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NAIA Women's Basketball National Championship Returns This Week

Post Date:03/01/2019 11:17 AM
Sioux City is proud to welcome the annual NAIA Division II Women’s Basketball National Championship, presented by Seaboard Triumph Foods and Riverside Technologies, Inc., at the Tyson Events Center. The championship will feature the 32 top women’s basketball teams from across the country, competing in a single-elimination championship that tips off Wednesday morning, March 6, at 8:30 a.m. Championship passes and single-game tickets are on sale now at the Tyson Events Center Box Office, online at

The Champions of Character, presented by Thompson Dean Drug and the Sioux City Diocese will be hosted at the Tyson Events Center on Tuesday, March 5 beginning at 9:00 a.m. The event connects NAIA athletes with Special Olympics Iowa for a clinic to learn the basics of basketball.

The Banquet of Champions, presented by Security National Bank will take place on Tuesday, March 5 at the Sioux City Convention Center. Doors for the banquet open at 5:00 p.m. with programming and awards beginning at 6:00 p.m. Tickets are priced at $35 include entrance into the banquet and dinner. Tickets are available at the or at the Tyson Events Center Box Office.

Championship Schedule:
Wednesday, March 6
(First Round) 8:30 am, 10:15 am, 12:00 pm, 1:45 pm, 3:30 pm, 5:15 pm, 7:30 pm, 9:15 pm

Thursday, March 7
(First Round Day two) 8:30 am, 10:15 am, 12:00 pm, 1:45 pm, 3:30 pm, 5:15 pm, 7:00 pm, 8:45 pm

Friday, March 8
(Second Round) 8:30 am, 10:15 am, 12:00 pm, 1:45 pm, 3:30 pm, 5:15 pm, 7 pm, 8:45 pm

Saturday, March 9- (Quarterfinals) 1:00 pm, 3:00 pm, 6:00 pm, 8:00 pm

Monday, March 11- (Semi-Finals) 6:00 pm, 8:00 pm, (televised live nationally on ESPN3)

Tuesday, March 12- (Championship) 7:00 pm (televised live nationally on ESPN3)

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