Davidson’s Intramural Sports Program, a division of the Physical Education, Campus Recreation and Wellness Department, provides a wide variety of opportunities for participation for all members of the college community.

The goal of our program is to establish a fun, inviting, and competitive environment for all participants and skill levels. Active participation in any Intramural Sport allows students to achieve their Team Sport Physical Education Requirement.

Available Leagues

Fall Semester Leagues

  • Freshman Flickerball
  • 5 on 5 Flag Football
  • 3 on 3 Basketball
  • 5 on 5 Small Field Soccer

Spring Semester Leagues

  • 5 on 5 Basketball
  • Indoor Volleyball
  • Indoor Soccer
  • Softball


Registration for all Intramural Sports takes place online. Sport registration and regular season dates can be found in the Intramural Registration Portal for current and upcoming sports. All participants are required to create an IM Leagues account associated with their Davidson email address. Team captains are responsible for registering teams and maintaining legal rosters. Please visit the Intramural Registration Portal for step by step instructions to sign up a team for active leagues.

Student Employment Opportunities

Intramural Sports at Davidson provide unique leadership employment opportunities for students with an interest and passion for being involved with sports. Student official positions are offered for freshman flickerball and flag football in the fall semester and 5 on 5 basketball in the spring semester. After accruing at least one semester experience within the program, students may work as site supervisors. This position provides hours throughout the entire year and involves working all sports. Please visit the Handshake hiring portal (login required) for latest student job postings.

Spotlight on Traditions What is Flickerball?

Invented at Davidson College in 1951, Flickerball is an evolution of touch football. First year residence halls compete in annual intramural Flickerball tournaments.