As another exciting collegiate dual-match season comes to a close, it’s already time for teams to look toward next season as they participate in the 2023 ITA Men’s and Women’s Kickoff Weekend Draft.
What Is It?
The ITA Kickoff Weekend Draft is when teams from around the country get the opportunity to choose which host site they would prefer to play at during the 2023 ITA Kickoff Weekend. With many factors taken into consideration (travel, opponent, etc.), the Kickoff Weekend draft is always an exciting event that gives Coaches the power to choose where their team plays. With the 15 host sites already determined based on 2022 year-end rankings, the remaining teams will select where they play based on year-end finish starting with the No. 16 ranked team and running until all of the spots are filled.
When Is It?
The 2023 ITA Kickoff Weekend Draft will be held on Wednesday, June 15th, and Thursday, June 16th. The Men’s Draft will be the first to commence on Wednesday beginning at 12 pm (EST), while the Women’s Draft will follow on Thursday and is scheduled for 12 pm (EST) as well.
How To Follow Along?
Fans interested in following along with the 2023 ITA Men’s and Women’s Kickoff Weekend Draft can tune into the 2023 Kickoff Weekend Draft event page as well as the ITA Social Media Channels for updates and selections throughout the drafts.
2023 Kickoff Weekend Host Sites
Men’s: Virginia, Florida, TCU, Baylor, Ohio State, Tennessee, Kentucky, Michigan, Wake Forest, South Carolina, Georgia, Texas, USC, North Carolina, Stanford
Women’s: Texas, Oklahoma, North Carolina, Duke, Virginia, NC State, Texas A&M, Pepperdine, Miami, Oklahoma State, California, Georgia, Stanford, Auburn, Ohio State