NJCAA: About the Tournament

NJCAA: About the Tournament


DACC to Host National Tournament for 25th Year

Danville Area Community College and the city of Danville will again host the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division II Men’s National Basketball Tournament at the DACC campus March 20-24, 2018. Tournament pairings will not be available until later in March. The top 8 teams will be seeded by the Division II Men’s Basketball Committee via teleconference once all district champions are determined. The remaining 8 teams will be placed on the bracket by blind draw. Each college will play a minimum of two games in the tournament. Teams playing more than two games will determine first through eighth place. This year marks the 25th year that Danville has hosted the tournament and the 33rd year of the tournament.

Please note new game times for the 2018 tournament!

2018 Game times are:

Tuesday, March 20, 2018:
9:00 & 11:00 a.m. morning session
1:00 & 3:00 p.m. afternoon session
6:30 & 8:30 p.m. evening session

Wednesday, March 21, 2018:
11:00 a.m., 1:00 & 3:00 p.m. morning/afternoon session
6:00 & 8:00 p.m. evening session

Thursday, March 22, 2018:
11:00 a.m., 1:00 & 3:00 p.m. morning/afternoon session
6:00 & 8:00 p.m. evening session

Friday, March 23, 2018:
9:00 & 11:00 a.m. morning session
1:00 & 3:00 p.m. afternoon session
6:30 & 8:30 p.m. evening session

Saturday, March 24, 2018:
Noon & 2:00 p.m. afternoon session
5:30 & 7:30 p.m. evening session

A tournament pass, which is good for all games, is available for $45.00. Tickets are $8.00 each session/morning, afternoon or evening. Tickets for DACC students and senior citizens are $4.00 and children 6 and under are free for all games. Tickets sold at the door only. Visa, Master Card and Discover accepted.

A 50/50 Raffle in conjunction with the tournament. Tickets cost $1 each. The winning ticket will be drawn Saturday, March 20, during the championship game. Raffle participants need not be present to win. All proceeds from the raffle will support DACC athletic programs.

For more information about the tournament, call Dick Shockey at 217-443-8762 or Chris Cornell at 217-443-8768.

Tournament website: www.dacc.edu/njcaa
Facebook: NJCAA Division II Mens Basketball Championship
Twitter: @NJCAATournament    
Snapchat: Njcaanattourney

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Teams Slated for NJCAA Men’s National Basketball Championship
Held at Danville Area Community College

Sixteen (16) National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Men’s Basketball teams from across the country will have earned the title of regional champions and will represent their regions in the upcoming NJCAA Division II Men’s National Basketball Championship. The upcoming NJCAA Championship Tournament will be held at Danville Area Community College March 20-March 24, 2018. This year marks the 25th year that Danville has hosted the tournament and the 33rd year of the tournament.

A playoff bracket is available at www.dacc.edu/njcaa/. WDAN radio (1490 AM) will broadcast all of the tournament games.

Game times are: Tuesday, March 20: 9:00 & 11:00 a.m. morning session; 1:00 & 3:00 p.m. afternoon session and 6:30 & 8:30 p.m. evening session. Wednesday, March 21: 11:00 a.m., 1:00 & 3:00 p.m. morning/afternoon session and 6:00 & 8:00 p.m. for evening session. Thursday, March 22: 11:00 a.m., 1:00 & 3:00 p.m. morning/afternoon session and 6:00 & 8:00 p.m. for evening session. Friday, March 23: 9:00 & 11:00 a.m. morning session; 1:00 & 3:00 p.m. afternoon session and 6:30 & 8:30 p.m. evening session. Saturday, March 24: Noon & 2:00 p.m. afternoon session and 5:30 & 7:30 p.m. for evening session.

A tournament pass, which is good for all games, is available for $45.00. Tickets are $8.00 each session/morning, afternoon or evening. Tickets for DACC students and senior citizens are $4.00 and children 6 and under are free for all games. Tickets sold at the door only. Visa, Master Card and Discover accepted.

A 50/50 Raffle in conjunction with the tournament. Tickets cost $1 each. The winning ticket will be drawn Saturday, March 24, during the championship game. Raffle participants need not be present to win. All proceeds from the raffle will support DACC athletic programs.

2018 NJCAA TOURNAMENT TEAMS
District 1 Pima Community College Tucson, AZ
District 2 Erie Community College Buffalo, NY
District 3 Triton College River Grove, IL
District 4 South Suburban College South Holland, IL
District 5 Highland Community College – Kansas Highland, KS
District 6 College of Southern Maryland La Plata, MD
District 7 Dakota County Technical College Rosemount, MN
District 8 Southwestern Community College Creston, IA
District 9 Grand Rapids Community College Grand Rapids, MI
District 10 Delta College University Center, MI
District 11 Cuyahoga Community College Cleveland, OH
District 12 Ulster County Community College Stone Ridge, NY
District 13 Arkansas State University Mid-South West Memphis, AR
District 14 Louisburg College Louisburg, NC
District 15 Richard Bland College South Prince George, VA
District 16 Danville Area Community College Danville, IL

For more information, please call DACC at 217-443-8768.

Tournament website: www.dacc.edu/njcaa
Facebook: NJCAA Division II Mens Basketball Championship
Twitter: @NJCAATournament     Snapchat: Njcaanattourney

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