Canadian Interuniversity SportCISCIAUCanadian Interuniversity Athletics UnionCIRFUCanadian UniversitiesCanadian Interuniversity SportsCanadian Intercollegiate Athletic UnionCanadian Interuniversity Athletic Unionuniversity
U Sports (stylized as U SPORTS) is the national sport governing body of university sport in Canada, comprising the majority of degree-granting universities in the country.wikipedia
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Governing bodies in Canada include U Sports and the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA).
CIS footballCIAU footballCanadian university football
U Sports football is the highest level of amateur play of Canadian football and operates under the auspices of U Sports (formerly Canadian Interuniversity Sport).
Ted Morris Memorial TrophyBruce Coulter AwardCanadian College Bowl
The Université Laval's Rouge et Or football team, winner of seven the last 12 Vanier Cups, is so successful with fund raising, the team trains in Florida during the spring.
In 1967, the Canadian College Bowl was declared the national football championship of the Canadian Intercollegiate Athletic Union, later Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) and now U Sports, with a playoff system determining the two participants.
Men's Final 8 Basketball Tournamentnational championshipsU Sports men's basketball championship
P. McGee Trophy''' is a national collegiate sports award, presented annually to the winner of the U Sports championship in men's basketball.
Women's Final 8 Basketball TournamentU Sports Women's Basketball Championshipnational championships
The Bronze Baby trophy is awarded to the winning team of the U Sports women's basketball championship, contested among competing Canadian universities.
CIS/CCA Curling ChampionshipsCanadian university championshipsnational championships
The U Sports/Curling Canada Championships are an annual bonspiel, or curling tournament, held for college teams in the U Sports association.
U Sports women's rugby championship
The Molinex Trophy is awarded annually to the women's rugby union champions of U Sports, Canada's governing body for university sports.
Canadian Interuniversity Sport women's ice hockey championshipGPTCanadian Interuniversity Sport
The Golden Path Trophy is a national collegiate sports award, presented annually to the women's ice hockey champions of U Sports, Canada's governing body for university sports.
CHLMajor Junior hockeyCanadian Major-Junior
Canadian Hockey League teams offer financial support for their graduates – who attend school within two years of playing major junior – who choose to play for a U Sports school after graduating from major junior hockey.
If a CHL player does not sign a professional contract, many also opt to play for U Sports (formerly Canadian Interuniversity Sport - CIS) and go to school due to CHL sponsored scholarship programs.
The AUS, which covers Canada east of the province of Quebec, is one of four such bodies that are members of the country's governing body for university athletics, U Sports.
AcadiaAcadia CollegeAcadia Axemen
They participate in the Atlantic University Sports conference of U Sports.
DalhousieDalhousie CollegeDalhousie Tigers
Dalhousie's varsity teams, the Tigers, compete in the Atlantic University Sport conference of Canadian Interuniversity Sport.
WindsorThe University of WindsorAssumption
The University of Windsor has an Adopt-A-Lancer program, for example.
Mount AllisonMountiesMount Allison University
* U Sports
UPEIPrince Edward IslandUniversity of PEI
The UPEI Panthers have nine teams playing in the Atlantic University Sport (AUS) and the Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS), including men's and women's ice hockey, soccer, basketball, as well as women's field hockey and rugby union and co-ed swimming.
Canada WestCWUAACanada West conference
Canada West is one of four such bodies that are members of the country's governing body for university athletics, U Sports.
British ColumbiaUniversity of British ColumbiaUBC
In Canadian intercollegiate competition, the Thunderbirds are the most successful athletic program both regionally in the Canada West Universities Athletic Association, and nationally in U Sports.
Laurentian Leadership CentreTrinity WesternTrinity Western College
Its varsity teams, known as the Spartans, are members of U Sports.
UNB Varsity RedsNew BrunswickVarsity Reds
SpartansTrinity Western UniversityTrinity Western
The university's teams are members of U Sports, and compete in the Canada West Universities Athletics Association, and where applicable, in the Pacific and Pioneers division.
Saint MaryHuskiesSt. Mary's Huskies
Of the AUS conference teams, the Huskies have the most U Sports Championships winning the W. P. McGee Trophy four times in 1973, 1978, 1979 and most recently in 1999.
Moncton Aigles BleuAigles BleuAigles Bleus
They play in the CIS League, which encompasses university teams from across Canada, and play within the Atlantic University Sport conference.
Saint Francis Xavier UniversitySt. Francis XavierSaint Francis Xavier College
The X-Men Basketball program has won three CIS Championships (1993, 2000, and 2001) and in 2004, the X-Men Hockey team won their first CIS Championship.
University of VictoriaVikesUniversity of Victoria Vikes
The Victoria Vikes are the athletic teams that represent the University of Victoria of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada in both men's and women's U Sports.