naia hoops
March 15-21, 2017
Municipal  Auditorium
Downtown Kansas City, Mo.


• TEAMING UP FOR CHARACTER Area youth visit with NAIA student-athletes to hear Champions of Character messages and attend games.

Great Family Fun and Entertainment! Tickets are on sale now! 

To Purchase All-Tournament Tickets CLICK HERE

Single Day Pass Admission:

Adults GA — $15     Students GA — $5 (Ages 6 - 18)     Kids — Free (ages 5 and under)

Tuesday, March 14  Meet the Players at KC Live!

Come and celebrate with all 32 teams that will be competing in the Buffalo Funds Division I Men’s Basketball National Championship. This free event is open to the public and is a great chance to get player autographs, pictures and meet all the teams. The event will be held at KC Live! in the Power & Light district of downtown Kansas City. The Kansas City Chiefs Cheerleaders and the KC Rumble Drumline will be on hand as well as other fun entertainment. The festivities begin at 5:00pm. For more information contact Asia Ray at the NAIA National Office.

Wednesday, March 15  Friday, March 17

Come and enjoy Rounds 1 & 2 of the NAIA Men's Basketball National Championship. Buy a ticket and stay ALL DAY with 8 games scheduled from 9am to 9pm each day!

Saturday, March 18 —  DST Family Day / Youth Day

One of the most popular days of the tournament each year is the DST Family Day. Kids will be able to enjoy fun activities such as giant bounce houses, interactive marble mazes, robots, face painters, balloon artists and much more. Also, one of the tournament's highlights is the NABC-NAIA Shoot & Slam presented by US Bank (3-Point Shootout and Slam Dunk Contest).

Monday, March 20 — KC Star $5 Night!

Admission to the Championship will be $5 for anyone with a coupon from KC Star! Fans will be able to see the last four teams standing in the Championship, battle to make it to the final game! Games are at 6 p.m. & 8 p.m (CST).

Tuesday, March 21 — US Bank & Sports Radio 810 Championship Night

Fans, be sure to listen into Sports Radio 810 for a special ticket code for the Divison I Men's Basketball National Championship Game! The discount code will be good for an $8.10 admission to Championship Night compliments of US Bank and Sports Radio 810. Also, one lucky fan will have a chance to shoot for $100,000 at halftime compliments of Buffalo Funds!

 Come and watch the last two teams square off and fight to become National Champions! The game is scheduled for 7 p.m. (CST) and will be broadcast live on ESPN3. 

No more Sessions! Fans are now able to purchase a Single Day Pass! This allows all fans the opportunity to enjoy the full day of games scheduled for which the ticket was purchased.

Hotel | Travel | Dining

Official Fan Hotels

Official Media Hotel for local attractions

The Westin
(816) 474-4400

The Aladdin
(816) 421-8888
Fan Rate: $159

Crowne Plaza
(816) 474-6664
Fan Rate: $159

The 816 Hotel
(816) 931-1000
Fan Rate: $89

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