Here you can find our Frequently Asked Questions regarding how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected Tchoukball UK (TUK) and the sport of tchoukball in the UK.
Can I play tchoukball?
Individually, you can practice your tchoukball skills in accordance to current government regulations which from 29 March means outside, socially distanced, in a group of 6 or 2 households.
CLUBS CAN NOT RESUME TRAINING UNTIL TUK’S RETURN TO PLAY IS SIGNED OFF BY DEPARTMENT FOR DIGITAL, CULTURE, MEDIA AND SPORT (DCMS).
When will the Return to Play come into effect?
TUK submitted its Return to Play on 25 February 2021 and is waiting for responds from DCMS.
Once approved 12 April would see the return of junior indoor training and 17 May for all clubs.
What do clubs have to do to Return to Play?
All clubs will need to appoint a COVID Officer and complete a risk assessment prior to return. The risk assessment will be provided by TUK.
What impact has COVID-19 had on tchoukball in the UK?
Tchoukball UK suspended all its competition and Team UK activities when COVID-19 hit. The last TUK event was a Team UK Senior training session on Sunday 15 March 2020.
What impact has COVID-19 had on Team UK and international tchoukball?
Tchoukball UK was set to host the European Tchoukball Championships (Senior and Youth) in August 2020. These were originally postponed to 2021 and has now been re-postponed to summer 2022 – UK remains the host of the next edition and the event will take place at Leeds Beckett University (dates tbc). As a host, Team UK will be able to feature 2 teams in each category (Women, Men, U18 Girls, U18 Boys, U15 Girls, U15 Boys, U12 Boys and U12 Girls) meaning there are plenty of opportunities to represent Team UK, especially in our Youth categories.