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Intramural Sports

Get Involved, Compete, & be a Champion.

The Intramural Sport program provides a range of different sport opportunities in which participants may compete against themselves or others. Our mission is to increase the quality of life for the AU Community through the promotion of social, emotional, and physical well-being within an environment that promotes respect, integrity, character, and pride.


Program Offerings

Intramurals offers league and event programming to students, staff and faculty of American University. Participants will have the opportunity to select their competition level and the day of the week in which their games will be scheduled when creating their team.

Leagues: Create or join a team in one of our league offerings. League sports are scheduled for a minimum of four (4) games and have a registration fee of $50 per team.

Events: There are tournaments that participants can register for online, or competitions that accommodate drop in participation. All events are free to students, faculty, and staff though space may be limited.


Flag Football & Softball (Registration Deadline: 9/5)
4v4 Volleyball & 3v3 Basketball(Registration Deadline: 9/12)
Futsal (Registration Deadline: 10/24)


Spikeball (Thursday, Aug. 29)
Dodgeball (Tuesday, Oct. 1)
Kan Jam (Thursday, Oct. 23)
Badminton (Wednesday, Nov. 13)

*Sign-ups can be done on


Inner Tube Water Polo
Sand Volleyball
Outdoor Soccer


3-Point Contest
Kan Jam

*Registration deadlines and start dates can be found on

Intramural Sports Referees


With flexible hours, both federal work study and non-federal work study available, and no prior experience needed, everyone can join our team!

Employment Opportunities