NIRSA Events


NIRSA Annual Conference

What is the NIRSA Annual Conference?

The Premier Professional Development Event for Leaders in Collegiate Recreation
If your career is in any facet of campus recreation, this is your conference. Often referred to as the “NIRSA family reunion,” this is the premier annual event that brings 3,000 campus rec professionals together for networking, learning, collaborating, and growing.

NIRSA 2018 in Denver, CO is just around the corner! For the latest news and info, visit the NIRSA 2018 website by clicking here.

ORSA Social at NIRSA

We're looking forward to seeing and reconnecting with friends and colleagues from all across Ohio! Don't miss the ORSA social at NIRSA happening at Lime American Cantina - details below:
March 6th, 2018 @ 8-10pm
Lime American Cantina
500 16th Street, #322 Denver, CO 80202


Win an ORSA Mug or Beer Stein at the ORSA Social!

Put your selfie skills to the test! Find Stephanne Musser at the ORSA Social at NIRSA and take a selfie together. Then post it to Instagram, tag the ORSA page and an ORSA friend or co-worker challenging them to find her next. We’ll choose 5 winners at random to receive an ORSA mug or beer stein (depending on what is decided)! Get some momentum going and let's capture lots of great photos!

Images must be posted with all necessary tags on Tuesday, March 6th to qualify. Winners will be contacted following the NIRSA Conference and prizes will be shipped out as soon as the mugs/steins are received. For additional questions, feel free to contact any of the ORSA Marketing Committee members. Have fun and happy posting!


Region III Student Lead On

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What is the Student Lead On Event?

Region III Lead On is a student-led, student-run conference geared towards students and professionals within collegiate recreation. With the goal of fostering student opportunities for leadership, teamwork, networking and professional development; Region III Lead On is the premiere NIRSA regional conference and welcomes 500 students and professionals each year. Now in its 29th year, the conference features educational sessions, networking lunches and socials, teambuilding, facility tours, volunteer opportunities and much more over the three day event.

Thank you to everyone from ORSA who helped plan, participated, presented or attended Lead On this year! Looking forward to next year's event!

Other Region III Events

To learn more about other events taking place in Region III, click here.

Other NIRSA Events & Institutes

To learn more about all the institutes and events that NIRSA offers, click here.