Road to the Championship
The Division I Women’s Volleyball Committee will conduct selections for the 2015 NCAA Division I Women’s Volleyball Championship. The 64-team field will be selected from 328 NCAA Division I institutions sponsoring the sport of women’s volleyball. Of the 64 teams, 32 teams will receive automatic qualification with the remaining best 32 teams selected on an at-large basis. The 64-team field will be announced Sunday, November 29.
• 2014 Division I Women's Volleyball Selections
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Selection Show - Nov. 29
The NCAA Division I Women's Volleyball Championship bracket will be announced Sunday, November 29 at 9 p.m. ET on ESPNU.
First & Second Rounds (Non-Predetermined) - Dec. 4-6
First & Second Round competition for the NCAA Division I Women's Volleyball Championship will be held December 4-6 on 16 campus sites. At each campus site, 4 teams will compete in single-elimination First Round competition. The 2 winning teams will then compete against each other in single-elimination Second Round competition at the same campus site. The winning team from each of the 16 Second Rounds will advance to the Regionals.
Regionals (Predetermined) - Dec. 11-12
Regionals for the NCAA Division I Women's Volleyball Championship will be held December 11-12 at 4 locations.
|SITE||VENUE||HOST||MATCH TIMES (ET)|
|Austin, Texas||Gregory Gymnasium||University of Texas at Austin||December 11: 6 & 8:30 p.m. (ESPN3)
December 12: 9 p.m. (ESPNU)
|Des Moines, Iowa||Wells Fargo Arena||University of Northern Iowa
Des Moines Area Sports Commission
|December 11: 5 & 7:30 p.m. (ESPN3)
December 12: 6:30 p.m. (ESPNU)
|Lexington, Ky.||Memorial Coliseum||University of Kentucky||December 11: 5 & 7:30 p.m. (ESPN3)
December 12: 4 p.m. (ESPNU)
|San Diego||Jenny Craig Pavilion||University of San Diego||December 11: 8:30 & 11 p.m. (ESPN3, ESPNU)
December 12: 11 p.m. (ESPNU)
At each site, 4 teams will compete in single-elimination Regional Semifinal competition. The 2 winning teams will then compete against each other in single-elimination Regional Final competition at the same site. The winning team from each of the 4 Regionals will advance to the championship final site in Omaha, Neb.
Championship - Dec. 17 & 19
The 2015 NCAA Division I Women's Volleyball Championship will be held at CenturyLink Center in Omaha, Neb. National Semifinals will be held December 17 at 7 & 9:30 p.m. ET, and the National Championship will take place December 19 at 7:30 p.m. ET. This is the 35th annual NCAA Division I Women's Volleyball Championship and the 3rd time that the state of Nebraska (2008, 2006) will host this premier college volleyball championship event.
|Selection Show||November 29||9 p.m.||ESPNU|
|First/Second Rounds||December 4-6||Various||ESPN Family of Networks|
|Regional Semifinals||December 11||Various||ESPNU, ESPN3|
|Regional Finals||December 12||Various||ESPNU|
|National Semifinals||December 17||7 & 9:30 p.m.||ESPN2|
|National Championship||December 19||7:30 p.m.||ESPN2|
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• Complete List
November 27 - Selection Show
December 2-4 - First & Second Rounds
December 9-10 - Regionals
December 15-17 - Championship (Columbus, Ohio)
November 26 - Selection Show
December 1-3 - First & Second Rounds
December 8-9 - Regionals
December 14-16 - Championship (Kansas City, Mo.)