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Men's & Women's Lacrosse National Invitational

National Championship Host Manual & Style Guide  |  Site Survey & Bid Form

Event Name:

NAIA Men's & Women's Lacrosse National Invitational


Seeking Site For:

2020 & 2021


Bid Deadline:

November 1, 2018


Rights Fee:

Currently No Minimum. $1,500 once Lacrosse becomes a Championship Sport.

Time of Year:

Early May


Days of the Week:

Wednesday - Saturday


Number of Teams:

8 team single-elimination format for each gender (16 teams total) Classification contests will be held among those already defeated to determine the awarding of lesser places.


Estimated Number
of Participants & Fans:

Participants - 500 (approx.)
Staff/Fans - 5,500 (approx.)


Facility Requirements:

A minimum of two stadium type facilities with lights, seating capacity of 1000 minimum, and a playing surface of Championship quality (sport turf (preferred) or natural grass). The field of play shall be rectangular, the width of which shall be between 60-70 yds and the length shall be between 110-140 yds. Sport turf back-up/alternate Championship fields are also required if the primary facility is natural grass. Must have a warm-up field located near the game fields and have locker rooms available on site. Four practice fields must be located within close proximity to championship venue and housing. Facility must be equipped with a covered and enclosed press box capable of accomodating a live-video streaming production.


Hotel Requirements:

Centralized property capable of accomodating several meetings and an opening event for at least 500 people.


Average Length of Stay:

4-5 nights


Room Block Needed:



Room Rate:

The price range is $90-$115, regardless of room occupancy


Hotel Pre-Registration:

Participants will be responsible for making reservations and paying for rooms directly with the hotel. 



Dustin Wilke
NAIA National Office
(816) 595-8161

Event History:

2015-16: TBD