The 66th annual NAIA Men’s Swimming and Diving Championship and the 42nd annual NAIA Women's Swimming & Diving Championship were hosted in Columbus, Ga. for the 6th year with each year bringing a boost to the Columbus economy.
The 2023 NAIA Men's and Women's Swimming and Diving Championships brought in 308 competing student-athletes and their coaches, support staff and fans to Columbus for anywhere between four-to-six days. Over the course of the championships, teams and fans not only occupy the hotels of the region but patronize local restaurants and attractions.
- Location of Event: Columbus, Ohio; Columbus Aquatic Center
- Gate Passes Sold: 291 championship passes & 222 one-day passes sold
- Gate Income: $20,720
- Estimated Hotel Room Nights: 1,547
- Economic Impact (estimated): $400,070