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Hutchinson Sports Arena
Home of the NJCAA Men's Division I
National Basketball Tournament

Photo Courtesy of Hutchinson Community College

** Attention **

This year (2016) on-site parking for RVs and Team busses will NOT be allowed.

Tournament News

HUTCHINSON, KS: February 8, 2016  NJCAA to keep "The Tournament" in Hutchinson for Next 25 Years.

Click Here to see the Contract Signing Ceremony invitation set for 10:00am, February 15th at the Hutchinson Sports Arena.

Click Here to read the news release from the Greater Hutchinson Convention|Visitors Bureau concerning the contract between the NJCAA, the national governing body of two-year college athletics, and the American Legion Lysle Rishel Post No. 68 to keep the NJCAA Men's Div I Basketball Tournament in Hutchinson.

HUTCHINSON, KS: January 25, 2016  The Hutchinson Sports Arena, venue for the NJCAA Men's Division I Men's Basketball Tournament to receive renovations.

Click Here to see conceptual images of the planned renovations.

HUTCHINSON, KS: December 17, 2015  The 2016 NJCAA Division I Menís Basketball Tournament Bulletin is now available under the "Tournament Bulletin" link in the left margin

HUTCHINSON, KS: June 1, 2015  The NJCAA Division I Menís Basketball Tournament is comprised of 16 Districts, with each winner advancing to the National Tournament in Hutchinson.   Eight additional teams will qualify for the tournament along with the 16 District Champions.   The 24 team national tournament will consist of 16 District Champions, 4 Ďzoneí qualifiers, and 4 at-large selections.   Each District will determine and communicate the method of choosing their 'zone-qualifier' in writing to the NJCAA on or before December 1st.

For the 2016 Tournament the 4 'zone' teams will come from Districts 3, 6, 11, and 15.   The 4 'at-large' teams are selected by the NJCAA Division I Menís Basketball at-large selection committee.   The tournament is a single-elimination bracket with the only consolation contest taking place on Saturday evening (3rd place) prior to the national championship game.   All teams are seeded in the bracket at the direction of the NJCAA Division I Menís Basketball Committee, with the top 8 seeds receiving first-round byes.

Also the NJCAA has archived and made available for viewing, all of the Men's Division I Basketball Tournament games from the 2012-2015 tournaments. Just Click Here.

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