Men's Soccer National Championship

National Championship Host Manual & Style Guide  | To bid, please complete this BID PACKET send to Nathan Docter | Updated Bid Packets are posted 4 months out from a bid deadline

Event Name:

NAIA Men's Soccer National Championship

Seeking Site For:

2022 & 2023

Bid Deadline:

June 1, 2021

Rights Fee:

$7,000.00 (Minimum)

Time of Year:

November 28-December 3, 2022; November 27-December 2, 2023

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 $100-$130, regardless of room occupancy

Hotel Pre-Registration:

Participants will be responsible for making reservations and paying for rooms directly with the hotel

Contact:

Nathan Docter, Championships Event Manager
(816) 595-8133
ndocter@naia.org


Event History:

2014-17: Seacrest Soccer Complex, Delray Beach, Fla.
2012-13: Emory Folmer Complex, Montgomery, Ala., Central Alabama Sports Commission
2010-11: Orange Beach Sportsplex, Alabama Gulf Coast Sports Commission
2008-09 Ramirez Field, Fresno Pacific University
2007: College Boulevard Activities Center, Olathe Chamber of Commerce
2005-06: Embry Riddle University, Embry Riddle-Daytona Beach, Fla.
2003-04: Olathe District Activity Center, Olathe Chamber, Baker & William Jewell
2001-02 Lovers Lane Soccer Complex Ky., Bowling Green - Lindsey Wilson & SOKY
1999-00 Youth Soccer Complex N.M., Albuquerque CVB