Michigan State to Host 2019 and 2020 NCAA Golf Regionals


The NCAA announced championship sites for several sports, including cross country, on Tuesday afternoon.

The NCAA's Division I Cross Country Championships will be returning to LaVern Gibson Course. but not as frequently as it once did.

This will be the first time an NCAA regional has ever been played in South Dakota.

In March 2020, the wrestling championships come to U.S. Bank Stadium, the first time that event will be held in a football stadium since 1997.

The NCAA awarded the Division III wrestling championships in March 2019 to the Berglund Center in Roanoke.

Cleveland is the host city in 2018, followed by Pittsburgh, Minneapolis, St. Louis and Detroit.

McAuley Aquatic Center most recently played host to the 2016-17 Men's and Women's Atlantic Coast Conference Swimming and Diving Championships. University of Dayton Arena has hosted 117 men's basketball tournament games, the most of any facility.

The Sports Commission just completed a run hosting three NCAA championships in the last month - Division I Wrestling, the Women's Frozen Four, and Women's Gymnastics. Not only do the events bring in real dollars - from fans coming in days early, staying in hotels and eating in restaurants - but it also showcases the city to national and sometimes even worldwide audiences.

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"UT Tyler is very excited to be chosen as the site for the 2019 and 2020 NCAA DIII Softball Championships", Dr. Howard Patterson, athletic director and vice president of student affairs.

"This new law restores the state to that legal landscape: a landscape similar to other jurisdictions presently hosting NCAA championships, " said the statement.

With standing-room-only tickets sold, LaBahn held an announced crowd of 2,423 for an NCAA tournament game in March.

"Today is a great day for Kansas City and the MIAA". The Randal Tyson Center, home to the fastest indoor track in the world, will host the 2021 NCAA Men's and Women's Track and Field Championships, March 12-13, 2021.

Roanoke College's Kerr Stadium was awarded the Division III women's lacrosse championship for May 2021 and May 2022.

It's the second time in the past seven years that Karsten Creek has hosted an NCAA.

Six championships were not included in this bid cycle. From 2004-11, Terre Haute hosted the event annually, and promoted itself as Cross Country Town USA.