CHARLOTTE – The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA), the nation’s first African American athletic conference, is changing its playbook for annual media day activities and will host its first-ever virtual press conference on Friday, October 5 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. ET on the CIAA Sports Network. The virtual media day tips off the basketball season […]Read more "CIAA To Hold First-Ever Virtual Media Day on October 5 for ’18-19 Hoop Season"
Charlotte – The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA®), the nation’s first African American athletic conference, officially unveils its marketing campaign theme “Live the Legacy” and 2019 logo to tip-off the CIAA Men’s and Women’s Basketball season. The new campaign showcases the CIAA’s pillars of tradition, leadership, and community, and highlights the annual legendary sports experience. The 2019 CIAA […]Read more "CIAA Unveils New Logo and “Live the Legacy” Campaign for 2019 Basketball Tournament"
I BET YOU! (A BASN Black Paper, continued) By Michael – Louis Ingram, Editor – in – Chief BASN Newsroom PHILADELPHIA (www.basnnewsroom.com) Over two years ago, rows of betting machines were lying dormant in parts of Central and Southern New Jersey. After much arm twisting, the road to legal sports betting outside of Las Vegas […]Read more "I BET YOU! (A BASN Black Paper, continued)"
CHARLOTTE – The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) has announced that LIQUID SOUL, the award-winning marketing & promotions firm, has been named its Agency of Record. The multi-year assignment marks a new approach for the CIAA and includes strategic planning, advertising, digital marketing, social media, public relations, and partnership development for the organization across all […]Read more "CIAA Names LIQUID SOUL Agency of Record"
CHARLOTTE – The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association has announced a broadcast schedule of five football contests, including the 2018 CIAA Football Championship, to be televised live on Aspire TV this season. The CIAA will broadcast four (4) regular season football games and the 2018 CIAA Football Championship held in Salem, Virginia. The regular season broadcast […]Read more "CIAA Announces 2018 Football Broadcast Schedule"
Roanoke, Va. – The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA), its Football Coaches Association and the Sports Information Directors Association announces the 2018 CIAA Football Predicted Order of Finish and the Preseason All-CIAA Team. For the 2018 season, the Bulldogs of Bowie State University have been selected as the predicted Championship contender. Meanwhile, the defending CIAA […]Read more "CIAA Announces 2018 Preseason Football Honors"
CHARLOTTE – The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) announces the conference office and all 13 of its member institutions have partnered with Blue Frame Technology to create the all-new CIAA Sports Network. The partnership will enable all 13 schools to stream their game broadcasts to one platform provided by Blue Frame, beginning with the 2018-19 athletic […]Read more "CIAA, Blue Frame Technology To Launch The CIAA Sports Network"
CHARLOTTE — The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Board of Directors has voted to formally accept an application for membership from Claflin University, as announced by the conference office on Wednesday. Located in Orangeburg, South Carolina, the Panther athletic program sponsors 10 of the CIAA’s 14 championship sports. “It is my pleasure to welcome Claflin […]Read more "Claflin University Accepted as Newest CIAA Member Institution"
CHARLOTTE — The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) has revealed its new conference championship brackets to accompany the new Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournament format, effective for the 2018 Basketball Championship. The women’s bracket will kick off the tournament competition with seeds No. 3-6 in four early-rounds at Bojangles’ Coliseum while the No. 1 seed enjoys […]Read more "CIAA Releases New Basketball Tournament Brackets"
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA), BSN SPORTS, and Under Armour have announced that they have entered an agreement designating Under Armour as the exclusive apparel, footwear, and equipment brand of the CIAA. The partnership will be facilitated through the nationwide reach of the BSN SPORTS’ Collegiate Select program, which aims to […]Read more "CIAA & Under Armour/BSN SPORTS Sign Exclusive Apparel Partnership"