A few weeks after North Carolina repealed House Bill 2, the NCAA announced it would bring several championships back to the state.
Above, photo by Ethan Hyman for the News & Observer.
After the North Carolina legislature passed House Bill 2 (better known as the bathroom bill) in 2016, the NCAA pulled several of its championships out of the state.
Today, a few weeks after a compromise bill repealed House Bill 2, the NCAA announced it would bring several sports back to the state.
Here’s who’s playing when and where:
The first and second rounds of the men’s basketball tournament will be played in Greensboro in March 2020 and in Raleigh in March 2021.
College soccer comes to Cary for four straight years: The men’s college soccer cup will be played in Cary in December 2019 and 2021. The women’s college soccer cup will be played in Cary in December 2018 and 2020.
A regional round of the women’s basketball championship will be played in Greensboro in March 2019.
The women’s field hockey championships will be played in Winston-Salem in November 2019.
A women’s golf regional will be played in Raleigh in May 2020.
You can see a full list of sites here.