About Us - Intramural Sports
The Intramural-Recreational (IM-Rec) Sports Department proudly welcomes you to the Intramural Sports Program. The Intramural Sports Program strives to meet the mission of the Department and the University by offering a variety of activities throughout the year. Participants take the court/field over 15,000 times a year while competing in various Intramural activities. It takes over 150 student employees to supervise and officiate the numerous Intramural contests we offer. We strive to make your experience in Intramural Sports an enjoyable one. Good luck and have fun!
NAMES AND PHONE NUMBERS
Matt O'Connor, Director, Intramural & Club Sports
Shane Ferrara, Coordinator, Intramural & Club Sports
AFC IM-Rec Sports Business Office 434-924-3791
Participation in the Intramural Sports Program is completely voluntary. Individuals participate at their own risk and absolve the University of Virginia of responsibility for any injuries incurred during the activity. All individuals should be in good physical condition. Participants are encouraged to provide their own health insurance and to receive a health examination yearly.
All participants must wear shoes. For outdoor sports, rubber cleated shoes and screw-in cleats will be allowed. Metal cleats of any kind, open heel and/or toe shoes are prohibited. For indoor sports, court shoes must be worn. Any item deemed to be dangerous by Intramural Staff may not be worn during a game.
All types of jewelry (aside from medical bracelets) are prohibited in every sport - no exceptions.
Men's - Teams consist mainly of male students, faculty, staff and spouses. Females may participate in this league.
Open - Teams may consist of students, faculty, staff and spouses. Teams may have any number of male and/or female participants.
Fraternity - Fraternities registered with the Dean of Students Office may compete in the Fraternity League. Teams may consist of the full-time UVA students (minimum 12 credit hours) that are listed on the charter in the Inter-Fraternity Council Office. Full-time grad students can participate in the league if they were an undergraduate member of the fraternity at UVA.
Women's - Teams may consist of female students, faculty, staff, and spouses.
Co-Rec - Teams may consist of students, faculty, staff, and spouses. Teams are required to have both male and female participants.
Divisions - Most Men's and CoRec Leagues will be broken into Competitive and Recreational Divisions for playoffs, based on the teams’ winning percentages during the regular season. In these leagues, teams with a winning percentage above .500 will be placed in the Competitive Division. Teams with a winning percentage of .500 or below will be placed in the Recreational Division.
Free Agency is designed to aid those interested in participating in a particular sport who are lacking a team with which to play. Individuals who do not have a team are encouraged to register through imleagues.com as Free Agents. Participants searching for additional players to complete their teams are able to search imleagues.com for registered Free Agents in all sports.
The IM-Rec Sports Department assesses charges for participation in Intramural activities. See the Intramurals Schedule page for activity fee details. All entry fees are payable by check, cash, or major credit card at the time of entry.
Team captains and participants are responsible for knowing their team’s schedule. In most cases, teams play their regular season contests on the same day throughout the regular season. Scheduling information will be posted on the IM-Rec Sports Department’s web page at IM Leagues and at a sport’s particular site.
EMPLOYMENT WITH INTRAMURAL SPORTS
Student Officials and Supervisors are hired to work for the IM-Rec Sports Department’s Intramural Program. The essential qualities for all employees are dependability, self-confidence, a willingness to learn the rules, and the ability to communicate tactfully with participants. Training clinics and scrimmages are held prior to the start of each sport season. Interested individuals should consult the IM-Rec Sports Department’s Program Schedule for Intramural Officials Introduction Meeting times, dates, and locations or check out the IM Jobs page.
Champion T-shirts are awarded to the Champions of each sport (teams may receive up to but no more than twice the amount of players required to field a team). A photo of each Championship Team will also be displayed on the Intramural Wall of Fame.