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Encyclopedia > Landmark Conference
Landmark Conference
Data
Classification NCAA Division III
Established 2006
Members 8
Sports fielded 11
Region Northeast
States Maryland, New York,
New Jersey, Pennsylvania,
District of Columbia,
Headquarters Madison, NJ
Commissioner John A. Reeves
Assistant Commissioner Joel Cookson

The Landmark Conference is an intercollegiate athletic conference affiliated with the NCAA’s Division III. Member institutions are located in the eastern United States in the States of Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, and Washington, D.C.. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA, often said NC-Double-A) is a voluntary association of about 1200 institutions, conferences, organizations and individuals that organizes the athletics programs of many colleges and universities in the United States. ... Division III (or DIII) is a division of the National Collegiate Athletic Association of the United States. ... Regional definitions vary The Northeastern United States is a region of the United States defined by the U.S. Census Bureau. ... Official language(s) None (English, de facto) Capital Annapolis Largest city Baltimore Area  Ranked 42nd  - Total 12,407 sq mi (32,133 km²)  - Width 90 miles (145 km)  - Length 249 miles (400 km)  - % water 21  - Latitude 37°53N to 39°43N  - Longitude 75°4W to 79°33... NY redirects here. ... Official language(s) English de facto Capital Trenton Largest city Newark Area  Ranked 47th  - Total 8,729 sq mi (22,608 km²)  - Width 70 miles (110 km)  - Length 150 miles (240 km)  - % water 14. ... Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Area  Ranked 33rd  - Total 46,055 sq mi (119,283 km²)  - Width 280 miles (455 km)  - Length 160 miles (255 km)  - % water 2. ... ... Madison is a Borough located in Morris County, New Jersey, in the United States. ... The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA, often pronounced N-C-Double-A or N-C-Two-A ) is a voluntary association of about 1,200 institutions, conferences, organizations and individuals that organizes the athletic programs of many colleges and universities in the United States. ... Division III (or DIII) is a division of the National Collegiate Athletic Association of the United States. ... Official language(s) None (English, de facto) Capital Annapolis Largest city Baltimore Area  Ranked 42nd  - Total 12,407 sq mi (32,133 km²)  - Width 90 miles (145 km)  - Length 249 miles (400 km)  - % water 21  - Latitude 37°53N to 39°43N  - Longitude 75°4W to 79°33... Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Area  Ranked 33rd  - Total 46,055 sq mi (119,283 km²)  - Width 280 miles (455 km)  - Length 160 miles (255 km)  - % water 2. ... Official language(s) English de facto Capital Trenton Largest city Newark Area  Ranked 47th  - Total 8,729 sq mi (22,608 km²)  - Width 70 miles (110 km)  - Length 150 miles (240 km)  - % water 14. ... NY redirects here. ... Nickname: Motto: Justitia Omnibus (Justice for All) Location of Washington, D.C., in relation to the states Maryland and Virginia Coordinates: , Country United States Federal District District of Columbia Government  - Mayor Adrian M. Fenty (D)  - City Council Chairperson: Vincent C. Gray (D) Ward 1: Jim Graham (D) Ward 2: Jack...

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Current members

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History

When the creation of the new conference was announced on December 13th, 2005, another member institution was included, the Stevens Institute of Technology, but ended up joining the Empire 8. Finally, on November 2006, the University of Scranton became the eighth charter member institution. John A. Reeves began his service as commissioner of the Landmark Conference on September 1, 2006. The first intraconference competition is set for September 15, 2007 at Kings Point, New York, when the University of Scranton meets the United States Merchant Marine Academy in men's soccer. Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... The Empire 8 (or E8) is an intercollegiate athletic conference affiliated with the NCAA’s Division III. // Full member institutions include: Norwich University Springfield College Washington & Jefferson College The Empire 8 can trace its beginnings back to 1964 with the founding of the Independent College Athletic Conference (ICAC). ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... The University of Scranton is a private, co-educational Jesuit university, located in Scranton, Pennsylvania, in the northeast region of the state. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... Kings Point is a village in Nassau County, New York on the North Shore of Long Island. ... The University of Scranton is a private, co-educational Jesuit university, located in Scranton, Pennsylvania, in the northeast region of the state. ... The United States Merchant Marine Academy is one of the five United States service academies. ...


Sports


Football is not sponsored by the Landmark Conference due to only having football programs at 5 of the institutions. Therefore, the United States Merchant Marine Academy and Susquehanna University compete in the Liberty League; Juniata College and Moravian College compete in the Centennial Conference while Catholic University of America plays in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference The Minnesota State High school Cross Country Meet A cross country race in Seaside, Oregon. ... A game of field hockey in progress Field hockey is a popular sport for men and women in many countries around the world. ... Football is a ball game played between two teams of eleven players, each attempting to win by scoring more goals than their opponent. ... Volleyball is an Olympic sport in which two teams separated by a high net use their hands, arms or (rarely) other parts of their bodies to hit a ball back and forth over the net. ... Basketball is a team sport in which two teams of five active players each try to score points against one another by throwing a ball through a 10-foot high hoop (the basket) under organized rules. ... Athletics, also known as track and field or track and field athletics, is a collection of sport events. ... This article concentrates on human swimming. ... A view of the playing field at Busch Memorial Stadium, St. ... The Dive Shot. Lacrosse is a team sport that is played with ten players (mens field), six players (mens box), or twelve players (womens field), each of whom uses a netted stick (the crosse) in order to pass and catch a hard rubber ball with the aim... Athletics, also known as track and field or track and field athletics, is a collection of sport events. ... Softball is a team sport, in which a ball, eleven to twelve inches (or rarely, 16 inches) (28 to 30. ... For other uses, see Tennis (disambiguation). ... Look up Football in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... The United States Merchant Marine Academy is one of the five United States service academies. ... Susquehanna University is a national liberal arts college committed to excellence in educating undergraduate students for productive, creative and reflective lives of achievement, leadership and service in a diverse and interconnected world. ... The Liberty League is an intercollegiate athletic conference affiliated with the NCAA’s Division III. Member institutions are all located in the State of New York. ... Juniata College is a small private liberal arts college located in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania. ... Moravian College is a private liberal arts college located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, United States, in the Lehigh Valley region of Pennsylvania. ... The Centennial Conference is an athletic conference which competes in the NCAAs Division III. Member teams are located in Maryland and Pennsylvania. ... The Catholic University of America (abbreviated CUA), located in Washington, D.C., is unique as the national university of the Roman Catholic Church and as the only higher education institution founded by U.S. Roman Catholic bishops. ... The Old Dominion Athletic Conference is an NCAA Division III athletic conference. ...


Logo

During January 2007, a contest was announced to design a logo for the newly-formed Landmark athletic conference. The contest was only open to undergraduate students from the conference schools. In a first phase, a panel of judges selected a winner at each of the eight Landmark Conference schools. Winners received 250$ each. In a second and final round, on February 6, in Washington, D.C., the presidents of the Landmark schools selected the final design from among the eight first round winners. The logo submitted by Susquehanna University´s graphic design major and men’s lacrosse player Tim Storck ’08, of Cockeysville, Md., was selected. Tim was awarded the $1000 additional price. Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ...


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