View Full Version : NCAA moves 2010-11 Championships to Lake Placid!!

02-19-2011, 11:38 AM
According to this NCAA release, Ridder Arena is being moved to the Twin Cities (Saranac Lake & Lake Placid) - See page 6 of 29: (http://www.ncaa.org/wps/wcm/connect/2baab2804526f52bb3b6f790a48a4ecb/MAN_2011+DIII+M+IH+Champ+Handbook.pdf?MOD=AJPERES&CACHEID=2baab2804526f52bb3b6f790a48a4ec)

NCAA Division III institutions in good standing that sponsor intercollegiate men’s ice hockey are eligible for the Division III championship.

The Division III championship shall comprise 11 teams. The championship playoff format involves three single first-round games and four quarterfinal games that are played on the campuses of the participating institutions. All rounds of the championship are single-elimination. The four quarterfinal winners will advance to the final championship site at Ridder Arena at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, Lake Placid, New York, for the semifinals and championship game, which will be played March 25 and 26.

02-19-2011, 11:44 AM
No, no, no, they were always there. It is just the name of the arena that changed! :rolleyes:

In my next job, I want to be a poof reader for the NCAA. :p

02-19-2011, 11:49 AM
Interesting fact: March 4 and 5 appear to be part of February this year

The semifinals and final are held on the third full weekend in March (including Friday).

02-21-2011, 03:26 PM
Another interesting item is found in Appendix A: Ohio, Michigan (....guess that kind of has to be if Ohio is....) and Alabama are western states, whereas Kentucky and Tennessee are eastern states.