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Women's Final Four

2019 NCAA® WOMEN'S FINAL FOUR®

AMALIE ARENA | TAMPA BAY, FL | APR 5 & 7

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Tourney Town Presented by Capital One

WHEN: Friday, April 5 - Sunday, April 7
LOCATION: Tampa Convention Center
COST: FREE and open to the public!

EVENT SUMMARY:
Tip-off your weekend with a trip to Tourney Town presented by Capital One. Tourney Town is a FREE festival jam packed with special appearances, autograph signings, interactive games, giveaways, basketball contests, a professional development series and more.

Be at the epicenter of women’s basketball with activities and events for the entire family. Tourney Town is the best way to celebrate Women’s Final Four weekend in Tampa Bay. And with free entry don’t miss out on this once-in-a lifetime experience! ­

2019 TOURNEY TOWN PRESENTED BY CAPITAL ONE SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
FRIDAY, APRIL 5
10 a.m. Doors Open - Tampa Convention Center
10 a.m. - Noon Read to the Final Four Celebration - Capital One Center Court
11 - 1:45 a.m. Yoga Session - Beyond the Baseline Lounge
11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. WBCA All-America Team Q&A - Capital One Center Court
Noon - 3 p.m. NCAA/WBCA Coaches' Trophy on Display - NCAA Authentic Team Store
12:15 - 1 p.m. WBCA All-America Team Autograph Session - Autograph Zone
12:30 - 1:30 p.m. Battle of the Women's Final Four Bands - Capital One Center Court
1:30 - 2 p.m. AT&T Mascot Challenge - Capital One Center Court
1:45 - 3 p.m. Impact. Impression. Legacy: Celebrating 10 Years of Beyond the Baseline - Beyond the Baseline Lounge
2 - 3 p.m. 2019 Women's Basketball Hall of Fame Inductees Q & A - Capital One Center Court 
2 - 3 p.m. Lady Legend Autograph Session with: Melissa West, Colleen Healy, Rushia Brown, Toccara Williams, Staci Carney Studesville and Bridget Pettis - Autograph Zone
2:45 - 3 p.m. Q&A Session with panelists- Impact. Impression. Legacy: Celebrating 10 years of Beyond the Baseline - Beyond the Baseline Lounge
2 - 3 p.m. 2019 Women's Basketball Hall of Fame Inductees Q&A - Capital One Center Court
3 - 3:30 p.m. 2019 Women's Basketball hall of Fame Autograph Session - Autograph Zone
3:15 - 4:15 p.m. Celebrity Shootout featuring: Kaela Davis, Kiesha Brown, Angel McCoughtry, Helen Darling, Jamie Redd, Karima Christmas Kelly, Shyra Ely-Gash, Bree Green, Tausha Mills, Tameka Johnson and Dawn Marsh - Capital One Center Court
3:30 - 4:30 p.m. Mentoring Matters: Lift as we Rise - Autograph Zone
4:15 - 5 p.m. Celebrity Shootout Autograph Session featuring: Kaela Davis, Kiesha Brown, Angel McCoughtry, Helen Darling, Jamie Redd, Karima Christmas Kelly, Shyra Ely-Gash, Bree Green, Tausha Mills, Tameka Johnson and Dawn Marsh - Capital One Center Court
4:45 - 5:30 p.m. Yoga Session - Beyond the Baseline Lounge 
6 p.m. Doors Close - Tampa Convention Center
   
SATURDAY, APRIL 6
8:30 a.m. Doors Open - Tampa Convention Center
8:30 - 10 a.m. NCAA Youth Clinics - Capital One Center Court 
10 - 11 a.m. Lady Legends Autograph Session featuring: Bree Green, Tausha Mills, Toccara Williams, Dejeanette Flournoy, Colleen Healy, Melissa West and Ayla Brown - Autograph Zone
10:30 - 11:30 a.m. The Game Has Gone Global / Women Taking Over the World - Beyond the Baseline Lounge
11 a.m. - Noon Women's Basketball Hall of Fame Player & Coach Katie Smith - NCAA Authentic Team Store 
11 a.m. - Noon Lady Legends Autograph Session featuring: Dawn Marsh, Rushia Brown, Karima Christmas-Kelly, Angelina Williams, Tameka Johnson and Bridget Pettis
11:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. NBA Academy Next Generation Showcase - Capital One Center Court
1 - 2 p.m. Lady Legends Autograph Session featuring: Shyra Ely-Gash, Angelina Williams, Tameka Johnson, Shajuanna Jordan, Kaela Davis, Kiesha Brown, Angel McCoughtry, Dawn Marsh and Teresa Edwards
1 - 2:30 p.m. espnW Presents Around the Rim featuring LaChina Robinson & Terrika Foster-Brasby - Beyond the Baseline Lounge
2:45 - 3:15 p.m. Baylor Team Autograph Session - Autograph Zone
3 - 4:30 p.m. Girls Got Game - Beyond the Baseline Lounge
4:30 - 6:30 p.m. Half-Time Show Competitions - Capital One Center Court 
4:50 - 5:20 p.m. Notre Dame Winner Team Autograph Session - Autograph Zone
5 - 6 p.m. Women's Basketball Trivia - Beyond the Baseline Lounge
7 p.m. Doors Close Tampa Convention Center
   
SUNDAY, APRIL 7
10 a.m. Doors Open - Tampa Convention Center
11 - 11:45 a.m. Yoga Session - Beyond the Baseline Lounge 
11 a.m. - Noon Lady Legends Autograph Session featuring: Kaela Davis, Ayla Brown, Toccara Williams, Karima Christmas Kelly, Shyra Ely-Gash, Taj McWilliams-Franklin
11 a.m. - 2 p.m. NCAA/WBCA Coaches' Trophy on Display  - NCAA Authentic Team Store
Noon - 1 p.m. DJ Shawna Podcast - Beyond the Baseline Lounge
Noon - 1 p.m. Lady Legends Autograph Session featuring: Angel McCoughtry, Rushia Brown, Staci Carney Studesville, Angelina Williams, Shajuanna Jordan and Ciam Hope
12:15 - 1:15 p.m. Beyond the Baseline - Beyond the Baseline Lounge
2 -3 p.m. NCAA Pep Rally - Capital One Center Court
1:30 - 2:30 p.m. Women's Basketball Trivia - Beyond the Baseline Lounge
2 - 3 p.m. World's Largest Game of H-O-R-S-E featuring Angelina Williams, Kaela Davis, Ayla Brown and Jamie Redd - Capital One Center Court
3 - 4 p.m. Women's Final Four Bingo - Beyond the Baseline Lounge 
3 - 4 p.m. Lady Legends Autograph Session featuring: Helen Darling, Jamie Redd, Shyra Ely-Gash, Bridget Pettis, Ciam Hope, Taj McWilliams-Franklin, Stacey Carney Studesville 
5 p.m. Doors Close Tampa Convention Center

All times local, eastern. All events, times and locations are subject to change. 

Capital One® Cup Fan Zone

The Capital One Cup Fan Zone is the place for fans to test their skills in various sports including softball, soccer and lacrosse. Exclusive prizes will be awarded for fans who knock it out of the park! Be sure to check it out!

 

Coca-Cola Kitchen

The Coca-Cola Kitchen is a unique and entertaining gathering place to enjoy and share some amazing Coke & Food during the tournament. It will be serving up delicious ice-cold Coca-Cola perfectly paired with freshly made cuisines prepared on-site by local chefs.

 

AT&T

Come by the AT&T booth to shoot some hoops, play corn hole, relax and recharge at our charging station. Associates are available to assist if you have any needs for your wireless, premium TV or internet service. You can also score some swag while spending time in the AT&T area!

 

GEICO

GEICO, official partner of the NCAA, invites you to join the fun in Tampa! Come check out any of GEICO’s three unique photo opportunities to commemorate the event and earn event swag!

 

NCAA AREAS

NCAA Sport Science & Statistics

See how your long-range shooting, clutch shooting, dribbling and buzzer-beating skills stack up against some of the greatest players and moments in NCAA Women’s Final Four history.  In this unique interactive you get to see the stats that made history, then jump on the court to try to beat them

 

Kids Zone

The Tourney Town Kids Zone consists of non-stop activities as well as occasional programming throughout the Tourney Town weekend. The Kids Zone will include a ninja obstacle course for kids to test their scaling & balance skills, 4 building block tables for STEM stimulation and self-expression and mini basketball hoops so they can be just like their favorite NCAA athletes!

 

Capital One Center Court

Capital One Center Court will be the place to be for Tourney Town feature presentations this year. Center Court activities will include all the Women’s Final Four band and cheer competitions, mascot challenges, and pep rallies. Be sure to check-out all the live basketball competitions as well as special appearances from Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame Inductees, the WBCA All-America Team, and Lady Legends.

 

NCAA Trophy & Bracket Photo Opportunity

Enjoy a photo opportunity with the NCAA championship trophy and 2019 bracket.

 

Autograph Zone

The Women’s Final Four Championship teams’ autograph sessions will be held inside of Tourney Town on Saturday, April 6 at 2:45 and 4:50 p.m. Other Autograph Sessions will include the WBCA Coaches All-America Team, Lady Legends, Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame Inductees, as well as the Celebrity Shootout participants.

 

Women’s Final Four Team Locker Room

The Women’s Final Four Locker Room allows fans to get an inside look at what goes on before and after the game. Fans will be able to see artifacts from the Final Four teams and collaborate with other fans to complete a sticker mosaic to recreate their favorite Final Four team’s logo!

 

History of Women’s Basketball

For the first time at Tourney Town, the History of Women’s Basketball area will allow fans to learn and engage with several facets of the game. These include; The development of the jersey, Women Final Four media guides throughout the years, Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame Coaches, First 100 Years of NCAA Women’s Basketball History, NCAA Final Four History, speeches from coaches, and artifacts from the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame.

 

Beyond the Baseline

The Beyond the Baseline Lounge is the NCAA Women’s Final Four’s three-day professional development event series designed to empower and equip women in sport and business with tools necessary for personal and professional success. Featured guests include prominent figures in sports and business, Olympic medalists, professional athletes, and much more. You won’t want to miss it!

 

Bracketwall

The Bracket Wall is a large wall with basketball hoops in the form of the tournament bracket.  Guests can compete to the middle of the wall by shooting against the clock.  Volunteers stationed here are busy timing the games, keeping score, and shagging lots and lots of missed shots.

 

ANCILLARY       

Event One

Visit the NCAA Authentic Team Store to purchase the best Women’s Final Four apparel in Tampa. Browse the large selection of men’s, women’s and youth apparel items, as well as numerous novelty items to complete your entire wish list at this one location!

 

Kay Yow Cancer Fund

The Kay Yow Cancer Fund is again proud to be a part of the 2019 NCAA Tourney Town. They will have a location on site where fans and visitors can purchase official Kay Yow Cancer Fund merchandise and apparel and find out more about this 501 (c) (3) non-profit's work and mission. The Fund was named and founded by Naismith Hall of Fame Coach Kay Yow, prior to her passing in 2009. As the Official Charity of the Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA), hundreds of games and events across the country benefit the mission set forth by Coach Yow, to raise funds for the Kay Yow Cancer Fund for research grants, serving the underserved, and bringing together the women's basketball community for a common cause.

 

Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame

The Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame will be promoting the hall of fame along with featuring information on the Class of 2019. The WBHOF will induct its 20th group of inductees, on June 8th in Knoxville Tennessee. The eight members of the Class of 2019 are: Beth Bass, Joan Cronan, Nora Lynn Finch, Ticha Penicheiro, Ruth Riley, Carolyn Bush Roddy, Valerie Still, and AIAW.

 

TEAM Coalition

Pledge to be a responsible college basketball fan! Autograph the responsibility banner, your pledge never to drive drunk and always to have a safe ride home. You will receive a free souvenir photo and be entered to win an NCAA Women’s Final Four prize pack. Responsibility Has Its Rewards!

 

TOURNEY TOWN PROGRAMMING:

Read to the Final Four

2,500 School age children from around the Columbus area will come experience Tourney Town on Friday, April 5. Schools will be rewarded for their hard work throughout the year, as well as hear stories read by NCAA student-athletes.

 

World’s Largest Game of H-O-R-S-E

On Sunday, April 7, The World’s Largest Game of H-O-R-S-E will allow several hundred fans a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to compete head-to-head with a NCAA and WNBA basketball legend on center court of Tourney Town. See yourself on the video board, hear the cheers of the Women’s Final Four cheerleaders, share high-fives with the mascots, match the shots of legend to stay in the game and for a chance at great Women’s Final Four prizes while you live out your Final Four basketball dreams.

 

Celebrity Shootout

On Friday, April 5, come cheer on your favorite local celebrities & Basketball Legends in this Team Shootout.

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