The official site of the Western Dakota Association

Bismarck Legacy (2013-present)

Park River

(1980-82)

Harvey 

(1960-64;

1982-88)


Rugby (1953-64)

Center (1993-99)



1930                    1940                    1950                    1960                    1970                    1980                    1990                    2000                    2010                     2020                

                                    

Hazen-Beulah (1992-present)

Bottineau (1980-present)

Devils Lake/Devils Lake-Cando (1980-2006)

Dickinson Trinity (1969-91)

St. Leo's/Minot Bishop Ryan (1944; 1952-53; 1963-1977; 1990-2009; 2010-present)

Beulah (1998-2006)



Bismarck Century  (1975-present)

Mandan (1938-present)

Minot High (1938-present)

Bismarck St. Mary's (1944-present)

Jamestown (1944-63; 1980-present)

Dickinson (1938-present)

Williston (1938-present)

Bismarck High (1938-present)

TMCHS (Belcourt)  (1982; 1990-present)

WDA Membership Timeline

1992

Hazen-Beulah joins WDA for boys hockey

1993

Center joins WDA for boys swim/diving; TMCHS begins WDA play in football

1995

Jamestown joins WDA for boys/girls soccer

1996

Jamestown leaves WDA in boys hockey; TMCHS moves to AA in football

1997

Jamestown joins WDA in football

1998

Beulah joins WDA as full members

1999

Center leaves WDA in boys swim/diving

2006

Jamestown rejoins WDA as full members; Devils Lake leaves WDA in hockey; Beulah leave WDA and rejoins Class B

2008

St. Mary’s moves to Class AA in football

2013

Bismarck Legacy joins WDA; WDA celebrates 75th year of competition































1938

Bismarck, Dickinson, Mandan, Minot, Williston form WDA

1944

St. Mary’s, Jamestown, St. Leo’s (Bishop Ryan) join WDA; St. Leo’s leaves after 1944 season

1952

St. Leo’s (Bishop Ryan) rejoins for football

1953

St. Leo’s (Bishop Ryan) leaves WDA

1954

Rugby joins WDA for football

1960

Rugby, Harvey compete in WDA in basketball

1963

Jamestown leaves WDA to compete as Class A independent

1964

Minot (Bishop) Ryan rejoins WDA as full members; Rugby and Harvey leave conference

1969

Dickinson Trinity joins WDA

1975

Bismarck Century joins WDA

1977

Minot Ryan leaves WDA to compete as Class A independent, tennis programs remain in conf.

1980

Bottineau, Devils Lake, Jamestown, Park River join WDA in boys hockey

1982

Bottineau, Harvey, TMCHS (Belcourt) join in volleyball; Park River leaves WDA in hockey; Minot Bishop Ryan’s gymnastics program competes in WDA

1986

Harvey leaves to play Class B volleyball

1989

Minot Ryan joins WDA for volleyball

1990

Dick. Trinity joins WDA for volleyball; TMCHS becomes full member; Bottineau leaves to play Class B volleyball

1991

Dick. Trinity, Minot Ryan leave WDA to compete in Class B; keep tennis programs in WDA