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NAIA_NClogo_Football.jpgThe City of Daytona Beach and the Daytona Beach Area Convention and Visitors Bureau Welcome NAIA Football National Championship Game
Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 6 p.m.

For the fourth year, Daytona Beach will host the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) Football National Championship game in December.  The title contest will be played on Saturday, December 16, 2017, 6 p.m. at the 10,000-seat Municipal Stadium operated by the City of Daytona Beach.   

Hotel information
Special rates have been negotiated at host/fan hotels in the Daytona Beach area to accommodate fans. These oceanfront hotels are:

     Hilton Daytona Beach Resort 

     The Plaza Resort & Spa

     Best Western Aki Tiki Inn 

     Bahama House 

     The Shores Resort & Spa

Ticket information
Tickets are $20 per person. To purchase tickets to the game on Saturday, December 16, visit Ticketmaster or tickets can be purchase at the game.

Broadcast information
This year’s game will be broadcast nationally on ESPN3.  Find NAIA on Facebook

About Municipal Stadium
Daytona Beach Municipal Stadium, also known as Larry Kelly Field, was built in 1988 and has seen a variety of sporting events during its lifetime. Recently the stadium has undergone $2.3 million in upgrades including the installation of field turf, renovations to its bleachers, locker rooms, press area and a new video board and sound system. The stadium is the home field of NCAA Division I Bethune-Cookman University (Fla.), alongside several local high schools.

About NAIA Football
For more information about the 60th NAIA Football National Championship Game in Daytona Beach, visit For information about NAIA's football program, visit their webpage.

About the Daytona Beach Area
Discover the new Daytona Beach and its surrounding area, a resurging destination along Florida’s East Coast comprising eight distinct communities. Recognized worldwide for its annual events including Bike Week, Biketoberfest®, the Rolex 24 At Daytona and the Daytona 500, Daytona Beach’s famed heritage also claims the headquarters of LPGA and NASCAR -- and is home to Daytona International Speedway, the ‘World Center of Racing.’  With more than 15,000 beds, the destination boasts accommodations for all lifestyles and budgets including resorts, B&Bs, hotels and everything in between.  Visitors can enjoy the quintessential vacation experience beginning with the Daytona Beach Boardwalk and Pier, or choose from a surprising list of attractions and cultural venues and a colorful culinary scene.  With 23 miles of world-famous beaches ideal for shelling, swimming and surfing, it is no surprise Daytona Beach was chosen as a Best Florida Attraction and Best Spring Family Break Beach Destination in the Top 10 Best Readers’ Choice travel award contests sponsored by USA TODAY and was named a top “Summer Affordable Vacation Destination” by TripAdvisor®. To order a complimentary comprehensive Official Visitors Guide or book a stay, visit For real-time updates, visit or