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Men's Volleyball National Championship

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Event Name:

NAIA Men's Volleyball National Championship


Seeking Site For:

2020 & 2021


Bid Deadline:

November 1, 2018


Rights Fee:

$3,000 (Minimum)

Time of Year:

April 14-18, 2020; April 13-17, 2021


Days of the Week:



Number of Teams/Format:

Eight teams - The format of the tournament will include three days of pool play (two pools of four teams), with the top two teams in each pool advancing to a single-elimination tournament. Each team will play one match against the three other teams in its pool. A total of four matches (two per pool) will be conducted on each of Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of the tournament. The top two teams in each pool will advance to Friday's semifinal matches, while the National Championship final will be played on Saturday.


Estimated Number
of Participants & Fans:

160 players, coaches, & staff
1,500+ fans over the duration


Facility Requirements:

The facility shall include all facilities and equipment necessary for volleyball, including standards and nets for one court, adequate spectator seating of 500, lights, electronic scoreboards, press box area, concession stands, rest rooms, meeting rooms, box office, parking lots, sound systems, signs, etc.


Hotel Requirements:

Centralized property(s) capable of accommodating several meetings and an opening event for at least 200 people.


Average Length of Stay:

5-6 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



Kelli Briscoe, Championship Event Manager