Conference USA is a collegiate athletic conference whose current member institutions are located within the Southern United States. The conference participates in the NCAA's Division I in all sports. C-USA's offices are located in Dallas, Texas.
All conference usa (c-usa) institutions sponsor fbs football, along with several other men's and women's athletic programs. C-usa sponsors competition in 19 sports - nine for men (baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, soccer, tennis and indoor and outdoor track and field) and ten for women (basketball, cross country, golf, softball, soccer, swimming and diving, tennis, indoor and outdoor track and field and volleyball).
To promote academic excellence, c-usa annually awards fifteen postgraduate scholarships, along with the sport academic award, scholar athletes of the year award, institutional academic excellence award, all-academic team awards, commissioner's honor roll and commissioner's academic medal.