AValley
Members:20
Headquarters:Little Rock,AR
Regions:South Central, South Atlantic, Southeast,
Former Names:Big South,American South
Commissioner:Carter Huff (7th Year)

History
The Big South days
1990
Naples, FGCU, Atlanta, Georgia Baptist, Ft.Lauderdale, Dallas, Coastal (now Asheville State) left the Big Southeast (now the AtlanticWest) to join the Big South. Here were the charter members split up into divisions:East:Atlanta, Coastal (now Asheville State), Georgia Baptist, FGCU, Ft.Lauderdale, and Naples.West:Dallas, UT-Arlington, Eastern Miss, Western Miss, Texarkana (AR), Texarkana (TX),and Northeast Arkansas (Now UM-Springfield).

1993
FGCU leaves the conference after just three years because of disputes with rivals in the conference.They joined the Atlantic Sun,and after three years in the conference, FGCU was ready to re-join the conference.

1996
FGCU rejoins the Big South in 1996,and would start playing in the Big South again effective in 1997.

2001
Southern Coastal (now Charleston State) joined the conference after being in the AtlanticWest, and join their archrival Coastal (now Asheville State).

2005
The Big South renames the conference the American South, and rebrands.Huff College (Little Rock,AR) joins the West division to make the conference even again. AGCU leaves from the Independents to join the American South,as well.

2006
After a short stint in the AtlanticWest, Jones College (Nashville,TN), rejoins border rival Huff College (Little Rock,AR).

2015
Southern North Carolina, Northern Oklahoma, and Northern Louisiana join the conference. The conference is renamed,and rebranded again.The conference’s new, and present name is the Arkansas Valley Conference.

2018
Virginia State and Crossett joined the Arkansas Valley from the AtlanticWest for all sports.

2019
Coastal and Southern Coastal renamed Asheville State and Charleston State respectively.

Current Members:East:AGCU,Asheville State, Atlanta,Charleston State,FGCU,Ft.Lauderdale,Georgia Baptist,Jones College,Naples,Southern North Carolina,Virginia State
West:Crossett,Huff College,Dallas,Eastern Miss,UM-Springfield,Northern Louisiana,Northern Oklahoma,UT-Arlington,Texarkana (ARK),Texarkana (TX),Western Miss