Next Available Dates: 2019-2020
Bid Deadline: July 1, 2017
Dates: First week of March
Competition Days: Varies
Tournament Format: Four consolation brackets (two men’s divisions, two women’s divisions)
Estimated Participation: 34 teams (opportunities for expansion); 18 men’s teams, 16 women’s teams (700-800 participants)
Facility Requirements: At least two full-sized collegiate basketball courts with a seating capacity of 750 (one court recommended to have seating capacity of 1,500).
Hotel Requirements: At least one host hotel within 20 miles of facility. Overflow options of at least one other hotel near host hotel.
Room Block: 250-300 rooms for peak nights (1st two nights). Average length of stay is 3 nights, with some staying up to 5 nights.
Rates: The recommended price range is between $80—$110 per room per night. Hotels including breakfast and internet as part of the price will be given first consideration.