List Of Sports Governing Bodies In The US

List Of Sports Governing Bodies In The US
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Looking for the complete list of sports governing bodies in America?

We’ve compiled them.

While watching your favorite sport, you must have thought about the different rules and regulations and who made them.

Maybe you are stocked with a challenge from a particular sporting activity, and you wish to locate the sport governing bodies website.

This article will expose the different sports governing bodies and their websites. 

What is a Sports Governing Body?

You may be wondering about the importance of a sporting organization?

However, in each country, the different sports governing bodies are saddled with the task of regulating, overseeing, and organizing different sports activities.

These bodies are autonomous and private organizations free from governmental influences.

Apart from overseeing the different activities of sports activities, other functions of these bodies may include; 

  • Making rules and regulations that the sport and its sitting activities 
  • Promotional activities that  the public awareness and perception of the sport 
  • Support and development of Players in its sport  
  • Organizing league games and championships. 

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List of Sports Governing Bodies in the United States & Websites


  • Academy of Model Aeronautics
  • International Aerobatic Club
  • National Aeronautic Association
  • American Cornhole Organization
  • American Cribbage Congress
  • American Federation of Women Bodybuilders
  • American Grandprix Association
  • United States Anti-Doping Agency
  • United States Aquatic Sports (USAS),
  • Athletic Club of Columbus
  • Golden Gate Australian Football League
  • United States Australian Football League,
  • Automobile Racing Club of America




  • USA Diving
  • United States Dragon Boat Federation (USDBF),
  • United States Dressage Federation


  • United States Equestrian Federation



  • American Go Association
  • United States Golf Association (USGA),
  • USA Gymnastics


  • United States Handball Association
  • United States Team Handball Federation
  • USA Team Handball
  • USA Hockey,
  • United States Hunter/Jumper Association


  • Independent Softball Association




  • United States Lifesaving Association
  • Lucas Oil Pro Pulling League


  • Missouri Christian School Athletic Association
  • Tripoli Rocketry Association
  • Motorcycle Industry Council


  • National Association of Amateur Athletes of America
  • National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR),
  • National Association of Rocketry
  • National Bicycle Association
  • National Congress of State Games
  • National Consortium for Academics and Sports
  • National Federation of State High School Associations
  • National Ski Patrol
  • National Stock Car Racing Association
  • National Thoroughbred Racing Association
  • National Tractor Pullers Association
  • Netball America
  • New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA),


  • United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee
  • The Open Organisation Of Lockpickers
  • Oregon Bicycle Racing Association
  • Orienteering USA




  • North American Racquets Association
  • United States Court Tennis Association
  • USA Roller Sports
  • USRowing,
  • American National Rugby League


  • US Sailing,
  • The United Scooter Association,
  • USA Shooting
  • U.S. Ski & Snowboard
  • United States Ski Team
  • United States Snooker Association
  • U.S. Snowboarding
  • Soaring Society of America
  • USA Softball
  • U.S. Squash
  • USA Footvolley
  • USA Swimming


  • USA Table Tennis
  • USA Taekwondo
  • Ted Stevens Olympic and Amateur Sports Act
  • United States Tennis Association,
  • Texas Amateur Athletic Federation
  • Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association
  • USA Track & Field,
  • United States Trampoline & Tumbling Association
  • USA Triathlon (USAT),


  • USA Ultimate
  • Underwater Society of America
  • United States Bobsled and Skeleton Federation
  • United States Carrom Association
  • United States Eventing Association
  • United States Korfball Federation
  • United States of America Netball Association
  • United States Specialty Sports Association
  • US Quidditch
  • US Sumo Federation
  • USA Climbing
  • USA Powerlifting
  • USA Rugby League



  • USA Water Polo
  • USA Water Ski
  • USA Weightlifting
  • National Wheelchair Basketball Association
  • United States Quad Rugby Association
  • World Flying Disc Federation
  • USA Wrestling,

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