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Announcing new flag football hosts for 2018

Ten sites have been selected to serve as regional hosts for the 2018 NIRSA Championship Series flag football season! The season may not officially kick off until the fall, but now is still the perfect

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Meet the four student officials taking the field at the 2018 USA Games

This July more than 4,000 Special Olympics athletes and coaches from all 50 states and the District of Columbia will gather in Seattle to compete in 14 individual and team sports before tens of thousands

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Read all about the first Spring Soccer Tournament

A highly-anticipated event in National Championships Series history began on April 20! The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s campus recreation department hosted the first Spring Soccer Tournament. The tournament’s main purpose was to develop the

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Announcing the 2018–2019 NIRSA Committee Chairs

This April, NIRSA, the NIRSA Foundation, and the NIRSA Championship Series finalized committee appointments for the 2018–2019 year. NIRSA committees perform an important role by focusing their work on specific topics relevant to both the

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New champs, new beginnings: the 2018 National Basketball Tournament

Former British Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli said it best: “Change is inevitable, change is constant.” The 2018 NIRSA Championship Series National Basketball Championship proved that point as a staggering 98 teams descended upon Columbus to

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“Zoooming” ahead in support of student officials development

It was a close match, but when the final whistle blew on April 25, Team Flag Football had held onto their lead in the friendly competition with Team Basketball, raising the most donations to benefit

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Announcing national soccer’s new director of officials

In yet another exciting chapter in NIRSA Championship Series soccer history, we’ve come to an unanticipated time of change within the national soccer tournament’s leadership. With this change, I want to express our gratitude for

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Introducing the “Series Talk” podcast

We are excited to announce the first NIRSA Championship Series podcast scheduled to debut the week of May 14! “Series Talk” will be an ongoing effort to update members on the events and happenings connected to the

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Ohio State tops UNC to win first-ever National Championship

On April 14 in Orlando, FL, The Ohio State University capped off a remarkable USTA Tennis on Campus National Championship by defeating the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to win its first-ever National

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Host a regional basketball tournament

Hosting a NIRSA Championship Series event might require both time and resources, but it’s also an incredibly rewarding experience that comes with some great benefits. Being a tournament host gives your community an economic boost, is

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