Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference
The Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference (CCAC) is a college athletic conference affiliated with the NAIA. Its 14 members are located in the Midwestern United States. In many sports, the conference is structured as part of the Region VII of the NAIA, while in some sports the conference champion qualifies directly for national competition.
|Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference|
Midwestern United States|
Region VII of the NAIA
The CCAC sanctions play in eight men's and eight women's sports. Men's sports include soccer, cross country, basketball, track and field, tennis, baseball, golf, and volleyball. Women's sports include soccer, volleyball, cross country, track and field, basketball, tennis, golf, and softball.
In all sports, it sanctions regular season league play as well as a post-season tournament. It is the only conference in the NAIA nationally to be affiliated in both divisions of men's and women's basketball.
A divisional format is used only for men's and women's basketball.
- Viterbo University is an associate member in Men's Volleyball beginning with the 2019 season.
- Team name was Lakers before 1990.
- Purdue-Northwest was formed in 2016 by the combining of Purdue-Calumet, located in Hammond, Indiana and playing as the Peregrines, and Purdue-North Central, located in Westville, Indiana and playing as the Panthers. PU-NC joined the CCAC before 2004, and PU-C joined in 1973.
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