The NCAA was created in 1906 as the Intercollegiate Athletic Association of the United States (IAAUS) in response to Theodore Roosevelt's concern of the violence found in college football. The name was changed to National Collegiate Athletic Association in 1910.
National Collegiate Athletic Association, the governing body for collegiate sports in the United States.
There job is the govern the world of college sports in the United States. Not all colleges are governed by them, but many are.
The NCAA is the National Collegiate Athletic Association - the association which regulates athletes of 1281 institutions, conferences and organizations, including many colleges and universities in the United States and Canada.
Arnold William Flath has written: 'A history of relations between the National Collegiate Athletic Association and the Amateur Athletic Union of the United States (1905-1963)'
Eastern States Collegiate Hockey League was created in 2007.
Central States Collegiate Hockey League was created in 1970.
College athletics in the United States refers primarily to sports and athletic competition organized and funded by institutions of tertiary education (universities, or colleges in American English). In the United States, college athletics is a two-tiered system. The first tier includes the sports that are sanctioned by one of the collegiate sport governing bodies. The major sanctioning organizations include the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA). Individual sports not governed by umbrella organizations like the NCAA, NAIA, and NJCAA are governed by their own organizations.
Mid-States Football Association was created in 1993.
Association of Caribbean States was created on 1994-07-24.
Central States Communication Association was created in 1931.
Association of the United States Army was created in 1950.