Sun Belt Conference Announces 2018-19 and 2019-20 Championship Sites​

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Sun Belt Championships

NEW ORLEANS – The Sun Belt Conference Presidents and Chancellors approved four host sites for championships for the 2019-20 season, chosen through a bid process received from member institutions.

Georgia State will host the 2019 Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Championships as well as the 2020 Softball Championship. Texas State will host the 2019 Volleyball Championship. Louisiana will host the 2020 Men’s and Women’s Outdoor Track and Field Championships.

Sun Belt hosted championships include women’s soccer, indoor track and field, basketball, men’s and women’s golf and baseball.

Below are the hosts and sites of championships for the 2018-19 and 2019-20 seasons.

2018-19
Cross Country: South Alabama (Mobile, Ala.)
Women’s Soccer: Sun Belt Conference (Foley, Ala.)
Men’s Soccer: Georgia Southern (Statesboro, Ga.)
Volleyball: Georgia State (Atlanta, Ga.)
Football: Campus Site (TBD)
Basketball: Sun Belt Conference (Campus/New Orleans, La.)
Indoor Track and Field: Sun Belt Conference (Birmingham, Ala.)
Women’s Golf: Sun Belt Conference (TBD)
Men’s Golf: Sun Belt Conference (Miramar Beach, Fla.)
Tennis: Sun Belt Conference (Peachtree City, Ga.)
Softball: Texas State (San Marcos, Texas)
Outdoor Track and Field: Arkansas State (Jonesboro, Ark.)
Baseball: Coastal Carolina (Conway, S.C.)

2019-20
Cross Country: Georgia State
Women’s Soccer: Sun Belt Conference (Foley, Ala.)
Men’s Soccer: Appalachian State (Boone, N.C.)
Volleyball: Texas State (San Marcos, Texas)
Football: Campus Site (TBD)
Basketball: Sun Belt Conference (Campus/New Orleans, La.)
Indoor Track and Field: Sun Belt Conference (Birmingham, Ala.)
Women’s Golf: Sun Belt Conference (TBD)
Men’s Golf: Sun Belt Conference (TBD)
Tennis: Sun Belt Conference (TBD)
Outdoor Track and Field: Louisiana (Lafayette, La.)
Softball: Georgia State (Atlanta, Ga.)
Baseball: Sun Belt Conference (Montgomery, Ala.)

About the Sun Belt Conference

Entering the second decade of the new millennium, the Sun Belt Conference continues to challenge itself, and its competitors, in all aspects of intercollegiate athletics. Not content with being simply the youngest football conference in the Football Bowl Subdivision, the conference has shown that it can rise each and every season that comes along. And since the birth of the league as a FBS member in 2001, the evidence is clear that the conference is indeed rising above competitors and peer conferences.

The Sun Belt finished second in bowl winning percentage among all 10 FBS conferences the last two seasons and reaching back to the 2014 season, no conference has a better total bowl winning percentage (.611) than the Sun Belt. All that success comes as the 2018 season will see the conference split into divisions (East/West) for the first time and stage its first-ever championship game at the end of the regular season on December 1, 2018.

Appalachian State, Arkansas State, Coastal Carolina, Georgia Southern, Georgia State, Louisiana, ULM, South Alabama, Texas State and Troy give the league 10 football members. Little Rock and UTA compete as Sun Belt members in sports other than football.

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