MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Southern States Athletic Conference announced that it has renewed its partnership with the City of Montgomery, in conjunction with the Central Alabama Sports Commission and the Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce Convention & Visitor Bureau. The three-year extension solidifies Montgomery as the SSAC headquarters through the 2020-21 academic year.

While providing a central location for eight SSAC Championships and other special events, the City of Montgomery has recently been named the No. 2 Best Value Destination by Trivago, Best Historic City by USA Today and All-America City by the National Civic League.

2017-18 SSAC Events In Montgomery

Dates

Event

Venue

Nov. 8 & 10

Men's & Women's Soccer

Emory Folmar YMCA Soccer 

Nov. 9-11

Volleyball

Multiplex at Cramton Bowl

Dec. 5-6

SSAC Winter AD's Meeting

Doubletree by Hilton

Feb. 28 – Mar. 3

Men's & Women's Basketball

Multiplex at Cramton Bowl

Apr. 16-18

Men's Golf

Arrowhead CC

Apr. 23-25

Women's Golf

Arrowhead CC

May 2-5

Baseball

Paterson Field

May 20-22

SSAC Annual Meetings

Faulkner University

May 31

Board of Presidents Meeting

Doubletree by Hilton

 

They Said It

Montgomery Mayor Todd Strange: "For nearly a decade, the Southern States Athletic Conference has been a partner in bringing the nation's top college athletes to Montgomery for their championships ranging from baseball and soccer to basketball and volleyball. Today, we are pleased to announce the extension of our partnership with the Southern States Athletic Conference, and we look forward to working with the coaches, athletes and administrators, while welcoming their fans and families through 2021 – and hopefully beyond."

SSAC Commissioner Mike Hall: "We are excited to be able to continue hosting many of our conference championships in Montgomery, Ala. They offer outstanding championship facilities and our student-athletes, coaches and spectators will be able to enjoy all of the amenities and hospitality from an outstanding southern city rich in history and with years of experience in hosting major athletic events. The SSAC is blessed to be able to extend this partnership through May 2021."

About The SSAC

The SSAC is a NAIA conference, founded in 1999, with 10 member institutions across Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi and Tennessee. The Montgomery, Ala.-based conference sponsors 17 intercollegiate sports, culminating in 17 neutral-site conference championship events held annually throughout the Southeastern region of the United States.

About Montgomery

Montgomery, "A Cool Capital City on the Move"

Centrally located along the Alabama River in the heart of the Southeast, Montgomery is steeped in the history of world-changing events and is in the midst of another change – a complete reemergence. From a revitalized downtown to an array of new museums, restaurants, attractions and accommodations, the riverfront capital city is quickly becoming one of the newest must-see travel destinations in the South. Learn more about all that Montgomery has to offer at www.visitingmontgomery.com.