This is the 1980 tournament for the University Cup, the CIAU Canadian university championship. It was played at Regina, Saskatchewan and was hosted by the University of Regina. It was in the 6-team, 2 pools format that would remain in use through the 1983 tournament.
- Canada West: Calgary Dinosaurs
- Great Plains/Host: Regina Cougars
- Ontario: Guelph Gryphons
- Quebec: Concordia Stingers
- Atlantic: Moncton Aigles Bleus
- Wild-Card: Alberta Golden Bears
Note: Since host Regina also won the GPAC championship, Alberta was granted a wild-card berth as CWUAA finalist.
- Thursday, March 13: Alberta 2 Calgary 0
- Friday, March 14: Alberta 4 Concordia 3
- Saturday, March 15: Calgary 5 Concordia 1
- Thursday, March 13: Regina 7 Moncton 4
- Friday, March 14: Regina 5 Guelph 2
- Saturday, March 15: Moncton 6 Guelph 5
- Sunday, March 16: Alberta 7 Regina 3