On Friday evening, the Final Four sites for 2017-2021 were announced on live on the CBS Sports Network before the start of the Quicken Loans Veterans Classic in Annapolis, Maryland.
2017: University of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale, Arizona
2018: Alamodome, San Antonio
2019: “Vikings Stadium”, Minneapolis
2020: “New Atlanta Stadium”, Atlanta
2021: Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis
The other locations that competed for Final Fours were New Orleans, North Texas (Dallas) and St. Louis. The 2017 Final Four will mark the first time the University of Phoenix hosts the event. Minneapolis, which expects to open a new stadium in 2016, gets the Final Four in 2019, a year after Super Bowl LII is played there. Atlanta is also expected to open a new stadium in 2017.
The 2015 Final Four will be played at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. The 2016 Final Four, which was previously announced, will be hosted by NRG Stadium in Houston.