Intramural Sports

This fall Intramural Sport offerings will look a little different, as programming will be focused on physically-distanced activities or virtual gaming.  We look forward to being able to offer co-ed volleyball, soccer, and basketball leagues again in the future.  The below offerings are designed for current students, as well as faculty/staff. IM participation is free and allows individuals to set goals, socialize, participate in friendly competition and, most importantly, have fun!

Fall 2020 Intramural Sports

Registration is open now, and closes at 11pm on the listed deadline date.

Date Game/Challenge Location Registration Deadline
9/3-9/6 Super Smash Brothers Nintendo Switch Wed, September 2
9/8-9/30 Flint Strava Run/Walk Challenge Strava Wed, September 30
9/18-9/20 Fortnite Duos Xbox/PS4 Thur, September 17
9/21 Virtual Chess Tournament lichess.org Sun, September 20
10/14-11/6 Disc Golf League Mott Park Wed, October 21
10/16-10/17 Fortnite 1v1 (rescheduled from September) multiple Wed, October 14
10/26 Cornhole Tournament  Rec Center, 2-5pm Mon, October 25
10/27 Kan Jam Tournament Rec Center, 2-5pm Tues, October 26
11/6-11/7 Rocket League 1v1 multiple Wed, November 5

Rules will be posted on IMLeagues.  For esport tournaments, players are responsible for scheduling their own game times and self reporting scores by the deadlines communicated via imleagues. Please email clinger@umich.edu with any questions.

virtual chess club flyer

Online Chess

We also have a virtual chess club you can join!  All levels are welcome: you can learn the basics, practice, watch games and join tournaments.

Create an account, and an admin will approve you shortly thereafter.  Open to students, faculty, staff and community members.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to play?
Nothing! There are no registration fees for Intramural Sports.
 
How do I register?
Registration is available on imleagues.com/umflint, and team schedules are posted there as well.  Simply login using your UM-Flint unique name and password, and register your team. 
Who can play IM Sports?
  • Students: To be eligible to participate in the Intramural Sports programs, students must be enrolled at UM-Flint during the appropriate semester when the sport is being played.
  • Faculty/Staff: May participate in the Intramural Sports programs if they are current Recreation Center members. At most, 25% of a team’s roster can be comprised of eligible Faculty/Staff. Eligible Faculty/Staff will not be eligible to participate in any NIRSA sponsored state or regional tournaments.
What does the team captain need to do?
One member of each team must serve as the team captain. They are responsible for registering the team and attending the pre-season captains meeting where league rules are covered.
    Where are games played?

    All Intramural Sports events take place in the Rec Center unless otherwise noted. Participants must adhere to Recreation Center policies, including checking-in at the front counter with their MCard and checking-in with IM staff at the courts/event space.

    Sports Officiating

    The Assistant Director of Intramural & Club Sports is always seeking qualified officials and score keepers. Basic qualifications required of Intramural Officials include thorough knowledge of rules, officiating mechanics, professionalism, poise, and maturity. Officials are paid on a per-hour basis. Interested individuals should contact Chris Clolinger at clinger@umich.edu or (810) 424-5265.

    Sportsmanship

    Every team is responsible for the conduct of its players and followers. Any conduct judged as detrimental to the participants, program or any particular contest, may result in loss of the contest, suspension of the individual player, suspension of the entire team, or other appropriate action. Striking, fighting or other inciting action, whether physical or verbal, will result in automatic suspension of the player(s) and can result in a team suspension. Additional sanctions may be imposed pending investigation of the incident. Individuals who have been ejected from a contest will not be eligible to participate in any Intramural Sports programs until they have made an appointment and met with the Assistant Director prior to their next scheduled game.

    Physical or verbal abuse of any Recreational Services employee or fellow participants will result in automatic suspension. A team must maintain control of its members and repeated questioning of the officials, complaining, and delay of play will result in sanctions. They must also exhibit the high standard of sportsmanship for their group that is expected at an institution of higher education. Any participant or organization suspended from Intramural activities due to violation of Intramural guidelines or sports rules will have the opportunity to participate in due process to ensure protection of rights. The Assistant Director will hear information from all involved parties and make an appropriate decision. A final appeal may be made to the Director of Recreational Services.