Indy, other Hoosier cities land nearly two dozen NCAA title events

ncaa-042516

A handful of cities across Indiana have been selected to host nearly two dozen upcoming National Collegiate Athletic Association championship events.

The Indianapolis-based NCAA announced its site selections for more than 450 events from 2023 to 2026 on Wednesday afternoon. Indiana municipalities landed 22 events—including swimming and diving, wrestling, golf, and water polo—across the association’s three divisions.

Indianapolis, through the Indiana Sports Corp., put in bids for nearly two dozen events over the summer, while Evansville, Fort Wayne, Terre Haute and Notre Dame put in several more.

The Indiana University Natatorium at IUPUI will host six events from 2023 through 2026, including swimming championships for all three divisions. And the Indiana State Fairgrounds, will host several events in 2025, including the Division II Winter Championships Festival.

The selections:

2023
— Division II Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Championships, regional round; Angel Mounds, Evansville
— Division II Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships, finals; IU Natatorium, Indianapolis
— Division II Women’s Lacrosse Championship, semifinal and final rounds; University of Indianapolis Key Stadium, Indianapolis
— Division I Women’s Golf Championships, regional round; The Club at Chatham Hills, Westfield

2024
— Division II Men’s Basketball Championship, Elite Eight; Ford Center, Evansville
— Division III Men’s Basketball Championship, semifinal and final rounds; Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, Fort Wayne
— Division I Men’s Basketball Championship, first and second rounds; Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis
— Division I Men’s Swimming and Diving Championships, finals; IU Natatorium, Indianapolis
— Division III Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Championships, finals; LaVern Gibson Championship Cross Country Course at the Wabash Valley Family Sports Center, Terre Haute
— Division I Men’s Golf Championships, regional; Birck Boilermaker Golf Complex, West Lafayette

2025
— Division II Men’s Basketball Championship, Elite Eight; Ford Center, Evansville
— Division III Men’s Basketball Championship, semifinal and final rounds; Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, Fort Wayne
— Division II Winter National Championships Festival; Indiana Farmers Coliseum, IU Natatorium, Fall Creek Pavilion at the Indiana State Fairgrounds, Indianapolis
— Division I Men’s Basketball Championship, regional; Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis
— Division II Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships; IU Natatorium, Indianapolis
— Division II Men’s and Women’s Indoor Track and Field Championships; Fall Creek Pavilion at the Indiana State Fairgrounds, Indianapolis
— Division II Wrestling Championships; Indiana Farmers Coliseum, Indianapolis
— National Collegiate Women’s Water Polo Championship (all divisions), finals; IU Natatorium, Indianapolis

2026
— Division II Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships, finals; Deaconess Aquatic Center, Evansville
— Division III Men’s Basketball Championship, semifinal and final rounds; Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, Fort Wayne
— Division III Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships, finals; IU Natatorium, Indianapolis
— National Collegiate Men’s and Women’s Fencing Championships (all divisions), finals; Castellan Family Fencing Center, Notre Dame.

Please enable JavaScript to view this content.

Editor's note: You can comment on IBJ stories by signing in to your IBJ account. If you have not registered, please sign up for a free account now. Please note our updated comment policy that will govern how comments are moderated.

{{ articles_remaining }}
Free {{ article_text }} Remaining
{{ articles_remaining }}
Free {{ article_text }} Remaining Article limit resets in {{ count_down }} days.