Indiana Sports Corp, along with its community partners, is proud to announce that Indianapolis was awarded the 2028 Women’s Final Four AND 2029 Men’s Final Four by the NCAA this week!
The 2028 NCAA Women’s Final Four is set to take place at the newly-renovated Gainbridge Fieldhouse on March 31 and April 2, marking the fourth time the event has come to our city. We are proud to celebrate the sport of women’s basketball throughout the community and work with the NCAA to shine a light on women in sports and in the sports industry.
Take a look at why we believe Indianapolis is the perfect location to host this premier event with this behind the scenes peek at Gainbridge Fieldhouse and its recent renovations.
The 2029 NCAA Men’s Final Four will take over Lucas Oil Stadium and the Circle City on March 31 and April 2, and will be the city’s 10th time hosting the event. With the 2026 Men’s Final Four on the horizon, in addition to the 2024 First and Second Rounds and 2025 Midwest Regional – NCAA basketball continues to have deep roots in Indiana for years to come. Take a look at how our city leaders showed Indy’s downtown potential to help land this significant event for our community.
Indianapolis previously hosted the Men’s Final Four in 1980 (Market Square Arena); 1991, 1997, 2000, and 2006 at the RCA Dome; and 2010 and 2015 at Lucas Oil Stadium. In addition, the city hosted the entirety of March Madness in 2021 at six venues in Indiana including Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall, Mackey Arena, Indiana Farmers Coliseum, Hinkle Fieldhouse, Gainbridge Fieldhouse, and Lucas Oil Stadium.
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CONTACT: Brett Kramer, Director of Public Relationsbkramer@indianasportscorp.org | 317.331.0062 About Indiana Sports Corp Founded in 1979 as the nation’s first sports commission, Indiana Sports Corp is a not-for-profit organization focused on bringing premier sporting events to Indiana to drive economic vitality, facilitate a vibrant community with civic pride and garner positive media attention. Because of this, Indiana Sports Corp is able to provide positive, sports-related opportunities for youth in the community. For more information, please visit IndianaSportsCorp.org.