2018 National Acrobatics & Tumbling Championship Tickets Set To Go On Sale Tuesday, February 13
Posted: February 12, 2018
Gannon University and the National Collegiate Acrobatics and
Tumbling Association (NCATA) have announced the start of ticket
sales for the 2018 NCATA National Championships scheduled for April
26-28 at the Hammermill Center. Tickets will go on sale beginning
Tuesday, February 13 at www.gannontickets.com
. Advance sales will only
be available online until the actual event.
Gannon University and the Erie Sports Commission are serving as
co-hosts of the 2018 NCATA National Championships. The
all-tournament pass costs $25 for adults and $10 for seniors,
military members and non-Gannon students. An all-tournament pass
will provide access to all seven meets and the individual national
championships. Daily passes for each day are $10 for adults and $5
for seniors, military members and non-Gannon students. Children 12
years old or younger will be admitted free of charge.
The NCATA National Championships will be contested in the East for
only the third time ever and first time since Fairmont State
(W.Va.) University served as the host in 2015. The national
championship event includes a single-elimination format with eight
qualifying teams via at-large bids. The Elite Eight kicks off
Thursday, April 26 with four quarterfinal meets at the Hammermill
Center. Start times include 12 p.m., 2 p.m., 5 p.m. and 7
The national semifinals are scheduled for Friday, April 27 and 5
and 7 p.m. Championship Saturday (April 28) will include the team
national championship meet at 4 p.m. with an awards ceremony
immediately following. The individual event championships are
scheduled for the final night at 7:30 p.m.
The University of Oregon hosted the inaugural NCATA National
Championships in 2011. Other past hosts included Baylor University
(2012 and 2016), Quinnipiac University (2013), Azusa Pacific
University (2014 and 2017) and Fairmont State University (2015).
Baylor will be defending its crown after winning the last three
national championships. All three titles came via victories over
Oregon. The Ducks won the first five NCATA national championships,
before the Bears captured the last three.
More information relating to the 2018 NCATA National Championships
will be released as it becomes available. Please continue to stay
up-to-date with the latest information at www.gannonsports.com and
via Gannon's social media outlets on Facebook (@gannonsports), Twitter (@GUKnights) and Instagram (@gannongoldenknights).