Remember! The 2019 Convention will take place Wednesday, Jan. 23, to Saturday, Jan. 26, just after Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

2019 NCAA meeting schedule

  • Association-wide workshops are Wednesday, Jan. 23.
  • The Honors Celebration is 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23.
  • Association-wide menu sessions are Thursday, Jan. 24.
  • The NCAA Plenary Session: State of College Sports is 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24.
  • The Association-wide business session is 5:45 p.m. Thursday, Jan 24.
  • The Delegates Reception is 6:45 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24.
  • The Association Luncheon is 11:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 25.

The core business days of the Convention will remain unchanged. For Division I attendees, programming will conclude Friday, Jan. 25. For Divisions II and III attendees, programming will conclude Saturday, Jan. 26.


2019 Venues

The Orlando World Center Marriott and Caribe Royale Orlando will provide meeting space and sleeping rooms for the 2019 NCAA Convention. The Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center will provide additional meeting space.

2019 Convention registration

Registration for the 2019 NCAA Convention is now open! Click here to register.

Registration fee includes all NCAA Convention programming and one ticket to the Delegates Reception on Thursday, Jan. 24, and Delegates Breakfasts on Friday, Jan. 25, and Saturday, Jan 26. Attendees also can register for one complimentary ticket to the Association Luncheon on a first-come, first-served basis, and a standby line will be available at the event. Additionally, attendees will have the opportunity to purchase one ticket to the Honors Celebration for $20 on a first-come, first-served basis during the Convention registration process, and a cash-only standby line will be available at the event.

Registration fees are refundable minus a $50 fee if a registration is canceled before Friday, Dec. 7. The cancellation fee is $100 from Saturday, Dec. 8, through Friday, Jan. 4. After Friday, Jan. 4, registration fees are not refundable. All deadlines are effective midnight Eastern time.

Registration Fees

Sept. 12 - Oct. 10 $275 $600 $275 $50
Oct. 11 – Nov. 29 $400 $600 $400 $50
Nov. 30 – On-site Registration $400 $780 (No registrations will be accepted after Dec. 15.) $400 $50

Appointment of Delegates Form

The chief executive officer, president, chancellor or commissioner of the institution, conference or organization is responsible for the voting and speaking assignments selected on the Appointment of Delegate(s) website. He or she would have received an email in mid-November requesting he or she assign voting and speaking assignments for the institution, conference or organization. To have this email resent, contact Short’s Travel at

Need assistance?

For general registration assistance, call 877-263-2545.

To view a list of frequently asked questions, click here

Airport transportation

The NCAA will not provide transportation upon arrival in Orlando, Florida. NCAA delegates should secure their own reservations and are responsible for their own transportation costs to their designated hotel.

The NCAA will provide complimentary airport shuttles to Orlando International Airport upon conclusion of the business sessions Saturday only.

Future Convention dates and sites

  • 2020 – Anaheim, California: Jan. 22-25
  • 2021 – Washington, D.C.: Jan. 13-16
  • 2022 – Indianapolis: Jan. 19-22
  • 2023 – San Antonio: Jan. 11-14
  • 2024 – Phoenix: Jan. 10-13
  • 2025 – Nashville, Tennessee: Jan. 15-18
  • 2026 – Washington, D.C.: Jan. 14-17
  • 2027 – Anaheim, California: Jan. 13-16

Past NCAA Conventions


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