Championship Information

Dates: The 2019 GNAC Men’s and Women's Basketball Championships will be held March 7-9 at WECU Court at Carver Gymnasium on the campus of the Western Washington University. The top six teams in the final GNAC regular season standings will advance to the single-elimination tournament in both genders. The winner of the GNAC Championships will earn the conference’s automatic berth in the NCAA Division II Championships.

Site: All games will be held at WECU Court at Carver Gymnasium on the Western Washington University campus. The tournament will be held in conjunction with the 2019 GNAC Men’s Basketball Championships.

Fan Hotel Information: The Oxford Suites in Bellingham is the official fan hotel for the championship. Click here for special pricing details using the group discount code.

Championship Bracket: The women's bracket can be found at this link.

Parking Information: Parking for the 2019 GNAC Basketball Championships will be in the C lots on the south end of campus. A shuttle will run from the 12A and the C lot (see WWU parking map) directly to Carver Gym. WE ENCOURAGE ALL FANS TO ARRIVE EARLY AND PARK IN THE C LOTS AND TAKE THE SHUTTLE TO CARVER GYM. The free shuttle will start running at 11 am on Thursday and Friday and 4 pm on Saturday.  There is no charge for parking in Lot 12A starting at 11 am on Thursday and Friday, and all hours on Saturday. Reserved Parking Passes  for WWU Season Ticket Holders will be honored starting at 4:30 pm on Thursday and Friday, and all day on Saturday.

Online Ticket Sales: Tickets are available for online purchase beginning Feb. 15 at www.gnachooptickets.com.  The championships will be comprised of five separate sessions -- afternoon and evening sessions on Thursday and Friday, and an evening session on Saturday.

Session 1 -- Thursday (noon and 2:15 p.m., women's quarterfinals).

Session 2 -- Thursday (5:15 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., men's quarterfinals). 

Session 3 -- Friday (noon and 2:15 p.m, women's semifinals). 

Session 4 -- Friday (5:15 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., men's semifinals). 

Session 5 -- Saturday (5:20 p.m. and 7:35 p.m., women's final and men's final).

Ticket Prices: 

Reserved Session Pass (2 games):  $16 adults, students/youth/seniors

Reserved Tournament Pass (all games):  $56 adults, students/seniors/youth

General Admission Session Pass (2 games):  $11 adults, $7 for students/seniors/youth

General Admission Tournament Pass (all games):  $42 adults, $22 for students/seniors/youth

To receive the senior rate an individual must be at least 60 years old.  Children 5 and under are free.


Driving Directions: Click here for driving directions to Western Washington University.