The Southern Appalachian Conference is a geographic region of play within the Southeast Region. It's geographic scope contains Georgia and the following Tennessee counties:
Anderson, Bledsoe, Blount, Bradley, Campbell, Cannon, Carter, Claiborne, Clay, Cocke, Coffee, Cumberland, Dekalb, Fentress, Franklin, Grainger, Greene, Grundy, Hamblen, Hamilton, Hancock, Hawkins, Jackson, Jefferson, Johnson, Knox, Loudon, McMinn, Macon, Marion, Meigs, Monroe, Morgan, Overton, Pickett, Polk, Putnam, Rhea, Roane, Scott, Sequatchie, Sevier, Smith, Sullivan, Unicoi, Union, Van Buren, Warren, Washington, WhiteIn the 2016 College Season, this conference contained 18 teams with the following breakdown: 10 Men's D-I and 8 Women's D-I.
The Southern Appalachian Conference contains the following teams:
- Men's D-I
- East Tennessee State, Emory, Georgia, Georgia Gwinnett, Georgia Southern, Georgia State, Georgia Tech, Kennesaw State, Tennessee, Tennessee-Chattanooga
- Women's D-I
- Emory, Georgia, Georgia College (D-III), Georgia Southern, Georgia State, Georgia Tech, Kennesaw State, Tennessee