FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Visit Fort Worth
Sr. Sports Marketing Manager
THE 2022 NCAA WOMEN’S NATIONAL COLLEGIATE GYMNASTICS CHAMPIONSHIPS HEAD TO DICKIES ARENA THIS WEEK
FORT WORTH, TEXAS (April 11, 2022) – Single session tickets to the 2022 NCAA Women’s National Collegiate Gymnastics Championships at Dickies Arena for this Thursday, April 14 and Saturday, April 16 are still available.
The University of Oklahoma, University of Utah, University of Alabama, University of Minnesota, University of Florida, University of Michigan, University of Missouri and Auburn University will compete on podium in front of fans from across the country for the title of National Champion. This two-day championship features two semifinal sessions on Thursday, April 14, and the final competition with the top four teams from the semifinals will close the weekend on Saturday, April 16. Individual competitors will compete during the semifinals on Thursday, April 14.
Semifinal Session 1 will be held at 12:00 p.m. CST on Thursday, April 14 and feature: The University of Minnesota, University of Oklahoma, University of Alabama and University of Utah.
Semifinal Session 2 will be held at 5:00 p.m. CST on Thursday, April 14 and feature: The University of Florida, University of Michigan, University of Missouri and Auburn University.
The 2022 championship marks the fifth year this event will call Fort Worth home. Fort Worth and Dickies Arena are home to the NCAA Women’s National Collegiate Gymnastics Championships through 2026. Over 30,000 spectators are expected to attend the two-day event in 2022.
“Dickies Arena is thrilled to host the 2022 NCAA Women’s National Collegiate Gymnastics Championships. Our team is ready to welcome fans and teams to the arena for an incredible championship experience,” said Matt Homan, President and General Manager of Dickies Arena.
“The NCAA Women’s National Collegiate Gymnastics Championships is one of the most electrifying NCAA Championships you can see in person and we could not be more honored to welcome the amazing student-athletes, coaches and fans to Fort Worth for this epic event,” said Jason Sands, Executive Director of the Fort Worth Sports Commission.
Dickies Arena and Fort Worth provide a true neutral-site championship, as there is no Division I women’s gymnastics program in the state. Dickies Arena provides a top-level venue for the championship that elevates the fan and student-athlete experience during the weekend. Texas Woman’s University is the host institution for the championship.
For more information or interview requests, please email Becca Berger at BeccaBerger@FortWorth.com. Tickets can be purchased using the links below.
Thursday, April 14 at 12:00 p.m. CST Semifinal Session 1
Thursday, April 14 at 5:00 p.m. CST Semifinal Session 2
Saturday, April 16 at 12:00 p.m. CST Final
About the Fort Worth Sports Commission
The Fort Worth Sports Commission advances the city as an international sports destination. A division of Visit Fort Worth, the Sports Commission attracts youth, collegiate, and professional events that deliver economic impact and boost Fort Worth’s image. The Commission supports the development of and access to facilities that enhance the quality of life for all of Fort Worth. For more information, visit FortWorthSports.com and follow on Instagram @FortWorthSports and their Twitter account @FortWorthSports.
About Dickies Arena
Dickies Arena is a 14,000 seat, spectacular multipurpose venue that was built in 2019 and recently nominated for Arena of the Year by both Pollstar Magazine and the Academy of Country Music Awards. The arena is owned by the City of Fort Worth and managed by the not-for-profit operating entity, Trail Drive Management Corp. (TDMC). The facility is the result of a pioneering public-private partnership between the City of Fort Worth, Tarrant County, the State of Texas and a group of private-sector participants, including foundations, individuals and organizations. The arena is located adjacent to the Will Rogers Memorial Center campus in Fort Worth, Texas. The state-of-the-art arena hosts concerts, sporting events and family entertainment, and is home to Fort Worth Stock Show Rodeo performances. For more information, visit www.DickiesArena.com.
About Knight Eady
Founded in 2013, Knight Eady is a sports marketing and event operations group, offering services in the management, marketing and consultation of live sporting events. In addition, Knight Eady partners with events and brands to offer strategic communication plans for enhanced market exposure through branding, advertising and public relations. Knight Eady believes in creating unique experiences that motivate and inspire individuals to reach beyond their potential and develop an unparalleled loyalty and passion for their sport. This is accomplished by delivering quality, consistent, cost efficient and creative services, while applying ethical principles that radically exceed expectations.
About Visit Fort Worth
Visit Fort Worth is the official destination marketing organization of the 13th-largest city in the United States, dedicated to promoting Fort Worth as a premier business and leisure destination with thriving centers of creativity, culture and commerce. Visit Fort Worth is the parent organization of The Fort Worth Herd, the Fort Worth Film Commission, Fort Worth Sports Commission and music initiative Hear Fort Worth.