Road to the Championship
There are 333 NCAA member institutions that sponsor Division I Women’s Soccer teams and are eligible to compete in the National Championship. All 333 programs support approximately 8,300 Women’s Soccer student-athletes across the country.
The championship provides for a field of 64 teams. Thirty-one conference champions qualify automatically; the balance of the field is selected at-large by the NCAA Division I Women’s Soccer Committee.
Selection Show | Monday, November 11, 2019
The 2019 NCAA Division I Women’s Soccer Championship bracket was announced the Monday prior to the first-round of competition.
First Round | November 15 - 17. 2019
Thirty-two, two-team First Round games were conducted at non-predetermined campus sites. The winning team from each game will advance to the second round.
Second and Third Rounds | November 22 - 24, 2019
Second- and Third-Rounds were conducted at eight non-predetermined campus sites. At each campus site, four teams competed in single-elimination Second Round competition. The two winning teams then competed against each other in single-elimination Third Round competition at the same campus site. The winning team from each of the eight Third Rounds advanced to the Quarterfinals.
Quarterfinals | November 29 - 30, 2019
Four, two-team single-elimination Quarterfinals games were conducted at non-predetermined campus sites. The winning team from each of the four Quarterfinals will advance to the championship final site.
Women's College Cup | December 6 - 8. 2019
The 2019 Women’s College Cup was held at Avaya Stadium in San Jose, California. Two, two-team single-elimination Semifinals games were held December 6. The two winning teams in the semifinals will advance and compete in the single-elimination National Championship game which will take place December 8, 2019, 5:30pm (PST).
Subscribe To Email Updates
Enter your information to receive emails about offers, promotions from NCAA.com and our partners