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Round Rock to Host NIRSA National Football Championships This Weekend

3 Jan, 2020


The Sports Capital of Texas is hosting yet another high-powered collegiate sports competition this weekend. The National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA) Flag Football Championships kick off Friday, Jan. 3 and take place through Sunday, Jan. 5. The NIRSA Flag Football Championships feature the country’s top men’s and women’s collegiate flag football teams competing in a fun, fast-paced outdoor football game for a chance to take home the NIRSA national title. The tournament is officially hosted by St. Edward’s University Campus Recreation, Southwestern University Intramural and Recreational Activities, The University of Texas at Austin Recreational Sports and the official host partner City of Round Rock.

The full tournament bracket can be found here and will be updated throughout the weekend. 

The NIRSA Flag Football Championships are part of the NIRSA Championship Series, a series of professionally organized recreational college tournaments in the sports of flag football, soccer, tennis and basketball. 

WHEN
Friday, Jan. 3 — Sunday, Jan. 5 
Updated schedules can be found at  www.nirsa.org/flagfootball

WHERE
Round Rock Multipurpose Complex
2001 N. Kenney Fort Blvd.
Round Rock, TX

TICKETS - All competitions are open to spectators and free to attend. 

PARKING
Free onsite parking is available at the Round Rock Multipurpose Complex.

ABOUT NIRSA CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES - The NIRSA Championship Series gives college recreational sports participants an opportunity to compete, coordinate, officiate, and connect with skilled peers from other schools and take all the benefits of recreational competition to a higher level. The NIRSA Championship Series also serves as a platform for professional development, offering up-and-coming professionals a chance to build skills and engage in all levels of learning through their programming, staff, official, and volunteer positions. NIRSA Championship Series hosts professionally organized tournaments in the sports of flag football, soccer, tennis and basketball. The rich environment of inclusive competition, sportsmanship, and professional development—from participants to fans to volunteers—supports communities of health and wellbeing, which is what NIRSA is all about.

ABOUT NIRSA - NIRSA: Leaders in Collegiate Recreation is the professional association for recreation and wellbeing on college campuses. Through the platform of inclusive recreation, 4,500+ NIRSA members impact more than 10 million students each year for the purpose of helping them to develop healthy habits for life.

The association offers members credible evidence of the impact of collegiate recreation on student recruitment, retention, health and wellbeing, as well as student learning outcomes and post-graduation employment success. As a leading voice in the integrated wellbeing movement on college and university campuses across North America, NIRSA is committed to supporting foundational, proactive, and upstream-based wellbeing initiatives for the campus community above and beyond reactive, siloed, programmatic approaches to health. For more information, visit nirsa.org. 

ABOUT ROUND ROCK MULTIPURPOSE COMPLEX -  Located at 2001 N. Kenney Fort Blvd. within Old Settlers Park, the Round Rock Multipurpose Complex is a $27 million state-of-the-art sports venue that enables Round Rock to host many new types of events, such as lacrosse, soccer, rugby, ultimate frisbee, flag football and more. The 60-acre sports complex features a championship field with natural grass, another championship field with synthetic turf, four multipurpose fields with natural grass and four with synthetic turf, and Musco sports lighting on all 10 fields. Spectator amenities include permanent seating with shade structures for 250 people on each of the championship fields, plus options to add portable seating. The complex also has more than 900 parking spaces and a clubhouse with meeting rooms overlooking the fields. Additional amenities for families include plazas, pavilions, playgrounds and more. For more information, visit roundrockmpc.com.

ABOUT ROUND ROCK SPORTS TOURISM - The Round Rock Convention and Visitors Bureau, a division of the City of Round Rock Sports Management and Tourism Department, promotes Round Rock as The Sports Capital of Texas for youth, amateur and recreational sports to tournament and meeting planners across the nation. A central location in Texas, unique shopping opportunities and an abundance of tournament-ready fields, courts and courses are helping Round Rock quickly become the top choice for planners when selecting a location for their next big event. Here’s to Round Rock: a great place to visit and a great place to play. For more information, visit GoRoundRock.com. Follow Go Round Rock on Facebook @goroundrock and Instagram @goroundrock.

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