Intramural Sports

Intramural sports are one of the best ways to get involved on campus and meet your fellow Pride members. Our unique program lets students of all interests and  skills to get involved.


All students, faculty and staff and members are welcome to participate. For more info, call the Intramural Department at 219-989-2050 or email Matt Dudzik.

You can also follow us on Facebook and Instagram.

PNW offers more than 40 intramural activities at our Hammond campus: from bean bags to basketball there’s something for everyone! See our upcoming schedule and explore the full range of activities below.

Stop by the FRC Building to pick up an entry form or email Matt Dudzik for more info.

Spring 2023 Intramural Schedule

Baking Contest

  • Entry deadline: March 21
  • Round #1 will take place on March 27
  • Cookies can be dropped off in Hammond or Westville

Eating Contest

  • April  3 at 6:30 p.m.
  • SULB Cafeteria
  • Hostess Cupcakes

Open Play Cricket

  • Thursday nights in April at 6:30 p.m.
  • FRC Gym
  • All students/staff welcome; any skill level

Open Play Dodgeball

  • April 24 from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Grassy area between Gyte & Lawshe

**Also coming this Spring: Snow Volleyball, eating contest, Team Handball 3-Point Contest, Free-Throw contest, Ping Pong tournament, and more

Past Intramurals


  • January 19 and 24
  • 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • FRC Gym

4-on-4 Bowling

  • Season Starts: January 31/February 1
  • Games are at Plaza Lanes in Highland
  • Cost: $10 (one-time fee)
  • Games are Tuesday or Wednesday (teams will pick the night they play)

4-on-4 Soccer

  • Season Starts: February 13
  • All games will be played Monday nights in the FRC Gym
  • Entry Deadline: February 9

5-on-5 Basketball

  • Season starts: Sunday, Feb. 19
  • All games played on Sundays in the FRC Gym
  • Entry Deadline: Feb. 14

6 on 6 Co-ed Volleyball

  • Season starts: March 2
  • All games played on Thursday nights
  • Entry Deadline: February 27

Intramural Sports is one of the most popular ways to get involved on-campus with your fellow Pride members. Our unique program allows all interests and playing skills to get involved. Each year over 1,000 students participate! It is a great way to make new friends… and maybe even rivals. For questions or to register – email Matt Dudzik.

Spring 2023 Intramural Schedule

Coming this spring we will offer several Intramural activities on Monday and Wednesday during the mid-day break of 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Upcoming activities include:

  • Fitness Challenge
  • Dodgeball
  • Eating Contest
  • Game Room day
  • & more to come

Past Intramurals

Intramural Ghost Hunting

  • Entry Deadline: February 27
  • Session Time: March 1 at 12:30 p.m. (Pre-meeting 10 minutes before the session – location TBD)
  • We will be exploring parts of Schwarz Hall
  • Space is limited so only sign-up if you are fully committed!
Two students holding cupcakes next to a lion statue

Intramural baking allows students to show off their skills in a tasty way.

Two students smiling behind a billiards table

Intramural billiards is a great space to play and compete in 9-ball.

Five students playing bubble soccer

Bubble soccer is a great, low-stress intramural option!

Many students with bows and arrows

Intramural combat archery is similar to paintball but with soft tip arrows and a bow!

Student smiling at a computer in the Esports room

PNW's Esports Arena features 30 gaming stations using state-of-the-art equipment. This arena is open to all students during designated hours for intramural programs and individual student use.

Student posing with fish

The fishing league occurs during the summer at various parks, allowing students and staff a relaxing intramural option.

Students playing ping pong

Show off your ping pong skills with this exciting intramural!

Students sitting around a table and holding uno cards

You won't want to "skip" out on Intramural Uno.

Students kicking field goals

See how your field goal kicking skills stack up to other students in this intramural contest!

Students sitting around a table eating twinkies

Find out how many sweets you can eat in the intramural eating contest!

Flag Football Team

Intramural flag football is the perfect way to bring friends and competition together!

A student plays ping pong

In honor of PNW’s Intramural founding father, Bob Hayes, the student who best displays the criteria of intramural sports is recognized with the Bob Hayes Participant Award.

Bob Hayes Award Winners


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Intramural Events

Apr 01

PNW 5K Community Walk “Students Helping the Community, One Step at a Time”

Join us in this 5K community walk to raise funds for the FoodBank of Northwest Indiana! Your support will impact the lives of families that are struggling with food insecurity.

Apr 03

Intramural Eating Contest

Get ready for Hostess Cupcakes! The eating contest will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the SULB cafe.

Apr 04

Intramural Open Play Cricket

Open play cricket will take place on Tuesday nights in April at 6:30 p.m. in the FRC Gym. 

Apr 24

Intramural Open Play Dodgeball

Open play dodgeball will take place on April 24 from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the grassy area between Gyte and Lawshe.

Full Intramural Listing


  • 3pt Contest
  • 8-Ball Billards
  • 9-Ball


  • Air Hockey
  • Badminton
  • Baking
  • Basketball
  • Bean Bag Tourney
  • Bench Press Challenge
  • Bocce Ball
  • Bowling


  • Chess
  • College Bowl Pick’em
  • Combat Archery
  • Darts
  • Dodgeball


  • Eating Contest
  • Esports
  • Field Goal
  • Fishing
  • Flag Football
  • Floor Hockey
  • Foosball
  • Free-Throw
  • Frisbee Golf (Frolf)
  • Gardening
  • Ghost Hunting
  • Go-Karts (Roby 600)
  • Golf


  • Home Run Derby
  • H.O.R.S.E
  • Horseshoes
  • “Intra Mural” Art
  • Kick Ball
  • Lacrosse
  • Laser Tag


  • March Madness
  • Mini Golf
  • Mushball
  • Pickleball
  • Ping Pong
  • Racquetball


  •  Sand Volleyball
  • Soccer
  • Texas Hold’em
  • Triva
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • UNO
  • Volleyball
  • Wallyball
  • Wiffleball