VIU Hosts Women's National Basketball Championships

Come and cheer on VIU's Mariners! The VIU women's basketball team will be competing in the 2015 Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association's national championships at VIU March 18 to 21.

March 5, 2015 - 4:45pm

Vancouver Island University (VIU) is hosting the 2015 Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association’s (CCAA) women’s basketball national championships at the Nanaimo campus March 18 to 21.  

Eight of the top Canadian Collegiate teams from across the country will play for gold including VIU’s Mariners. Their first match will be on Thursday, March 19, at 6 pm in VIU’s gymnasium and the games are open to everyone.

A total of 13 matches will be played during the tournament with game times at 1 pm, 3 pm, 6 pm and 8 pm on Thursday and Friday.

On Saturday, March 21, matches will take place at 10 am, 12 noon and 2 pm with the bronze medal game at 5:30 pm followed by the gold medal game at 8 pm.

Tournament passes are $25 each; $20 for VIU Alumni; and free for VIU students. A session pass (same day morning and afternoon games) is $10 for adults, $6 for students/seniors, and free for VIU students.

For each game they attend, VIU students will get a chance to win a $500 tuition credit. The final draw will take place at the gold medal game and the winner must be present to claim their prize.

Tickets are available at the door of the VIU Gymnasium.

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