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Important info for the NCAA D2, D3, and Women’s NAIA Championships this weekend

Pictured: A look inside Chaifetz Arena in St. Louis, Missouri before the 2022 NCAA Division II Wrestling Championships. Photo by Sam Janicki / @SJanickiPhoto

This post is presented by Adidas Wrestling. 

Ah, yes, we’ve officially reached that point in the NCAA Division I wrestling postseason where the brackets are set, and we still have about a week to go before the national tournament begins. 

So, now, we wait.

Don’t worry, though, there is plenty of NCAA Division II, NCAA Division III, and NAIA Women’s Championships action unfolding this weekend (March 11-12) to get us through this final stretch before the NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships in Detroit, Michigan, March 17-19. 

Below is some helpful information regarding event schedules, brackets, results, streaming info, preview articles from USA Wrestling, and more for all three events.

Enjoy all the action!. 

NCAA Division II

The DII wrestling championships kick off today from (March 11) Chaifetz Arena in St. Louis, Missouri. The first session will begin at noon ET with six mats of action being broadcasted live on NCAA.com. Here is the complete bracket for the 2022 DII wrestling championships.

Click here for live results throughout the day.

Session 1 live steams | Noon ET:

Mat 1 | Mat 2 | Mat 3 | Mat 4 | Mat 5 | Mat 6

Session 2 live streams | 6 p.m. ET:

Mat 1 Mat 2 | Mat 3 Mat 4 | Mat 5 Mat 6

Digital Game Program – Click here

 

NCAA Division III

The DII wrestling championships kick off today (March 11) from Alliant Energy Powerhouse in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The first session will begin at noon ET. The complete event schedule, brackets, and broadcast information can be found below. 

Event Schedule 

Friday, March 11
7:00 AM Wrestling Facilities Opens for Practice/Weight Check, Alliant Energy Powerhouse [TEAM PERSONNEL ONLY]
7:00 AM Hospitality Room Opens for Coaches, and Volunteers Alliant Energy Powerhouse
8:40 AM Assembly of Student-Athletes, Exhibit Hall B & C Warm-Up Area [TEAM PERSONNEL ONLY]
8:45 AM Medical/Skin Checks, Exhibit Hall B & C Warm-Up Area [TEAM PERSONNEL ONLY]
9:00 AM Weigh-Ins, Exhibit Hall B & C Warm-Up Areas [TEAM PERSONNEL ONLY]
9:30 AM Table Worker Orientation Meeting, Taft A & B
SESSION I
9:00 AM Doors Open For Spectators, Alliant Energy Powerhouse
9:00 AM NCAA Merchandise Available for Sale, Alliant Energy Powerhouse
10:30 AM Arena Mats Closed for Cleaning
10:35 AM Opening Ceremonies Video
11:00 AM Preliminary Rounds One and Two (Six Mats), Consolation First Round (Six Mats)
3:00 PM Hospitality Room Closes & Alliant Energy Powerhouse Closes at Conclusion of Last Match
SESSION II
4:00 PM Wrestling Facilities Open for Student-Athletes and Coaches [TEAM PERSONNEL ONLY]
4:30 PM – 7:00 PM Hospitality Room Opens for Coaches, Volunteers, and Media, Alliant Energy Powerhouse
4:30 PM Doors Open for Spectators and Media Alliant Energy Powerhouse
4:30 PM NCAA Merchandise available for sale, Alliant Energy Powerhouse
6:00 PM Championships Quarterfinals (Three Mats), Consolation Second and Third Rounds (Three Mats)
10:00 PM Session II Ends, Facility Close 1 Hour Following the End of the Last Match, Alliant Energy Powerhouse and Warm-Up Area 
Saturday, March 12
6:30 AM Wrestling Facilities Open for Practice/Weight Check, Alliant Energy Powerhouse[TEAM PERSONNEL ONLY]
6:30 AM Hospitality Room Opens for Coaches, and Volunteers Alliant Energy Powerhouse
7:40 AM Assembly of Student-Athletes in U.S. Cellular Center [TEAM PERSONNEL ONLY]
7:45 AM Medical/Skin Checks, Exhibit Hal B & C Warm-Up Area [TEAM PERSONNEL ONLY]
8:00 AM Weigh-Ins, Exhibit Hall B & C Warm-Up Areas of U.S. Cellular Center [TEAM PERSONNEL ONLY]
SESSION III
9:00 AM  Doors Open for Spectators and Media Alliant Energy Powerhouse
9:00 AM  NCAA Merchandise Available for Sale, Alliant Energy Powerhouse
10:00 AM Championships Semifinals (Two Mats) and Consolation Quarterfinals (Two Mats). Consolation Semifinals (Two Mats), Consolation Matches for 3rd, 5th, and 7th (Three Mats). 
3:00 PM Session III Ends, Facilities Close at the Conclusion of the Last Match, Alliant Energy Powerhouse and Warm-Up Area
SESSION IV
5:00 PM Wrestling Facilities Open for Studetnt-Athletes and Coaches, Alliant Energy Powerhouse and Warm-Up Area [TEAM PERSONNEL ONLY]
5:30 PM Doors Open for Spectators and Media Alliant Energy Powerhouse
5:30 PM NCAA Merchandise Available for Sale, Alliant Energy Powerhouse
6:15 PM Line-Up of All-Americans, Exhibit Hall B & C Warm-Up Area [TEAM PERSONNEL ONLY]
6:30 PM Parade of All-Americans, Alliant Energy Powerhouse
7:00 PM Finals (One Mat)
9:00 PM Awards presentation immediately following completion of all wrestling for team awards and final two matches.
Individual weight class awards will be presented between the finals matches.

Brackets and Broadcast Information

Live Brackets / Trackwrestling
Pre-championship Bracket

 

NAIA Women’s National Championships

The third annual NAIA Women’s Wrestling Invitational kick off today (March 11) from Harold Newman Arena in Jamestown, North Dakota.

Below you will find all the important links to enjoy the event. 

NAIA Women’s Wrestling Invitational Links

Past Champions

A list of the past individual and team NAIA Women’s Wrestling Invitational champions

Take a look back at action from the 2021 NAIA Women’s Wrestling Invitational

Purchase Tickets

Tickets are now on sale!

Hotel Recommendations

Looking for a place to stay in Jamestown?

Local Restaurants

Need a bite to eat while you’re in town?

NAIA Women’s Wrestling

The NAIA’s site for women’s wrestling

Schedule of Events

Complete schedule of the two-day invitational

Watch Live

Don’t miss a single minute of the action with coverage from all five mats!

Brackets

The final brackets for the 2022 Women’s Wrestling Invitational have been released

 

USA Wrestling’s Preview Articles

NCAA Division II Preview – Click here

NCAA Division III Preview – Click here

 NAIA Women’s Nationals Preview – Click here

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