NCAA Tournament Tickets
The NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament is one of the most popular events in the country, which makes demand for NCAA Tournament tickets extreme strong every year. College basketball fans will travel thousands of miles to see their team play NCAA Tourney games, and sports fans in the tourney host cities also turn out to take in the exciting action.
First Four Games & 1st/2nd Round Games
The Tournament begins with the First Four games in Dayton, Ohio. Then the 64 teams are divided evenly into four regions for the 1st & 2nd Round NCAA Tourney games, which are divided up among eight host cities. Teams that win two games will reach the Sweet 16.
Regional Finals (aka: Sweet 16 & Elite 8 Games)
The Regional Finals are split into the East Regional, West Regional, South Regional, and Midwest Regional. The NCAA Regional games include the Sweet Sixteen and the Elite 8 games, which decide which four teams advance to the Final Four. Tickets may be purchased as "all session" passes to both the Sweet Sixteen (session one) and the Elite Eight (session two), or bought for individual session.
Men's NCAA Tournament Field
The 68 teams that participate in the 2021 Men's NCAA Tournament are picked by a selection committee, or can earn an automatic berth by winning their conference tournament. The winning teams from the ACC Tourney, Atlantic 10 Tourney, Big 12 Tourney, Big East Tournament, Big Ten Tourney, Mountain West Tournament, Pac-12 Tournament, SEC Tournament, WCC Tourney and more earn an automatic bid to the Big Dance. The rest of the field is selected by the committee; then all of the teams are seeded and given their location in the bracket. There are four regions for the Men's NCAA Tournament: East, West, Midwest and South. The selection committee is suppose to consider proximity to the tournament locations for schools they place there, but they also have to balance out making sure conference teams are split among the brackets and the regions are well balanced.
2021 NCAA Tournament 1st & 2nd Rounds Location
- Dunkin Donuts Center (Providence, RI)
- ExtraMile Arena (Boise, ID)
- Little Caesars Arena (Detroit, MI)
- American Airlines Center (Dallas, TX)
- Intrust Bank Arena (Wichita, KS)
- Rupp Arena (Lexington, KY)
- PNC Arena (Raleigh, NC)
- SAP Center (San Jose, CA)
2021 NCAA Regional Final Locations
2021 Final Four Tickets
The 2021 Men's Final Four is being played in Indianapolis at Lucas Oil Field on April 3rd & 5th, 2021. Final Four tickets are available for both sessions: the Semifinal games on April 3rd and Championship Game on April 5th.