FAIRMONT, WV – For the second consecutive season, the Fairmont State acrobatics & tumbling team will compete in the National Collegiate Acrobatics & Tumbling Association (NCATA) National Championships. The Falcons will face Baylor in the quarterfinal round on April 27 from the ASRC in West Liberty, West Virginia, according to a news release.
Fairmont State compiled an overall record of 9-2 and went 4-1 in Mountain East Conference competition. The Falcons reached the MEC Championship Meet for the fourth-straight season and won four individual event titles at the conference championship.
Tickets can now be purchased online for the 2023 NCATA National Championships, which will be held April 27-30 inside the ASRC on the WLU campus.
Advance daily session tickets are priced at $10 for adults and $5 for children, seniors (55+) and military veterans. All-session passes covering all four days are also available, priced at $30. Tickets can also be purchased at the gate on a cash-only basis. Here’s the online ticket portal: https://wlu.hometownticketing.com/embed/all
The eight-team, single-elimination tournament begins with four quarterfinal matches on Thursday, April 27. The semifinals are set for Friday evening with the National Championship meet to follow on Saturday. The NCATA national individual event finals are set for Sunday morning. Live streams for all sessions of the 2023 NCATA National Championships can be accessed on ESPN+.
2023 NCATA National Championship Schedule
Academic, Sports and Recreation Complex (ASRC) | West Liberty, West Virginia
Quarterfinals (Thursday, April 27)
Meet #1: #3 Azusa Pacific vs. #6 Limestone – 10:30 a.m.
Meet #2: #2 Oregon vs. #7 Frostburg State – 1:30 p.m.
Meet #3: #1 Baylor vs. #8 Fairmont State – 4:30 p.m.
Meet #4: #4 Quinnipiac vs. #5 Gannon – 7:00 p.m.
Semifinals (Friday, April 28)
Meet #5: Azusa Pacific/Limestone vs. Oregon/Frostburg State – 4:30 p.m.
Meet #6: Baylor/Fairmont State vs. Quinnipiac/Gannon – 7:00 p.m.
Finals (Saturday, April 29)
Meet #7: Semifinal winners – 5:00 p.m.
Event Finals (Sunday, April 30) – 11 a.m.