Road to the Championships
- National Participation
There are 299 NCAA member institutions that sponsor Division I Baseball teams and are eligible to compete in the National Championship. All 299 programs support over 11,000 Baseball student-athletes across the country.
- Selection Process
The Division I Baseball Championship provides for a field of 64 teams to compete in the national tournament. Of the 64 teams, 31 teams will receive automatic qualification with the remaining best 33 teams selected on an at-large basis by the NCAA Division I Baseball Committee. Sixteen teams will be seeded and each of the seeded teams will be placed at one of the regional sites
- Selection Show | Monday, May 29, 2017
The 2017 NCAA Division I Baseball Championship bracket will be announced Monday, May 29, 2017 (time and network to be determined).
- Regionals | June 2-5, 2017
Regionals for the NCAA Division I Baseball Championship will be held June 2-5, 2017 on 16 campus sites. At each campus site, a four-team, double-elimination tournament will be conducted and the 16 winning teams advance to the Super Regionals.
- Super Regionals | June 9-12, 2017
Super Regionals for the NCAA Division I Baseball Championship will be held June 9-11 or June 10-12 on eight campus sites. At each site, two teams play in a best-of-three tournament format. The winners from each site advance to the NCAA Men’s College World Series.
- College World Series | June 17-27/28, 2017
The 2017 NCAA Men's College World Series (CWS) will be held at TD Ameritrade Park Omaha, June 17-27/28, 2017. The eight winners advancing from the Super Regional competitions will compete in two four-team double elimination brackets to determine the bracket champions. The two bracket champions will then play a best two-of-three championship series (CWS Finals) to determine the national champion. The CWS Finals format consists of single games Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday (if necessary), June 26-27/28.