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Men's DI Basketball National Championship

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


Event Name:

NAIA Men's Division I Basketball National Championship

   

Seeking Site For:

2020 & 2021

   

Bid Deadline:

December 15, 2018

   

Rights Fee:

$30,000.00 (Minimum)
   

Dates:

March 18-24, 2020; March 17-23, 2021

   

Days of the Week:

Wednesday - Tuesday 

   

Number of Teams:

32 team single-elimination format, 18-20 in traveling party

   

Estimated Number
of Participants & Fans:

750 players, coaches, & staff
30,000+ fans over the duration

   

Facility Requirements:

Arena style facility available for 31 games; having seating capacity of approximately 6000-8000. Official court measuring 94 feet by 50 feet, wood floor, standards, and goals with nets on rectangular glass backboards.  An electronic scoreboard, shot clocks, game clocks on each end of the court and sound system.  Facility must have training room, 5 locker rooms/dressing rooms for team/official use. Several practice sites must be available throughout the championship.

   

Hotel Requirements:

Centralized property(s) capable of accommodating several meetings and a banquet for 800-900 people.

   

Average Length of Stay:

4 nights 

   

Room Block Needed:

400-425

   

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

   

Contact:

Mike Higgins, Director of Championships 
816-595-8143
mhiggins@NAIA.org


Event History:

2002-2019:  Kansas City, MO
1994-2001:  Tulsa, OK

1937-1993:  Kansas City, MO