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Massachusetts is home to not only several MARS sponsored events each year, but we are also regularly home to NIRSA Championship tournaments and regional/national conferences. Remember to check out the NIRSA Region 1 website for information about nearby events outside of our state.

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MARS Summer Workshop

@ College of the Holy Cross

Wednesday, August 3, 2022

Join us for our summer workshop- full of solution sharing, networking and fun. 

2022 Summer Workshop & Social:


College of the Holy Cross, 1 College Street, Worcester, MA 01610

(Campus Map, Hogan Campus Center 4th Floor)


  • 8:30-9:30a: Check in/Registration opens with light Breakfast

  • 9:30a: Welcome Opening Remarks

  • 10:00-10:50a: Workshop Sessions (3)

  • 11:00-11:50a: Workshop Sessions (3)

  • 12:00-1:30p: Lunch & Network with Sponsors

  • 1:45-2:35p: Workshop Sessions (3)

  • 2:45-3:35p: Workshop Sessions (3)

  • 3:45p: Closing & Business Meeting

  • 4:30p: Social - Free Play Arcade (21+) & Alternative Opportunity (TBD)


(deadline Monday 7/25!)

Includes Workshop, Light Breakfast, Lunch, Social & Appetizers

$40 for professionals 

FREE for students


Email us at marsnirsa@gmail.com if you are interested in

presenting, volunteering or more.

NIRSA Region I Club Soccer

The NIRSA Region 1 Club Soccer team is looking for Region 1 members interested in gaining experience with the NIRSA Championship Series. Region 1 Club Soccer Divisional Coordinators are members of the Region 1 Club Soccer Administrative team. The Divisional Coordinator will be included in discussions regarding the league constitution and will have weekly administrative responsibilities for their assigned divisions. Divisional Coordinators must make this assignment a weekly priority and can expect about 2-4 hours of work per week. There will be an increased workload in the first and last weeks of the season.


Application Link: https://forms.gle/R8uAeBxakhf4shgk7


Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Roundtables

Quarterly Roundtables

Thank you to Meghan Jordan (Moderator) and Daryl Shreve (Secretary) for their help facilitating these roundtables.

Have Questions? Please email Ryan Parsons (rparsons@bu.edu)

MARS is hosting Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Roundtables on:


Hear from Directors on initiatives that their departments have implemented, and discuss questions/topics from the google form if time allows.

Any MA recreation staff or student is eligible to attend. We hope to see you there!

Check out some of our EDI Resources from past roundtables!