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NIRSA National Basketball Championships
NIRSA Basketball

National Championships

April 20-22, 2018 | The Ohio State University | Columbus, Ohio

The NIRSA National Basketball Championships will be held at The Ohio State University on April 20-22, 2018.

Join us in Columbus, Ohio for the 2018 NIRSA National Basketball Championships. The Ohio State University is excited to once again host the top competition from across the nation, qualified student officials from different institutions, premier collegiate recreation professionals and special guests.

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Entry Fees

Teams participating in a NIRSA Regional Tournament: $375 (coupon code needed)
In order to receive a coupon code, please contact NIRSA National Sport Programs Coordinator Nicole Milo Jackson.

All other teams: $450

Important Dates

March 20 – Last day to receive discounted hotel rates
April 10 – Last day to register for tournament
April 10 – Player Verification Form must be postmarked and sent to

Travel & Car Rentals

Hyatt Place Columbus/OSU
Room rate includes Hot Breakfast Buffet, WiFi and Parking
Booking Online:  NIRSA Basketball Championship
Telephone: (888) 492-8847
Group Booking code: G-NRSA
Discounts available until Tuesday April 3.

Teams flying into Columbus may use John Glenn International Airport (CMH) as a reference destination.
Teams driving may refer to page 10 on the Visiting Team Guide

Rental vehicles may be available through Enterprise
Please contact for pricing.

Insurance Options

Ascension Insurance offers coverage options for individual health, dental, vision, and travel insurance.

Need more information?

Questions about the NIRSA Championship Series Basketball Championship can be directed to the NIRSA Director of National Sport Programs, Valerie McCutchan.