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National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics

Index National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics

The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) is an athletic association that organizes college and university-level athletic programs, primarily across the United States but also outside the US. [1]

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American Midwest Conference

The American Midwest Conference (AMC) is a NAIA college athletic conference with 13 member institutions located in Arkansas, Illinois, Missouri and Tennessee in the United States.

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Appalachian Athletic Conference

The Appalachian Athletic Conference (AAC) is a college athletic conference that competes in National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Division II competition.

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Baker University

Baker University is a private Christian university located in Baldwin City, Kansas, United States.

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Bowling

Bowling is a sport or leisure activity in which a player rolls or throws a bowling ball towards a target.

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California Pacific Conference

The California Pacific Conference (Cal Pac) is a college athletics conference in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA).

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Cascade Collegiate Conference

The Cascade Conference (or Cascade Collegiate Conference) is a college athletic conference affiliated with the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics.

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CBS Sports Network

CBS Sports Network is an American digital cable and satellite television network that is owned by the CBS Corporation.

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Central States Football League

The Central States Football League (CSFL) was a college athletic conference affiliated with the NAIA.

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Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference

The Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference (CCAC) is a college athletic conference affiliated with the NAIA.

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College

A college (Latin: collegium) is an educational institution or a constituent part of one.

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College football

College football is American football played by teams of student athletes fielded by American universities, colleges, and military academies, or Canadian football played by teams of student athletes fielded by Canadian universities.

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Crossroads League

The Crossroads League (formerly the Mid-Central College Conference) is an athletic conference composed of NAIA private Christian colleges in Indiana, Michigan and Ohio.

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Emil Liston

Emil S. "Liz" Liston (August 21, 1890 – October 26, 1949) was an American athletic coach and administrator.

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ESPNU

ESPNU is an American digital cable and satellite sports television channel that is owned by ESPN Inc., a joint venture between the Disney–ABC Television Group division of The Walt Disney Company (which owns a controlling 80% stake) and the Hearst Communications (which owns the remaining 20%).

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Field lacrosse

Field lacrosse is a full contact outdoor men's sport played with ten players on each team.

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Frontier Conference

The Frontier Conference is a college athletic conference, founded in 1935 and affiliated with the NAIA.

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Golden State Athletic Conference

The Golden State Athletic Conference (GSAC) is a college athletics conference in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA).

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Great Plains Athletic Conference

The Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) is a college athletic conference affiliated with the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA).

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Gulf Coast Athletic Conference

The Gulf Coast Athletic Conference (GCAC) is a college athletic conference made up entirely of historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) and affiliated with the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics's (NAIA) Division I. Member institutions are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina and Tennessee, USA.

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Gymnastics

Gymnastics is a sport that requires balance, strength, flexibility, agility, coordination, and endurance.

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Heart of America Athletic Conference

The Heart of America Athletic Conference (the Heart) is a college athletic conference affiliated with the NAIA.

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Historically black colleges and universities

Historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) are institutions of higher education in the United States that were established before the Civil Rights Act of 1964 with the intention of primarily serving the African-American community.

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Indiana State Sycamores men's basketball

The Indiana State Sycamores basketball is the NCAA Division I men's basketball program of Indiana State University in Terre Haute, Indiana.

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James Naismith

James Naismith (November 6, 1861 – November 28, 1939) was an American physical educator, physician, chaplain, sports coach and innovator.

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John Wooden

John Robert Wooden (October 14, 1910 – June 4, 2010) was an American basketball player and head coach at the University of California at Los Angeles.

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Kansas City, Missouri

Kansas City is the largest city in the U.S. state of Missouri.

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Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference

The Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference (KCAC) is an intercollegiate athletic conference affiliated with the NAIA.

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List of college athletic programs by U.S. state

The main article of this list is College sports.

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List of NAIA conferences

The following is a list of National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics's conferences as of the 2017–18 school year.

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List of NAIA institutions

The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics has 249 member colleges and universities for athletic competition.

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List of NAIA regions

NAIA regions no longer exist.

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Liz Heaston

Elizabeth Heaston Thompson (born 1977) is an American athlete who is the first woman ever to score in a college football game.

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Mid-South Conference

The Mid-South Conference (MSC) is an athletic conference affiliated with the NAIA.

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Mid-States Football Association

The Mid-States Football Association (MSFA) is a college athletic conference affiliated with the NAIA.

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Municipal Auditorium (Kansas City, Missouri)

Municipal Auditorium is a multi-purpose facility located in Kansas City, Missouri.

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NACDA Directors' Cup

The NACDA Learfield Directors' Cup is an award given annually by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics to the colleges and universities in the United States with the most success in collegiate athletics.

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NAIA Basketball Tournament Most Valuable Player

The Chuck Taylor Most Valuable Player Award was created to honor the most outstanding player for the NAIA Men's Division I National Championship Tournament.

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NAIA Football National Championship

The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Football National Championship is decided by a post-season playoff system featuring the best NAIA college football teams in the United States.

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NAIA Ice Hockey Championship

The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) held a men's national ice hockey championship from 1968 to 1984 when ice hockey was dropped as an NAIA sport.

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NAIA independent schools

NAIA independent schools are 4-year institutional members of the NAIA that do not have formal conference affiliations.

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NAIA Men's Basketball Championships

The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Men's Basketball National Championship has been held annually since 1937 (with the exception of 1944).

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NAIA Men's Cross Country Championship

The NAIA Men's Cross Country Championship is the annual cross country meet to determine the national champions of NAIA men's cross country running.

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NAIA Men's Golf Championship

The NAIA Men's Golf Championship is the annual tournament to determine the national champions of men's NAIA collegiate golf n the United States and Canada.

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NAIA Men's Indoor Track and Field Championship

The NAIA Men's Indoor Track and Field Championship is the annual track meet to determine the national champions of NAIA men's indoor track and field in the United States and Canada.

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NAIA Men's Outdoor Track and Field Championship

The NAIA Men's Outdoor Track and Field Championship is the annual track meet to determine the national champions of NAIA men's outdoor track and field in the United States and Canada.

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NAIA Men's Soccer Championship

The NAIA Men's Soccer Championship is the annual tournament to determine the national champions of NAIA men's collegiate soccer in the United States and Canada.

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NAIA Men's Swimming and Diving Championships

The NAIA Men's Swimming and Diving Championships comprise the annual swim meet held to determine the national champions of men's NAIA collegiate swimming and diving in the United States and Canada.

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NAIA Men's Tennis Championship

The NAIA Men's Tennis Championship is the annual tournament to determine the national champions of men's NAIA collegiate tennis in the United States and Canada.

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NAIA Softball Championship

The NAIA Softball Championship is the annual tournament to determine the national champions of NAIA collegiate softball in the United States and Canada.

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NAIA Volleyball Championship

The NAIA Volleyball Championship is the annual tournament to determine the national champions of NAIA women's collegiate indoor volleyball in the United States and Canada.

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NAIA Women's Basketball Championships

The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Women's Basketball National Championship has been held annually since 1981.

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NAIA Women's Cross Country Championship

The NAIA Women's Cross Country Championship is the annual cross country meet to determine the national champions of NAIA women's cross country running in the United States and Canada.

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NAIA Women's Golf Championship

The NAIA Women's Golf Championship is the annual tournament to determine the national champions of women's NAIA collegiate golf in the United States and Canada.

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NAIA Women's Gymnastics Championship

The NAIA sponsored a women's gymnastics championship between 1981 and 1988, when it was discontinued.

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NAIA Women's Indoor Track and Field Championship

The NAIA Women's Indoor Track and Field Championship is the annual track meet to determine the national champions of NAIA women's indoor track and field in the United States and Canada.

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NAIA Women's Outdoor Track and Field Championship

The NAIA Women's Outdoor Track and Field Championship is the annual track meet to determine the national champions of NAIA women's outdoor track and field in the United States and Canada.

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NAIA Women's Soccer Championship

The NAIA Women's Soccer Championship is the annual tournament to determine the national champions of NAIA women's collegiate soccer in the United States and Canada.

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NAIA Women's Swimming and Diving Championships

The NAIA Women's Swimming and Diving Championships comprise the annual swim meet held to determine the national champions of women's NAIA collegiate swimming and diving in the United States and Canada.

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NAIA Women's Tennis Championship

The NAIA Women's Tennis Championship is the annual tournament to determine the national champions of women's NAIA collegiate tennis in the United States and Canada.

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NAIA World Series

The NAIA World Series (officially branded as the Avista NAIA World Series for sponsorship purposes from 2013) is a double-elimination tournament, held since 1957, to determine the baseball champion of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA).

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NAIA Wrestling Championship

The NAIA Wrestling Championship is the annual tournament to determine the national champions of NAIA men's collegiate wrestling in the United States and Canada.

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National Invitation Tournament

The National Invitation Tournament (NIT) is a men's college basketball tournament operated by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).

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National Junior College Athletic Association

The National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA), founded in 1938, is an association of community college and junior college athletic departments throughout the United States.

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NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament

The NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament, also informally known and branded as NCAA March Madness, is a single-elimination tournament played each spring in the United States, currently featuring 68 college basketball teams from the Division I level of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), to determine the national championship.

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North Star Athletic Association

The North Star Athletic Association (NSAA) is an NAIA college athletic conference that began play in the 2013–14 school year.

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Pete Rose

Peter Edward Rose Sr. (born April 14, 1941), also known by his nickname "Charlie Hustle", is an American former professional baseball player and manager.

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Red River Athletic Conference

The Red River Athletic Conference is an affiliate of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA).

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River States Conference

The River States Conference (RSC), formerly known as Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (KIAC), is a collegiate athletic conference with membership in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA).

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Sooner Athletic Conference

The Sooner Athletic Conference (SAC) is a small college athletics conference affiliated with the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA).

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Southern States Athletic Conference

The Southern States Athletic Conference (SSAC) is a collegiate athletic league in the United States.

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Sun Conference

The Sun Conference (TSC) is a college athletic conference affiliated with the NAIA.

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Tennessee State Tigers basketball

The Tennessee State Tigers basketball team represents Tennessee State University (TSU) in Nashville, Tennessee, United States.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.

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UCLA Bruins men's basketball

The UCLA Bruins men's basketball program represents the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in men's college basketball.

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University

A university (universitas, "a whole") is an institution of higher (or tertiary) education and research which awards academic degrees in various academic disciplines.

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Volleyball

Volleyball is a team sport in which two teams of six players are separated by a net.

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Water polo

Water polo is a competitive team sport played in the water between two teams.

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Whitey Ford

Edward Charles "Whitey" Ford (born October 21, 1928), nicknamed "The Chairman of the Board" is an American former professional baseball pitcher who spent his entire 16-year Major League Baseball (MLB) career with the New York Yankees.

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Wolverine–Hoosier Athletic Conference

The Wolverine–Hoosier Athletic Conference (WHAC) is a college athletic conference of twelve colleges and universities in the U.S. states of Michigan, Indiana, and Ohio.

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Women's lacrosse

Women's lacrosse (or girls' lacrosse), sometimes shortened to wlax or lax, is a sport with twelve players on each team.

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1952 in sports

1952 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.

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1980 in sports

1980 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.

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1997 Linfield vs. Willamette football game

The 1997 Linfield vs.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Association_of_Intercollegiate_Athletics

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