2023 NCAA Tournament Tickets
Over 500,000 fans will attend games during the 2023 Men's NCAA Tournament. Many fans come to TicketCity to get their March Madness seats as they like our 30+ years handling this big event. Tickets for the early round match-ups (1st & 2nd round) and Regional are available to purchase before the teams are even announced in the bracket show. Fans who are planning to attend the '23 Tourney can shop through our wide selection for each venue in the tourney. The full list of 2023 Tournament venues are listed below.
2023 NCAA Tournament 1st & 2nd Round Venues
- Amway Center (Orlando, FL)
- Ball Arena (Denver, CO)
- Golden 1 Center (Sacramento, CA)
- Greensboro Coliseum (Greensboro, NC)
- Legacy Arena (Birmingham, AL)
- MVP Arena (Albany, NY)
- Nationwide Arena (Columbus, OH)
- Wells Fargo Arena (Des Moines, IA)
2023 NCAA Regional Finals
2023 Final Four
The 2023 Men's Final Four is being played in Houston, Texas at NRG Stadium. Tickets for the Final Four are available for both sessions: the Semifinal games on Saturday and the Championship game on Monday night. The teams who may be playing in Houston in early April include Baylor, Duke, Gonzaga, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Purdue, Tennessee, Texas, Texas Tech, UCLA, and Villanova. Whichever teams are playing, the '23 Final Four in Houston should be an amazing event for fans in attendance.
NCAA Tournament (aka: March Madness)
More fans attend March Madness than just about any other event that we offer. The NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament ranks among the most popular sports tickets we offer as fans around the country are able to attend a game near them. March Madness is a coast-to-coast event with venues that are easily accessible for a large population of the USA, which makes demand for NCAA Tournament tickets extreme strong. Then there are the hardcore college basketball fans will travel thousands of miles to see their team play NCAA Tourney games, many who will be there in-person at every game their school plays. That ravenous fan support is not just from the blue-blood schools like Kansas and Kentucky, but also from smaller schools who have strong fan support. Ticket buyers for the NCAA Tourney truly come from all across the United States.
NCAA Tourney Format
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.
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.
The culmination of March Madness is the Final Four, where the four remaining teams play to decide the 2024 National Champion in Men's college basketball. The Final Four is stage over two days in the host, with the Semifinal games played on Saturday and the Championship game occurring on Monday night. The Final 4 is a bucket list event for many college sports fans, particularly those whose team is playing in it. Demand for tickets for March Madness is strong, but it goes up a notch for those games in the Final Four.
Men's NCAA Tournament Field
The 68 teams that participate in the 2024 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. In addition to the Men's Tourney, we also have a fantastic selection of tickets available to purchase for the Women's NCAA Tournament.