(CHARLOTTE, NC – August 1, 2023) – The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA®), the nation’s oldest historically Black athletic conference, returns to Baltimore, Maryland for the 2024 Men’s and Women’s Championship Basketball Tournament. The CIAA Basketball Tournament will be held at the newly remodeled and renamed CFG Bank Arena from February 26- March 3, 2024.
Be the FIRST to get your tickets to the 2024 CIAA Men’s and Women’s Championship Basketball Tournament in Charm City. February is CIAA and the CIAA and Visit Baltimore are asking fans to come and enjoy 24 Basketball showdowns, Fan Fest, step shows, parties, Career Expo, Education Day, A-list performances and so much more!
Fans and the public can take advantage of the CIAA Early Bird Presale by using the promo code EARLY. Limited time offer from August 1 through September 1, 2023. First come, first served tickets are available HERE
This year, the tournament offers new and exciting fan experiences- BOOK NOW! The CIAA fan experience will include the following:
- VIP Access: A limited number of reserved center court seats for quarterfinal, semifinal and the championship games. Tickets include East Club access to purchase food, beverages, and spirits. (Thu – Sat) | $400.
- Die Hard Fan: General admission tickets that include 24 nail-biting games (Mon – Sat) |$275.
- Weekend Getaway: A limited number of general admission tickets for quarterfinal, semifinal and the championship games. (Thurs – Sat) | $250.
The 2024 CIAA Tournament will feature the reigning Winston-Salem State University men and Elizabeth City State University women champions and all the action on the court as they look to repeat. Beginning in 2023-24, Bluefield State University will join the CIAA as the 13th full member. With the addition of Big Blue, the 2024 CIAA Tournament will start on Monday, February 26, featuring two bonus games for a total of 24 contests.
For more information about the 2024 CIAA Basketball Tournament in Baltimore, visit CIAATOURNAMENT.ORG
About the CIAA
Founded in 1912, the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) is the first, and longest running, African American athletic conference in the U.S. and one of the most recognized conferences in Division II. The CIAA conducts 14 championships attended by more than 150,000 fans from around the country. The Basketball Tournament has been honored as a 2019 Champion of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism by Sports Destination Management, the leading publication with the largest circulation of sports event planners and tournament directors in the sports tourism market, for both 2018 and 2019.
Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, the CIAA is governed by the Presidents and Chancellors of its 13 member institutions: Bowie State University, Bluefield State University, Claflin University, Elizabeth City State University, Fayetteville State University, Johnson C. Smith University, Lincoln University of Pennsylvania, Livingstone College, Saint Augustine’s University, Shaw University, Virginia State University, Virginia Union University, and Winston-Salem State University. For more information on the CIAA, visit theciaa.com, like us on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter and Instagram.
About Visit Baltimore
Visit Baltimore is the official sales and marketing arm for the City of Baltimore. The 501(c)(6) non-profit organization generates economic benefits for stakeholders through the attraction of convention, group and leisure visitors. In 2022, 26.7 million people visited Baltimore for overnight and day trips, spending a total of $3.7 billion to Baltimore’s economy. For more information, please visit Baltimore.org.