Affiliate Organizations

Per Section 16 of the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee Bylaws, eligible for Affiliate status are organizations that qualify under the following categories: i) Community-Based Multisport, ii) Education-Based Multisport, iii) Armed Forces, iv) Recognized Sport, and v) Other and take some active part in the administration of one or more sports or competitions on the program of a Delegation Event, administer other sports that are widely practiced in the United States and/or are organizations (patriotic, educational, or cultural) that are engaged in efforts to promote the participation in, or preparation for, amateur athletic competition.

A full list of members is available below.


National Governing Body Sport(s)
USA Football (USAF) Football
USA Dance (USAD) DanceSport
USA Ultimate (USAU) Flying Disc
Orienteering USA (OUSA) Orienteering
US Polo Association (USPA) Polo
Underwater Society of America (USOA) Underwater Swimming