Requirements for Membership

  • Teams must be a recognized organization of their institution  
  • Teams must be comprised of full-time students, all attending the same institution
  • Teams must be from a four-year institution  
  • Teams must carry their own insurance - if coverage is needed, CWPA can assist in locating a carrier
  • Teams must complete the application process


Application Process:

Step 1 The Club Supervisor or Director of Recreation must submit a participation agreement (men by June 1st, women by December 15th)

Step 2 A deposit of $100 must be paid before the end of the academic year. Send fees to:

Collegiate Water Polo Association
129 West 4th Street
Bridgeport, PA 19405

Step 3 A representative of the new team must submit a school profile

Step 4 A team representative must successfully complete the orientation program


CWPA Membership Benefits

Benefit CWPA Independent
Media Guide Yes No
Scheduling Service Yes No
Player Achievement and Team Awards Yes Depends on event
Scholar-athlete awards Yes No
Website Yes Depends on team
Travel Arrangements Yes No
Fundraising Assistance Yes No
Team Kit: Rules Book, Ball, Whistle Yes No
Officiating Bureau Yes No
Online Education Program Yes No
Host Equipment: Scoresheets, Balls, Scorecard Yes No
New Team Orientation Program  Yes No

National Championship Qualification

Yes No

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