DI Women's Volleyball Champ Info

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2021 DI WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL CHAMPIONSHIP

Nationwide Arena | Columbus, OH| December 16-18, 2021

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Road to the Championship

National Participation
There are 330 NCAA member institutions that sponsor Division I Women’s Volleyball teams and are eligible to compete in the National Championship. All 330 programs support over 5,500 Women’s Volleyball student-athletes across the country.

Selection Process
The 2020 Division I Women’s Volleyball championship will provide a field of 48 teams to compete in a single elimination tournament. Of the 48 teams, 32 teams receive automatic qualification while the remaining 16 teams will be selected on an at-large basis by the Division I Women’s Volleyball Committee.

Selection Show | Sunday, April 4, 2021
The NCAA Division I Women's Volleyball Championship bracket will be announced the Sunday before the first round of competition.

First and Second Rounds | April 14-15, 2021
First and Second round competition will be held in Omaha. Teams will compete in a single-elimination first round competition. The advancing teams will then compete against each other in single-elimination second round competition. The winning team from each of the 16 second rounds advance to the regional round.

Regionals | April 18-19, 2021
Regionals for the NCAA Division I Women's Volleyball Championship will also be held in Omaha. Teams will compete in single-elimination regional semifinal competition. The advancing teams then compete against each other in single-elimination regional finals. 

National Championship | April 22 & 24, 2021
The 2021 NCAA Division I Women's Volleyball Championship will be held at CHI Health Center Omaha in Omaha, NE. The National Semifinals will be held April 22, at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. ET on ESPN2. The National Championship will take place April 24, at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN2.

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