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The latest in NIRSA Soccer includes the 2017 Open Division lottery

Over the last decade, the NIRSA Championship Series National Soccer Tournament has been growing and improving with every passing year. The tournament began with one Men’s and one Women’s Division, 15 teams, and very few

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Officiate for the 2017 NIRSA National Soccer Championships

For the 24th Annual NIRSA National Soccer Championships, the NIRSA Championship Series Committee is excited to once again extend an officiating opportunity to NIRSA members who are NISOA certified and have experience working collegiate matches. A select number of spots

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Announcing the 2017 NIRSA Championship Series Flag Football Host Sites

Eleven sites have been selected to serve as regional hosts for the 2017 NIRSA Championship Series flag football season. The season may not officially kick off until the fall, but now is still the perfect time to

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Read all about the 2017 NIRSA Championship Series Summit

The 2017 NIRSA Championship Series Summit convened from June 12–15 at the Grand Hyatt in Denver, CO for the Series’ first full summit since 2015. In recent years, members of the NIRSA Championship Series have been invited

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Newest NIRSA Flag & Touch Football Rules Book is now available

One way to keep pace with the ever-changing nature of recreation is to look to NIRSA for resources. One of the Association’s most used resources is the NIRSA Flag & Touch Football Rules Book &

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Kurt Klier has been featured in Referee Magazine

If you read through the June 2017 issue of Referee Magazine, you’ll come across a name familiar to the NIRSA family. NIRSA member Kurt Klier, Assistant Director of Sport Clubs at the University of Maryland-College

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NIRSA officials spotlight: Greg Allensworth

Whether you’ve called a dodgeball match or raised the offside flag along the byline, if you’ve ever donned the black-and-white stripes, fired the starting gun, or had to judge a “minute to win it” game

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Congratulations to the 2017-2018 NIRSA Championship Series Chairs

The NIRSA Championship Series’ success is a direct result of the amazing volunteers who serve the Series each year. One way professionals can get involved with the Series is through serving on a NIRSA Championship

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We had a great time at the 2017 NIRSA National Basketball Championship

As Alexander Pope once wrote, “Hope springs eternal.” That phrase could not have been any truer as the 2017 NIRSA National Basketball Championships returned to Columbus, Ohio this past April. Eighty-nine teams with 933 participants

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Officiating skills become life skills

If you had walked into the Recreation and Physical Activity Center on the campus of The Ohio State University on April 21, you would have experienced the sound of basketballs pounding against every available gym

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