Thursday, March 3 - Release of National Championship Qualifiers & Bracket
7 PM (CST) - Tune into Facebook Live @PlayNAIA to watch the bracket reveal.
Sunday, March 13 - Honorary Coaches and Athletic Directors Draft
5 - 8 PM (CST) - Thirty-eight Kansas City business representatives will come together to draft their team for the National Championship. Honorary Coaches and Honorary Athletic Directors serve as ambassadors to the teams when they arrive in Kansas City by taking them to a meal and showing them the city. These business leaders in return will be able to attend all practices, watch all of the team's final site games in premiere seating, and show their pride by wearing the official team gear supplied by their selected team.
Wednesday, March 16
Teaming Up For Character™ Program
9:30 AM - 3 PM (CST) - All sixteen teams will have virtual meetings with local Kansas City metro schools and conduct assemblies that display the Champions of Character® Five Core Values: Respect, Responsibility, Integrity, Servant Leadership, and Sportsmanship.
Student-Athlete Tip-Off Banquet
5 - 7 PM (CST) - All qualified student-athletes, coaches, official party members, Champions Sponsors, Honorary Coaches and Honorary Athletic Directors are invited for a virtual celebration and welcome to the National Championship!
Thursday, March 17
Four games will be played on the Opening Day of the National Championship.
Friday, March 18
Four games will be played on the second day of the National Championship
Saturday, March 19 - Family Day
Four games will be played on Family Day. Bring your friends and family out to enjoy a handful of all-age friendly activities.
Monday, March 21 - Semifinal Night
Come enjoy the two semifinal games of the National Championship.
Tuesday, March 22 - Finals Night
All-Tournament Ticket Holder Appreciation Dinner
At this time we honor and celebrate some of NAIA basketball’s biggest and longtime fans that attend all 15 basketball games.
National Championship Final Game
Come on down and watch as the champion is crowned in our final game of the season! The final two teams will lay their hearts out to take home title of 2022 NAIA National Champions.