Up for Bid: 2023 NAIA Winter Celebration of Champions

NAIA is seeking bids to host its 2023 Winter Celebration of Champions, including track and aquatics. RFPs are due by Sept. 1, 2020.

Up for Bid: 2023 NAIA Winter Celebration of Champions

The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) is seeking bids process to host the 2023 NAIA Winter Celebration of Champions. This event will include both the 2023 NAIA Indoor Men’s and Women’s Track and Field Championship in addition and 2023 NAIA Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving championships. Here are the details.

Deadline to Bid: Sept. 1, 2020

Event Dates: March 1-4, 2023

Estimated Attendees: 1,550 participants; 4,000 fans 

Venue Requirements:

Track: 200-meter track with 6 or 8 lane straight away and 6 lane turns with appropriate surfacing;Seating outside the track area to accommodate at least 3,000 fans and athletes. Separate warm-up and training area if possible.

Swimming and Diving: No less than 4 feet starting depth; 8 lanes; 75-feet long; 1-meter and 3-meter diving boards.

Hotel Requirements: Centralized properties that can accommodate several meetings and a banquet for 500 people.

Room Block: 900

Room Rate: $90-$115

Rights Fee: $15,000

For the complete RFP, click here.

For more information, contact Hannah Harmon, Manager of Championship Sports, at 816-595-8156 or hharmon@naia.org or Nick Morris, Manager of Championship Sports, at 816-595-8000 or nmorris@naia.org.