2024 NCAA Women's Volleyball Championship Tickets
The final four of volleyball ranks among the most popular college sporting events we offer. The NCAA Women's Volleyball Championship determines the Division I college volleyball champion for the season. The NCAA Women's Volleyball Championship take place over two days with the Semifinal matches on a Thursday followed by the Championship match on Saturday.
The 2024 NCAA Tourney will bring together the best teams in Women's college volleyball for a chance to win a coveted National Title. The powerhouse Women's volleyball programs are typically in the field including: Baylor, Florida, Kentucky, Minnesota, Nebraska, Penn State, Stanford, Texas, UCLA & Wisconsin. If you are a huge volleyball fan, then you do not want to miss the opportunity to see the greatest players in the college game.
The road to the NCAA Volleyball Championship starts in the early rounds of the NCAA Women's Volleyball Tournament where the highest seeded teams will often play home matches. As the tourney advances, the winning teams will move on to the NCAA Volleyball Regionals which are the final step to overcome before four teams earn their way to the Women's Volleyball Championship Semifinals and then onto the Championship game.
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The first NCAA Division I Volleyball Championship was held at UCLA's Pauley Pavilion in 1981, where USC defeated UCLA in five sets. In the 1980's, west coast teams dominated the championships with Hawaii winning the most of the decade. Both Hawaii and Pacific won back-to-back championships in the 80's.
UCLA, USC, Stanford and San Diego State were the powerhouses, with Nebraska and Texas making tournament semifinals appearances.
The sport grew in popularity in the 1990's and schools like Texas, Penn State and Nebraska entered the championship picture as regular contenders. UCLA and Stanford won back-to-back Championships and Stanford finished with four total Championships in the decade. Nebraska won their first National Championship in 1995, the first for a school outside of the west coast since Texas in 1988. The trend from west coast dominance continued in the new millennium with Penn State winning an impressive 4 straight Championships from 2007 to 2010.
Traditional powerhouses still make runs at the title, but smaller schools like Santa Clara and Western Kentucky pop up and make deep tournament runs. New elite programs like Florida, Minnesota, Wisconsin and BYU have become top contenders, but the Big 12, Pac-12 and SEC teams are still strong. Each year there will be favorites, but the elite level competition is so even across the Division I landscape anyone can take the crown.