= 29 pts; etc.. (running and jumping events)
  • 1st= 16 pts; 2nd= 15 pts; 3rd= 14 pts; 4th= 13 pts; etc.. (throwing events)
  • 1st= 32 pts; 2nd= 30 pts; 3rd= 28 pts; 4th= 26 pts; etc.. (relay events)

In the event of a tie in the final placings, the hall with the most individual event wins will take first place.

Mixed Cross Country

Where: Start and finish at Paddock

Time: From 6pm

Team: 6 men and 6 women

Event: 5k run around campus and surrounding area


Rules and scoring

  • Competitors will be provided with a timing chip which must be worn at all times
  • IMS tops and appropriate footwear to be work
  • Competitors must conform to all marshals and instructions
  • Each hall must bring a volunteer to help marshal


  • Runners will receive points for their positions.  Eg. 1st place = 1 point, 2nd place = 2 points, 50th place = 50 points
  • Team with the lowest score wins
  • If you cannot field 12 participants, they will score the last place score +1
  • One point will be added for each person not wearing an IMS top

Get involved

To compete for your hall you just need to contact one of the sport secretaries. Email us with your name, hall and the sport you want to play in.  

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