NIRSA Championship Series

The NIRSA Championship Series gives college recreational sports participants an opportunity to compete, coordinate, officiate, and connect with skilled peers from other schools and take all the benefits of recreational competition to a higher level.

And it’s more than just competition, the NIRSA Championship Series is also a platform for professional development, as up-and-coming professionals build skills and engage in all levels of learning through their programming, staff, official, and volunteer positions. The passion of these leaders drives the exceptional execution of our professionally organized tournaments, which propels the experiences and growth opportunities of participants.

The rich environment of inclusive competition, sportsmanship, and professional development—from participants to fans to volunteers—supports communities of health and wellness, which is what NIRSA is all about.


NIRSA Championship Series Events

NIRSA Regional & National Flag Football Championships

When: Fall 2014, multiple dates
Where: Twelve Regional Championships at Arizona State University, The Ohio State University, Oklahoma State University, Springfield College, Texas A&M University, University of North Carolina-Wilmington, University of Florida, University of Maryland, University of Nebraska, University of Notre Dame, University of Southern Mississippi, and Western Kentucky University; National Championships at University of West Florida
Size: 300 teams (3150 athletes) at the Regional Championships; 69 teams (880 athletes) at the National Championship

NIRSA National Soccer Championships

When: November 20-22, 2014
Where: Memphis, Tennessee
Size: 96 teams (2000 athletes)

USTA Tennis on Campus National Championship

When: April 2015
Where: Cary, North Carolina
Size: 64 teams (600 athletes)

NIRSA Regional & National Basketball Championships

When: Spring 2015, multiple dates
Where: Ten Regional Championships TBD
Size: 272 teams (2800 participants) at Regional Championships; 96 teams (1000 participants) at National Championships


Additional Information

The NIRSA Championship Series is under the direction of the NIRSA Services Corporation.

For more information

Contact NIRSA Director of National Sport Programs, Valerie McCutchan for more information.