A wide variety of men and women’s sports and intercollegiate athletics are available at Butte College. Intercollegiate sports for men include football, basketball, baseball, track, cross country, and soccer. For women, there’s volleyball, cross country, softball, track, golf, soccer, and basketball. Butte College is a member of three intercollegiate conferences: Big 8, Golden Valley and the Northern California Football Alliance. Freshman students are eligible for varsity competition.
The College offers a selection of facilities for both training and competition. The John B. Cowan Sports Complex includes a stadium which hosts track and football activities, an indoor gym, and volleyball courts, baseball and softball diamonds, an archery range, and groomed athletic fields for various sports. All of Butte College’s athletic events are open to the public. Admission is charged for football, basketball, and baseball. Coverage of events is occasionally broadcast on local cable television channels. A schedule of televised athletic events is available through BCTV. For more information on the athletics program, call the Director of Athletics at (530) 895-2521