NAIA Championship Sports

Looking to play sports in college?

The NAIA offers 23 national championships in addition to the invitational and emerging varsity sports that are moving quickly to championships status.

Learn more about your sport in the NAIA here then Check out NAIA Schools to find NAIA institutions that sponsor these varsity sports.

baseball  basketball  basketball  Cross Country

Cross Country  Football  Golf  Golf

Indoor Track  Indoor Track  Outdoor Track  Outdoor Track

Soccer   Soccer  Softball  Swimming and Diving

Swimming and Diving  Tennis  Tennis  Volleyball


Invitational and Emerging sports are in the process of becoming National Championship sports and are offered by a minimum of 15 NAIA schools as a varsity sport.

Invitational Sports

Competitive Cheer and Dance  Men's Volleyball  Men's and Women's Lacrosse  Men's and Women's Lacrosse

Emerging Sports

Bowling  Women's Wrestling

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.