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Durham Sports Commission to Host 2021–2022 NAIA Football National Championships

The 2021 and 2022 National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics football national championship games will be held in Durham, North Carolina, for the first time. The NAIA Senior Football Classic will also be part of the week’s events that will be hosted by the Durham Sports Commission. The game will be played at Willie Bradshaw Field […]

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NAIA Beach Volleyball Heading to Florida in 2022 and 2023

The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics has awarded Visit Panama City Beach in Panama City, Florida, hosting rights for the 2022 and 2023 NAIA Beach Volleyball National Invitational. Beginning in April 2022, NAIA beach volleyball will crown its champion at Russell Fields City Pier Courts. There are 11 regulation beach volleyball courts located on the […]

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Palm Beach County Sports Commission Lands Three NAIA Postseason Events

The Palm Beach County Sports Commission and Keiser University are hosting three National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics championship events in West Palm Beach, Florida, during the month of April. Keiser University has already hosted the first round of the NAIA football championship series with the second round coming on April 24, along with the recently […]

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NFL Flag, NAIA to Host Inaugural Women’s Flag Football Finals at Mercedes-Benz Stadium

The inaugural NAIA Women’s Flag Football Finals will be held May 4–8 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta in conjuction with NFL Flag and Reigning Champs Experiences. Ten teams will compete: Milligan University, Kansas Wesleyan University, Keiser University College of Golf, University of Saint Mary, Midland University, St. Thomas University, Webber International University, Xavier University of […]

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NAIA Relocates 2021 Cheer Championships to Quad Cities, Iowa

The NAIA will be moving its 2021 cheer and dance national championships to Davenport, Iowa, to be hosted by St. Ambrose University and Visit Quad Cities on March 12–13. St. Ambrose hosted the cheer and dance national championships in 2019 and was scheduled to do so in 2020 prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. “The partnership […]

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NAIA Women’s Lacrosse Championships Awarded to Lawrence Tech

The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics has awarded Lawrence Technological University hosting rights for the 2022 and 2023 Women’s Lacrosse National Championships in partnership with the Detroit Sports Commission. Blue Devils Stadium will host the events as the women’s lacrosse championship will get its own host site and break from the men’s lacrosse invitational for […]

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NAIA Extends Sioux City, Iowa, Volleyball Agreement

The NAIA announced that it will be extending its agreement with Sioux City, Iowa, and the Tyson Events Center to remain the host of the NAIA national championship in women’s volleyball through the 2024 season. Sioux City has hosted the volleyball tournament since 2008. It has hosted the NAIA Division II women’s basketball championship in […]

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NFL, NAIA Team Up for Women’s Flag Football League

The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics will start women’s flag football as an official sport by 2021 thanks to a two-year partnership between the NAIA, the National Football League and Reigning Champs Experiences. The agreement will give the NAIA the ability to develop league infrastructure and operations for the first women’s flag football competition governed by […]

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Columbus, Georgia, to Host 2021–2023 NAIA Softball Championship

Columbus, Georgia, will host the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics softball championship from 2021–2023. The event will be staged at the South Commons Sports Complex and Softball Stadium, which served as the host venue for softball at the 1996 Olympic Summer Games. The stadium, which also hosted the USA Softball International Cup in July 2019, […]

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NAIA Names 2021 Basketball Opening Round Hosts

Park City, Kansas, Wichita, Kansas and Omaha, Nebraska, have been announced as the first three hosts for the 2021 NAIA Basketball Tournament, which will have a new format from years past. Each site will host men’s and women’s teams from 2021 through 2024 in the opening rounds. The new format will feature 16 opening round […]

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