Venue & format

All competitions will take place in the St. Louis America's Center & The Dome downtown.

All Championship Matches will be played in The Dome.

There is no admission fee for entrance to watch matches for this event.  Admission is free of charge.

America's Center Convention Complex
701 Convention Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63101   Map

 

Format

Tournament Divisions:  <Division Descriptions & Placement>
Men - 228 Teams - 5 Divisions

  1. Men's Division I - (48 teams) Open to all 4 year college/universities
  2. Men's Division IAA - (48 teams)  Open to all 4 year college/universities
  3. Men's Division IAAA - (36 teams)  Open to all 4 year college/universities
  4. Men's Division II - (48 teams) Small school division - total enrollment < 14,000 students
  5. Men's Division III - (48 teams) B teams, Junior Colleges, Community Colleges

* Ranking committee will place teams in Men's DI, DIAA, DIAAA based on results of season play.

 

Women - 204 Teams - 5 Divisions

  1. Women's Division I - [48 teams)  Open to all 4 year college/universities
  2. Women's Division IAA - (48 teams)  Open to all 4 year college/universities
  3. Women's Division IAAA - (36 teams) Open to all 4 year college/universities or below
  4. Women's Division II - (24 teams) Small school division - total enrollment < 15,000 students
  5. Women's Division III - (48 teams) B teams, Junior Colleges, Community Colleges

* Ranking committee will place teams in Women's DI & DIAA  based on results of season play.

Tournament Format:

Day 1 - Thursday

  • Morning Wave - Pool Play --> 8:00AM - 2:00PM
  • Afternoon Wave - Pool Play --> 3:00PM - 9:00PM
     

Day 2 - Friday

  • Challenge Round - 8:00AM - 10:00AM
  • Morning Wave - Pool Play --> 10:30AM - 1:30PM
  • Afternoon Wave - Pool Play --> 2:00PM - 5:00PM
  • Evening Wave - Pool Play --> 5:00PM - 8:00PM
     

Day 3 - Saturday

  • Bracket Play - Starts at 8:00AM
  • Single elimination Gold, Silver & Bronze brackets
  • All teams will compete in bracket play on Saturday based on results of Days 1 & 2
     

Championship Match Schedule (Tentative):

  • 11:45 AM - Women's DII
  • 1:00 PM - Women's DIAAA
  • 1:00 PM - Men's DIAAA          
  • 1:00 PM - Women' s DIII
  • 2:15 PM - Men's DIII           
  • 3:30 PM - Women's DIAA      
  • 4:45 PM - Men's DIAA
  • 6:00 PM - Men's DII              
  • 7:15 PM - Women's DI         
  • 8:30 PM - Men's DI

Sample Format Flowcharts:

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36 team flowchart.png
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