Australia-New Zealand University Challenge
(ANZUC)


Fifty universities compete in five conferences across the entire Oceania region, culminating in a sixteen team finals series. A fictional competition inspired by the NCAA college sporting system in the United States.
  • All
  • Nullarbor Conference
  • South-East Conference
  • Eastern Conference
  • North-East Conference
  • Oceania Conference
Nullarbor Conference:Western Australia, South Australia and the Northern Territory.
South-East Conference:Victoria and Tasmania.
Eastern Conference:New South Wales (except the north) and the Australian Capital Territory.
North-East Conference:Queensland and northern New South Wales.
Oceania Conference:New Zealand, Papua New Guinea and the South Pacific.

Note: While based on real universities, all team names in this competition have been (slightly) fictionalised in order to make it obvious that there is no association whatsoever between what appears on this site and any of the tertiary institutions in real life.


Legend:
= Number of championships won, "GF" = Number of losing grand final appearances, "SF" = Number of losing semi final appearances, "QF" = Number of losing quarter final appearances, = Number of conference titles won, "Q" = Number of other finals qualifications.
(Nullarbor Conference)
USC– University of Swan Colony
GFSFQFQ
 No Final Four Finishes
No Conference Titles
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(Nullarbor Conference)
PKR– Packer University

  • First Nullarbor Conference team to win three consecutive conference titles (Seasons 1–3).

GFSFQFQ
Season 15ANZUC Champions
Conference Winners
211152
Season 14Conference Winners111142
Season 12ANZUC Champions111--31
Season   3Semi Finalists
Conference Winners
--11--3--
Season   2Grand Finalists
Conference Winners
--1----2--
Season   1Conference Winners--------1--
(Nullarbor Conference)
CHF– Chifley University

  • Second team to make the finals for eleven consecutive seasons (Seasons 1–11).

GFSFQFQ
Season 22ANZUC Champions1--1549
Season 21Conference Winners----1548
Season   7Conference Winners----1434
Season   5Semi Finalists
Conference Winners
----1223
Season   4Conference Winners------213
(Nullarbor Conference)
UOL– University of Our Lady

  • First Nullarbor Conference team to win four consecutive conference titles, and second team ever to win six in seven seasons (Seasons 17–20, 22–23*).

GFSFQFQ
Season 23Semi Finalists
Conference Winners
1136107
Season 22Conference Winners112697
Season 21ANZUC Champions112687
Season 20Conference Winners--12686
Season 19Grand Finalists
Conference Winners
--12576
Season 18Semi Finalists
Conference Winners
----2566
Season 17Conference Winners----1556
Season 13Conference Winners----1345
Season   9Conference Winners----1233
Season   8Conference Winners----1223
Season   7Semi Finalists----1213
Season   6Conference Winners------212
(Nullarbor Conference)
EBU– Edith Brown University
GFSFQFQ
Season 17Semi Finalists1--1325
Season 16ANZUC Champions
Conference Winners
1----324
Season 12Conference Winners------212
(Nullarbor Conference)
WIL– University of William

  • First Nullarbor Conference team to collect three consecutive conference wooden spoons, and second team ever to collect five in six seasons (Seasons 13–14, 16–18).
GFSFQFQ
 No Final Four Finishes
No Conference Titles
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(Nullarbor Conference)
BSS– Bass University
GFSFQFQ
 No Final Four Finishes
No Conference Titles
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(Nullarbor Conference)
UFC– University of Free Colony
GFSFQFQ
Season 19ANZUC Champions1--------4
(Nullarbor Conference)
RIV– River University
GFSFQFQ
Season 11Grand Finalists
Conference Winners
--2--225
Season 10Conference Winners--1--215
Season   7Grand Finalists--1------3
(Nullarbor Conference)
UTE– University of the Top End
GFSFQFQ
 No Final Four Finishes
No Conference Titles
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(South-East Conference)
SEL– University of Selbourne

  • Second South-East Conference team to collect four consecutive conference wooden spoons (Seasons 16–19).

GFSFQFQ
Season   3Conference Winners1----221
Season   2ANZUC Champions
Conference Winners
1----111
(South-East Conference)
PSH– Potash University

  • First South-East Conference team to go more than twelve seasons missing the finals (since Season 2*).

GFSFQFQ
Season   1Semi Finalists
Conference Winners
----1--1--
(South-East Conference)
RST– Royal Selbourne Institute of Technology

  • Lowest seed (fifteen) to reach a Grand Final (Season 8).
  • Second South-East Conference team to win three consecutive conference titles (Seasons 11–13).

GFSFQFQ
Season 19Conference Winners--14268
Season 18Conference Winners--14158
Season 17Semi Finalists--14148
Season 14Semi Finalists--13146
Season 13Conference Winners--12145
Season 12Conference Winners--12135
Season 11Semi Finalists
Conference Winners
--12--25
Season   8Grand Finalists--11--13
Season   6Semi Finalists----1--11
Season   5Conference Winners--------1--
(South-East Conference)
LON– Lonsdale University

  • First South-East Conference team to collect three consecutive conference wooden spoons (Seasons 5–7).

GFSFQFQ
Season 16Semi Finalists--121--6
Season 15Semi Finalists--111--5
Season 13Grand Finalists--1--1--3
(South-East Conference)
BTN– Barton University

  • First South-East Conference team to collect more than three consecutive conference wooden spoons, setting the record at five (Seasons 8–12).
  • First team to lose every conference match in two consecutive seasons (Seasons 11–12).

GFSFQFQ
 No Final Four Finishes
No Conference Titles
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(South-East Conference)
ALB– Albert University
GFSFQFQ
Season 23ANZUC Champions
Conference Winners
1--1335
Season 22Conference Winners----1325
Season 21Conference Winners----1215
Season   1Semi Finalists----1----1
(South-East Conference)
ARU– Australian Religious University

  • First team to win more than three consecutive conference titles, setting the record at five, and six in seven seasons (Seasons 4, 6–10).
  • Third team to to make the finals for eleven consecutive seasons (Seasons 2–12).

GFSFQFQ
Season 10Conference Winners--22463
Season   9Conference Winners--22353
Season   8Semi Finalists
Conference Winners
--22243
Season   7Semi Finalists
Conference Winners
--21233
Season   6Grand Finalists
Conference Winners
--2--223
Season   4Grand Finalists
Conference Winners
--1--112
(South-East Conference)
WIT– Windburne Institute of Technology
GFSFQFQ
Season 22Grand Finalists--122--8
Season 21Semi Finalists----22--7
Season 19Semi Finalists----11--5
(South-East Conference)
EKA– Eureka University
GFSFQFQ
 No Final Four Finishes
No Conference Titles
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(South-East Conference)
VDL– University of Van Diemen's Land

  • Second South-East Conference team to win four consecutive conference titles (Seasons 14–17).
  • Last South-East Conference team to make a first finals appearance (Season 13).

GFSFQFQ
Season 20Conference Winners----1353
Season 17Conference Winners----1241
Season 16Conference Winners----1131
Season 15Conference Winners----1--21
Season 14Conference Winners----1--11
Season 13Semi Finalists----1----1
(Eastern Conference)
JKN– University of Jackson

  • First team to reach more than two consecutive Grand Finals, setting the record at four, and five in six seasons (Seasons 13, 15–18).
  • First Eastern Conference team to collect three consecutive conference wooden spoons (Seasons 7–9).

GFSFQFQ
Season 18Grand Finalists14----34
Season 17Grand Finalists
Conference Winners
13----33
Season 16Grand Finalists12----23
Season 15Grand Finalists
Conference Winners
11----22
Season 13ANZUC Champions
Conference Winners
1------11
(Eastern Conference)
UNH– University of New Holland
GFSFQFQ
Season 23Conference Winners------111
(Eastern Conference)
BGH– Bligh University

  • Second lowest seed (thirteen) to reach a Grand Final (Season 20).

GFSFQFQ
Season   8Semi Finalists----2----3
Season   5Semi Finalists----1----1
(Eastern Conference)
OLD– University of Oldcastle
GFSFQFQ
Season   6Semi Finalists--11224
Season   5Conference Winners--1--223
Season   4Conference Winners--1--213
Season   3Grand Finalists--1--2--3
(Eastern Conference)
UOI– University of Illawarra

  • Second team to win five consecutive conference titles (Seasons 18–22).
  • First Eastern Conference team to win three consecutive conference titles (Seasons 1–3).

GFSFQFQ
Season 22Semi Finalists
Conference Winners
--12493
Season 21Conference Winners--11483
Season 20Conference Winners--11473
Season 19Conference Winners--11463
Season 18Conference Winners--11453
Season 16Conference Winners--11342
Season   3Conference Winners--1113--
Season   2Semi Finalists
Conference Winners
--11--2--
Season   1Grand Finalists
Conference Winners
--1----1--
(Eastern Conference)
UTJ– University of Technology, Jackson

  • Lowest seed (twelve) to win a championship (Season 4).

GFSFQFQ
Season   4ANZUC Champions1--------3
(Eastern Conference)
JOU– John Oxley University

  • Second Eastern Conference team to win three consecutive conference titles (Seasons 6–8).

GFSFQFQ
Season 18ANZUC Champions111347
Season 14Grand Finalists
Conference Winners
--11244
Season   9Semi Finalists----1132
Season   8Conference Winners------131
Season   7Conference Winners------121
Season   6Conference Winners------111
(Eastern Conference)
WJU– Western Jackson University

  • First team to lose every conference match in a season (Season 5).
  • Second Eastern Conference team to collect three consecutive conference wooden spoons, and first Eastern Conference team to collect four in five seasons (Seasons 12–14, 16).

GFSFQFQ
 No Final Four Finishes
No Conference Titles
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(Eastern Conference)
AFU– Australian Federal University
GFSFQFQ
Season 20Grand Finalists--12----5
Season 10Semi Finalists----13--7
(Eastern Conference)
CAP– University of the Capital

  • Third team to win four consecutive conference titles (Seasons 9–12).

GFSFQFQ
Season 12Conference Winners--1--14--
Season 11Conference Winners--1--13--
Season 10Conference Winners--1--12--
Season   9Grand Finalists
Conference Winners
--1----1--
(North-East Conference)
KLD– University of Kingsland
GFSFQFQ
Season 21Conference Winners----2232
Season 20Semi Finalists
Conference Winners
----2122
Season 19Semi Finalists
Conference Winners
----1112
(North-East Conference)
JBU– Joseph Banks University

  • Second North-East Conference team to win three consecutive conference titles (Seasons 16–18).

GFSFQFQ
Season 23Grand Finalists--11464
Season 18Conference Winners----1462
Season 17Conference Winners----1352
Season 16Conference Winners----1242
Season   5Conference Winners----1131
Season   4Conference Winners----1121
Season   3Semi Finalists----1--11
Season   1Conference Winners--------1--
(North-East Conference)
DSN– Dickson University

  • First team to make the finals for twelve consecutive seasons (Seasons 1–12).

GFSFQFQ
Season 14Conference Winners2123310
Season 12Grand Finalists2123210
Season 10ANZUC Champions2--2328
Season   9Semi Finalists1--2327
Season   6Conference Winners1--1224
Season   5ANZUC Champions1--1214
Season   4Semi Finalists----1213
Season   3Conference Winners------212
(North-East Conference)
SKE– Skase University

  • First team to collect three or more consecutive conference wooden spoons, setting the record at seven, with eleven in thirteen seasons (Seasons 1–7, 10–13).
  • First North-East Conference team to lose every conference match in a season (Season 12).

GFSFQFQ
Season 18Semi Finalists----1----1
(North-East Conference)
KUT– Kingsland University of Technology

  • First team to win all conference and finals matches in a season (Season 7).
  • First team to win back-to-back championships (Seasons 7–8).
  • Second team to win four consecutive conference titles (Seasons 7–10).

GFSFQFQ
Season 22Semi Finalists
Conference Winners
2223610
Season 21Grand Finalists2213510
Season 10Conference Winners211253
Season   9Conference Winners211143
Season   8ANZUC Champions
Conference Winners
211--33
Season   7ANZUC Champions
Conference Winners
111--23
Season   5Grand Finalists--11--12
Season   2Semi Finalists
Conference Winners
----1--11
(North-East Conference)
CKU– Central Kingsland University
GFSFQFQ
Season   1ANZUC Champions1--------1
(North-East Conference)
USK– University of Southern Kingsland
GFSFQFQ
Season 15Conference Winners------121
Season 13Conference Winners--------1--
(North-East Conference)
UGC– University of the Glasshouse Coast
GFSFQFQ
 No Final Four Finishes
No Conference Titles
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(North-East Conference)
UNS– University of New Scotland
GFSFQFQ
Season 12Semi Finalists
Conference Winners
----3124
Season 11Semi Finalists
Conference Winners
----2114
Season 10Semi Finalists----11--4
(North-East Conference)
SSU– Southern Stars University

  • Second North-East Conference team to lose every conference match in a season (Season 16).
  • Last North-East Conference team to make a first finals appearance.

GFSFQFQ
 No Final Four Finishes
No Conference Titles
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(Oceania Conference)
OKL– University of Orkland
GFSFQFQ
Season 18Conference Winners1----137
Season 14ANZUC Champions
Conference Winners
1------24
Season   1Conference Winners--------1--
(Oceania Conference)
AUW– Albert University of Wellington
GFSFQFQ
Season 20Semi Finalists----1----7
(Oceania Conference)
CHC– University of Christchurch

  • First Oceania Conference team to win three consecutive conference titles (Seasons 7–9).

GFSFQFQ
Season   9ANZUC Champions
Conference Winners
1----142
Season   8Conference Winners------132
Season   7Conference Winners------122
Season   4Conference Winners--------1--
(Oceania Conference)
DUN– University of Dunedin
GFSFQFQ
 No Final Four Finishes
No Conference Titles
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(Oceania Conference)
PAL– Palmerston University

  • First team to win all conference matches in a season (Season 3).
  • Second Oceania Conference team to collect three consecutive conference wooden spoons, and four in five seasons (Seasons 7, 9–11).

GFSFQFQ
Season   3Conference Winners--------21
Season   2Conference Winners--------11
(Oceania Conference)
HAM– University of Hamilton

  • Last Oceania Conference team to make a first finals appearance.

GFSFQFQ
 No Final Four Finishes
No Conference Titles
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(Oceania Conference)
SWN– Selwyn University
GFSFQFQ
Season 21Semi Finalists
Conference Winners
2--2--311
Season 20ANZUC Champions
Conference Winners
2--1--211
Season 19Conference Winners1--1--111
Season 13Semi Finalists1--1----7
Season   3ANZUC Champions1--------2
(Oceania Conference)
OUT– Orkland University of Technology

  • Third team to win all conference matches in a season (Season 15).
  • Second Oceania Conference team to win three consecutive conference titles, and second team ever to win six in eight seasons (Seasons 10–11, 13, 15–17).

GFSFQFQ
Season 17ANZUC Champions
Conference Winners
2--3262
Season 16Semi Finalists
Conference Winners
1--3252
Season 15Semi Finalists
Conference Winners
1--2242
Season 14Semi Finalists1--1232
Season 13Conference Winners1----231
Season 11ANZUC Champions
Conference Winners
1----12--
Season 10Conference Winners------11--
(Oceania Conference)
POG– University of Papua Old Guyana

  • Second Oceania Conference team to win all conference matches in a season (Season 22).
GFSFQFQ
Season 22Conference Winners112449
Season 12Semi Finalists
Conference Winners
112235
Season 10Grand Finalists111124
Season   6ANZUC Champions
Conference Winners
1--1--21
Season   5Conference Winners----1--11
Season   4Semi Finalists----1----1
(Oceania Conference)
UPI– University of the Pacific Islands

  • First Oceania Conference team to collect three consecutive conference wooden spoons, and four in five seasons (Seasons 4–6, 8).

GFSFQFQ
 No Final Four Finishes
No Conference Titles
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