National Collegiate Acrobatics & Tumbling Association National Championships

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The National Collegiate Acrobatics and Tumbling Association (NCATA) National Championships will be hosted by Gannon University and the Erie Sports Commission for the first time ever April 26-28 at Gannon’s Hammermill Center. Four national quarterfinal meets will be contested on Thursday, April 26, followed by two national semifinal meets on Friday, April 27. The national championship meet and individual national championships are slated for Saturday, April 28 beginning at 4:00 p.m.


Tickets are $25 for an all-tournament pass for adults and $10 for seniors. Daily passes for each day are $10 for adults, $5 for seniors/military/non- Gannon students, and free for children under 12 and Gannon University students with student I.D. 







Tournament Schedule:


Thursday, April 26, 2018

Noon (EST): No. 3 Quinnipiac vs. No. 6 Fairmont State

2 p.m.: No. 2 Azusa Pacific vs. No. 7 Hawaii Pacific

5 p.m.: No. 1 Baylor vs. No. 8 Converse

7 p.m.: No. 4 Oregon vs. No. 5 Gannon 


Friday, April 27, 2018 - National Semifinals

5 p.m.: Quinnipiac vs. Azusa Pacific

7 p.m.: Baylor vs. Oregon


Saturday, April 28, 2018

4 p.m. National Championship Match: Quinnipiac (3) vs. Baylor (1)

7:30 p.m. Individual National Championships



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Learn more about the sport of Acrobatics & Tumbling in this informative video by Gannon University!


Host Hotels:

Cobblestone Hotel and Suites - Bayfront
701 E. Bayfront Pkwy
(888) 693-8262

Comfort Inn Presque Isle
3041 West 12th St.
(814) 864-5000
*Special Event Rate! $99/night (call and ask for the NCATA rate)

Courtyard Erie Bayfront Hotel
2 Sassafras Pier 
(814) 636-1005

Fairfield Inn - Erie Millcreek Mall
2082 Interchange Rd
(814) 868-0985
*Special Event Rate! $95/night (call and ask for the NCATA rate)

Sheraton Erie Bayfront Hotel
55 West Bay Dr.

SpringHill Suites by Marriott
2087 Interchange Rd.
*Special Event Rate! $129/night (call and ask for the NCATA rate)

Wingate by Wyndham

8060 Old Oliver Rd., I-90/Exit 24
(814) 860-3050
*Special Event Rate! $99/night (Monday through Thursday), $129/night (Friday and Saturday)


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