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The Voice of the Black Community
Friends of the Foundation
2014 CIAA Basketball Tournament
Sporting Events
Date: March 2, 2014

Location: Show map
Time Warner Cable Arena
333 E. Trade Street
Charlotte, NC 28202

Site: www.ciaatournament.org

One of the nation’s premier sporting events is the annual CIAA Basketball Tournament, outed as the third most attended basketball tournament among all NCAA divisions. The CIAA Tournament recorded consecutive sellouts in the 20,000 seat RBC Center, located in Raleigh, NC when the city was awarded the event in 2000 and 2003. The 2011 CIAA Tournament, in its sixth year in the “Queen City”, Charlotte, NC, boasted over 190,000 fans during the course of the week, while making an economic impact of over $44.3 million. Since the year 2000, the CIAA has generated over $266.06 million in economic impact for the state of North Carolina and over $16.5 million in overall scholarship dollars for CIAA member institutions.

Tournament Week offers events for every social palate including parties, numerous educational and healthy-livings components, step shows and a battle of the bands. The men’s and women’s tournaments are held simultaneously and their respective championship games are on Saturday night.

www.ciaatournament.org for additional info and Bracket Release: Day Prior to Tournament Start




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