2015-16
1Southern Oregon University
1Marian University
3Morningside College
4Carroll College
4Saint Xavier University
6Grand View University
7Lindsey Wilson
8MidAmerica Nazarene University
9Missouri Valley College
10Faulkner University
12Northwestern College
22Doane College
 
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Today
Women's Cross Country
Midland vs  
Augustana Twilight
Dakota Wesleyan vs  
Augustana Twilight
Men's Cross Country
Midland vs  
Augustana Twilight
Dakota Wesleyan vs  
Augustana Twilight
Women's Golf
Morningside at  
Day 2 - Mount Marty Invitational
Briar Cliff at  
Day 2 - Mount Marty Invite (Hillcrest CC - Yankton, SD)
Midland at  
Day 2 - Mount Marty Invite
College of Saint Mary at  
Day 2 - Mount Marty Fall Invitational
Dakota Wesleyan vs  
Day 2 - Lancer Invite
Men's Golf
Morningside at  
Day 2 - Mount Marty Invitational
Concordia at  
Mount Marty Invite
Briar Cliff at  
Day 2 - Mount Marty Invite (Hillcrest GC - Yankton, SD)
Dakota Wesleyan vs  
Day 2 - Lancer Invite
Volleyball
Doane vs 3
College of the Ozarks 2
Bellevue Labor Day Classic
Women's Cross Country
Hastings at 10:00 am
Colby Invitational (Colby Country Club)
Today
Women's Cross Country
Midland vs  
Augustana Twilight
Dakota Wesleyan vs  
Augustana Twilight
Men's Cross Country
Midland vs  
Augustana Twilight
Dakota Wesleyan vs  
Augustana Twilight
Women's Golf
Morningside at  
Day 2 - Mount Marty Invitational
Briar Cliff at  
Day 2 - Mount Marty Invite (Hillcrest CC - Yankton, SD)
Midland at  
Day 2 - Mount Marty Invite
College of Saint Mary at  
Day 2 - Mount Marty Fall Invitational
Dakota Wesleyan vs  
Day 2 - Lancer Invite
Men's Golf
Morningside at  
Day 2 - Mount Marty Invitational
Concordia at  
Mount Marty Invite
Briar Cliff at  
Day 2 - Mount Marty Invite (Hillcrest GC - Yankton, SD)
Dakota Wesleyan vs  
Day 2 - Lancer Invite
Women's Cross Country
Hastings at 10:00 am
Colby Invitational (Colby Country Club)
Men's Cross Country
Hastings at 10:00 am
Colby Invitational (Colby Country Club)
Volleyball
Mount Mercy University at 12:00 pm
Mount Marty CST
(12) Northwestern vs 1:00 pm
(15) Madonna University CST
@ Bruins Labor Day Classic
(25) Dordt vs 1:00 pm
Culver-Stockton College CST
Men's Soccer
(RV) Judson College at 2:00 pm
Dordt CST
Volleyball
Nebraska Wesleyan vs 2:00 pm
Concordia College-Moorhead CST
Bethel Tournament
Today
Volleyball
Doane vs 3
University of Saint Francis 0
Bellevue Labor Day Classic
(22) Hastings vs 3
Olivet Nazarene University 1
Bellevue Labor Day Classic
Presentation College at 0
Dakota Wesleyan 3
Corn Palace Classic
Doane vs 3
College of the Ozarks 2
Bellevue Labor Day Classic
Yesterday
Volleyball
(5) Rocky Mountain College at 2
(9) Midland 3
Middle School Night
Men's Soccer
Midland at 4
Friends University 2
Women's Soccer
College of Saint Mary at 2
William Penn University 1
Women's Golf
Briar Cliff at 7th of 9
Day 1 - Mount Marty Invite (Fox Run CC - Yankton, SD)
College of Saint Mary at 8th of 8
Day 1 - Mount Marty Fall Invitational
Men's Golf
Briar Cliff at 11th of 11
Day 1 - Mount Marty Invite (Fox Run GC - Yankton, SD)
Wednesday, Sep 2
Volleyball
Dakota State University at 1
(12) Northwestern 3
Men's Soccer
Mount Marty at 1
Presentation College 5
Women's Soccer
Mount Marty at 1
Presentation College 3
Tuesday, Sep 1
Men's Soccer
Concordia College-Moorhead at 1
Dakota Wesleyan 2
Volleyball
Grace University at 0
(9) Midland 3
Men's Soccer
Morningside at 2
Waldorf College 1
Women's Soccer
(21) Concordia at 7
York College 0
Morningside at 3
Waldorf College 1
Men's Soccer
Nebraska Wesleyan at 3
Central College 1
Concordia at 7
York College 2
 
History of Membership

The Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) is an affiliated conference of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), consisting of 12 private, faith-based colleges and universities in Nebraska, Iowa and South Dakota. Originally founded in 1969 as the Nebraska Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (NIAC), the league retains five of the six charter members - Concordia, Doane, Hastings, Midland and Nebraska Wesleyan.

Learn more about our GPAC members by clicking the school link on the left.

In 1992, the NIAC added Northwestern and became the Nebraska-Iowa Athletic Conference. Eight years later, Dakota Wesleyan, Dordt, Mount Marty and Sioux Falls joined the conference which became the Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) in 2000-2001.

Briar Cliff entered the league in 2002-2003 and Morningside joined starting with the 2003-2004 school year.  Both schools are in Sioux City, Iowa.

In the summer of 2010 Dana College ceased operations (Member from 1969-2010) and in 2011 The University of Sioux Falls discontinued membership in the GPAC (Member from 2000-2011).

In 2015 the GPAC added College of Saint Mary in Omaha, Nebraska, as its 12th member.  

Nebraska Wesleyan's membership in the GPAC will cease after the 2015-2016 academic year.

The GPAC sponsors 19 intercollegiate sports - nine for women and ten for men - and awards an All-Sports Trophy based on the final league standings and conference meet results at the end of each school year.  Competitive Cheer and Dance is offered in the GPAC as an invitational sport (since 2013-2014).

Since the 2005-2006 school year the GPAC has awarded the Christopherson All-Academic Award.  The award is a traveling trophy to be presented annually to the GPAC institution with the best academic performance by its student-athletes in all sports.  The award is named in honor of Dr. Myrvin Christopherson, former President of Dana College.  Christopherson had served as the first chair of the GPAC Council of Presidents. Concordia is the most recent winner of the Christopherson All-Academic Award for their overall GPA in the 2013-2014 academic year.  In conjuction with the Christipherson All-Academic Award annually the GPAC boasts more than 500 NAIA Scholar-Athletes.

Through our first 15 years as  a conference the GPAC has 22 NAIA team National Champions. 

The GPAC remains committed to Academic and Athletic Excellence!