Up for Bid: 2020-2021 NAIA Men’s Volleyball Championship

By Connect Sports Staff, August 20, 2018

The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics is currently seeking proposals to host its Men’s Volleyball National Championships in 2020 and 2021. The five-day event (Tuesday through Saturday) draws about 160 players and more than 1,500 fans.

Here are the details:

Deadline to Bid: Nov. 1, 2018

Time of year: April

Venue requirements:  A minimum of one court with seating for at least 500 fans.

Estimated number of participants and fans: 8 teams (160 athletes); 1,500 fans

Hotel requirements: Centralized property(s) capable of accommodating several meetings and an opening event for at least 200 people.

Room block: 100

Rate: $90-$115

Rights Fee: $3,000

For the complete RFP, click here.

For more information, email Kelli Briscoe, Championship Event Manager at kbriscoe@NAIA.org.

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