Baseball World Series

National Championship Host Manual  |  Host Requirements  |  Site Survey & Bid Form

Event Name:

NAIA Baseball World Series


Seeking Site For:

2017 & 2018


Bid Deadline:

December 1, 2015


Rights Fee:


Time of Year:

Championship Series begins on the Friday prior to Memorial Day


Days of the Week:

Friday - Friday 


Number of Teams:

10-Team, Double Elimination Format at final site


Estimated Number
of Participants & Fans:

300 Participants
20,000+ fans (at final site)


Facility Requirements:

Baseball Stadium with Major League Baseball Field Specifications.  Seating capacity of 3,000.  Lighted Field, locker room facilities and press box facilities. 


Hotel Requirements:

Centralized property capable of accommodating several meetings and a banquet for a minimum of 500 people.


Average Length of Stay:

5-6 nights


Room Block Needed:



Room Rate:

The price range is $70 - $90, no matter room occupancy


Hotel Pre-Registration:

Participants will be responsible for making reservations and paying for rooms directly with the hotel.  Current host pays for team rooms (10 per team) beginning night prior to start of tournament and ending day after elimination of tournament.  



Austin Bennett, Championship Event Manager

Event History:

2000-16: Harris Field, Lewiston, ID, Lewis Clark State ID, Hotel - Red Lion Inn
1999: Roger Dean Stadium, Jupiter, FL,  Palm Beach County FL, Hotel - Doubletree
1998: Driller's Stadium, Tulsa, OK, Tulsa Sports Commission, Hotel - Adam's Mark
1997: Lewis & Clark Field, Sioux City, IA, City of Sioux City, IA, Hotel - Riverboat Inn