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 and Virginia.
Member schools 
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 left 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 has 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.
Current members 
† - 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.
Associate member 
|Institution||Location||Nickname||Founded||Type||Enrollment||Joined||Primary Conference||USA South Sport|
|Agnes Scott College||Decatur, Georgia||Scottish Terriers||1889||Private||998||2009-10||GSAC||women's lacrosse|
Former members 
|Chowan University||Murfreesboro, North Carolina||Hawks||1848||Private||1260||2000||2004||CIAA
(NCAA Division II)
|College of Charleston||Charleston, South Carolina||Cougars||1770||Private||11,320||1963||1970||SoCon
(NCAA Division I)
|Lynchburg College||Lynchburg, Virginia||Fighting Hornets||1903||Private||2500||1963||1976||ODAC|
|Shenandoah University||Winchester, Virginia||Hornets||1875||Private||1767||1992||2012||ODAC|
|St. Andrews Presbyterian University||Laurinburg, North Carolina||Knights||1958||Private||600||1963||1988||AAC
|University of North Carolina at Charlotte||Charlotte, North Carolina||49ers||1961||Public||25,227||1963||1970||Atlantic-10
(NCAA Division I)
|University of North Carolina at Greensboro||Greensboro, North Carolina||Spartans||1891||Public||18,502||1968||1988||SoCon
(NCAA Division I)
|Virginia Wesleyan College||Norfolk, Virginia||Marlins||1961||Private||1446||1970||1989||ODAC|
Future members 
|Covenant College||Lookout Mountain, Georgia||Scots (men's)
Lady Scots (women's)
|Huntingdon College||Montgomery, Alabama||Hawks||1854||Private/Methodist||900||2013|
Membership timeline 
Conference facilities 
|Averett||Cougars Den||5,000||Grant Center||2,500|
|Christopher Newport||Pomoco Stadium||4,200||Freeman Center||2,300|
|Ferrum||W. B. Adams Stadium||5,500||Swartz Gymnasium||1,200|
|Greensboro||Jamieson Stadium||10,000||Hanes Gymnasium||850|
|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||Northern Nash Football Complex||3,500||Everett Gymnasium||800|
|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.