The NCAA announced on Jan. 11 the entire 2021 men’s basketball championship will be played in Indiana, with the majority of the tournament’s 67 games taking place in Indianapolis.
The NCAA announced on Feb. 19 that a limited number of fans at the 2021 Division I Men’s Basketball Championship, including all rounds and the Final Four. The decision to allow up to 25 percent capacity with physical distancing was made in conjunction with state and local health authorities due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Specific attendance numbers will vary with each venue due to capacity and due to limited capacity and social distance seating pods, only a limited number of tickets will be available and some sites may not have tickets.
Tickets for each round of the tournament will become available on separate days, with the schedule operating as follows:
March 4 at 10 a.m. ET | First Four presale
March 9 at 10 a.m. ET | First Round presale
March 11 at 10 a.m. ET | Second Round presale
March 16 at 10 a.m. ET | Regional Rounds presale
You can get more information here including a link to register and be notified if tickets are made available.
2021 Preliminary Round Sites
The NCAA decided to relocate the 13 sites previously chosen to host preliminary rounds of the 2021 NCAA Division I men’s basketball championship because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Before the change in plans, Indianapolis was already slated to host the Men’s Final Four from April 3-5, 2021.
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Here are the future sites for the NCAA Division I men's basketball Final Four:
|FINAL FOUR DATES||HOSTS||CITY, STATE||FACILITY|
|April 2/4, 2022||Tulane University||New Orleans, LA||Mercedes-Benz Superdome|
|April 1/3, 2023||Rice University, University of Houston,
Houston Baptist University, Texas Southern University
|Houston, TX||NRG Stadium|
|April 6/8, 2024||Arizona State University||Phoenix, AZ||State Farm Stadium|
|April 5/7, 2025||University of Texas at San Antonio, University of the Incarnate Word||San Antonio, TX||Alamodome|
|April 4/6, 2026||Horizon League, IUPUI||Indianapolis, IN||Lucas Oil Stadium|