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The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association men’s and women’s basketball tournaments will be staying in Baltimore until 2025.

CIAA Basketball Tournaments Staying in Baltimore

The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) men’s and women’s basketball tournaments will be staying in Baltimore for the foreseeable future. Following a successful 2022 edition, which generated a total economic impact of $19.6 million, the joint tournaments have been extended in Baltimore until 2025. “I personally could not be more excited that the CIAA has […]

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CIAA Basketball Moves to Baltimore: Jacqie McWilliams on New Beginnings

When the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association announced that it was moving its annual men’s and women’s conference basketball tournament to Baltimore after 13 years in Charlotte, North Carolina, it sent shockwaves through the collegiate landscape. The event, which attracts about 100,000 people with an estimated economic impact of $50 million has become about much more than […]

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CIAA, NJCAA Esports Launch Partnership

The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association and National Junior College Athletic Association have announced a partnership that will focus on their collective growth while developing esports and gaming across both of their organizations. This partnership is the first of its kind within the collegiate esports and gaming sector for the CIAA, the nation’s oldest historically Black […]

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Richmond Region Tourism to Host Three CIAA Championships Through 2024

The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association and Richmond Region Tourism have announced a three-year partnership that will bring a trio of spring championships to the Virginia destination beginning in 2022. The championship events start next spring with outdoor track and field and women’s tennis hosted by Virginia State University, and softball at RF&P Park in Henrico […]

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CIAA, CSL Esports and HBCU Esports Alliance Team Up for Gaming Expansion

The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association, the nation’s oldest historically black athletic conference, is partnering with CSL Esports and The Yard: HBCU Esports Alliance to increase the participation of HBCU students, alumni and fans to offer competitive gaming and educational opportunities for its member institutions. CSL Esports will serve as the conference’s esports provider for Madden, […]

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Baltimore to Host 2021–2023 CIAA Basketball Tournament

The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association has selected Baltimore to host the 2021–2023 CIAA Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournament. The event has been held in Charlotte, North Carolina, for the past 13 years. “This is an exciting time for the CIAA as we have an opportunity to bring the basketball tournament to a new market, moving it closer to […]

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