A vibrant NIRSA community has turned a simple hashtag—#SocksOfNIRSA—into a popular Association-wide tradition. We can confirm that #SocksOfNIRSA is very much a thing, and it is here to stay.
The Championship Series has influenced roughly half of my life. It has developed my professional and personal skills, and allowed me to meet some of the most fantastic and dedicated people NIRSA has to offer.
It has felt like ages since the last blog post. Believe it or not, it has been a scant six weeks since the last time we communicated regarding the Championship Series.
Make no mistake, this is not the end of the Championship Series—not by a long shot. What we have now is an opportunity to improve and strategize.
After serious consideration, it is with much regret that the 2020 NIRSA National Basketball Championship (April 3–5 in Wichita, KS) has been cancelled due to the continuing concerns with the COVID-19 virus.
We’re just a little over halfway through the NIRSA Championship Series season, and a lot has happened since we last talked.
A tournament record 99 teams made their way to Round Rock, Texas to compete in the 2019 NIRSA National Soccer Championship for the opportunity to be crowned national victor.
This time of year, I’m reminded of someone who’s a leader within the Championship Series as well as an excellent mentor and even better friend. Her name is Sarah Fain, and she is loved.
What can we do to further our participants’ experiences? What opportunities can we introduce and give to our students to bring a unique spotlight to our programming? What else can we give?
Our Championship Series crew's keeping the heat on its charges and goals for the year. The work team chairs have already begun meeting with their teams to work on improving some aspects of the Series.