Detroit to host 7 NCAA Championship events

Detroit to host Final Four, Frozen Four games

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DETROIT - The NCAA has awarded seven future NCAA championship events to Detroit, including the 2020 Division I Men's Ice Hockey Frozen Four, 2021 Division I Men’s Basketball First and Second Rounds, and the 2022 Division I Men's College Wrestling Championships.

“Today’s decision by the NCAA validates the tremendous collaborative effort that went into this year-long process,” said Detroit Sports Commission director Kris Smith. “It would have not been possible without the support of our host institutions and community partners. We look forward to delivering a one-of-a-kind, unique championship experience to the student-athletes and fans and showcasing the world-class sports destination Detroit is.”

Below is a breakdown of the bids awarded to Detroit.

NCAA Championship Events Awarded

2020 National Collegiate Men’s and Women’s Fencing Championships

Dates: March 19-22

Host Institution: University of Detroit Mercy

Venue: Cobo Center

2020 National Collegiate Women's Bowling Championships

Dates: April 9-11

Host Institution: University of Detroit Mercy

Venue: Thunderbowl Lanes

2020 Division I Men's Ice Hockey Frozen Four

Dates: April 9-11

Host Institution: Michigan State University

Venue: Little Caesars Arena

2021 Division I Men’s Basketball First and Second Rounds

Dates: March 18-21

Host Institution: University of Detroit Mercy and Oakland University

Venue: Little Caesars Arena

2021 Division II Women's Golf Championships

Dates: May 12-15

Host Institution: Wayne State University

Venue: TPC Michigan

2022 Division I Men's College Wrestling Championships

Dates: March 17-19

Host Institution: University of Michigan              

Venue: Little Caesars Arena

2022 Division II Men's Golf Championships

Dates: May 16-20

Host Institution: Wayne State University

Venue: TPC Michigan

In February 2016, the NCAA released its bid specifications for four academic years from 2018-2019 through 2021-22. The procedure is used as a way to streamline the process and allow host cities the opportunities to maximize their submissions and match the available championships to their resources. The deadline for submissions was in August of last year.

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