Women's Soccer National Championships

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


Event Name:

NAIA Women'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:

400 Participants
5,000 Staff/Fans (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 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 warm-up field located near game field.  Four practice fields must be located within close proximity to championship venue and housing.

   

Hotel Requirements:

Centralized properties capable of accommodating several meetings , an opening banquet for 600 and a final four banquet for 150-200 people.  Teams can be housed at several properties.

   

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 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: Orange Beach Sportsplex - Orange Beach, AL 

2009-11: Jack Allen Complex, Decatur, AL 
2007-08: Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Soccer Complex, Daytona Beach, Fla. 
2005-06: College Boulevard Activities Center, Olathe, KS
2003-04: La Playa Stadium, Santa Barbara, CA, Hotel - Holiday Inn, Ramada Limited, & Best Western
2001-02: Lindenwood University, St. Charles, MO, Hotel - Holiday Inn Select 
1999-00: St. Thomas University, Miami, FL, Hotel - Holiday Inn Calder/Howard Johnson's
1998: University of Mobile, Mobile, AL, Hotel - Holiday Inn
1996-97: Incarnate Word, San Antonio, TX, Hotel - Marriot Riverwalk