INDIANAPOLIS – Indianapolis has been selected to host the 2028 Women’s Final Four at Gainbridge Fieldhouse as announced by the NCAA earlier this afternoon. The 2028 Women’s Final Four is scheduled for March 31 and April 2, and will be the city’s fourth time hosting the event.
“Indiana Sports Corp is thrilled that the city of Indianapolis has been awarded the opportunity to host the 2028 Women’s Final Four,” said Patrick Talty, Indiana Sports Corp President. “We would like to thank the NCAA Women’s Basketball Selection Committee for trusting us with their event and we look forward to working with them to elevate the sport of women’s basketball throughout our state and beyond.”
Indiana Sports Corp will manage the Indiana Host Committee in partnership with NCAA Host Institutions – Horizon League and IUPUI – for the 2028 Women’s Final Four in Indianapolis.
“We are honored and excited to have been awarded the 2028 Women’s Final Four alongside our co-host and Horizon League member IUPUI,” said Julie Roe Lach, Horizon League Commissioner and Indiana Sports Corp Board Chair. “This is fantastic news for our community as we deliver on Indy’s vision to host what will be the epicenter of women’s sports. Thanks to the NCAA Women’s Basketball Committee for the opportunity to showcase our city and the sport of women’s basketball as we organize and operate this remarkable event.”
“We’re excited to learn of Indianapolis being awarded the Women’s Final Four for 2028,” said Dr. Roderick Perry, Director of Athletics at IUPUI. “It’s an opportunity to build on an already impressive legacy of hosting championship events in our city. The individuals throughout Indianapolis and within our sports community are excited to rise to the task of hosting another first-rate championship event to celebrate the achievements of these student-athletes.”
Indianapolis previously hosted the Women’s Final Four in 2005, 2011, and 2016. Other cities receiving Women’s Final Fours include Columbus, Ohio (2027), San Antonio (2029), Portland, Oregon (2030), and Dallas (2031).
For more information on the Women’s Final Four visit NCAA.com.
About Indiana Sports Corp
Founded in 1979 as the nation’s first sports commission, Indiana Sports Corp is a not-for-profit organization focused on bringing premier sporting events to Indiana to drive economic vitality, facilitate a vibrant community with civic pride and garner positive media attention. Because of this, Indiana Sports Corp is able to provide positive, sports-related opportunities for youth in the community. For more information, please visit IndianaSportsCorp.org.
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