The International Schools League (ISL) launched its inaugural year in August of 2019. The ISL was founded by a group of athletic directors from the Shenzhen Urban Districts area in the late spring of 2019, whose purpose was to ensure that all students have equal opportunities to compete in competitive sports and to provide a well-structured and well-rounded program of interscholastic athletics for all member schools. Current members of the ISL include Vanke Meisha Academy (VMA), Merchiston International School (MIS), Shenzhen College of International Education (SCIE), Green Oasis School (GOS), Basis International School Shenzhen (BASIS), Nanshan Chinese International School (NCIS), and Korean International School (KIS) and Shenzhen (Nanshan) Concord College of Sino-Canada (CCSC). The ISL facilitates tournaments at Primary School (U9 & U11), Middle School (U14) and High School (U19) levels. Middle and High School seasons consist of league and cup competitions.
The International Schools Sports Federation (ISSFHK) was founded in 2005 by athletic directors from 3 international private schools in the Hong Kong, Special Administrative Region. The league provides a well-rounded program of interscholastic athletics for all member schools. The ISSFHK sports administrators seek to provide rules and regulations governing the Federation that will achieve recognized educational objectives, promote the traditions of sportsmanship, and provide an enjoyable athletic program throughout the school year for all participants, spectators and supporters. Their constitution provides the framework and regulations by which the ISSFHK operates.
Shenzhen International Schools' Athletic Conference (SISAC) was founded in 2013 and currently has six full member schools (International School of Nanshan Shenzhen (ISNS), Quality Schools International School of Shenzhen (QSIS), Shekou International School (SIS), Shen Wai International School (SWIS), Basis International School Shenzhen (BASIS), and Green Oasis School (GOS). It facilitates tournaments at Primary School (U9 & U11), Middle School (U14) and High School (U19) level. Middle and High School seasons consist of a 'league competition' as well as a culminating end of season Saturday 'cup competition'.
The Pearl River Conference (PRC) was founded in 2013. The Mission of the PRC is to promote youth development by providing regular, competitive sporting contests in a well-structured environment for students of international schools in the Pearl River Delta area. These competitions will instill in their students and coaches a philosophy of sportsmanship and fair play. The PRC league is divided into three divisions (Red, Blue, Yellow). The PRC Middle School and High School has Member and Trial Schools.