The Carolina Conference is a geographic region of play within the Atlantic Coast Region. It contains Men's Developmental within the Atlantic Coast Region which is meant for second and third teams of schools. It's geographic scope contains all counties in North Carolina and South Carolina.
In the 2016 College Season, this conference contained 30 teams, with the following breakdown: 11 Men's D-I, 8 Women's D-I, 6 Men's D-III and 5 Men's Developmental .
The Carolina Conference contains the following teams:
- Men's D-I
- Charleston, Clemson, Duke, East Carolina, North Carolina, North Carolina State, North Carolina-Charlotte, North Carolina-Wilmington, South Carolina, Wake Forest, Western Carolina
- Women's D-I
- Appalachian, Clemson, Duke, North Carolina, North Carolina State, North Carolina-Wilmington, South Carolina, Wake Forest
- Men's D-III
- Davidson, Elon, High Point, Mars Hill, North Carolina-Asheville, North Greenville
- Men's Developmental
- Clemson-B, Elon-B, North Carolina-B, North Carolina-Wilmington-B, South Carolina-B