More than 4,000 athletes and coaches competed in the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games in Seattle this past July; see how our Association was represented.
To build upon the success of The Series and set strategic priorities for its future, the NIRSA Championship Series is excited to unveil its newly articulated long-term vision.
As part the Association’s ongoing partnership with Special Olympics, four NIRSA student officials were selected to take part in officiating Flag Football at the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games.
It was close, but when the final whistle blew on April 25, Team Flag Football had held onto their lead in the friendly ZOOM Match Challenge Initiative against Team Basketball.
An anonymous donor has generously offered an additional match to the ZOOOM App Student Officials Development Campaign Match Challenge of up to $1,000 for donations made through April 25.
2018 marks the first year NIRSA National Championship Soccer will accept applications for the Director of Officials position with the National Soccer Tournament. Qualified members can apply by April 16.
Beginning Spring 2018, the Spring Soccer Pilot Program will begin with one host school, the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign. The tournament will have the main goal of incorporating student officials.
Between January 3 and April 25, ZOOOM will match up to $2,000 in gifts made to the Student Officials Development Campaign, one of the NIRSA Foundation’s four fields of interest.
Paul Wilson, retired director of intramural rec sports at the University of Oklahoma, has deep roots with NIRSA and has been curating Association history as NIRSA Historian since 2003.
The 24h Annual NIRSA National Soccer Championships took place November 16–18 in Phoenix, AZ. Participants and volunteers had a fantastic time!