The good news: Fans will be allowed to watch March Madness in person this year. The bad news: Attendance will be severely reduced because of the COVID-19 pandemic. While that’s certainly not ideal, anything is better than missing the tournament entirely — as was the case in 2020.
Can fans attend NCAA basketball games?
“After the cancellation of the 2020 tournament, we are happy to welcome some fans back to all rounds of the Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament.” The NCAA formalized the COVID-19 health and safety protocols for the championship in conjunction with local authorities.
Will the 2021 NCAA Tournament have fans?
NCAA Will Allow a Limited Number of Fans at 2021 NCAA Tournaments. The NCAA announced on Friday that it will allow a limited number of fans at the 2021 men’s and women’s NCAA tournaments. Events at the men’s tournament, including all rounds and the Final Four, will allow up to 25% capacity.
Will fans be allowed at the Final Four?
The NCAA Final Four will be no different, even as fans are being allowed into stadiums and arenas in increasing numbers. The NCAA unveiled a fan cutout plan Thursday, allowing college basketball supporters to be represented during the men’s Final Four at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.
Is NCAA Basketball Cancelled 2021?
Cancelled: 2021 NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Championship First and Second Rounds.
Will there be a Final Four in 2021?
The 2021 Final Four will take place in Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. It will cap an all-Indiana NCAA Tournament, with the vast majority of games taking place inside the host city. Only two venues outside the city will host NCAA Tournament games: Mackey Arena (West Lafayette, Ind.)
How many fans are allowed at the NCAA?
Butler’s Hinkle Fieldhouse has a capacity of 9,100 and 25 percent capacity would allow for 2,275 attendees. Indiana’s Assembly Hall holds 17,222 or 4,305 at 25 percent capacity. Purdue’s Mackey Arena (14,804 total) would work out to 3,701. Indiana Farmers Coliseum has a capacity of 6,800 for basketball (1,700 limited).
Where is the Final Four the next 5 years?
Future Dates & Sites
|FINAL FOUR DATES AND SITES|
|2022||New Orleans||Mercedes-Benz Superdome|
|2024||Phoenix||State Farm Stadium|