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Intramural Sports - About Intramural Sports

All undergraduate and graduate students currently enrolled at the University of Maine are eligible to participate in the Intramural Sports program. See below for information about what Intramural Sports we offer. Click here to view the Calendar of Events and detailed registration forms.

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Intramural Sports provides an opportunity for students and the University community to participate in a variety of activities at varying skill levels. Also a key training ground for new sport officials, this program provides opportunities for extramural competition. Our activities program includes a comprehensive assortment of sports for men, women, as well as coed competition.


Program Descriptions


3-on-3 Basketball Tournament
Details: Each team will play with three (3) players on the floor at one time. Substitutions may be made during any dead ball but must be announced to the other team prior to initiating the substitution.
Rules: PDF | MS Word Current National Federation Basketball Rules as modified by UMaine Campus Recreation will be used. Players may play for only one team. If you have one player competing that is over 6’2”, you must sign-up for the over 6’2” Division.
Eligibility: Competition is open to all current UMaine students, employees, and their spouses. Current or former collegiate letter winners in basketball are not eligible for this activity.
Register Online as a Team | Register Online as Individual / Free Agent

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3-Point Shoot Out
A competition where players shoot a specific number of basketballs in a given time period from beyond the three-point line on a basketball court. The winner is the person who makes the most shots. A coed team is one man and one woman. Be sure to sign up as a coed team before shooting.
Rules: PDF | MS Word

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Badminton Tournament
Details: Tournament will be played in the SRFC, and will be single elimination. Competitors can compete in either singles or doubles competition.
Pre-registration required.
Eligibility: Competition is open to all current UMaine students, employees, and their spouses.
Rules: PDF | MS Word
Register Online as a Team | Register Online as Individual / Free Agent
(Informal badminton can be played at the SRFC during the year.)

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Basketball – Women/Men/Co-Ed
Details: One of the most popular Intramural Sports, basketball is offered in severaldivisions. Eachteam must be represented at the Captains’ Meeting.
Rules: PDF | MS Word
Register Online as a Team | Register Online as Individual / Free Agent
(Campus Recreation needs officials for this and other sports. For more information about sports officiating contact Campus Recreation at 581-1234.)

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Bench Press Meet
Details: This is both an individual and team competition where lifters are separated based on gender and weight. A standardized lifting formula is used based on the individual’s weight to get a score for each lifter. The winner is determined using this formula along with maximum lift from the lifter.
Eligibility: Competition is open to all current UMaine students and employees.
Register Online as a Team | Register Online as Individual / Free Agent

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Black Bear 5K Race
Fun 5k race! Click here for date and details.

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Black Bear Triathlon
This is a great race for first-timers and experienced triathletes who are looking for a fun sprint. Do all 3 legs yourself or form a team with friends. Click here for date and details.

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Black Bear XC Ski Race
Choose between the 5k or 14k! Click here for date and details.

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Broomball Tournament
Details: Broomball is a sport that is a combination of ice hockey and indoor soccer. The players run on the ice instead of skating while using a “broom” to control the ball and score. Tournament will take place on the outdoor ice rink… it’s limited to the first 16 teams with 6 people on each team, so don’t wait.
Eligibility: Competition is open to all current UMaine students, employees, and their spouses.
Rules: PDF | MS Word
Register Online as a Team | Register Online as Individual / Free Agent

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Dodgeball Tournament
Details: A game played by two opposing teams of 5-10 players where players must remain in their designated play area unless retrieving stray balls. A player is considered out when he/she is hit by a ball below the head or steps outside the designated area. The format will be a modified elimination tournament. Each player may only play for one team.
Eligibility: Competition is open to all current UMaine students, employees, and their spouses.
Rules: PDF | MS Word
Register Online as a Team | Register Online as Individual / Free Agent

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Field Hockey
Details: A game played on turf between two teams of 5 players using the width of the football field as the ends to the field. No goalies are used, but a designated kicking back is allowed. Each team must be represented at the Captains’ Meeting. Jerseys, field hockey balls, and goals are provided. Players should provide their own field hockey stick. Rules will follow modified current National Federation Field Hockey Rules.
Eligibility: Competition is open to all current UMaine students, employees, and their spouses.
Rules:  PDF | MS Word
Register Online as a Team | Register Online as Individual / Free Agent
(Campus Recreation needs officials for this and other sports. For more information about sports officiating contact Campus Recreation at 581-1234.)

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Flag Football
Details: Flag football is a game played on the turf or in the Mahaney Dome. Teams consist of seven players that are eligible to receive a forward pass. A player is down when the flag is pulled from his/her waist. Leagues are scheduled for men’s, women’s, and coed play. Limit 16 teams. Each team must be represented at the Flag Football Captains’ Meeting. Footballs and flag belts will be provided and no metal spikes or cleats are permitted. See Rules for more equipment information.
Eligibility: Competition is open to all current UMaine students, employees, and their spouses.
Rules: Indoor: PDF | Indoor: MS WordOutdoor: PDF | Outdoor: MS Word
Register Online as a Team | Register Online as Individual / Free Agent

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Floor Hockey
Details: A game played on a court between two teams of 6 players; one goalie and 5 offensive players. The object of the game is to move the ball down the court and shoot the ball into the opponent’s goal. The goalie is allowed to catch or block the ball using his/her hands or goalie stick. Men’s, women’s and coed play is offered; two women are required for coed teams. Each team must be represented at the Captains’ Meeting. Jerseys, floor hockey balls and sticks, and goals are provided. See rules for more equipment information.
Eligibility: Competition is open to all current UMaine students, employees, and their spouses.
Rules: PDF | MS Word
Register Online as a Team | Register Online as Individual / Free Agent
(Campus Recreation needs officials for this and other sports. For more information about sports officiating contact Campus Recreation at 581-1234.)

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Free Throw Contest
Details: A competition where contestants shoot thirty free throws and win bymaking the most free throws. No pre-registration is required; all sign-ups will occur right before the start of the contest. There will be an individual and team division. Teams consist of no less than 3 members. Coed teams are required to to sign up as a coed team before shooting. Shooters may shoot for only one team. Basketballs, score sheets and supervisors will be provided. Shooters should wear non-marking athletic shoes. No street shoes are permitted.
Eligibility: Competition is open to all current UMaine students, employees, and their spouses. Current or former collegiate letter winners in basketball are not eligible for this activity.
Rules: PDF | MS Word
Register Online as a Team | Register Online as Individual / Free Agent

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Indoor and Dome Soccer
Details: Teams consist of 4 players plus the goalie. A smaller goalie box is used and the goalie is only allowed to roll the ball to half court. Modified high school rules apply. Indoor soccer games are played in the Field House and Dome soccer games are played in the Mahaney Dome. Each team must be represented at the Captains’ Meeting. Soccer balls and team jerseys will be provided and no metal spikes are permitted. See current rules for more equipment information.
Eligibility: Competition is open to all current UMaine students, employees, and their spouses.
Fee: There is a $40 fee for each Dome Soccer entrant, which must be paid at the SRFC front desk prior to the registration deadline.
Rules: PDF | MS Word
Register Online as a Team | Register Online as Individual / Free Agent
(Campus Recreation needs officials for this and other sports. For more information about sports officiating contact Campus Recreation at 581-1234.)

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Indoor Softball
Details: A variation of softball played on a smaller, indoor diamond with a larger, softer ball pitched underhanded. Leagues are offered for men’s, women’s, and coed competition. Teams consist of 6-10 players; coed teams need a minimum of 2 women.
Eligibility: Competition is open to all current UMaine students, employees, and their spouses. Current UMaine Baseball and Softball team members are not eligible for this activity.
Rules: PDF | MS Word
Register Online as a Team | Register Online as Individual / Free Agent

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Indoor Track Meet
Details: This is an All-Points event held in the Memorial Gym Field House that includes high jump, long jump, shot put, 60 yd. hurdles, 60 yd. dash, 300 yd. run, 600 yd. run, 1000 yd. run, 1-mile run, 2-mile run, and a 4 x 1 Lap Relay (1 Lap/Runner). There will be separate fraternity, non-fraternity, & women’s divisions. Individual entrants are welcome!
Captains’ Meeting: Each team must be represented at the Captains’ Meeting. At this time, all final roster changes must be submitted. Individuals not affiliated with a team or organization (free agents) may also attend the Captains’ Meeting but it is not required.
Eligibility: Competition is open to all current UMaine students, employees, and their spouses. No current UMaine track or cross country athletes are eligible for this event. Collegiate letter winners from any institution must wait at least one year since last lettering to be eligible for this meet.
Register Online as a Team | Register Online as Individual / Free Agent

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Iron Man/Woman Contest
Details: A Maine Day contest with four events testing strength and agility: Medball Throw 5-10-5, Pro Agility Run, 20 Yard Sled Push, and 1 lap run around the steam plant field. All events will be timed, and the medball throw will be judged by distance. All times and distances will be assigned a predetermined point value. Winners will be determined by combining results of all 4 events.
Register Online as Individual / Free Agent

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Kickball Tournament
A game played with a rubber kickball by two opposing teams consisting of 6-8 players. Games are played in Field House in the Memorial Gym and follow modified elimination tournament format. The pitcher must roll the ball toward the kicker at a slow rate of speed and the kicker then kicks the ball and runs toward first base. Home runs are possible when a ball is kicked high enough that it reaches the curtain in the Field House.
Eligibility: Competition is open to all current UMaine students, employees, and their spouses. Players may play for only one team.
Rules: PDF | MS Word
Register Online as a Team | Register Online as Individual / Free Agent

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Knockout Contest
Details: We’re going to try and break the national basketball knockout record! No early entries will be accepted.
Eligibility: Competition is open to all current UMaine students, employees, and their spouses.
Rules: PDF | MS Word

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March Madness Basketball Tourney
Details: Current National Federation rules will be in effect as modified by UMaine Campus Recreation.
Eligibility: Competition is open to all current UMaine students, employees, and their spouses.
Rules: PDF | MS Word
Register Online as a Team | Register Online as Individual / Free Agent
(Campus Recreation needs officials for this and other sports. For more information about officiating contact Campus Recreation at 581-1234.)

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Mountain Bike Race
Details: Individual or team competition is available; minimum 2 riders per team. Maximum 50 entrants. Entrants must pick up their race number at least 15 minutes prior to race time. Race starts behind Gannett Hall at the entrance to the bike path. There are two distance options; 5 or 10 miles (the 5-mile race is part of the All Points system.) There is no rain date for this event; in case of snow the event will be cancelled. ANSI helmets REQUIRED of all riders.
Eligibility: Competition is open to all current UMaine students, employees, and their spouses.
Fee: Free to current UMaine students; $5 for all others (due at time of entry).
Rules: PDF | MS Word
Register Online as a Team | Register Online as Individual / Free Agent

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Pre-Season Basketball Tourney
Details: Current National Federation rules will be in effect as modified by UMaine Campus Recreation.
Eligibility: Competition is open to all current UMaine students, employees, and their spouses. Collegiate letter winners must wait at least one year since last lettering to be eligible for this event.
Rules: PDF | MS Word
Register Online as a Team | Register Online as Individual / Free Agent
(Campus Recreation needs officials for this and other sports. For more information about officiating contact Campus Recreation at 581-1234.)

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Outdoor Soccer
Details: Teams play outdoor soccer with six players including the goalie(s). Leagues are offered for men’s, women’s, and coed play. The fall outdoor soccer season is the longest and is played under the lights on the practice fields by the river. Each team must be represented at the Captains’ Meeting. Soccer balls and team jerseys are provided and no metal spikes or cleats are permitted. See current rules for more equipment information. National Federation Soccer Rules as modified by Campus Recreation apply.
Eligibility: Competition is open to all current UMaine students, employees, and their spouses.
Rules: PDF | MS Word
Register Online as a Team | Register Online as Individual / Free Agent
(Campus Recreation needs officials for this and other sports. For more information about officiating contact Campus Recreation at 581-1234.)

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Racquetball Tournament
Details: Single elimination tournament will be played at the SRFC. Leagues are offered for men’s, women’s, and coed play; you must also choose Singles or Doubles when you register.
Eligibility: Competition is open to all current UMaine students, employees, and their spouses.
Rules: PDF | MS Word
Register Online as a Team | Register Online as Individual / Free Agent

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Softball (Slow Pitch)
Details: ASA softball rules are used for all softball games. Teams consist of 10players, with a minimum of 7 required to avoid a forfeit. For coed play, teams are allowed to use 5 men or women on the field. At no time can teams play with more than 5 men during coed games. Teams are allowed to bat as many players as they desire during the game.
Eligibility: Competition is open to all current UMaine students, employees, and their spouses. Current UMaine Baseball and Softball team members are not eligible for this activity.
Rules: PDF | MS Word
Register Online as a Team | Register Online as Individual / Free Agent

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Swim Meet
Details: An All-Points event with separate fraternity, non-fraternity & women’s divisions. Individual entrants also welcome! No swimmer may swim more than 3 events, including relays. Races are as follows:
100 yd. Medley Relay (backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly, freestyle)
100 yd. Individual Medley (butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke, freestyle)
50 yd. Freestyle
50 yd. Butterfly
100 yd. Freestyle
50 yd. Backstroke
50 yd. Breaststroke
200 yd. Freestyle Relay
Eligibility: Competition is open to all current UMaine students, employees, and their spouses. No current UMaine swimmers or divers are eligible. Collegiate letter winners from any institution must wait at least one year since last lettering to be eligible for this meet.
Captains’ Meeting: Each team must be represented at the Captains’ Meeting. At this time, all final roster changes must be submitted. Individuals not affiliated with a team or organization (free agents) may also attend the Captains’ Meeting but it is not required.
Register Online as a Team | Register Online as Individual / Free Agent

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Table Tennis Tournament
Details: Single elimination tournament with mens’ and womens’ divisions. Remember to choose singles or doubles when you register, as well as whether you would like to be in the A (more competitive) or B (less competitive) division.
Eligibility: Competition is open to all current UMaine students, employees, and their spouses.
Rules: PDF | MS Word
Register Online as a Team | Register Online as Individual / Free Agent

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Tennis
Details: Tournament will be played at the Bridge Tennis Courts, and will be single elimination with mens’, womens’, and coed divisions. Remember to choose singles or doubles when you register, as well as whether you would like to be in the A (more competitive) or B (less competitive) division.
Eligibility: Competition is open to all current UMaine students, employees, and their spouses.
Rules: PDF | MS Word
Register Online as a Team | Register Online as Individual / Free Agent

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Ultimate (Frisbee) Tournament
Details: Teams consist of 6 players, and each team must have a minimum of 2 female players. Players may only run freely when not holding the Frisbee, and when a player catches the Frisbee he/she must come to a stop and prepare to throw.Games are played at the Lengyel Field near the Lengyel Gym fields, or at UPark Fields, or (for Indoor Ultimate) in the Mahaney Dome. Each team must be represented at the Captains’ Meeting. Discs and team jerseys will be provided. No metal spikes or cleats are permitted. See current rules for more equipment information.
Eligibility: Open to all current UMaine students, as well as UMaine employees and their spouses.
Rules: PDF | MS Word
Register Online as a Team | Register Online as Individual / Free Agent

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Volleyball
Details: Two volleyball leagues are offered during the year. The fall league is strictly a coed league. During the spring league, both men’s and women’s competitions are available. Six players per team. For coed play, no more than 3 of either gender can play at one time. Each team must be represented at the Captains’ Meeting. Current National Federation rules will be in effect as modified by Campus Recreation.
Eligibility: Competition is open to all current UMaine students, employees, and their spouses.
Rules: PDF | MS Word
Register Online as a Team | Register Online as Individual / Free Agent
(Campus Recreation needs officials for this and other sports. For more information about officiating contact Campus Recreation at 581-1234.)

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