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TAMPA, FLORIDA - APRIL 07: Chloe Jackson #24, Kalani Brown #21, NaLyssa Smith #1, DiDi Richards #2 and Caitlin Bickle #51 of Baylor Lady Bears celebrate with the NCAA trophy after their teams 82-81 win over the Notre Dame Fighting Irish to win the championship game of the 2019 NCAA Women's Final Four at Amalie Arena on April 07, 2019 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Tampa seems to be the place to go for championships to be scheduled. The latest news is that a 2025 NCAA championship will be hosted at Amalie Arena.

The Women’s NCAA Final Four will come to Tampa in 2025, the fourth time the city has hosted the women’s championship. That’s the most of any city. The previous times were in 2008, 2015 and 2019. According to, no other city has attracted more fans to the Women’s Final Four than any other location. USF and the Tampa Bay Sports Commission will co-host the event.

The upcoming tournaments will be hosted in San Antonio (2021), Minneapolis (2022) Dallas (2023) and Cleveland (2024). After Tampa’s 2025 event, Phoenix will have the games in 2026.


When “St Pete Times Forum” (Amalie Arena) hosted the Tampa Bay Lightning’s 2004 Stanley Cup Win