Tampa sets attendance record for NCAA Women’s Final Four Tournament
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NASC is sending a big congratulations to the Tampa Bay Sports Commission for hosting the most attended NCAA Women’s Final Four Tournament. During the April 5-7 games, Tampa had the highest all-time attendance, hosting 123,039 fans.
The Tampa Bay Business Journals says the event is a major economic driver for the area. It starts with celebratory events leading up to the game days including the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association Convention, which had a record attendance of 2,891. Then Amalie Arena played host to back-to-back sellout crowds totalling 40,189 on Friday and Sunday.
This was Tampa’s third time hosting the Final Four in the NCAA Women’s tournament. Tampa hosted for the first time in 2008, then again in 2015.