ACC announces future neutral-site championships to be held in North Carolina

The ACC announced Thursday that North Carolina cities Charlotte, Greensboro, Cary, Durham and Raleigh will play host to numerous future neutral-site conference championships, as approved by the league’s membership.

Half of the conference’s 28 sponsored sports are affected, including the ACC women’s basketball tournament and ACC men’s tournament as well as baseball, men’s and women’s swimming and diving and men’s and women’s tennis.

The ACC’s football championship game is scheduled to be played on the first Saturday in December at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte through 2030.

“We are incredibly proud to announce this tremendous package of neutral-site championships that will be held in the state of North Carolina where the league was founded more than 70 years ago,” ACC commissioner Jim Phillips said in a release. “Each of these outstanding cities and venues will provide a first-class experience for our student-athletes, coaches, institutions, alumni and fans over the next seven years. We are also pleased to have been able to deliver so quickly on our commitment to continue to hold numerous tournaments and championships in cities across the State of North Carolina as part of the ACC Board of Directors’ decision to relocate the conference office headquarters to Charlotte.”

The ACC men’s basketball tournament will take place in North Carolina for five consecutive years from 2025-29. The postseason tournament will take place at the Spectrum Center in Charlotte in 2025, 2026 and 2028 and at the Greensboro Coliseum in 2027 and 2029. No venue has hosted the ACC men’s basketball tournament more than the Greensboro Coliseum, and 2027 will mark the 30th time.

The ACC women’s basketball tournament also will split time between Charlotte and Greensboro, as the women’s tournament will tip off in the Greensboro Coliseum in 2024 and 2025. In 2027, the event will be held at the Spectrum Center in Charlotte.

The ACC baseball championship also will alternate sites over the next six years, hosted at Truist Field in Charlotte in 2024, 2026 and 2028 while Durham and the Durham Bulls Athletic Park will host the championship event in 2025, 2027 and 2029.

ACC men’s basketball tournament

2025: Charlotte, Spectrum Center

2026: Charlotte, Spectrum Center

2027: Greensboro, Greensboro Coliseum

2028: Charlotte, Spectrum Center

2029: Greensboro, Greensboro Coliseum

ACC women’s basketball tournament

2024: Greensboro, Greensboro Coliseum

2025: Greensboro, Greensboro Coliseum

2027: Charlotte, Spectrum Center

ACC baseball championship

2024: Charlotte, Truist Field

2025: Durham, Durham Bulls Athletic Park

2026: Charlotte, Truist Field

2027: Durham, Durham Bulls Athletic Park

2028: Charlotte, Truist Field

2029: Durham, Durham Bulls Athletic Park

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