Essay on sports marketing

Submitted By jkoert
Words: 846
Pages: 4

1,281 institutions
Headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana.
340 Division 1
282 Division 2 schools
449 Division 3 schools
3 divisions formed in 1973
Head-count sports
Basketball – 13 for men,[9] 15 for women[10]
FBS football – 85, with an additional limit of 25 initial counters per year[11]
Women's gymnastics – 12[12]
Women's tennis – 8[12]
Women's volleyball (indoor) – 12[12]
[edit] Equivalency sports
[edit] Men's
Baseball – 11.7,[13] with the following additional limitations:
A limit of 27 total counters.[13]
A requirement that each counter receive athletic aid equal to at least 25% of a full scholarship.[14] The 25% rule does not apply to baseball schools that offer only need-based aid (such as Ivy League members).[15] A second exception to the 25% rule, added in 2012, is for players in their final year of athletic eligibility who have not previously received athletically related aid in baseball.[16]
FCS football – 63, with limits of 30 initial counters per year and 85 total counters[17]
Gymnastics – 6.3[18]
Rifle – 3.6[18]
Note that the NCAA classifies rifle as a men's sport, despite the fact that competitions are fully coeducational. Most rifle schools have a single coed/mixed team. Some schools have only one single-sex team for either men or women. Some other schools field multiple teams (either two single-sex teams, or a single-sex and a mixed team).
Tennis – 4.5[18]
Volleyball – 4.5[18]
Wrestling – 9.9[18]
[edit] Women's
Bowling – 5[19]
Equestrian – 15[19]
Field hockey – 12[19]
Rowing – 20[19]
Rugby – 12[19]
Sand volleyball:
For schools that also sponsor women's (indoor) volleyball, 4 in 2012–13. The number of scholarship equivalents will increase by 1 each year until reaching a final value of 6 in 2014–15. The number of counters is limited to 14 throughout.[20]
For schools that do not sponsor indoor volleyball, 8 scholarship equivalents and 14 counters.[21]
Players receiving financial aid for sand volleyball are not allowed to be on the school's indoor volleyball roster. The opposite is allowed.[22]
Softball – 12[19]
[edit] Both sexes
Cross-country/track & field
Except as noted immediately below, 12.6 for men,[18] 18 for women[19]
5 equivalents for men's cross-country if the school does not sponsor men's track and field[23]
6 equivalents for women's cross-country if the school does not sponsor women's track and field[23]
Fencing – 4.5 for men,[18] 5 for women[19]
Golf – 4.5 for men,[18] 6 for women[19]
Ice hockey
Men: 18, with a limit of 30 total counters[24]
Women: 18, with no limit on total counters. Note that the NCAA Division I Manual does not list any scholarship limitations for women's ice hockey; these limits are instead found in the Division II Manual.[25]
Lacrosse – 12.6 for men,[18] 12 for women[19]
Skiing – 6.3 for men,[18] 7 for women[19]
Soccer – 9.9 for men,[18] 14 for women[19]
Swimming and diving – 9.9 for men,[18] 14 for women[19]
Water polo – 4.5 for men,[18] 8 for women[19]

Divison II has 36 football scholarships compared to 85 in football.
Simon Fraser University in Burnabay, British Columbia became first NCAA sanctioned school outside the U.S. in 2012.

NAIA-258 institutions, Kansas City, Missouri. 2 members in Canada.
The National Collegiate Athletic Association, or NCAA, and the The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, or NAIA, are two different associations that relate to atheltics in universities.
The NCAA is a larger association, and it represents the big universities and colleges in the US and Canada. It is a semi voluntary organisation. Unlike the NCAA, the NAIA is a smaller assocation that represents small universities and colleges in the United States.
When considering their history, the National Collegiate Athletic Association is much older than the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics. The NCAA’s predecessor is the Intercollegiate Athletic