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Eligibility Center Registration

Why do you want to play? In the NAIA, student-athletes have the opportunity to compete for one of 23 National Championships. Find out more about the sports offered by NAIA schools across the country.

What are the eligibility requirements for me to play in the NAIA? How do I send my academic records to the NAIA Eligibility Center? The answers to these questions, and more, are in the NAIA Guide for the International College-Bound Student-Athlete.

Get in the Game!

Make sure you complete the Big Three to get in the game:

  1. Submit your profile at PlayNAIA.org;
  2. Send all required documents to the NAIA Eligibility Center (and make sure they're received); and
  3. Secure a spot on your school's Short List.

Check out NAIA schools

The NAIA has hundreds of campuses in the U.S. and Canada. Find one that's right for you.

Attend a Showcase

NAIA Showcase events are one-day, one-stop recruiting opportunities to showcase your skills in front of NAIA coaches.

NAIA Eligibility Center

Register today to determine if you're eligible to play in the NAIA.