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Spokane to host women's Sweet 16, Elite 8 games in 2022

Three games will be played over two days. The teams that win will head to the Final Four in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Spokane Arena prepares for its first Number One seed

SPOKANE, Wash. — The women’s 2022 NCAA tournament and the men’s 2024 NCAA tournament will be held in Spokane, according to a press release from the Spokane Arena.

The Spokane Arena along with the University of Idaho will host the women’s Sweet 16 and Elite 8 from March 25-March 28. Tickets will go on sale Oct. 19 at 7 a.m. Ticket packages are $50 for adults and $30 for children and seniors.

Three games will be played over two days. The teams that win will head to the Final Four in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

According to Spokane Arena officials, people who purchase tickets will be placed on a priority waiting list giving them the first opportunity to purchase tickets for round one and two of the 2024 NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship at the Spokane Arena. Seating for the 2024 NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship will be allocated through a random drawing.

Spokane has hosted men's NCAA tournament games five times since 2003.

Spokane was slated to host the first and second rounds of the NCAA men's Tournament in Spokane in March 2020 before the coronavirus canceled the tournament. Spokane's economy lost $20 million from the event being canceled, according to Visit Spokane.