Welcome to Black Hawk College Athletics!
Black Hawk College belongs to the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Region IV. The region includes men’s and women’s sports at 28 northern Illinois two-year colleges and two southern Wisconsin two-year colleges. NJCAA recognizes Black Hawk College as having two athletic programs because the college fields separate teams for each campus.
The Arrowhead Conference includes seven community college athletic programs in northern Illinois – Black Hawk College (Quad-Cities Campus and East Campus), Carl Sandburg College, Highland Community College, Illinois Valley Community College, Kishwaukee College and Sauk Valley Community College.
Opportunities at Black Hawk College begin with being a student-athlete participating in an extracurricular activity and end with earning an associate degree.
When participating on a team, Black Hawk College student-athletes have the opportunity to win the following team awards:
- NJCAA championship
- Region IV championship
- Arrowhead Conference championship
- President’s Award
As an individual, a student-athlete can win:
- All-American Award
- Academic All-American
- All-Region recipient
- All-Arrowhead Conference recipient
- Bob Bopp Arrowhead Conference Award
- All-Academic All-Conference recipient
If you are an interested student-athlete, please fill out the form on the “How does an athlete begin the process?”