Championships Committee

DII Championships Committee to review regionalization

The Division II Championships Committee is taking a comprehensive look at the division’s policy on regionalization, which for the past eight years has been a cornerstone of the Division II championship model.

Division III committee recommends bracket expansions, per diem increases

The Division III Championships Committee made several recommendations last week to improve championships access and enhance student-athletes’ experience at those events.

Division II Championships Committee supports new seeding model at the men’s basketball Elite Eight

The Division II Championships Committee voted in support of adding a new round of seeding at the Division II men’s basketball tournament this year, a move aimed at improving the matchups at the championship games.

Committee recommends DIII championships enhancements

The Division III Championships Committee endorsed recommendations from the Division III Wrestling Committee and Division III Women’s Rowing Committee that could carry an annual price tag of more than $50,000.

Division II Championships Committee votes to publish selection criteria data

In a move to make the championship selection process more transparent, the Division II Championships Committee voted to begin routinely publishing the data used in ranking teams.

DII committee recommends changes to rules on automatic qualification

The Division II Championships Committee last week recommended a multi-part proposal that could change the way some teams qualify for Division II championships.

DII Championships Committee addresses soccer field size

The Division II Championships Committee supported a move to ensure all NCAA postseason soccer games are played on fields that comply with the 2015-16 rules book.

Division III budget cuts reconsidered

Division III budget cuts implemented last year are already being reexamined and, eventually, some may be reversed. The Division III Championships Committee convened on May 27-28 in Indianapolis and recommended that a pair of those cutbacks – reduced per diem for athletes traveling for championship events and the elimination of per diem for athletes at host schools – be reconsidered.

Division II Championships Committee takes closer look at officiating fees

At a recent meeting in Indianapolis, the committee reviewed the fees paid to officials at NCAA championships, kicking off a larger discussion on the state of officiating in Division II.

DII Championships Committee recommends budget reallocations

The Division II Championships Committee recommended allocating more than $800,000 of the championships budget to fulfill requests intended to increase participation opportunities for student-athletes and improve their championships experience.


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