NCS⁴ is the nation's only academic center devoted to the study and practice of spectator sports safety and security.

The NCS⁴ supports the advancement of sport safety and security through training and educational programs, research, and outreach activities. The NCS⁴ collaborates with professional sports leagues, intercollegiate and interscholastic athletics, marathon and endurance events, entertainment facilities, as well as professional associations, private sector firms, and government agencies. It is a critical resource for sport venue managers, event managers, first responders, and other key stakeholders.

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Upcoming Events

Marathon and Endurance Events Safety and Security Forum
Dec 6, 2022
Long Beach, MS – USM Gulf Park Campus
Intercollegiate Athletics Safety and Security Forum
Jan 17, 2023
College Station, TX – Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center
[Upcoming] 14th Annual National Sports Safety and Security Conference & Exhibition
Jun 27, 2023
San Antonio, TX – JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country