2017 NCEA Championship 

Presented by the City of Waco and McLennan County

April 13-15, 2017
Waco, Texas | Extraco Events Center

The nation’s top 12 teams will vie for the NCEA Championship, set to take place April 13-15 at the Extraco Events Center in Waco, Texas.

Beginning with the 2014 championship, the top 12 overall teams (Western and Hunt Seat combined) are invited to compete. The top four seeds in the NCEA Championship each receive first-round byes. Competition start times will be announced at a later date.

Auburn is the defending NCEA champion. Since the first NCEA Championship in 2002, Georgia has won the most titles with six, followed by Auburn (4), South Carolina (3), and Texas A&M (2).

NCEA Championship Seeding
1. Baylor
2. Georgia
3. Auburn
4. Oklahoma State
5. Texas A&M
6. South Carolina
7. Fresno State
8. SMU
9. TCU
10. New Mexico State
11. South Dakota State
12. Delaware State

Thursday, April 13 — Round 1
(5) Texas A&M vs. (12) Delaware State
(6) South Carolina vs. (11) South Dakota State
(7) Fresno State vs. (10) New Mexico State
(8) SMU vs. (9) TCU

Friday, April 14 — Quarterfinals
(1) Baylor vs. 8/9 Winner
(2) Georgia vs. 7/10 Winner
(3) Auburn vs. 6/11 Winner
(4) Oklahoma State vs. 5/12 Winner

Saturday, April 15 — Semifinals/Championship