Northern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournament
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February 16th -18th , 2017 Bemidji, MN
The NIAC is made up with 7 teams throughout the Upper Midwest and Manitoba. The current association is comprised of Association of Free Lutheran Bible School (AFLBS), Canadian Mennonite University, Cankdeska Cikana Community College, Leech Lake Tribal College, Oak Hills Christian College, Trinity Bible College, and Turtle Mountain Community College.
The purpose of this site is to provide all information needed throughout the conference tournament. We will have lodging, restaurant, directions, and travel information as well as NIAC standings and tournament brackets. Please feel free to pass on any and all information to student athletes and their families as we will try to keep this site up to date throughout the season.
For logistical purposes only, the tournament will begin with a women’s game on Thursday, February 16 th at 10:00 AM and end with the men’s championship game at 3:00 PM on Saturday, February 18 th . Please see the bracket tabs for more information on the tournament format.
*** This format may be changed slightly to allow the home teams to play the late games on Thursday**
**Tournament Hotel: UPDATE: The Hampton Inn no longer has rooms available Friday night. See below for an alternative. We have been able to secure the Hampton Inn here in Bemidji as our tournament lodging partner. They have given a very generous rate of $89/night (That's a 41% reduction from their normal rate) for our tournament teams. Please book directly through the hotel at (218)751-3600 and mention that you are coming for the NIAC tournament. Here is a link to their site for your convenience. Please use the Lodging tab for your parents and other fans that want to join us here in Bemidji!
** The Candlewood Suites is a brand new hotel in Bemidji. They are located between Oak Hills and the Hampton Inn. They have offered a special rate for our tournament teams and parents of $89/night. Please call the hotel at (218) 497-3000 to book. Please mention the tournament at Oak Hills at the time of booking to get the special rate. Visit the hotel website for more information.