The Canadian Colleges Athletic Association is the sole coordinating body for college sports in Canada, providing leadership, programs and services that foster student-athlete development through intercollegiate sport. Interprovincial competition was initiated in 1971 when colleges in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba formed the 4-West Championships for competition in seven sports. In 1972, Quebec and Ontario initiated similar interprovincial competitions. In 1974, the Canadian Colleges Athletic Association was founded and in 1979, the CCAA established a national office. The CCAA caters to 9000 intercollegiate athletes over 700 coaches and more than 150 sport administrators. The CCAA is the largest intercollegiate sport organization in Canada with 94 member institutions representing 5 regional athletic conferences: * - The Atlantic Colleges Athletic Association: representing colleges and universities in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick. * - The Quebec Student Sports Federation: representing colleges, universities and high schools in Quebec. * - The Ontario Colleges Athletic Association: comprised of colleges in Ontario. * - The Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference: comprised of colleges in Alberta and Saskatchewan. * - The British Columbia Colleges Athletic Association: representing colleges in British Columbia.
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Canadian Colleges Athletic Association
The national governing body for men's and women's college sport in Canada. News items, championships information, member school listing, current rankings, related links and a scoreboard.
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