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Razorbacks chosen to host five NCAA postseason championship events

Arkansas has been selected to host five NCAA postseason championships, including its first NCAA Men’s and Women’s Golf Championships.

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FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas has been selected to host five NCAA postseason championships, including its first NCAA Men’s and Women’s Golf Championships and its 13th NCAA Men’s and Women’s Indoor Track and Field Championships, it was announced on Tuesday.

Arkansas will be host the 2019 NCAA Men’s and Women’s Golf Championships (May 17-22, 2019 Women’s, May 23-29, 2019 Men’s) at The Blessings, marking the first time it will host the final round of an NCAA Championship, outside previous NCAA Championships hosted in cross country, indoor and outdoor track and field.

The Randal Tyson Track Center will welcome back the NCAA Men’s and Women’s Track and Field Championships on March 12-13, 2021.

In addition, Arkansas will be home to a 2019 NCAA Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Regional (Nov. 15, 2019), a 2019 NCAAA Men’s and Women’s Outdoor Track and Field Preliminary (May 23-25, 2019) and a 2022 NCAA Gymnastics Regional (April 2, 2022).

Since the Razorbacks entered the Southeastern Conference in 1992, Arkansas has hosted 92 SEC, regional and national competitions.

A recent study estimated the annual economic impact of Razorback Athletics to be more than $162.7 million annually.

Arkansas will host the 2019 NCAA Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Regionals on Nov. 15, 2019 at the Razorbacks’ home course at AGRI Park. The regionals will mark the fifth time, the University of Arkansas has hosted an NCAA Cross Country regional at AGRI Park with the previous events coming in 2007, 2012, 2014 and 2016.

The Randal Tyson Track Center will host the NCAA Men’s and Women’s Indoor Track and Field Championships for the 13th time in 2021.

Since the facility’s opening in 2000, Arkansas has hosted the event 12 times, including for nine straight seasons (2000-09) and 12 of the last 18 championships.

The Randal Tyson Center, home to the fastest indoor track in the world, will host the 2021 NCAA Men’s and Women’s Track and Field Championships, March 12-13, 2021.

Barnhill Arena has quickly become a familiar stop on the way to the NCAA Gymnastics Championship.

For the sixth time in its history, Arkansas will host a NCAA Gymnastics Regional on April 2, 2022. Barnhill Arena served as a home site for regionals in 2006, 2009, 2012, 2014 and 2017.

The first three times the Razorbacks hosted, they advanced to the NCAA Championship. In two of those years, 2009 and 2011, Arkansas reached the NCAA Super Six.

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