Championship Division Qualifying 2016-11-01T16:14:52+00:00
NIRSA National Soccer Championships
NIRSA Soccer National Championships

Championship Division
Qualifying

NIRSA Championship Series

All regions will receive three automatic bids for the Men’s Championship Division and three automatic bids for the Women’s Championship Division.

There will also be six “at-large” bids for both Men’s and Women’s Championship Division. The at-large invitations will be given on Monday, October 31. All dates reflect logistics for the 2016 tournament.

Criteria for qualifying women’s and men’s teams by region is listed below.

Last updated: September 28, 2016

Click the tabs above to view different regional tournament bids.

Region I Website

Women

  • Co-Champion of Regional Tournament
  • Co-Champion of Regional Tournament
  • Highest ranked team after Regional Tournament not already receiving a bid

Men

  • Co-Champion of Regional Tournament
  • Co-Champion of Regional Tournament
  • Highest ranked team after Regional Tournament not already receiving a bid

Region II Website

Women

  • Winner of Regional Tournament
  • Highest ranked team in Region II after Regional Tournament
  • 2nd highest ranked team in Region II after Regional Tournament

Men

  • Winner of Regional Tournament
  • Highest ranked team after Regional Tournament
  • 2nd highest ranked team in Region II after Regional Tournament

For Region II – In order to receive any of the above three bids, the teams must participate in the Regional Tournament.

Women website

  • Winner of Regional Tournament
  • #1 Power Ranked team at the end of the Regional Tournament
  • #2 Power Ranked team at the end of the Regional Tournament

Men website

  • Co-Champion of Regional Tournament
  • Co-Champion of Regional Tournament
  • Highest Power ranked team after Regional tournament

Should tournament champion be ranked #1 or #2 then #3 power ranked team.

Region IV Website

Women

  • Winner of North Tournament
  • Bracket Winner of South Tournament
  • Bracket Winner of South Tournament

Men

  • Winner of North Tournament
  • Bracket Winner of South Tournament
  • Bracket Winner of South Tournament

Region V Website

Women

  • Winner of Regional Tournament
  • Runner-up at Regional Tournament
  • 3rd Place team at Regional Tournament

Men

  • Winner of Regional Tournament
  • Runner-up at Regional Tournament
  • 3rd Place team at Regional Tournament

**If Region does not have three teams outside of RMCSL committed by October 1, RMCSL standings will be used for automatic bids.

Region VI Website

Women

  • Winner of North Tournament
  • Winner of South Tournament
  • Runner-up of South Tournament

Men

  • Winner of North Tournament
  • Winner of South Tournament
  • Runner-up of South Tournament

Need more information?

Questions about the NIRSA Championship Series Soccer Championships can be directed to the NIRSA Director of National Sport Programs, Valerie McCutchan.