NCAA Sports Tickets
Score your NCAA tickets at TicketSmarter to see the best college athletes and teams compete against each other! The National Collegiate Athletic Association is an organization that sanctions and regulates intercollegiate competition between universities and their student athletes. There are over 1,200 colleges, universities and conferences that are associated with the NCAA, while close to 500,000 student athletes compete each year. Schools are placed into divisions based on the size of the university and their student population. Division I is the elite level of the NCAA with the maximum number of scholarships to offer, while smaller universities compete in Division II and Division III with fewer scholarship athletes.
The NCAA sanctions 19 men’s sports with the most popular including football, basketball, baseball, wrestling and ice hockey. There are 21 women’s sports sanctioned by the NCAA with basketball, volleyball and softball being the most popular spectator sports. In addition to sporting events held throughout the school year, the NCAA also sanctions several high-profile collegiate sporting events including various tournaments, championships and college football bowl games. These events are highly-attended events that draw capacity crowds to major arenas and stadiums across the United States. Secure your NCAA tickets at TicketSmarter to see these major sporting events live!
NCAA Ticket Prices
NCAA ticket prices will vary based on the popularity of each sport. NCAA tournament tickets for college basketball and NCAA football championship tickets are in the highest demand as those are the most popular sporting events sanctioned by the NCAA. Some of the other factors that will come into play when researching ticket prices are the size of the sports venue hosting the event, seating location inside the venue and the popularity of the teams that will be competing.
How much are NCAA tickets?
The highest profile events on the NCAA calendar will fetch the highest ticket prices throughout the year. NCAA March Madness tickets will often cost anywhere from $100 to $500 depending on what round of the tournament is in play. NCAA Final Four tickets will usually cost around $550 to over $650 for an all-session ticket. NCAA football championship tickets typically feature an average price of $300 to $600 for the College Football Playoffs. The CFP National Championship itself will start at prices between $880 and $1,600.
Other NCAA national championship events will have cheaper price points due to the lesser popularity of those sports. NCAA Women’s Final Four tickets will usually start in a price range between $110 and $150. NCAA volleyball tickets for the Women’s Volleyball Tournament will usually start at prices around $70 to $130 for the national semifinal and national championship matches. NCAA Wrestling Championships tickets for all sessions will start at prices around $150 per seat. These are just a few of the great NCAA championship tickets that can be found on TicketSmarter’s virtual ticket office!
NCAA Dates & Schedule
The NCAA schedule of sporting events revolves around the school year, with games and matches taking place during the fall, winter and spring seasons. Each sports season will include regular-season games that will eventually lead to conference championship games and tournaments. The top teams in each sport will also have a chance to qualify for the national championship tournament.
Fall sports will generally start in August or September and regular season play will typically conclude in November. The postseason for fall sports including NCAA college bowl games will run throughout December and January. The CFP National Championship game will take place during the second week of January. The NCAA Women’s Volleyball Tournament will begin in early December and conclude in mid-December after six rounds of play. The NCAA Men’s and Women’s Soccer Tournaments will begin in November and end in December.
The winter sports season will take place inside indoor arenas and will begin in October or November. Postseason games including conference tournaments and NCAA March Madness for men’s and women’s basketball will take place in the month of March. The NCAA Wrestling Championships and NCAA Frozen Four will take place in March and April, respectively.
The spring sporting season features many outdoor events including baseball, softball, lacrosse, golf and tennis. The spring NCAA season will begin in February with postseason play starting in April and May. The NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament will start at the end of May and conclude with the College World Series in late June. The NCAA Division I Softball Tournament will begin in the middle of May and will conclude with the Women’s College World Series in early June.
NCAA Fall Sports
- Men’s and Women’s Cross Country
- Field Hockey
- Men’s and Women’s Soccer
- Women’s Volleyball
- Men’s Water Polo
NCAA Winter Sports
- Men’s and Women’s Basketball
- Men’s and Women’s Gymnastics
- Men’s and Women’s Ice Hockey
- Men’s and Women’s Swimming & Diving
- Men’s and Women’s Indoor Track & Field
NCAA Spring Sports
- Beach Volleyball
- Men’s and Women’s Golf
- Men’s and Women’s Lacrosse
- Men’s and Women’s Tennis
- Men’s and Women’s Outdoor Track & Field
- Men’s Volleyball
- Women’s Water Polo
When do NCAA tickets go on sale?
NCAA tickets will go on sale a few months ahead of the start of the regular season. Some championship events will go on sale earlier due to their high profile. Keep an eye on TicketSmarter’s event listings so you don’t miss any of the action during the NCAA’s major sporting events.
NCAA Seating Chart
The majority of major NCAA sporting events take place at large-scale outdoor stadiums and indoor arenas. The fall and spring sports seasons will generally take place at outdoor sporting venues while the winter athletics season will take place indoors. The majority of the venues that hold NCAA championship events will be able to hold a capacity crowd of at least 10,000 to upwards of 80,000. The stadiums that are used by football teams in the NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision will have a seating capacity between 15,000 and over 107,000. NCAA Division I basketball arenas can hold anywhere from 1,000 spectators to over 35,000.
TicketSmarter’s interactive seating map will have NCAA seating charts for every major sporting event on the NCAA schedule. Click on any upcoming championship event and you will find an accurate seating layout that displays seating sections with available tickets.
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