Women's Final 4: Something for everyone as Columbus hosts fervent fan bases


COLUMBUS -- Friday was great for college basketball fans as the sun came out in Columbus and two overtime games were played out in Nationwide Arena.

Still plenty to do on Saturday as fans await the Mississippi State-Notre Dame championship game Sunday night.

8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Tourney Town

Greater Columbus Convention Center

10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

NCAA Women’s Final Four Brunch: Marketing Your Game Plan (Beyond the Baseline)

Grant Event Center at Grandview Yard

1 p.m.


McFerson Commons Park

• The Women’s Final Four Bounce presented by Buick is FREE for kids 18 and younger who are invited to participate in this unique parade and Women’s Final Four event, joining thousands of fans dribbling their way through the Arena District and into Tourney Town — the official fan festival of the 2018 Women’s Final Four. The first 2,500 participants will receive a FREE basketball and T-shirt.

2:45 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.

Autograph signing – Mississippi State

Autograph Zone inside Tourney Town

Greater Columbus Convention Center

3 p.m. to 7 p.m.

3rd Annual Women’s Final Four 3v3 Tournament

Tourney Town

Greater Columbus Convention Center

4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Even the Playing Field Panel

Beyond the Baseline Lounge, Tourney Town

Greater Columbus Convention Center

4:50 p.m. to 5:20 p.m.

Autograph signing – Notre Dame

Autograph Zone inside Tourney Town

Greater Columbus Convention Center

7 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

Super Saturday Night (Columbus Quest 20th Anniversary Presentation at 8 p.m.)

Nationwide Arena

• The inaugural Super Saturday Night event will celebrate current and former women’s basketball players at all levels on a grand stage inside Nationwide Arena. As Tourney Town wraps up for the night, fans are invited to keep the festivities going in Nationwide Arena for the 3v3 championship game; on-court activities with former players as part of the Play4Kay Game; a special presentation to 2018 Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame inductee Katie Smith and the Columbus Quest of the American Basketball League; fan contests; all-star autograph sessions; band and spirit squad performances of the Women’s Final Four teams; and much more. Admission is FREE and open to the public. Fans will have opportunities to donate to the Kay Yow Cancer Fund throughout the night, including auction items and Buckets4Kay.

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