Courtesy: CMU Athletic Communications
Getting to Columbus

2013 NCAA DIVISION I WOMEN'S BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP

First Round Game: March 23 • No. 11 Central Michigan vs. No. 6 Oklahoma • 11:10 a.m. ET
Second Round Game: March 25 • Winner above vs. winner of No. 14 Stetson/No. 3 UCLA • 7 p.m. ET

Host: Ohio State

Location: Columbus, Ohio • St. John Arena


TICKETS

Tickets are available only through Ticketmaster online or by phone at 1-800-745-3000. Tickets will not be sold through CMU's Ticket Central.

Students: $12 per session
Adults: $17 per session

Please note: All fans, regardless of age, must have a ticket. The March 23 session includes two games (CMU's game at 11:10 and the UCLA/Stetson game immediately following.) Doors open 1-1/2 hours prior to first game.

[Download the tournament bracket]


FREE BUS TRANSPORTATION FOR CMU STUDENTS


Free bus transportation to and from Columbus on Saturday for CMU students will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Sign-up begins at 8 a.m. Wednesday at the Office of Student Life in the U.C. One bus will accommodate 54 students and a second bus may be added due to demand. The bus will leave at 4:30 a.m. Saturday from Lot 62 and return that evening.


POSTGAME RECEPTION


The Chippewa Athletic Fund and CMU Alumni Association will host a post-game reception at the Plaza Bar inside the Sheraton Columbus Hotel.  The event will feature a complimentary appetizer, cash bar and opportunity to socialize with fellow Chippewa fans and CMU staff members. 

The Sheraton Columbus Hotel is located approximately 10 minutes from the arena at 75 E. State Street, Columbus, OH 43215. Upon arrival, the hotel will offer valet parking or directions to a local public parking garage. 


SUGGESTED HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS


University Plaza Hotel and Conference Center OSU

3110 Olentangy River Road
Columbus, Ohio 43202
(614) 267-7461


The property is less than a mile from St. John Arena. Request the "NCAA fan block" for a room rate of $89 plus tax.

For additional overnight options, please visit www.experiencecolumbus.com/stay.

 


FACILITY INFORMATION 

 


PARKING

Parking will be at a premium due to several events at surrounding facilities on campus. Recommended free parking is in the north lot of St. John Arena. Other paid lots are available on campus. 

Disability Parking is located in the adjacent lots to the north and south of St. John Arena. These areas will both be accessible, while space is available, from Lane Avenue (north) or Woody Hayes Drive (south). A current state issued disability placard, along with registration, and the person who owns the placard must be in the vehicle to enter the parking area. Questions concerning disability parking should be directed to Transportation and Parking Services at 614/292-9341 or the ticket office at 614/292-2624.

St. John Arena parking

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