This is the 1979 tournament for the University Cup, the CIAU Canadian university championship. It was played at Pointe Claire, Quebec and was hosted by Concordia University. It was in the 6-team, 2 pools format that would remain in use through the 1983 tournament.
- Canada West: Alberta Golden Bears
- Great Plains: Regina Cougars
- Ontario: Guelph Gryphons
- Quebec/Host: Concordia Stingers
- Atlantic: Dalhousie Tigers
- Wild-Card: UQ Chicoutimi Inuk
Note: Since host Concordia also won the QUAA championship, UQAC was granted a wild-card berth as QUAA finalist.
- Thursday, March 15: Alberta 7 Concordia 1
- Friday, March 16: Alberta 3 Regina 1
- Saturday, March 17: Concordia 8 Regina 3
- Thursday, March 15: Dalhousie 5 Guelph 5
- Friday, March 16: Chicoutimi 7 Guelph 2
- Saturday, March 17: Dalhousie 7 Chicoutimi 3
- Sunday, March 18: Alberta 5 Dalhousie 1