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Intramural Sports and Special Events

The Intramural Sports program offers a variety of leagues, tournaments, challenges, and events each quarter. Intramural sports games are played between players and teams from within the University community, as opposed to external competitors. Intramural Sports does not provide intercollegiate competition or practice time.

All intramural sports events are open to students, faculty, and staff with current memberships.

Looking for esports and virtual gaming opportunities? Join the CWU Recreation Discord!

  • Fall 2021 Intramural Sports Activities

    EVENT

    DESCRIPTION

    PLAY DATES

    TIME

    REGISTRATION

    LOCATION

    6v6 Soccer Team Sports

    Oct. 10th-Nov. 4th

    7pm-10pm

    Sept. 20th-Oct. 4th

    RSC
    3v3 Basketball Team Sports Oct. 17th-Nov. 10th 7pm-10pm Sept. 27th-Oct. 11th Recreation Center Court D
    6v6 Volleyball Team Sports Oct. 17th-Nov. 10th 7pm-10pm Sept. 27th-Oct. 11th Recreation Center Court C
    Bouldering - Solo Individual Sport Oct. 24th - Nov. 6th Bouldering Hours at Wall Oct. 4th - Oct. 18th Climbing Wall
    Individual/Dual Events Tennis, Badminton, Pickleball Oct. 10th-Nov. 4th Self-Scheduled Sept. 20th-Oct. 4th Rec Center A and Lister

    All intramural sports events are open to students, faculty, and staff with current memberships. Email IMSports@cwu.edu for additional information or questions.

  • Esports at CWU

    Join the CWU Recreation Discord for the most up to date information on tournaments and gaming. Connect with your peers, past students, future students, and more about CWU activities and the gaming scene on campus and online!

    Esports Events:

    Event Description Event Dates Registration
    Rocket League A week long league followed by a playoff bracket. Begins Tuesday, Oct. 5th
    Late Night Gaming Event A late-night gaming tournament with the playoffs happening the second night. Friday, Oct. 8th and Saturday Oct. 9th
    Smash Bros A week long league followed by a playoff bracket. Begins Tuesday, Oct. 26th
    Late Night Gaming Event A late-night gaming tournament with the playoffs happening the second night. Friday, Nov. 5th and Saturday Nov. 6th
    Call of Duty A week long league followed by a playoff bracket. Begins Tuesday, Nov. 16th

Extramural Tournaments

Extramural sport opportunities for basketball, flag football, esports, and more occur throughout the year on an annual basis. Regional tournament opportunities are available for teams and officials to advance their skills and try to earn bids to Nationals where applicable.

  • Extramural Tournament History 2019-20

    In Fall 2019, the CWU 5th Years won the on campus Crimson Championship and a bid to the NIRSA National Flag Football Championship in Round Rock, Texas. They went 1-2 in pool play and represented CWU for the first time in NIRSA National tournament history!

    In Winter 2020, the Crimson championship team 5th Years represented Central Washington University at the NIRSA Region VI Basketball Tournament at Eastern Washington University, along with Tune Squad (men’s open) and Lady Wildcats (women’s open). The 5th Years won the regional title and earned a bid to NIRSA National Basketball for Spring 2020.

    3 student officials from the Intramural Sports program represented CWU at the 2020 NIRSA Region VI Basketball Tournament at Eastern Washington University, along with 1 student on tournament staff.

Special Events

The Special Events program coordinates several annual events, which are open to all members of the campus community. Annual events hosted by Special Events include the Indoor Ironman Challenge, various 5ks/10ks and other races, and more.

Special Event registration takes place through our portal.

  1. Log in with your CWU credentials
  2. Select "Programs"
  3. Select "Special Events" to find the event that interests you and steps for registering for the event.
  4. Special events may require an additional fee to participate.

Contact Us

Intramural Sports & Special Events - Samantha Wary
400 E. University Way
Ellensburg, WA, 98926-7448
Phone: 509.963.3516
E-mail: Samantha.wary@cwu.edu