Host Information & Requirements

Dear Prospective/Current Championship Host,

First and foremost – THANK YOU for your interest in hosting an NJCAA Championship Event. Since 1938, the NJCAA has provided thousands of student-athletes the opportunity to follow their dreams of playing collegiate athletics on one of the biggest stages in the country…..and we couldn’t do it without great partners like you.

The NJCAA is committed to providing its member colleges and student-athletes a first-rate experience at its 48 national championship events and sanctioned football bowl games. With your hard work and talented staff we can meet this goal.

This document serves as a general snapshot of what is expected and required of a HOST of an NJCAA Championship Event. In addition to the details outlined in this manual, there are also specific requirements of certain championships based upon the sport. Be sure to read over this manual and the sport specific requirements carefully as it is vital that a potential host understands exactly what is expected from them by the NJCAA.

Potential HOSTs will be asked to do the following in order for their bid proposal to be considered by the NJCAA Championship Events Committee.

1. Submit complete bid proposal via the NJCAA Championship Bid Website- http://bids.njcaa.org/
2. Submit a signed NJCAA Championship Contract Form*
3. Submit a signed NJCAA Insurance Agreement Form*
4. Submit a preliminary budget*
5. Agree to all items set forth in this document (NJCAA Championship Host Manual & Requirements) and any sport specific requirements

*Must be submitted/uploaded with proposal through NJCAA Championship Bid Website

All bids are due to the NJCAA by September 1, 2015 and must be complete. Late bids or bids with insufficient information will not be considered.

NJCAA Championship Events are the greatest assets of the organization. They are the most anticipated and exciting events of a sports season and provide student-athletes an once-in-a-lifetime opportunity – to be crowned the best in their sport.

In addition, these events provide a tremendous opportunity for the NJCAA to promote itself within the community hosting a championship event. It is likely that for many people their first and only exposure to the NJCAA will be at a championship event. Thus, it is vital that this experience be lasting and memorable.

We are honored that you have considered hosting one of our events and look forward to potentially working with you. Should you have any questions regarding anything related to hosting a national championship event of the NJCAA please contact Assistant Executive Director Mark Krug at mkrug@njcaa.org or 719.590.9788 x284.