Club Sports provide competitive, recreational and/or instructional aspects to participants. Clubs are open to all Tulane students, and all clubs are co-ed unless otherwise specified. Each club sport is a student organization which receives funding from the Undergraduate Student Government. The success and strength of each club is based upon the initiatives set forth by the student leaders and total involvement of the members.
Curious about when a club is practicing? Check out the Spring 2018 practice schedule
! Before you can practice with a team, you must complete an Assumption of Risk waiver
. Additionally, off-campus practices are subject to change, so confirm the practice times with the club's president.
For more information, contact the Club Sports Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 504-314-2862.
The Tulane University Club Sports Handbook
contains all club sport policies and procedures as well as detailed information regarding the items listed below. All club officers are responsible for knowing the handbook and communicating its contents to their respective teams.
- ACS and the executive council
- Required and recommend club sports officer positions
- Player expectations and responsibility
- Budgets and funding
- Tier classification
- Point system
Registering an Away Event
- any event your organization is not hosting including travel trips and events in the greater New Orleans area
Registering a Home Event
- Must be submitted one week in advance
- Must attend a pre-trip meeting on either Tuesday or Wednesday from 3:00-5:00pm in the Club Sports Office
- All drivers must be university authorized
- All personal vehicles must be registered
- Must complete a Post-Event Report
- any event your organization is hosting either on or off campus
Logging Participation at an Event
- Used for practices that are not monitored by a Club Sport Attendant
- Can be used for any event registered in OrgSync
Assumption of Risk/Release (online) Assumption of Risk/Release(hard copy for parents/legal guardians of minors ONLY)
Mandatory prior to participation in any/all club sports practices and events
Frequently Asked Questions
Q. What is a Club Sport?
A. Tulane Club Sports are student organizations that are geared toward instructional, recreational or competitive play. Club sports are recognized campus organizations that are run by the students. Each club has regular practice times and some compete in local or national leagues.
Q. How can I find out about joining, practices, dues, and other club information?
A. It is best to contact the club president for information on joining, dues, practices, etc. Please refer to the Club Sports directory
as well as the Spring 2018 practice schedule
(off-campus practices are subject to change, so confirm the times with the club's president).
Q. Are there restrictions on when to join?
A. Club Sports start practicing the second week of the Fall and Spring Semesters. Most clubs will accept participants throughout the school year. Please contact the club officers for more information.
Q. How much does it cost to join a club?
A. Clubs determine semester or annual dues based on their constitution, club leadership, and expenses incurred by the club. Tulane University also provides financial assistance through funds from Undergraduate Student Government and the Department of Campus Recreation. Besides dues and the university allocation, clubs are required to host fundraisers to support their travel and equipment costs.
Q. Why should I join a club?
A. Fun. Exercise. Friends. Lasting Memories. Leadership Opportunities. Learn a new sport. Continue playing a sport at a collegiate level.
Q. Who is eligible to be a member of a Club Sport?
A. Clubs set their own membership guidelines written in their constitutions, but generally it is open to all Tulane students as well as the general Tulane community.
Q. Can someone from Loyola join a club sport?
A. People not affiliated with Tulane may be able to join a Club Sport depending on the club’s constitution. League or union regulations determine if non-Tulane students may compete. Contact the club president for further information.
Q. What is the difference between Club Sports and Intramural Sports?
A. Intramural sports are set leagues where you play games against other Tulane students. You can get friends from your hall, residence hall, etc and sign up an intramural team before the deadline. Club Sports you can join anytime after paying dues and signing a waiver. Club Sports offer opportunities to learn or play the sport through regular practices, and competitive clubs play against other universities for state or national titles. Club Sports are a great opportunity to continue playing sports in college even if it is not on a varsity level.
Q. How do I form a new Club Sport?
A. All Club Sports are student organizations recognized through the Undergraduate Student Government (USG). If you're interested in forming a new club sport, please contact the Club Sports Office at email@example.com.