Quarterfinal Thursday to Jump Start 2018 NCATA Tournament

Quarterfinal Thursday to Jump Start 2018 NCATA Tournament

2018 NCATA TOURNAMENT CENTRAL

APRIL 26-28, 2018

HAMMERMILL CENTER • GANNON UNIVERSITY • ERIE, PENNSYLVANIA

 

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THURSDAY, APRIL 26 (ALL TIMES EST)
12 p.m. No. 6 Fairmont State 263.405 No. 3 Quinnipiac 269.875

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2 p.m. No. 7 Hawaii Pacific 265.985 No. 2 Azusa Pacific 271.675

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5 p.m. No. 8 Converse 260.905 No. 1 Baylor 277.535

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7 p.m. No. 5 Gannon 265.525 No. 4 Oregon 276.140

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Friday, April 27
5 p.m. No. 3 Quinnipiac 275.450 No. 2 Azusa Pacific 274.105

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7 p.m. No. 4 Oregon 277.725 No. 1 Baylor 281.410

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Saturday, April 28
4 p.m. No. 3 Quinnipiac 274.650 No. 1 Baylor 283.360

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For the first time in program history, Gannon University will host the 2018 National Collegiate Acrobatics and Tumbling Association (NCATA) National Championships, set to take place from April 26-28 at the Hammermill Center in Erie, Pennsylvania.

Tickets for the three-day event are available at the following, daily rates:

All-Tournament Pass: $25

Adults, $10 - Seniors, military members and non-Gannon students

Daily Pass: $10 – Adults, $5 - Seniors, military members and non-Gannon students

In addition, an all-tournament pass is available at the rate of $25 per person. The all-tournament pass grants the bearer admission to the quarterfinal, semifinal and championship meets along with the individual event finals. Gannon University will present free live video streams of all events throughout championship weekend through a partnership with Stretch Internet. The link for all live video streams is available here

On Thursday April 26, the quarterfinals begin at 12 p.m., followed by matchups at 2 p.m., 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. Friday will decide the 2018 NCATA National Championship matchup with semifinals at 5 and 7 p.m., and a jam-packed Saturday will begin at 4 p.m. with the national championship meet before the 2018 NCATA National Championship takes place at 7:30 p.m. live from the Hammermill Center.

Maintaining the structure seen in previous years, the tournament will consist of eight teams competing in a bracket-style, single elimination tournament, culminating in Saturday's championship meet. The individual event finals consist of the top four individuals or groups from across the landscape of the NCATA in each heat of acro, pyramid, tumbling and toss events. An unforgettable weekend showcasing the best competition in the nation, the 2017 NCATA Championship Weekend is poised to be a must-see event. 

Last year, Baylor University captured its third consecutive national championship as the No. 2 seed, upending Oregon, 279.350-275.625 on April 29 in Azusa, California. This season, the unbeaten top-seed Baylor Bears aim for their fourth consecutive NCATA National Championship, while an immensely competitive field that features No. 2 seed Azusa Pacific, No. 3 seed Quinnipiac and No. 4 seed Oregon aim to secure the championship.

Be sure to follow the NCATA on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for updates throughout the final month of the regular season to see where your favorite program stands on the road to Saturday's 2018 NCATA National Championship meet.

 

2018 NCATA Tournament Schedule

Thursday, April 26

12 p.m. - No. 3 Quinnipiac vs. No. 6 Fairmont State
2 p.m. - No. 2 Azusa Pacific vs. No. 7 Hawaii Pacific
5 p.m. - No. 1 Baylor vs. No. 8 Converse
6 p.m. - No. 4 Oregon vs. No. 5 Gannon

Friday, April 27

5 p.m. - Quinnipiac/Fairmont State vs. Azusa Pacific/Hawaii Pacific
7 p.m. - Baylor/Converse vs. Oregon/Gannon

Saturday, April 29

4 p.m. - NCATA National Championship 
7:30 p.m. - Indiv. Event National Championships