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Congratulations to the NIRSA award recipients announced at conference

NIRSA and the entire field of collegiate recreation are made great by the passion, drive, and dedication of some truly amazing individuals and institutions. Each year, NIRSA is proud to recognize some of its extraordinary

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Oh the places soccer will go….

Yes, that is a line from a Dr. Seuss book, but it’s so relevant for soccer right now. If you were able to attend the NIRSA Championship Series Year in Review in Denver, you already

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Host regional soccer—it’s not just for competitive sports

Many NIRSA members ask how they can get more involved in the Association or how they can get involved in a new way. I’m happy to say that I have the answer for you all.

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The first “official” day of spring is some weeks away but many of us have been working hard since the calendar hit mid-January. The Championship Series and its many constituents have been as well. We

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NIRSA Championship Series basketball heads to Wichita, Kansas in 2019

The NIRSA Championship Series  is thrilled to announce that Wichita State University and Visit Wichita will host the National Basketball Championships from 2019–2021!
“Wichita State University is excited to host the 2019, 2020, and 2021 NIRSA

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Become a regional coordinator for NIRSA Championship Soccer

As a member of the NIRSA Championship Series Soccer Work Team for years now, I have had the pleasure of working with many of the current and past volunteers who have served in many different

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Host a 2018 NIRSA regional flag football championship

Hosting a NIRSA Championship Series event is an experience that requires a great deal of time and resources, but it’s also very rewarding and comes with a flood of fantastic benefits. Hosting gives your community an economic

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NIRSA Championship Series regional basketball is tipping off

The NIRSA regional basketball championships are about to begin! At stake for the winners of these 12 tournaments are automatic bids to the 2018 NIRSA National Basketball Championships, which will be hosted by The Ohio

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A new competition: the 2017 NIRSA National Flag Football Championship

The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines the word “excite” as “to raise to a higher energy level,” and “to energize toward a strong emotional response.” For the 2017 NIRSA Flag Football National Championships, that definition was certainly met

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32 Students Named to All-Tournament Teams

22 players were joined by 10 officials as part of All-Tournament Teams, announced Sunday at the conclusion of the 2017 NIRSA National Flag Football Championships in Pensacola, Florida.

All-Tournament Officials
Montrell Cade, Georgia Southern
Matthew Eastmo, Creighton
Alexander Dixon, Maryland
Cody Huth, Ohio State
Julie Johnson, Maryland
Britton Lyon, Nebraska
Joseph “JC” Scott, Creighton
Dylan Steinkruger, Nebraska
Mia Stewart, Cornell
Dustin Sturdivant, Stephen F. Austin

Women’s All-Tournament Team
Jayci Grosso, Florida (MVP)
Amanda Chromiak, Florida
Olivia Salzman, Florida
Deliah Autry, Florida A&M
Aaliyah Barrington, Florida A&M
Claudia Cervantes, Autonoma de Nuevo Leon
Kristen Castilla, UCF

Co-Rec All-Tournament Team
Miguel Castillo, Angelo State (Co-MVP)
Jacie Klose, Angelo State (Co-MVP)
Brook McCluskey, Nebraska
Greg Shafe, Nebraska
Theseus Jackson, Valdosta State
David Tyson, Georgia Southern
Courtney Johnson, Georgia Southern
Valerie Villalva, Angelo State

Men’s All-Tournament Team
Ruben Jimenez, UT San Antonio (MVP)
Kendahl Roberts, UT San Antonio
Andre Garcia, UT San Antonio
Robell Tocruray, Texas Southern
Christopher London II, Texas Southern
Garrison Wilson, Rutgers
Kevin Caldwell, North Carolina A&T