Men's Soccer National Championships

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


Event Name:

NAIA Men's Soccer National Championship

   

Seeking Site For:

2016 & 2017

   

Bid Deadline:

June 1, 2015

   

Rights Fee:

$6,000.00 (Minimum)
   

Time of Year:

Late November/Early December

   

Days of the Week:

Monday - Saturday

   

Number of Teams:

16 team single-elimination format

   

Estimated Number
of Participants & Fans:

Participants - 400
Staff/Fans - 5,000 (approx.)

   

Facility Requirements:

A stadium type facility with lights, seating capacity of 1000 minimum and a playing surface of Championship quality (natural grass or sport turf).  The field of play shall be rectangular, the width of which shall not be more than 75 yards or less than 70 yards and the length shall not be more than 120 yards or less than 115 yards.  The optimal dimensions are 75 yards wide by 120 yards in length.  A back-up/alternate Championship field is also required.  Must have a warm-up field located near game field. Four practice fields must be located within close proximity to championship venue and housing.

   

Hotel Requirements:

Centralized property capable of accommodating several meetings and an opening banquet for at least 700 people and a banquet for at least 150 people for the four semi-final teams.

   

Average Length of Stay:

4-5 nights

   

Room Block Needed:

200

   

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

   

Contact:

Eric Olson, Director of Championships

816-595-8143
eolson@naia.org


Event History:

2012-13: Emory Folmer Complex, Montgomery, AL, Central Alabama Sports Commission

2010-11: Orange Beach Sportsplex, Alabama Gulf Coast Sports Commission, Hotel Perdido Beach Resort
2008-09 Ramirez Field, Fresno Pacific University, Hotel Piccadilly Inns
2007: College Boulevard Activities Center, Olathe Chamber of Commerce
2005-06: Embry Riddle University, Embry Riddle-Daytona Beach, FL
2003-04: Olathe District Activity Center, Olathe Chamber, Baker & William Jewell, Hotel - Holiday Inn-Olathe
2001-02 Lovers Lane Soccer Complex KY, Bowling Green - Lindsey Wilson & SOKY, Hotel University Plaza 
1999-00 Youth Soccer Complex NM, Albuquerque CVB, Hotel Radisson/Marriott