NJCAA Women’s Division I National Basketball Championship
Lubbock Sports is eager to welcome athletes and spectators from across the country for the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Women’s Division I National Basketball Championship. For the second year in a row, the top 24 teams in the nation will compete in 24 games from Monday, March 20 – Saturday, March 25 at Lubbock Christian University’s Rip Griffin Center.
The six-day competition takes place from 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, 1 – 9 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, 5 – 9 p.m. Friday and 4:30 – 9 p.m. Saturday.
“We can’t wait to return to Lubbock for another year of the NJCAA Women’s Division I National Basketball Championship,” said Joe Tubb, a representative of the Western Junior College Conference. “Lubbock’s sports fans made the 2016 championship a great experience, and we look forward to hosting it again at the Rip Griffin Center.”
NJCAA is committed to supporting athletic competitions at two-year colleges and community colleges. As an organization, the NJCAA manages, promotes and advocates for its members and the competitions.
More than 200 teams in 42 states competed this season to be eligible for the championship.
Lubbock Sports estimates the total economic impact of the championship will be $1,251,600 for the Lubbock community.
The championship is open to the public, and tickets can be purchased at the door. The rate for a student ticket is $5 each day or $15 for a tournament pass, and an adult rate is $10 each day or $30 for a tournament pass.