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Intramurals FAQ

The section below answers common, general questions pertaining to intramural sports here art the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. This is not meant to be an extensive list of questions and answers.

Please contact Competitive Sports Coordinator Garrett Larson at for questions not answered below.

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How do I register an intramural team?

All registrations can be completed online at The earlier you register, the better chance you have to guarantee your team a spot in your desired league.

Can I play if I don't have a team?

The Intramural Sports Program requires full teams for most league play. Any participant wishing to participate, but is unable to create a team of their own, should follow these steps to become a Free Agent:

  1. Sign up on the Free Agent list in their desired activity on IMLeagues to become eligible to be picked up by another team within that league. Please include your contact information and what days you are available to play
  2. If there are enough “Free Agents” within a given league, the Intramural Sports Coordinator will attempt to create a free agents team.
  3. Team captains can select “Free Agents Wanted” if they are in need of more participants.
  4. Joining as a Free Agent does not guarantee that you will be placed on a team. It is in your best interest to reach out to team captains throughout the registration period.
How many players do I need for a team?

Team numbers vary dependent upon the sport you are playing. The number of players can be found I the rules document for each sport. There will be a minimum number of players required to start a game as well as a maximum amount allowed on a roster.

Where can I find Intramural rules?

Rules for each sport can be found here. They can also be found at in the “Rules & Handbooks” Section.

What are the captains' meetings?

Team captains meet to cover the rules, policies, and procedures of the sport they are participating in, and to pick up their play schedules. Meetings will be held for select sports and will be held the Sunday prior to the start of league play.

Who can play?

Currently enrolled UW - Eau Claire students are eligible to enjoy all intramural privileges. Currently employed faculty/staff members are also eligible to participate. All participants must check-in with their Blugold ID before each contest.  

CVTC students are eligible to participate in Intramural activities with purchase of an Inter-Institutional Agreement Card (IIA) payable at the cashier’s office. After purchase of an IIA card, CVTC students must go to the Hilltop Recreation Office during open business hours to complete a roster form and be placed on their desired team roster.

Please contact Garrett Larson, Competitive Sports Coordinator, by email at or by phone at 715-836-5732 if you have any eligibility questions.

Where do games take place?

The Intramural activities at UWEC are played on some of the most outstanding collegiate recreational facilities in the nation. Indoor sports take place in the McPhee/Olson complex and/or the Olson Addition on a newly resurfaced floor.

All outdoor activities are played at the newly turfed Simpson Field or the Bollinger Field Complex which boasts two multipurpose fields, four recreational softball fields, a varsity softball field, a baseball field, a varsity soccer field, and a rugby pitch.

Who can be an intramural official?

If you are energetic, enthusiastic, and want to meet people while you earn some extra spending money, then YOU can be an official. Intramural officials are the backbone of our program. Training is provided so previous experience is not a required. All you need is the desire to learn and have fun.

Please contact Garrett Larson, Competitive Sports Coordinator, by email at or by phone at 715-836-5732 if you are interested. You can also apply at

Are there risks involved?

The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Recreation Program strives to conduct all activities in the safest manner possible. However, due to the inherent risk of accident or injury in any activity, it is the responsibility of each participant to have insurance, to be aware that there are assumed risks involved in participating, and that participation is entirely voluntary.

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