college athletics in the United States, institutions typically join together in conferences for regular play under different governing bodies. Varsity sports [edit ]
There are several national and regional associations governing the
varsity teams of colleges and universities. Varsity teams are typically funded by an institution's athletic department, and under some governing bodies players are eligible for athletic scholarships. Division I Multi-sport conferences Ice hockey conferences Other single-sport conferences
This list also includes conferences in sports that the NCAA does not split into divisions.
Division II Single sport conferences Division III Central Region East Region Mid-East Region Mid-West Region North Central Region South Region Southwest Region West Region [edit ] [edit ] Northern Region Southern Region Eastern Region Western Region Independent conferences [edit ] Other collegiate sports associations [edit ] Boxing [edit ] Cycling [edit ] ACCC: Atlantic Collegiate Cycling Conference RMCCC: Rocky Mountain Collegiate Cycling Conference ECCC: Eastern Collegiate Cycling Conference SCCCC: South Central Collegiate Cycling Conference MWCCC: Midwestern Collegiate Cycling Conference SECCC: Southeastern Collegiate Cycling Conference NCCCC: North Central Collegiate Cycling Conference SWCCC: Southwestern Collegiate Cycling Conference NWCCC: Northwestern Collegiate Cycling Conference WCCC: Western Collegiate Cycling Conference Fencing [edit ] Baltimore-Washington Collegiate Fencing Conference (BWCFC) Northern California Intercollegiate Fencing League (NCIFL) Southern Atlantic Conference (SAC) Southwestern Intercollegiate Fencing Association (SWIFA) Gymnastics [edit ] Lacrosse [edit ] See: Category:College lacrosse leagues in the United States Rowing [edit ] Softball [edit ] [edit ] Volleyball [edit ] Water polo [edit ] Wrestling [edit ] Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association (EIWA) National Collegiate Wrestling Association Mid-Atlantic – Teams from Tennessee, the Carolinas, Virginia, Maryland, and Delaware North Central – Teams from Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, and Wisconsin Northeast – Teams from New York, Pennsylvania, New Hampshire, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Vermont Northwest – Teams from Washington and British Columbia Southeast – Teams from Florida, Alabama, Georgia and Mississippi Southwest – Teams from Texas, Colorado, New Mexico, Louisiana, and Kansas West – Teams from California, Nevada, Utah and Arizona