Top Intercollegiate Intramural and Club Basketball Teams from Across the Country
Will Compete at Ohio State’s Recreation and Physical Activity Center

NIRSA Basketball LogoThe Ohio State University’s  Office of Student Life and Department of Recreational Sports are proud to host the NIRSA Basketball Championships at the Recreation and Physical Activity Center (RPAC) on the campus of The Ohio State University from Friday, April 22 to Sunday, April 24.

More than 80 teams from around the country will be joined by qualified student officials from different institutions, premier collegiate recreation professionals and special guests during the tournament. The four divisions represented are Women’s Intramural, Men’s Intramural, Women’s Club and Men’s Club.

“The Ohio State University and the Office of Student Life’s Department of Recreational Sports are thrilled to host the NIRSA Basketball Championships and looks forward to welcoming the athletes, officials and visitors to Columbus and the Ohio State campus,” said Don Stenta, Director, Student Life Recreational Sports. “This is a wonderful opportunity to bring this large tournament to our state-of-the-art facilities. Not only will this event provide a great experience for the athletes but will also give real world event experiences to the student officials and other students who will serve as the tournament staff.”

Spectator admission for the tournament is free. In addition to the regular tournament, special activities include a 3-point contest and a slam dunk contest starting at 3 p.m. on Saturday, with a Men’s Division and Women’s Division champion for each contest. Pool play for the tournament will begin at 4 p.m. on Friday and continue into Saturday, with tournament play being held on Saturday afternoon and Sunday. Final scores from each game played in each division of the tournament will be available for viewing via

NIRSA is a leader in higher education and the advocate for the advancement of recreation, sport, and wellness by providing educational and developmental opportunities, generating and sharing knowledge, and promoting networking and growth for our members.

Student Life Recreational Sports offers members of The Ohio State University community an extraordinary experience to live active and meaningful lives while on-campus. Programs and services range from group fitness, aquatics, adventure trips, climbing, drop-in fitness and recreation, intramural sports, sport clubs, personal training, disc golf and many other activities. Recreational Sports is enhanced by its award winning indoor and outdoor facilities, including five indoor locations and more than 90 acres of outdoor space.