June 11th of 2007, in Blumenau (BRA) our story began. The organization of North America, ODUCC (Central America and Caribbean University Sports Organization) and COSUD (South American Confederation of University Sports) unified under the name of ODUPA (Pan-American Unviersity Sports Organization) and that day the federation that was going to change the life of thousand of athletes-students, leaders and national federationes, was born.

2015 was an special year, the federation that join the countries of our continent, changed its name from ODUPA to FISU AMERICA, as we know today.

A characteristic of the university sports in our region, is the ambition of keep growing. As a prove of that fire in the continent that is constantly pushing for more, in 2017 many events were organized, like the 1st FISU AMERICA 3X3 in Buenos Aires, Argentina; the 1st FISU AMERICA Forum in Puerto la Cruz, Venezuela and the 1st Strategic Dialogue and Congress of Presidents in Goiânia, Brazil, also a Memorandum of Understanding with FISU, was signed.

June 11th of 2007, in Blumenau (BRA) our story began. The organization of North America, ODUCC (Central America and Caribbean University Sports Organization) and COSUD (South American Confederation of University Sports) unified under the name of ODUPA (Pan-American Unviersity Sports Organization) and that day the federation that was going to change the life of thousand of athletes-students, leaders and national federationes, was born.

2015 was a special year, the federation that join the countries of our continent, changed its name from ODUPA to FISU AMERICA, as we know today.

A characteristic of the university sports in our region, is the ambition of keep growing. As a proof of that fire in the continent that is constantly pushing for more, in 2017 many events were organized, like the 1st FISU AMERICA 3X3 in Buenos Aires, Argentina; the 1st FISU AMERICA Forum in Puerto la Cruz, Venezuela and the 1st Strategic Dialogue and Congress of Presidents in Goiânia, Brazil, also a Memorandum of Understanding with FISU, was signed.

Once the continental competitions started, the university sports of FISU AMERICA was asking for a competition that meet all the disciplines and that is how the FISU AMERICA Games San Pablo 2018 were organized.
Also in 2018 were carried out the 2nd FISU AMERICA 3×3 in Santa Tecla, El Salvador, and the 2nd FISU AMERICA Forum, celebrated in the City of Mexico.

Last year, the continental events became a healthy practice, for that reason, international competitions and also management events for the future of university sports in America were organized. The 2nd Strategic Dialogue of FISU AMERICA in Bogotá, Colombia; the 1st FISU AMERICA Futsal in Misiones, Argentina; and the Council of Minister of Sports, the 3rd FISU AMERICA 3×3 Maceió, Brazil and the CAGE recognized FISU AMERICA as managerial entity of university sports of America.

The 2020 changed the plans of the world, but FISU AMERICA transform this situation into an opportunity, organizing the 1st FISU AMERICA eSports FIFA20, as a proof of the adaptation and constant change. Without doubts, this was the first challenge of many to come, the federation will keep moving forward always trying to be at the forefront.

After a lot of work of the national federation and the continental, FISU AMERICA keep working for the sake of the university sports in the region, adding members to the different committees of the FISU, being part of the global decisions, looking for a better future of the society. Sports with more opportunities, spreading the values of education, cooperation, and collective and individual effort. Inviting the youth to be better citizens and human being, who fight for the equality and keep looking to build a better society, fairer and where all had the chance to be part of.

FISU AMERICA one continent, one passion

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