California Collegiate Athletic Association
|California Collegiate Athletic Association
|Sports fielded||13 (men's: 6; women's: 7)|
|Headquarters||Walnut Creek, California|
The California Collegiate Athletic Association or CCAA is an intercollegiate athletic conference in the Division II of the NCAA. All of its current members are public universities, and all except for UC San Diego are members of the California State University system.
It was founded in December 1938 and began competition in 1939. The commissioner of the CCAA is Robert Hiegert. CCAA offices are located in Walnut Creek, California, which is also the city where the Pac-12 Conference headquarters are located. The CCAA is the most storied conference in NCAA Division II history as its former and current members boast a combined number of 151 National Championships.
Current members 
(as of 2011)
(as of 2013)
|California State University, Chico
|California State University, East Bay
(Cal State East Bay)
|California State University, Monterey Bay
(Cal State Monterey Bay)
|California State University, Stanislaus
(Cal State Stanislaus)
|Humboldt State University||Arcata||1913||Public||7,435||$22.0 million||Lumberjacks||2006-07||7||1|
|Sonoma State University||Rohnert Park||1960||Public||8,769||$34.2 million||Seawolves||1998-99||13||2|
|California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
(Cal Poly Pomona)
|California State University, Dominguez Hills
(Cal State Dominguez Hills)
|California State University, Los Angeles
(Cal State Los Angeles)
|Los Angeles||1947||Public||21,051||$19.2 million||Golden Eagles||1950-51,
|California State University, San Bernardino
(Cal State San Bernardino)
|San Bernardino||1965||Public||17,066||$19.7 million||Coyotes||1991-92||20||0|
|San Francisco State University||San Francisco||1899||Public||30,125||$49.0 million||Gators||1998-99||1||0|
|University of California, San Diego
(UC San Diego)
|La Jolla||1960||Public||20,339||$378.5 million||Tritons||2000-01
* - Cal State Los Angeles left the CCAA after the 1968-69 season to become a charter member of the Pacific Coast Athletic Association, now known as the Big West Conference. However, the Golden Eagles would re-join the CCAA in the 1974-75 season.
Former members 
* - Charter member
- Pacific will join the West Coast Conference (WCC) for all sports in 2013. It had been a charter member of that conference in 1952, but left in 1971.
- For two seasons (1955–1957), Fresno State had dual membership in the CCAA and West Coast Athletic Conference (today's WCC).
- San Jose State will join the Mountain West Conference for all sports in 2013.
- Cal Poly and UC Davis are football-only associate members of the Big Sky Conference.
- Grand Canyon will reclassify to Division I beginning in 2013–14 as a member of the Western Athletic Conference (WAC).
- Cal State Bakersfield will join the WAC for all sports in 2013.
Membership timeline 
Sports sponsored 
The CCAA sponsors seven sports for women and six sports for men. The CCAA sponsors cross country, soccer, volleyball, basketball, tennis, outdoor track & field, and softball for women. For men, the CCAA sponsors cross country, soccer, basketball, golf, outdoor track and field, and baseball. Cross country, soccer and volleyball are autumn sports, basketball is a winter sport, and tennis, golf, outdoor track & field, softball, and baseball are spring sports. Throughout the years, CCAA teams have won 151 NCAA championships in their sports, which is best among all Division II conferences.
The CCAA has a Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, which is made up of student-athletes from each of the eleven member institutions.
Conference facilities 
Facility capacities taken from conference website unless otherwise noted. (See External Links section.)
See also 
- Big West Conference, a Division I conference that consists predominantly of California schools. Seven out of its nine members (Hawaii and UC Irvine being the exceptions) are former members of the CCAA.
- California Pacific Conference, an NAIA Division I conference that consisted entirely of California schools from its formation in 1996 until 2012.
- Golden State Athletic Conference, an NAIA Division I conference that consisted entirely of California schools from its formation in 1986 until 2012.
- "NCAA Division II WebPages". Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. Archived from the original on 2008-06-09. Retrieved 2008-09-12.
- "Quick Facts". CCAA. Retrieved 2008-09-12.
- "Commissioner's Office". CCAA. Retrieved 2008-09-12.
- "NCAA Champions from the CCAA". CCAA. Retrieved 2008-09-12.
- As of June 30, 2011. "U.S. and Canadian Institutions Listed by Fiscal Year 2011 Endowment Market Value and Percentage Change in Endowment Market Value from FY 2010 to FY 2011" (PDF). National Association of College and University Business Officers. January 17, 2012. p. 21. Retrieved March 8, 2012.
- "All-Time CCAA Champions". CCAA. Retrieved 2011-09-17.
- "NCAA Champions from the CCAA". California Collegiate Athletic Association. Retrieved 2013-04-08.
- "Los Angeles Sports Council - L.A. Facilities". Lasports.org. Retrieved 2012-04-01.
- "California Collegiate Athletic Association". Goccaa.org. Retrieved 2012-04-01.