North Star Athletic Association
North Star Athletic Association
(NSAA)
North Star Athletic Association logo
Established 2013
Association NAIA
Members 9
Sports fielded 18 (men's: 9; women's: 9)
Region The Dakotas, Iowa, Nebraska, Wisconsin
Midwest
Region III of the NAIA
Headquarters Jamestown, North Dakota
Commissioner Cory Anderson
Website www.playnorthstar.com
Locations
North Star Athletic Association locations

The North Star Athletic Association (NSAA) is an NAIA college athletic conference that began play in the 2013-14 school year.[1] The conference currently has nine full member institutions in Iowa, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin.

Member schools

Current members

Institution Location Founded Enrollment Nickname Joined
Bellevue University Bellevue, Nebraska 1966 10,407 Bruins 2015
Dakota State University Madison, South Dakota 1881 3,102 Trojans 2013
Dickinson State University Dickinson, North Dakota 1918 2,572 Blue Hawks 2014
University of Jamestown* Jamestown, North Dakota 1883 967 Jimmies 2013
Mayville State University Mayville, North Dakota 1889 780 Comets 2013
Presentation College Aberdeen, South Dakota 1922 825 Saints 2013
Valley City State University Valley City, North Dakota 1890 1,362 Vikings 2013
Viterbo University La Crosse, Wisconsin 1923 2,991 V-Hawks 2015
Waldorf University Forest City, Iowa 1903 580 Warriors 2015

* - Jamestown (N.D.) -- will leave the NSAA to join the Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC), effective in the 2018--19 school year. [2]

Former affiliate member

Institution Location Founded Enrollment Nickname Joined Left Sport Current
Conference
University of Winnipeg* Winnipeg, Manitoba 1871 10,106 Wesmen 2015 2017 Baseball dropped program

* - Winnipeg dropped their baseball program effective immediately following the 2017 season. [3]

Membership timeline

 Full member (all sports)   Associate member (football-only)   Associate member (baseball-only) 

Conference sports

The North Star Athletic Association currently fields 18 sports (9 men's and 9 women's):

Conference sports
Sport Men's Women's
Baseball Green tickY
Basketball Green tickY Green tickY
Cross Country Green tickY Green tickY
Football Green tickY
Golf Green tickY Green tickY
Soccer Green tickY Green tickY
Softball Green tickY
Track & Field - Indoor Green tickY Green tickY
Track & Field - Outdoor Green tickY Green tickY
Volleyball Green tickY
Wrestling Green tickY Green tickY

Men's Sports

Men's sponsored sports by school
School Baseball Basketball Cross
Country
Football Golf Soccer Track
& Field
(Indoor)
Track
& Field
(Outdoor)
Wrestling Total NSAA
Sports
Bellevue Green tickY Green tickY Red XN Red XN Green tickY Green tickY Red XN Red XN Red XN 4
Dakota State Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Red XN Red XN Green tickY Green tickY Red XN 6
Dickinson State Green tickY+ Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY+ Red XN Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY 8
Jamestown Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY 9
Mayville State Green tickY Green tickY Red XN Green tickY Red XN Red XN Red XN Red XN Red XN 3
Presentation Green tickY Green tickY Red XN Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Red XN 7
Valley City State Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Red XN Green tickY Green tickY Red XN 7
Viterbo Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Red XN Green tickY Green tickY Red XN Red XN Red XN 5
Waldorf Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY 9
Totals 9 9 6 7 7 5 6 6 3 58

Women's Sports

Women's sponsored sports by school
School Basketball Cross
Country
Golf Soccer Softball Track
& Field
(Indoor)
Track
& Field
(Outdoor)
Volleyball Wrestling Total NSAA
Sports
Bellevue Green tickY Red XN Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Red XN Red XN Green tickY Red XN 5
Dakota State Green tickY Green tickY Red XN Red XN Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Red XN 6
Dickinson State Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY+ Red XN Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Red XN 7
Jamestown Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY 9
Mayville State Green tickY Red XN Red XN Red XN Green tickY Red XN Red XN Green tickY Red XN 3
Presentation Green tickY Red XN Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Red XN 7
Valley City State Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Red XN Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Red XN 7
Viterbo Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Red XN Red XN Green tickY Red XN 6
Waldorf Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY 9
Totals 9 6 7 5 9 6 6 9 2 59

Note: Jamestown is moving to the GPAC effective the 2018-19 school year
+ - Dickinson State is dropping their baseball and golf programs after the 2017-18 season.[4]

References

External links


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