Red River Athletic Conference
The Red River Athletic Conference is an affiliate of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). The conference's 12 member institutions are located in Louisiana, New Mexico, and Texas.
|Red River Athletic Conference|
|Members||12 (11 in 2019)|
|Region||South Central United States|
Region VI of the NAIA
The conference began competition in 1998 with 16 charter members. The conference at present counts 12 members, the most recent addition being Texas A&M-Texarkana in 2016. In 2018, St. Thomas - Houston announced its departure from the conference to join the NCAA Division III's Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference as a provisional member in 2019.
|Huston–Tillotson University||Austin, Texas||1881||800||Rams||1998|
|University of Houston–Victoria||Victoria, Texas||1973||4,407||Jaguars||2015|
|Jarvis Christian College||Hawkins, Texas||1912||550||Bulldogs||1998|
|Louisiana State University of Alexandria||Alexandria, Louisiana||1959||3,378||Generals||2014|
|Louisiana State University Shreveport||Shreveport, Louisiana||1967||4,200||Pilots||2010|
|Our Lady of the Lake University||San Antonio, Texas||1895||2,660||Saints||2008|
|Paul Quinn College||Dallas, Texas||1872||700||Tigers||1998|
|University of St. Thomas||Houston, Texas||1947||3,300||Celts||2011|
|University of the Southwest||Hobbs, New Mexico||1962||550||Mustangs||1998|
|Texas College||Tyler, Texas||1894||800||Steers||1998|
|Texas A&M University-Texarkana||Texarkana, Texas||1971||1,865||Eagles||2016|
|Wiley College||Marshall, Texas||1873||1,250||Wildcats||1998|
- Departing member University of St. Thomas in pink.
The Red River Athletic Conference sponsors championships in seven men's and eight women's sports.
|Track & Field Outdoor|
- "Looking Back at the Past 15 Years of RRAC Basketball - Blog". Victorysportsnetwork.com. June 18, 2013. Retrieved July 20, 2015.
- "LSUA Joins the Red River Athletic Conference". Lsua.edu. October 23, 2013. Retrieved July 20, 2015.
- "UNIVERSITY OF ST. THOMAS ANNOUNCES NCAA DIVISION III EXPLORATORY MEMBERSHIP". USTCelts.com. Retrieved February 14, 2018.