Intercollegiate athletics offer competitive sports programs that develop skills, abilities,
leadership, teamwork, competitiveness and discipline. Those colleges offering intercollegiate
programs are subject to the rules and regulations of the Northwest Athletic Conference.
Information regarding gender equality in athletics is intended as technical assistance,
not legal advice. It was developed with the technical assistance of the U.S. Department
of Education, the Office for Civil Rights, Northwest Athletic Conference and the Washington
state community college athletic directors.