EUGENE, Ore., April 26, 2022 – The University of Oregon will host the 2022 NCATA National Championships April 28-30 at Matthew Knight Arena with all three days of competition set to stream live on ESPN+. The top-seeded Baylor enters this year’s tournament having won the last six championships.
The Bears will begin their title defense Thursday against the eighth-seeded Converse Valkyries at 7:30 p.m. ET. Third-seeded Gannon and sixth-seeded Limestone will kick things off at 2 p.m. ET with No.2 Azusa Pacific and No. 7 Fairmont State set to follow at 4:30 p.m. ET. The host Oregon Ducks, who earned the fifth seed, will face the No. 4 Quinnipiac Bobcats in the final matchup of the day, starting at 10 p.m. ET.
Winners will advance to two semifinal sessions slated for Friday, April 29 at 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. ET. The 2022 team champion will be crowned Saturday, April 30 with the competition set to kick off at 10 p.m. ET.
Beyond the seeded championship field, several schools received at-large bids to compete for individual event titles, which will be up for grabs Saturday at 2 p.m. ET. Programs who have earned tournament berths will be able to qualify to the event finals based on their performances during Thursday’s quarterfinals round.
Additional information, including how to purchase tickets, is available at GoDucks.com.
The full list of participating teams is available below.
NCATA tournament seeds
1. Baylor University
2. Azusa Pacific University
3. Gannon University
4. Quinnipiac University
5. University of Oregon
6. Limestone University
7. Fairmont State University
8. Converse University
Event finals at-large selections
Five-element acro: Lander University
Six-element acro: Belmont Abbey College
Seven-element acro: Belmont Abbey College
Inversion pyramid: Hawaii Pacific University
Synchronized pyramid: Hawaii Pacific University, Presbyterian College
Open pyramid: Coker University, Lander University
450 Salto toss: West Virginia Wesleyan College, Belmont Abbey College
Synchronized toss: Hawaii Pacific University
Open toss: Hawaii Pacific University
Duo pass: Hawaii Pacific University
Trio pass: Hawaii Pacific University
Quad pass: Hawaii Pacific University
Aerial pass: Belmont Abbey College
Six-element pass: Hawaii Pacific University
Open pass: Belmont Abbey College