The 2020 Convention will take place Wednesday, Jan. 22, to Saturday, Jan. 25, a week and a half after the College Football Playoff championship game (Jan.13) and during the week of Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Jan. 20).

2020 NCAA meeting schedule: Wednesday through Saturday

  • Convention workshops are Wednesday, Jan. 22.
  • The Honors Celebration is 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22.
  • Association-wide menu sessions are Thursday, Jan. 23.
  • The NCAA Plenary Session: State of College Sports is 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 23.
  • The Delegates Reception is 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 23.
  • The Association Luncheon is 11:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 24.

The core business days of the Convention will remain unchanged. For Division I attendees, programming will conclude Friday, Jan. 24. For Divisions II and III attendees, programming will conclude Saturday, Jan. 25.


All Division I Division II Division III

2020 Venues

Anaheim Marriott will provide NCAA Division I and Division III sleeping rooms and meeting space. Hilton Anaheim will provide Division II sleeping rooms and meeting space. Anaheim Convention Center will provide meeting space. Sheraton Park Hotel at the Anaheim Resort, Residence Inn at Anaheim Resort/Convention Center, and Springhill Suites Anaheim Resort/Convention Center will provide sleeping rooms only and are located within walking distance of all Convention meeting locations.

Convention meeting space requests:

The 2020 Convention meeting space request portal opened Tuesday, June 25. If you plan to conduct a meeting or event at the 2020 NCAA Convention, complete the online request form here. All requests should be submitted by Friday, Aug. 23.

2020 Convention registration

Registration for the 2020 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. 23, and Delegates Breakfasts on Friday, Jan. 24, and Saturday, Jan 25. Attendees also may 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. 6, 2019. The cancellation fee is $100 from Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, through Friday, Jan. 3, 2020. After Friday, Jan. 3, registration fees are not refundable. All deadlines are effective midnight Eastern time.

Registration Fees

Sept. 10 - Oct. 9 $325 $650 $325 $50
Oct. 10 – Nov. 27 $450 $650 $450 $50
Nov. 28 – On-site Registration $600 $850 (No registrations will be accepted after Dec. 13.) $600 $50

Trade show

Register now to exhibit at the 2020 NCAA Convention Trade Show! Back for the first time since 2013, exhibitors can showcase products and services in front of the NCAA membership over January 23-24, 2020 at the Anaheim Marriott. For more information and to register, click here.

Appointment of Delegates Form

Information on appointing delegates to vote or speak at the 2020 NCAA Convention wassent Nov. 12, 2019.

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 Anaheim, California. NCAA delegates are responsible for their own transportation to their hotel.

The NCAA will provide complimentary airport shuttles to John Wayne Airport, Orange County, upon conclusion of the business sessions Saturday only.

Future Convention dates and sites

  • 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