The championship provides for eight regional sites hosting three to six teams. All regionals are double-elimination tournaments and will be played May 27-30. Regional winners will advance to the double-elimination championship finals June 5-12 at the USA Baseball National Training Complex in Cary, North Carolina. The finals will be hosted by the University of Mount Olive and the town of Cary, North Carolina.
Twenty conferences will receive automatic qualification into the 2021 championship. Each conference and its automatic qualifier are listed below:
Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference – Dominican College (NY)
Conference Carolinas – North Greenville University
East Coast Conference – Molloy College
Great American Conference – Henderson State University
Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference – Davenport University
Great Lakes Valley Conference – Lindenwood University
Great Midwest Athletic Conference – Trevecca Nazarene University
Great Northwest Athletic Conference – Northwest Nazarene University
Gulf South Conference – University of West Florida
Lone Star Conference – Angelo State University
Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association – University of Central Missouri
Mountain East Conference – West Virginia State University
Northeast-10 Conference – Southern New Hampshire University
Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference – Minnesota State University, Mankato
Pacific West Conference – Azusa Pacific University
Peach Belt Conference – Columbus State University
Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference – Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference – University of Colorado, Colorado Springs
South Atlantic Conference – Wingate University
Sunshine State Conference – University of Tampa
The 2020 national championship was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In the 2019 championship, University of Tampa captured its eighth national championship title in school history with a 3-1 victory over Colorado Mesa University.
For more information regarding the NCAA Division II Baseball Championship, log on to www.NCAA.com.