ACC Announces 2017-18 Championship Dates and Sites

Campus and professional venues set to host attractive slate over next academic year


GREENSBORO, N.C. (theACC.com) – The Atlantic Coast Conference unveiled its championship dates and sites for the 2017-18 academic year on Thursday.  

As previously announced, the Dr Pepper ACC Football Championship Game will be played for the seventh time in eight years at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte on December 2. Barclays Center in Brooklyn will welcome the ACC Men’s Basketball Tournament for the second consecutive year from March 6-10,  and the Greensboro Coliseum will play host to the ACC Women’s Basketball Tournament (February 28-March 4) for the 18th time in 19 years.

Meanwhile, the ACC Baseball Championship is set to return to Durham Bulls Athletic Park in Durham, North Carolina, for the third time in four years and the sixth time in the last 10 years on May 22-27, 2018.

The first ACC Championship events of the 2017-18 season will be held on October 27, as Louisville plays host to the Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Championships, which will be run at E.P. Tom Sawyer Park. The Louisville campus will be the site of the 2017 ACC Field Hockey Championship on November 2, 3 and 5. 

For the second consecutive year, the semifinals and title game of the ACC Women’s Soccer Championship will be held MUSC Health Stadium in Charleston, South Carolina, on November 3 and 5. The top eight teams will again qualify for the championship, with the quarterfinals played on the campus of the higher seeded teams on October 29.

The title match of the 2017 ACC Men’s Soccer Championship will also be played at MUSC Health Stadium on November 11 or 12. The first three rounds of the event will be held at campus sites, with the higher seeded teams serving as hosts for each game. The first round is set for November 1, followed by the quarterfinals on November 5. Semifinal games will be played November 8. 

The Greensboro Aquatic Center (GAC) will play host to the first ACC Championship of the 2018 calendar year when it welcomes ACC Women’s Swimming and Diving, as well as Men’s Diving, on February 14-17. The venue will also serve as home to the 2018 ACC Men’s Swimming Championship February 21-24.  It will mark the second time in three years that the GAC will serve as the host venue for those events.

The ACC Men’s and Women’s Indoor Track and Field Championships will be held at Clemson on February 22-24, while North Carolina will host the ACC Fencing Championships on February 24-25. North Carolina will also play host to the ACC Wrestling Championship on March 3. 

The ACC Women’s Golf Championship returns to Greensboro’s Sedgefield Country Club and the ACC Men’s Golf Championship to the Old North State Club in New London, North Carolina, with both events taking place April 20-22. It will mark the 10th time in 11 years for the Women’s Golf Championship at Sedgefield, and the 16th time in 17 years for the ACC Men’s Championship at Old North State. 

The Cary (North Carolina) Tennis Park will welcome the ACC Men’s and Women’s Championships for the ninth time in 10 years April 25-29.

Duke is slated to play host to the ACC Women’s Lacrosse Championship on April 26, 27 and 29. The ACC Men’s Lacrosse Championship is set to be played April 27-29 on the campus of Virginia.

The ACC Softball Championship expands to a 10-team format and is scheduled for May 9-12 at Georgia Tech. Miami will play host to the ACC Outdoor Track and Field Championships May 10-12.  

The ACC Rowing Championship will return to Clemson’s Lake Hartwell on May 13, before the ACC Baseball Championship brings down the curtain on the league’s 2017-18 sports seasons.