CIAA 2017

February 15, 2017 12:24 pm

The 2017 CIAA Tournament returns to the Queen City, for its 12th consecutive year, Tuesday, February 21 through Saturday, February 25 with a full court press experience everyone can enjoy.

Whether you are a sports fan, a family looking for fun-filled activities, or a group of friends looking to hang out; the CIAA invites you to be a part of the experience.

Basketball action begins at the newly renovated, Bojangles’ Coliseum on February 21 and 22 with early round game sessions.

Quarterfinals, semifinals, and championship finals will be held on February 23 – 25 at Spectrum Center.

All-session game tickets provide fans with access to 22 action-packed games, vendors, food, and live performances by national recording artists EnVogue, BJ The Chicago Kid, Sunshine Anderson, Howard Hewett, Chubb Rock and more. Tickets can be purchased at or on-site at both venues’ box offices.

Here is a list of free experiences for the family:

  • Toyota Fan Fest Live on Thursday, February 23 – Saturday, February 25 at the Charlotte Convention Center in Hall A & B. The three-day event features celebrity meet-n-greets, and interactive games and contests.
  • McDonald’s Super Saturday, which is free and features the cheerleading exhibition and battle of the bands, returns to the Spectrum Center on Saturday at 8:30 a.m. 

The CIAA’s official event line-up provides an array of options for all ages.

For a full list of official CIAA events and to purchase tickets visit

Written by: Lynn Henderson

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