National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics

The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) is a college athletics association for small colleges and universities in North America. For the 2020–21 season, it has 249 member institutions,[2] of which two are in British Columbia, one in the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the rest in the conterminous United States.[3] The NAIA, whose headquarters is in Kansas City, Missouri,[4] sponsors 27 national championships. The CBS Sports Network, formerly called CSTV, serves as the national media outlet for the NAIA.[5] In 2014, ESPNU began carrying the NAIA Football National Championship.

National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
AbbreviationNAIA
Formation1940
Legal statusAssociation
Headquarters1200 Grand Blvd
Kansas City, Missouri 64106[1]
Region served
United States, Canada, and US Virgin Islands
Membership
249
President
Jim Carr
Main organ
NAIA Council of Presidents
Websitewww.NAIA.org, www.PlayNAIA.org