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Reminder: NCAA Seeking Host Cities for Championships

1 Jul, 2019


The NCAA is pleased to announce the start of its 2022-26 championship site selection campaign. The NGB of college sports will look for hosts and sites for 86 of the 90 NCAA championships each year over four academic years, spanning 2022-23 through 2025-26.

The NCAA has engaged the services of an agency, 129 Sports LLC, to assist in managing this effort. Its founder, Russ Yurk, has in-depth knowledge of the NCAA and our processes, as well as experience in a range of national sporting events. He can be reached at russ.yurk@att.net.

The timeline for the bid process is as follows:

August 26: Bid specifications will be published on ncaa.org/bids

Bid portal opens

September 18: Host bid cycle symposium, NCAA national office

February 3: Bid responses due

March-September: Committee deliberations, recommendations and approvals

October 23: Hosts/sites announced

The NCAA will provide updated communications throughout the process to keep the industry well informed.

For questions related to the bid process, please contact Russ Yurk at  russ.yurk@att.net.

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