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National Christian College Athletic Association

The National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) is an association of Christian universities, colleges, and Bible colleges in the United States and Canada whose mission is "the promotion and enhancement of intercollegiate athletic competition with a Christian perspective".[1] The national headquarters is located in Greenville, South Carolina. The NCCAA was formed in 1968. For the 2018–2019 season, the NCCAA listed 92 members, 57 of which participate in Division I and 35 in Division II.[2] Many teams in the NCCAA are also in other athletics associations, including NCAA, NAIA and ACCA.[3]

National Christian College Athletic Association
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AbbreviationNCCAA
Formation1968
Websitehttp://www.thenccaa.org

The association's sports for men are baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, soccer, tennis, and track and field (indoor/outdoor). Women's sports are basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, tennis, track and field (indoor/outdoor), and volleyball. The NCCAA has discontinued men's volleyball and wrestling.[4]

The Victory Bowl is the organization's football championship bowl game.

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  1. ^ "National Christian College Athletic Association - Faith Based Competition". Thenccaa.org. Retrieved August 15, 2014.
  2. ^ https://s3.amazonaws.com/nccaa.sidearmsports.com/documents/2018/9/14/2018_19_MEMBERSHIP_DIRECTORY.pdf
  3. ^ List of NCCAA institutions
  4. ^ "National Christian College Athletic Association - Discontinued Sports". Thenccaa.org. Retrieved August 15, 2014.

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