About the NAIA

The NAIA Showcases are official events presented by the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics.

The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), Kansas City, Mo., is a governing body of small college athletics programs that are dedicated to student-centric, character-driven intercollegiate athletics. NAIA member colleges and universities provide more than 65,000 student-athletes with opportunities to play college sports, earn $500 million in scholarships and compete in 25 national championships.


NAIA National Office
1200 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, Mo. 64106
Phone: 816.595.8000 | Hours: 8:30 am to 5 pm (Central)

Austin Bennett, Director, NAIA Showcases
Phone: 816.595.8109 | Email the NAIA Showcase

NAIA registered recruiting service

The NAIA collaborates with many organizations to promote the opportunity to play NAIA and to present accurate information about the NAIA, NAIA Showcases, its member institutions and their athletics programs. Check out these NAIA-Registered recruiting services that work with the NAIA.

Check out NAIA schools

The NAIA has hundreds of campuses in the U.S. and Canada. Find one that's right for you.

Attend a Showcase

NAIA Showcase events are one-day, one-stop recruiting opportunities to showcase your skills in front of NAIA coaches.

NAIA Eligibility Center

Register today to determine if you're eligible to play in the NAIA.