Up for Bid: 2021 and 2022 NAIA Softball National Championship

By Connect Sports Staff, August 5, 2019

The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics is currently seeking proposals to host the 2021 and 2022 NAIA Softball National Championship. The seven-day, double elimination tournament consists of 10 teams. NAIA is looking for a singular championship facility to host the event, The seven-day event (Friday prior to Memorial Day through the following Wednesday) draws around 1,000 athletes and fans.

Here are the details:

Deadline to Bid: Nov. 1, 2019

Time of year: May

Venue requirements:Ideal facility would have seating for between 750 and 1,000 fans with some reserved seating.

Estimated number of participants and fans: 250 student-athletes; 700 fans and staff.

Hotel requirements: Centralized property capable of accommodating several meetings and a banquet for 700-800 people.

Room block: 150 minimum

Rate: $90-$115

Rights Fee: $6,000

For the complete RFP, click here.

For more information, email Marc Burchard, manager of championship events, at MBurchard@naia.org.

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