Emerging Sports

2 sports to join Emerging Sports for Women list Aug. 1

The NCAA Emerging Sports for Women program will grow by two sports this August, as acrobatics and tumbling and women’s wrestling are now approved in all three divisions. Additionally, STUNT has received a recommendation from the Committee on Women’s Athletics to join the program.

Acrobatics and tumbling, women’s wrestling added to NCAA Emerging Sports for Women program

Acrobatics and tumbling and women’s wrestling will be added to the NCAA Emerging Sports for Women program in Division I, the Division I Council decided Wednesday. The Council met virtually.

Committee on Women’s Athletics supports Division III equestrian proposal

The NCAA Committee on Women’s Athletics has voted in support of a proposal to add equestrian to the NCAA Emerging Sports for Women program in Division III.

Acrobatics and tumbling, women’s wrestling get backing to join NCAA emerging sports

The NCAA Committee on Women’s Athletics has recommended that all three divisions of the NCAA governance structure add two sports — acrobatics and tumbling and women’s wrestling — to the NCAA Emerging Sports for Women program. If adopted by each respective division, the sports would join the program Aug. 1, 2020.

New guide released for emerging sports

The NCAA Committee on Women’s Athletics released new guidelines for a program to increase athletics opportunities for women through NCAA-recognized emerging sports.

NCAA Emerging Sports for Women Process Guide

In September 2018, at its fall in-person meeting, the Committee on Women’s Athletics completed a comprehensive review of the process guide and amended the document to provide leaders of current and future emerging sports with additional assistance.

Emerging Sports for Women

The NCAA Committee on Women’s Athletics is charged with identifying and managing progress of emerging sports for women. An emerging sport is a women’s sport recognized by the NCAA that is intended to help schools provide more athletics...

Division II vote gives new life to equestrian

Nearly 200 college administrators at the NCAA Convention voted Saturday to let equestrian’s ride continue in Division II.

Still in the Saddle

Leah Fiorentino’s first year as the executive director of the National Collegiate Equestrian Association hasn’t been a quiet ride.

The Emerging Path

Next spring, when women’s beach volleyball serves up the NCAA’s newest championship, it will join the sporting ranks of a unique few. Women’s ice hockey, women’s water polo, rowing and bowling might not appear to have much in common with beach volleyball – nor each other – but the sports’ NCAA championships all share the same roots.

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