The focus of the Sport Club Program is to offer recreational, social and competitive opportunities for students at a variety of skill levels. Clubs are student-run and often compete with other universities around the state and across the United States.
Though clubs are partially funded through the Department of Recreational Sports, they still need to collect dues from their membership and fundraise to fully support themselves. Club dues vary from club to club.
Membership is open to all currently enrolled students of all skill levels, and those OSU Community members who are currently Recreational Sports Members. Interested participants can join a club in a variety of ways:
Stop by the Sports and Special Programs Office and obtain a formal application packet. Staff will walk you through the application process, work with you on the club’s purpose and goals, and let you know what it means to be a sport club at OSU. Completed applications are reviewed by the Sport Club Committee and staff for acceptance in to the program.
The Committee is responsible for establishing and reviewing policies related to the operation of the program, evaluating, and reviewing budget requests, allocating individual club dollars, and allocating money to clubs from the national travel fund account. The Committee is also responsible for evaluating and reviewing requests for new club membership, responding to questions and issues concerning sport clubs, and making recommendations regarding club and individual member status when disciplinary or conduct issues arise.
The Sport Club Committee consists of five elected sport club student members: two from each gender and the individual who receives the largest number of votes after the previously mentioned categories are filled. The student representatives will be elected by the Sport Club Association, which consists of one representative from each sport club.
Three current faculty or staff members at Oregon State University will serve as appointed by the Director of Recreational Sports and the Assistant Director of Sport Clubs and Intramural Sports. The Assistant Director of Sport Clubs and Intramural Sports and the Director of Recreational Sports will serve as ex-officio members to the committee.
There are two co-chairs for the Committee, the Sport Club Supervisor and one student member voted in by the Sport Club Committee.
The new Sport Club Committee members will be elected at the April Association meeting. They will attend the last Committee meeting in May and assume their new position at the first committee meeting in October.
Three members are appointed for one-year terms with reappointment privileges.
No more than two members of the same gender shall sit on the committee.
Five active sport club members (undergraduate or graduate) elected by the Sport Club Association are appointed to one-year terms with reappointment privileges.
Members are approved by Associated Students of Oregon State University.
Expectations of Sport Club Committee Members
Have a general understanding of the Department of Recreational Sports and Sport Club Program.
Understand Sport Club Committee role.
Attend and be prepared to contribute to all Sport Club Committee meetings and trainings by reviewing upcoming agendas and bringing required materials.
Represent the best interests of all recognized sport clubs.
Assist in the continual education and development of the Sport Club Program for the future.
Actively participate and understand the Sport Club Committee activities and procedures.
Continually communicate with the Sport Club Supervisor and Assistant Director of Sport Clubs and Intramural Sports during member year.
Take Sport Club Committee folder to meetings and trainings.
Submit availability for committee meetings, in a timely manner, prior to each academic term.
Conduct themselves in a professional manner at all committee activities.
Committee Operating Procedures
Committee will meet no less than once per month, October through June. Additional meetings may be called at any time at the discretion of the Assistant Director of Sport Clubs and Intramural Sports.
Committee business items (membership in the program, policy decisions, and disciplinary sanctions) will only take place when a quorum is present.
A quorum shall consist of four members, the Assistant Director of Sport Clubs and Intramurals will only vote in the event of a tied vote.
Assistant Director of Sport Clubs and Intramural Sports may direct the Committee into Executive Session should a quorum not be present. The Executive Committee will also be responsible for special or emergency budget allocations and minor exceptions to policy. All decisions made will be ratified at the next scheduled meeting.
Decisions of the Committee will be on a simple majority votes.
Voting members of the Committee must cast their votes in person; proxy votes and substitutions are not permitted, however; absent members may submit opinions in writing for members in attendance to take into consideration.
| Sport Clubs
|Archery||Equestrian - Hunter Jumper||Racquetball||Tennis|
|Baseball||IHSA||Rugby - Men's||Ultimate Disc - Men's|
|Bass Fishing||Judo||Rugby - Women's||Ultimate Disc - Women's|
|Cycling||Karate||Running||Volleyball - Men's|
|Disc Golf||Kendo||Sailing||Volleyball - Women's|
|Dodgeball||Lacrosse - Men's||Soccer - Men's||Water Polo - Men's|
|Equestrian - Dressage||Lacrosse - Women's||Soccer - Women's||Water Polo - Women's|
|Equestrian - Drill||Pistol||Table Tennis||Wheelchair Basketball|
|Equestrian - Event||Polo - Horse||Tae Kwon Do|
Badminton Club aims to develop members' skills by providing a suitable atmosphere for training, and having fun. We enable members to participate in tournaments around the Oregon area. The club hosts some of the top collegiate teams and welcomes people of all skill levels.