The Mountain East Conference is one of the strongest Division II conferences in the country. And the tournament promises to full of exciting, high-quality and dramatic basketball games.
Tickets for the 2017 Mountain East Conference Basketball Tournament at the Charleston Civic Center are on sale now.
There will 18 games played during 9 sessions. $30 for General Admission for all 18 games is a great deal. Single sessions tickets are available as well. The VIP all-session package is only $125 and that includes premier seating, food and drink for every session/game.
And there are Youth Nights scheduled as well. Call the Charleston Civic Center box office for details at 1-844-753-8364.
The tournament has a new format for 2017 with 10 of the top 12 teams advancing to play at the Charleston Civic Center, with the top six teams earning byes to the quarterfinal round. Men’s and women’s first round games between seeds 7-10 will be played on Wednesday, March 1. The tournament continues with women’s quarterfinals on Thursday, March 2, and the men’s quarterfinals on Friday, March 3.
Men’s and women’s semifinals will be played on Saturday, March 4th, and the tournament concludes with the championship games on Sunday, March 5th.
Even with the additional day of basketball, all-session ticket prices remain the same from last year at $40 for reserved and $35 for general admission. Single session reserved tickets are $15, and single session general admission tickets are $12 for adults and $5 for youth ages 12-18 and students (with a valid ID). Children 11 and under can get an all-session reserved ticket for just $20, or an all-session general admission ticket for $5.
The City of Charleston and the MEC are still accepting sponsorships and partners. If you our your company would like to align with the conference, and be a part of this tournament, reach out to Jim Strawn at 304-541-4756.