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Frequently Asked Questions….Tuffy Questions

1. What is the difference between Club Sports and intramurals?
Club Sports teams are for students who want to enjoy a particular sport for the duration of a semester but usually a year. Team practices, meetings, competitions and fundraisers are led by club officers and club members. Sport clubs practice multiple times per week and travel to compete against other schools' sport club teams. Intramurals consist of CSUF students, faculty and staff that compete against each other in organized leagues developed through campus recreation.

2. What is the difference between Club Sports and the varsity athletic program?
Club Sports teams are student ran organizations. Therefore all operational components will be handled through the student club officers/participants. Club Sports teams are competitive and are primarily self-funded by club fundraisers and membership dues. Clubs compete against other university club teams throughout the academic year. Varsity athletic sports are housed in the Athletic Department and compete in NCAA competition while receiving state funds.

3. How do I find more information and contact information for the clubs at California State University, Fullerton?
See the Join a Club page or browse through the Club Sports homepages provided on the toolbar at the top of this page.

Information such as club contact names, email addresses, individual club links, and other club related information are available on this website. You can also contact Club Sports Staff, if you have any general questions about a club sports.

4. What’s the Sports Club Inter Club Council (SC-ICC)?
See the About the SCICC  page.
The Sports Club Inter club council (SC-ICC) serves as the governing structure for all sports clubs at CSUF. The council is comprised of representatives from each of the sports clubs on campus. The Sports clubs also serve the community in volunteer events working closely with the Special Olympics and other organizations. Sports clubs offer an array of unique opportunities and various leadership positions which can better prepare students for future goals. These teams also serve as excellent networking vehicle for students and alumni.

5. Are there fees associated with participating in sports clubs?
Yes. There is a participation fee of $35 per student per semester. Being that these are clubs are student ran organizations, clubs may decide to incorporate player fees or dues to account for yearly expenses. These fees may be used to pay for travel, uniforms, equipment, facilities, or possible referee fees.

6. Do these clubs have try-outs?
Most clubs are open to anyone who either wants to continue an activity they currently participate in or to anyone who wants to try a new sport. However, there are a few clubs that do hold try-outs due to their competitive nature, limited facilities, and club roster size.

7. How do I start a Club Sports team?
Schedule a meeting with the Club Sports administrators to discuss your interest. Contact the office of Student Life and Leadership at csufclubsports@fullerton.edu here or (657)278-7622. (Club Sports teams are only officially recognized in the fall semester of each academic year).

8. Where is Club Sports administration located?
Club Sports is located in the office of Student Life and Leadership, located in Titan Student Union 247.

9. Who do you play?
CSUF Club Sports teams participate in a number of leagues and are members of various associations that operate under the direction of each respective sport’s national governing body. CSUF competes against other recognized intercollegiate club sports programs. Such teams include: USC, UCLA, UNLV, UCI, UCSD, SDSU, Long Beach, Cal Poly Pomona, Concordia, Whittier, Pepperdine, Arizona, Occidental, Biola, Channel Islands, San Jose State, University of Pacific, and many more. In addition, many of our club sport teams travel throughout the region and nationally to compete. In the past our teams traveled to: Orlando, Fl; Milwaukee, WI; Denver, CO; Reno, NV; Las Vegas NV; Lexington, KY to name a few.

10. What Club Sports do you offer?
The California State University, Fullerton Club Sports program consists of a broad array of sports such as the following: Archery, Baseball, Cycling, Equestrian, Grappling & Jiu Jitsu, Lacrosse (M & W), Ice Hockey, Soccer (M & W), Tennis, Rugby (M & W), Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball (M & W), and Salsa.

11. How do I sign-up?
Information on any one of the 21 Club Sports teams can be obtained by going to the club teams’ pages on this web site and contacting the team you are interested directly in. Also see the Membership page for the requirements and procedures needed to join one of the clubs and become a Club Sports participant.