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The Club Sports Program consists of recognized student organizations whose goals are to promote and develop common sports or recreation related interests. Each club sport has been formed, organized, managed and maintained by student leaders at UT Dallas.

Recreational Sports is here to provide encouragement, guidance and general supervision for the affiliated clubs, but the emphasis is on student leadership to initiate, organize, operate and participate.

To learn more about the Club Sports Program or how to start a new club, contact the Club Sports Office at 972-883-6306.

Archery

The UT Dallas Archery Club's focus is to get students into archery. Membership in the club provides range use and equipment. Personal equipment is welcome. Meeting schedules will be adjusted to members' new class schedules. The first two Mondays of each semester will be an open house event available to all college students (valid school ID required). These events are free and are focused on teaching people to start shooting a bow.

Practices
Mondays 7-9 p.m.
Texas Archery (TXAA), 600B Accent Dr, Plano, TX

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Contact — Philip Barker, cometarchery@gmail.com

Bass Fishing

Need someone to fish with? Join Bass Fishing to have fun and meet new people and fishing partners. Competition is optional.

Contact — Dan Nguyen, nguyen6591@gmail.com

Bowling

Bowling is a co-ed club that teaches students how to bowl, and strives to provide an opportunity to compete at tournaments.

Practices
Tuesdays 9 p.m.
AMF Richardson Lanes
2101 N. Central Expy, Richardson, TX

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Contact — Lisa Sturm, lms098020@utdallas.edu

Cycling

Contact — Zack Sutton, utdcycling@gmail.com

Fencing

Fencing is a co-ed club for the instruction and practice of sword-play with each of the three sport weapons: foil, epee and saber. All skill levels are welcome, and absolutely no experience is necessary. Just come ready to have fun and learn a lot!

Practices
Mondays & Thursdays 10 p.m.-midnight, Saturdays 3-5 p.m.
AC Auxiliary Gym

Contact —Matt May, utdfencingleader@gmail.com

Gymnastics

No experience necessary. All members will be encouraged to compete, but is not required. Come join us for a relaxed and fun atmosphere.

Practices
Mondays-Thursdays 6:45-9 p.m.
Eagles Wings Athletics, 104 N Greenville Ave, Allen, TX

WebsitesTexas Gym Conference, National Association of Intercollegiate Gymnastics Clubs
Contact — Tommy Trompeter, utdgymnastics@gmail.com

Indoor Soccer

Indoor Soccer is a second-year club with many participants. All skill levels are welcome and no prior experience is necessary.

Practices
Mondays & Wednesdays 5-7 p.m.
Saturdays 5-7 p.m.
AC Auxiliary Gym

Contact — Ismail Mpiana, ixm120330@utdallas.edu

Japanese Karate

Come join Japanese Karate to learn self-defense. Open to all skill levels.

Practices
Tuesdays & Thursdays 6:30-8 p.m., Saturdays 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
AC Multipurpose Room Green

Contact — Ethan Whittemore, erw091020@utdallas.edu

Jujutsu

Jujutsu is a co-ed club focusing on self discipline as well as self-defense through the study of Jujutsu, Aikijutsu, Judo and Karate. No previous experience is required. Come willing to learn.

Practices
Mondays & Wednesdays 5-7 p.m., Saturdays 8-11 a.m.
AC Multipurpose Room Green

Contact — Dustin Endres, dxe110630@utdallas.edu

Lacrosse - Men's

The Lacrosse Club strives to provide the opportunity for competitive lacrosse among all registered members of any ability. Good sportsmanship, fair play, team spirit and participation by all club sport athletes in all practices and meets are the club's goals throughout the entire academic year. Lacrosse athletes will develop and improve their competitive skills in a fun, safe and healthy environment. No experience neccessary.

Practices
Mondays & Wednesdays 7-9 p.m., Soccer Field #4

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Contact — Derek Aguirre (Student President), dxa120630@utdallas.edu, Zac Gutierrez (Coach), zgutierrez20@yahoo.com

Mixed Martial Arts

Mixed Martial Arts is one of the newest self-defense clubs at UT Dallas. All skill levels are welcome!

Practices
Thursdays 4-6 p.m, Fridays 3-5 p.m.
AC Multipurpose Room Green

Contact —Morgan Juhl, morganjuhl@sbcglobal.net

Longboard

UT Dallas Longboard Club is a group of riders of all different experience/skill levels that get together to have a great time and skate safe. We skate everything from cruising around campus to free riding to downhill and racing! We promote skating with the proper safety equipment while also having the most fun on and off campus!

Practices
Mondays 8-10 p.m.
Clark Center Parking Lot

Websiteutdlongboardclub.com
Contact — Bryan Nguyen, bry129@gmail.com

Paintball

The purpose of the UT Dallas Paintball Club is to engage in the active sport of paintball and teach students valuable skills in communication, teamwork and strategic maneuvering. The club works to develop evasive structure, strategic teamwork, decisive reasoning, flanking operations, hand eye coordination, and other associated skills.

Practices
Thursdays 4-6 p.m, Fridays 3-5 p.m., third Saturdays of each month
Fort Paintball
4404 Dillehay Dr, Allen, TX

Contact — Matt Engles, mce101020@utdallas.edu

Rock Climbing

Rock climbing is a co-ed club looking for camaraderie, new climbing partners and a little bit of competition in a growing sport! All levels of climbers are welcome, first practice is free and includes gear rental and belay lesson.

Practices
Thursdays 9-11 p.m., Sundays 6-8:30 p.m.
Summit Climbing Gym, 9201 Forest Ln, Dallas, TX

Websiteusaclimbing.net
Contact — Jori Atchinson, jorilynne123@gmail.com

Running

The UT Dallas Running Club's focus is to create an environment where runners of all skill levels train for upcoming competitions or just run with others that share their love of running. The club provides several practices a week and tips and tools runners need to be successful at reaching their goals as well as keeping them updated on competitions each semester.

Practices
Practice times TBA

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Websiteutdrunningclub.weebly.com
Contact — Joseph Caguioa, joc091020@utdallas.edu

Rugby - Men's

Rugby is a combination of football and soccer. All players on the field can tackle and score. No experience required.

Practices
Mondays 7-9 p.m., Wednesdays 9-11 p.m., Fridays, 6-8 p.m.
Field #4

FacebookUT Dallas Rugby
Websiteutdallasrugby.weebly.com
Contact — Vince Dutton, vdutatx@yahoo.com

Rugby - Women's

Rugby is a combination of football and soccer. All players on the field can tackle and score. No experience required.

Practices
Mondays 7-9 p.m, Wednesdays 9-11 p.m., Fridays 6-8 p.m.
Field #4

FacebookUT Dallas Women's Rugby
Websiteutdallasrugby.weebly.com
Contact — Alyssa Gelman, axg126830@utdallas.edu

Soccer

The soccer club strives to provide the opportunity for competitive soccer among all registered members of any soccer ability. Good sportsmanship, fair play, team spirit and participation by all club sport athletes in all practices and meets are the club's goals throughout the entire academic year. Soccer athletes will develop and improve their competitive soccer skills in a fun, safe and healthy environment.

Practices
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 7-9 p.m.
Field #4

Contact — Kevin Tran, kxt110730@utdallas.edu

Squash

Need someone to play with? Join the Squash Club to have fun and meet new people and playing partners.

Practices
Practice times TBA

Contact — Siddharth Sharma, sxs118420@utdallas.edu

Swimming

Swimming is a co-ed club open to all levels of swimmers. Meets are optional for individual events. Come join us for some fun and fast water.

Practices
Mondays & Thursdays 7-8:30 p.m.
AC Natatorium

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Contact — Renee Jonason, utdswimclub@gmail.com

Table Tennis

Table Tennis is one of the newest clubs at UT Dallas. This popular sport is open to all skill levels. Check us out at practice or on YouTube!

Practices
Mondays 7-10 p.m. at AC Orange Multipurpose Room
Thursdays 7-10 p.m. at AC Orange Multipurpose Room

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Contact — Seewon Choi, swc091020@utdallas.edu

Tennis

Tennis is a co-ed club competing in the United States Tennis Association - Collegiate Club Division. The club is open to all skill levels.

Practices
Tuesdays & Thursdays 7-9 p.m, Saturdays 10 a.m.-noon
Tennis Courts

Websitetennisoncampus.com/CollegeClubTennisTeams/UniversityofTexasatDallas.htm

Contact — Kevin Thuesen, kct090020@utdallas.edu

Ultimate Frisbee

Ultimate Frisbee is a co-ed team competing under the Ultimate Players Association. The club competes in various tournaments throughout the year and is quickly gaining respect in the Ultimate Frisbee community.

Practices
Tuesdays & Thursdays 9 p.m.-midnight
Field #4

Contact — Peter Rangel, utdcaptains@gmail.com

Volleyball - Men's

Men's Volleyball is a skill-based competitive team that competes in the Southern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association. The desire to play competitive volleyball is a must.

Practices
Mondays 7-9 p.m.
AC Main Gym

Contact — Tim McDonald, timbo3501@gmail.com

Volleyball - Women's

Women's Volleyball competes against other universities in the Southern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association. The team is always looking for new members who want to play, learn and have fun. All skill levels welcome!

Practices
Tuesdays & Thursdays 7-8:30 p.m.
AC Main Gym

Contact — Brooke Hinson, brooke.hinson@gmail.com


Club Sports Council

The Club Sports Council is comprised of student leaders that represent both the Club Sports Program and the department of Recreational Sports. The purpose of the council is to serve as an advisory board for the Coordinator of Club Sports on general club and program issues.

Council duties include promoting the overall Club Sports Program, reviewing policies and procedures, serving as a disciplinary board when needed, monitoring budget hearings, and serving as the sounding board for all clubs within the Club Sports Program.

For more information, contact Chris McAlpine.

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Meetings

Next Meeting: March 26th, 2014 in the Libra Room of the Student Union.

Special Events

TBA