Modesto Junior College is a member of CCCAA. Its sports teams are referred to as the MJC Pirates. Sports at Modesto Junior College include Men's Intercollegiate Baseball; Men's Intercollegiate, Women's Intercollegiate, Men's Intramural and Women's Intramural Basketball; Men's Intercollegiate and Women's Intercollegiate Cross_country; Men's Intercollegiate and Men's Intramural Football; Men's Intercollegiate and Women's Intercollegiate Golf; Men's Intercollegiate and Women's Intercollegiate Soccer; Women's Intercollegiate and Women's Intramural Softball; Men's Intramural and Women's Intramural Table_tennis; Men's Intercollegiate and Women's Intercollegiate Track and field; Women's Intercollegiate, Men's Intramural and Women's Intramural Volleyball; Men's Intercollegiate Wrestling, and Men's Intercollegiate and Women's Intercollegiate Water Polo.
The Pirates are also one of the few Junior College teams in the United States to host its own Football Bowl Game. The Pirates host the Graffiti Bowl every year in late November, in honor of their program's prestigious tradition along with respect for the once popular Graffiti Parade that occurred in Modesto during the 1960s and 1970s.
Modesto Junior College is home of the Pirates & their colors are Blue, Sliver, and White.
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