Rebels – Varsity

Rebels Athletics provides students with the opportunity to take part in athletics, both as participants and fans. Varsity sport activities are available to all students and cater to those interested in the pursuit of excellence.

Rebels Athletics will strive to lift the pride and spirit of the college community and enhance the student experience through and attainment of conference athletic awards and championships, we are also committed to overall development of our student athletes including physically, mentally and emotionally while striving for excellence while being a part of a varsity athletics team.

The following are some specific objectives of Red River College athletics:

  • To provide opportunities for students to participate and excel to their highest potential on an athletic team at the college level
  • To emphasize personal character development through involvement on a varsity team
  • To promote leadership development of student athletes on their various teams
  • To promote school spirit and pride by providing an elite level of athletic participation as a form of entertainment

We participate in the Manitoba College Athletics Association and the Northern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (basketball only).

The MCAC is the governing body for intercollegiate athletics in Manitoba. Its mission is to foster the development of the student-athlete through the administration and promotion of intercollegiate athletics as part of the education experience and provide a leadership role in the development of sport in Manitoba.

NIAC is made up of ten colleges in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and Manitoba. NIAC sponsors men’s and women’s basketball for member institutions.

RRC students can try out for the following teams each year. Basketball (men’s and women’s), Futsal (men’s and women’s),  Soccer (men’s and women’s) and Volleyball (men’s and women’s).