The Sport Club Manual is a must read for all sport club participants, coaches, advisors and anyone who thinks they may want to start a club. The manual provides all of the policies and procedures that govern our Sport Club program. The information ranges from how to request facility space, how to obtain funding via allocation, nationals or fundraising to securing Coca-Cola beverages for your event.
Do Sports Easy
Do Sports Easy is an automated program that allows the Competitive Sports office to document information electronically and communicate with all of our partipants. This program allows for us to eliminate some of our paperwork and it gives everyone 24/7 online access.
Visiting Team Assumption of Risk
To receive reimbursement funds, presidents or treasurers must complete a reimbursement form with the attached receipt and submit to the Competitive Sports Office. The allocation money cannot be used for social or food expenses. Presidents and treasurers should avoid turning in receipts with these items on them.
National Funding Request
To help offset the cost of clubs attending nationals or a national event, clubs may apply for additional funds. The Competitive Sports Office will allocate funds to deserving clubs depending on departmental budget.
New Club Application
How to become a sport club with the Department of Recreational Sports
• The club must be a current registered student organization in good standing for at least two consecutive
• The club must have minimum of 15 active student members and show proof on roster.
• The club must have a nationally recognized governing body.
• This club cannot be a duplicate nor have strong similarities of a current sport club.
• It is strongly suggested that the sport be an Olympic sport or recognized internationally or by the NCAA.
• The clubs purpose and activity must be consistent with Competitive Sports purpose and philosophy.
• The proposed sport club must be the sport in its truest form, not an adaption of the sport or game.
• Complete the Sport Club Application form.
The Department of Recreational Sports reserves the right to reject any request if it does not meet the mission, vision, and values of the department or meet an athletic purpose
Yearly Space Request Form
This form must be filled out completely in order to receive practice space for the upcoming academic year. This form only need to be filled out for clubs requesting indoor facility space.
Facility Request Form
A sport club special event is any sport club event outside of regularly scheduled practices. Special events include the following:
• Demonstration Nights
• Other events deemed by Competitive Sports Office
This form should be used to tell the story of your club's semester. The information gathered from this form allows us to better advocate for the clubs. This form is require to be filled out completely and accurately.
OSU Trademark & Licensing
Uniforms or competition required apparel is exempt from royalties for Sport Club Teams recognized through Ohio State University Rec-Sport Program.
All designs are to be submitted to Trademark and Licensing for approval.
OSU Brand Guidelines
A brand is more than a logo. It is the voice we use to tell our stories. It is the experience people have with our university. Our brand guidelines are the tools we use to create those stories and reinforce those experiences; they are the operating manual for looking, speaking, and acting as One University.
We all play a role in strengthening our brand. You can help by incorporating these guidelines into the marketing and communications materials you create. The tools are flexible enough to help you create a full range of expression for your specific audience, while still allowing our shared strengths and aspirations to shine.
Through consistent use, these guidelines will amplify the impact of our brand in an increasingly competitive academic marketplace. Thousands of stories, one voice. That is the power of Ohio State.