Las Vegas is making sports history once again.
The NCAA has selected Las Vegas as a host city for nine preliminary rounds and finals of preset championships in Divisions I, II and III sports to be held for the 2022–23 through 2025–26 academic years.
This is the first time Las Vegas has been allowed to submit bids, making it even more historic for the destination as it continues to evolve into the Sports Capital of the World.
Las Vegas was selected for the following events:
- 2023 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Regional; T-Mobile Arena
- 2023 NCAA Division I Men’s Golf Regional; Bear’s Best Las Vegas
- 2023 National Collegiate Women’s Bowling Championship; South Point Hotel
- 2024 NCAA Division III Men’s Golf Championships; Boulder Creek Golf Club and The Legacy Golf Club
- 2024 NCAA Division I Women’s Golf Regional; Spanish Trail Country Club
- 2024 NCAA Division III Men’s and Women’s Soccer Championships; UNLV – Peter Johann Memorial Field
- 2025 NCAA Division II Women’s Golf Championships; Boulder Creek Golf Club
- 2026 NCAA Division II Men’s Golf Championships; Boulder Creek Golf Club
- 2026 NCAA Division I Men’s Ice Hockey Championship (Frozen Four); T-Mobile Arena
There were several entities involved in the intensive bidding process. The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) partnered with the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) to submit 98 bids to host NCAA Championship Events from Divisions I, II and III, including tennis, golf, soccer, softball, baseball, basketball, gymnastics, hockey, bowling and volleyball.
In addition, MGM Resorts International partnered with UNLV and was awarded the 2023 Division I Men’s Basketball Regional. MGM Resorts also collaborated with Las Vegas Events for the 2026 Frozen Four Division I Men’s Ice Hockey Championship, both to be held at T-Mobile Arena.
The destination cannot wait to deliver a world-class Vegas experience for the student-athletes, their families, and the fans during the upcoming NCAA Championships.
In addition to the exciting NCAA announcement, 2022 will be a banner sports year for Las Vegas, which is also set to welcome the 2022 NFL Pro Bowl and 2022 NFL Draft.
Mark your calendars now for the ultimate sports experiences. Until then, catch every homerun, touchdown, slap shot, basket and hole-in-one in Las Vegas. At these venues, you’ll always have a place to cheer on your team.