USA South Athletic Conference
|USA South Athletic Conference|
|Sports fielded||14 (men's: 7; women's: 7)|
|Former names||Dixie Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
|Headquarters||Fayetteville, North Carolina|
The USA South Athletic Conference (formerly the Dixie Intercollegiate Athletic Conference or the Dixie Conference) is an athletic conference which competes in the NCAA's Division III. Member schools are located in North Carolina, Virginia, Georgia, Tennessee and Alabama.
During the 2010-2011 season, changes to the membership of the USA South were announced. Three colleges announced plans to join the USA South Conference beginning in the 2012-2013 season while one will depart the league. Piedmont College, LaGrange College  and Maryville College joined the Great South Athletic Conference on July 1, 2012.
Shenandoah University left the USA South on July 1, 2012, to become a full member of the Old Dominion Athletic Conference, a league in which it held associate membership in several sports.
Christopher Newport University will leave the USA South after the 2012-2013 season to join the Capital Athletic Conference in all sports except for football which will remain a USA South affiliate member through the 2015 season.
† - Women's colleges, therefore not competing in men's sports.
‡ - William Peace, formerly known as Peace College, began admitting men for the Fall 2012 semester and is currently sponsoring men's sports.
- - Non-football member
|Institution||Location||Nickname||Founded||Type||Enrollment||Joined||Primary Conference||USA South Sport|
|Christopher Newport University||Newport News, Virginia||Captains||1960||Public||4,793||2013-14||CAC||football|
Former associate members
|USA South Sport|
|Agnes Scott College||Decatur, Georgia||Scottish Terriers||1889||Private||998||2009-10||2013-14||GSAC||women's lacrosse|
|Averett||Cougars Den||5,000||Grant Center||2,500|
|Ferrum||W. B. Adams Stadium||5,500||Swartz Gymnasium||1,200|
|Greensboro||Jamieson Stadium||10,000||Hanes Gymnasium||850|
|Huntingdon||Charles Lee Field at Samford Stadium||2500||Catherine Dixon Roland Arena||976|
|Maryville||Lloyd L. Thornton Stadium||3,000||Boydson-Baird Gymnasium||2,000|
|Mary Baldwin||Non-football school||--||MBC Physical Activities Center||--|
|Meredith||Non-football school||--||Weatherspoon Gymnasium||500|
|Methodist||Monarch Field||1,500||March F. Riddle Center||1,200|
|North Carolina Wesleyan||Rocky Mount Athletic Stadium||5,000||Everett Gymnasium||800|
|Piedmont College||Non-football school||--||Johnny Mize Athletic Center and Cave Arena||1500|
|William Peace||Non-football school||--||Hermann Center||1,000|
- McCormack, Timmy (11 April 2011). "Piedmont College Announces Plan To Join USA South Athletic Conference". Piedmont College Athletics. Retrieved 25 April 2011.
- "LaGrange College accepts invitation to join USA South Athletic Conference". LaGrange Panthers. 21 April 2011. Retrieved 25 April 2011.
- "Johnny Mize Athletic Center with Video". Piedmont Lions. Piedmont College. Retrieved 12 April 2014.