We KNOW you have fields. Isn’t it time you put them to good use to further elevate your profile as a sports destination? NIRSA, the non-profit organization that comprises and supports leaders in collegiate recreation, is seeking a host for its
The RFP is available at this link. In the meantime, though, here are some details about what will be needed of potential host destinations.
Preferred Date: Wednesday, November 20 – Saturday, November 24
Secondary Date: Wednesday, December 4 – Saturday, December 8
Deadline: RFP is open until site secured
Contact: Nicole Jackson
Director of National Sport Programs
Event Overview: The NIRSA National Soccer Championships began in 1994 for collegiate sport club teams. These teams from across the country are supported mainly by the Campus Recreation Department and compete in leagues outside the university.
Participant Demographics: 50% men, 50% women; average age is 20; age range is approximately 18 to 25. The NIRSA National Soccer Championships is conducted as a National Event to crown a collegiate sport club champion
Space #1: A minimum of 14 lighted soccer fields measuring a minimum length of 100 yards (110 yards preferred) and a minimum width of 70 yards (75 yards preferred), complete with field painting, goals, nets, corner flags, team benches, and bleacher seating for 25/field.
Space #2: Saturday, early afternoon-evening. Event finals on one field, with event seating for 500, lighting, PA system, and electronic scoreboard. Stadium preferred, can be one of the fields that are used during the tournament.
Tournament Desk: 20 X 20 covered area for game management
Officials’ Area: 30 X 30 covered area for shade and dining (includes tables and chairs)
Trainers’ Area: 10 X 10 covered area for every 4-6 cluster of fields
Tournament Merchandise Area: Up to three 10 X 10 covered area with table, chairs and access to Wi-Fi
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According to Sports ETA, there is no bid fee associated with this event.
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