- The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) is a not-for-profit association that manages understudy competitors from up to 1,268 North American organizations and gatherings. It additionally coordinates the athletic projects of schools and colleges in the United States and Canada, and helps more than 480,000 understudy competitors who contend yearly in school sports. The association is settled in Indianapolis, Indiana.
- In August 1973, the current three-division arrangement of Division I, Division II, and Division III was taken on by the NCAA enrollment in an exceptional show. Under NCAA rules, Division I and Division II schools can offer grants to competitors for playing a game.