Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference Volleyball Continues to Call Hutchinson Home
Thursday, August 01, 2019
Since 2017 the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference (KCAC) has hosted their annual Fall Fling Volleyball Tournament as well as their annual Volleyball Conference Championship at the Hutchinson Sports Arena. In May the KCAC Commissioner, Scott Crawford, signed contracts to continue those events through 2021.
“We have enjoyed welcoming KCAC volleyball to Hutchinson for the last few years and are excited about continuing this partnership. Scott Crawford and his team have been tremendous supporters of the Sports Arena renovation and we are gSince 2017 the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference (KCAC) has hosted their annual Fall Fling Volleyball Tournament as well as their annual Volleyball Conference Championship at the Hutchinson Sports Arena. In May the KCAC Commissioner, Scott Crawford, signed contracts to continue those events through 2021.rateful for the opportunity to continue hosting their events”, said Holly Leiker, National Sports & Destination Sales Manager for Visit Hutch.
For the third year the KCAC Fall Fling will be held in Hutchinson, August 23-24. New to this year’s tournament is the expansion from 13 teams to 27 teams creating more competition from outside of the KCAC member colleges. Teams will be in Hutchinson from six states including Kansas, Missouri, Iowa, Nebraska, Oklahoma and Texas. The tournament will utilize five courts at the Hutchinson Sports Arena with matches beginning at 9am daily.
"With our recent successes using the Hutchinson Sports Arena to host the Fall Fling season kickoff tournament and the KCAC Volleyball Championships, this was the right time to extend our agreement with the city of Hutchinson ensuring continuity for the coming three school years," stated Crawford. "Hutchinson has really delivered with a quality facility, great support from local businesses, and helping the conference develop strong relationships with the overall community."
The KCAC Volleyball Championship will be held at the Hutchinson Sports Arena November 14-16, 2019. This eight-team championship will determine which KCAC colleges stamp their ticket to the NAIA National Championship.
For more information on the KCAC Fall Fling and Conference Championship visit the Volleyball section at www.kcacsports.com.