DI Women's Lacrosse Champ Info

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2022 DI WOMEN'S LACROSSE CHAMPIONSHIPS

Homewood Field | Baltimore, MD | MAY 27-29, 2022

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Road to the Championship

National Participation
There are 119 NCAA member institutions that sponsor Division I Women’s Lacrosse teams and are eligible to compete in the National Championship. All 119 programs support more than 3,100 women's lacrosse student-athletes across the country.

Selection Process
The championship provides for a field of 29 teams to compete in a single-elimination tournament. Sixteen conference champions qualify automatically; the balance of the field is selected at-large by the NCAA Division I Women’s Lacrosse Committee. The top eight teams in the 29-team bracket for the championship are seeded.  The top three teams receive first-round byes.

Selection Show | May 9, 2021
The 2021 NCAA Division I Women’s Lacrosse Championship bracket will be announced the first weekend in May prior to opening-round competition.

First Round | May 14, 2021
Thirteen, two-team first-round games will be conducted at non-predetermined campus sites. The winning team from each game will advance to the second round.

Second Round | May 16, 2021
Eight, two-team second-round games will be conducted at non-predetermined campus sites. The winning team from each game will advance to the quarterfinals.

Quarterfinals | May 22 or 23, 2021
Four, two-team, single-elimination quarterfinals games will be conducted at non-predetermined campus sites. The winning team from each of the four quarterfinals will advance to the championship final site.

National Championship | May 28 and 30, 2021 | Johnny Unitas Stadium at Towson University 
Two, two-team single-elimination semifinals games will be held on Friday, May 22. The two teams winning in the semifinals will advance and compete in the single-elimination national championship game held on Sunday, May 30. 

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