2018 CIAA Education Day - HSP Information 

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Thank you for your interest in the 2018 CIAA Basketball Tournament Education Day – High School Program.  Unfortunately, we have reached capacity.  If you would like to be placed on our waiting list, please email the following information to educationday@theciaa.com:

  • School, Church, or Organization Name
  • Primary Contact Name
  • Primary Contact Email Address
  • Primary Contact Phone Number
  • Number of Chaperones
  • Number of Sophomores
  • Number of Juniors
  • Number of Seniors

We will note your request and will contact you should space becomes available.  Thank you!


Vendor Registration

We welcome educational, student services support, or other vendors to be a part of our program.  To review vendor information, please click here. 

To register as a vendor, please click here.  

On-Site Admissions

On-site admissions will take place for seniors only.  Students seeking on-site admission are encouraged to have the institution’s minimum application requirements on hand (i.e., completed application, official transcript, letters of recommendation, personal statement, etc.).  For more information regarding participating CIAA institutions, click here.

Food Lion's 4.0 Scholars Recognition

As a long-standing tradition to honor our top academic achievers, we would like to recognize and congratulate our seniors who have earned a weighted GPA of 4.0 or higher.  All students will be given a certificate for their accomplishment.  As a change from previous years, only the top two seniors with the highest GPAs will be presented a gift and photo opportunity with Food Lion executives and CIAA Education Day staff.

Please scan and submit transcripts electronically (all in one single file) to educationday@theciaa.com by Friday, January 26, 2018 for consideration.  Late submissions will not be accepted.

Food Lion Outstanding High School Educator Award

The Food Lion Outstanding High School Educator Award celebrates public high school professionals whose leadership and dedication inspire a love of learning in students of all backgrounds and abilities.  Awards will be presented to deserving teachers at the conclusion of this year's program. You may nominate yourself or another deserving teacher from your school. For complete contest requirements, rules, selection criteria, and application, click here.

Submissions are due by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, February 9, 2018 to Mr. Michael Rainey at educationday@theciaa.com.  



Lunch will be available for purchase.  For those groups attending the basketball games, we encourage you to eat lunch at Bojangle's Coliseum to maximize your time in attending the basketball games.  For those schools unable to attend the games, concessions will be provided at the Charlotte Convention Center.

 Bojangle's Coliseum Lunch Menu 

 Charlotte Convention Center Lunch Menu

Lunch vouchers are available for advance purchase.  To purchase vouchers from the Charlotte Convention Center, please contact Mr. James Treadwell at james.treadwell@charlotteconventionctr.com.  To purchase vouchers from Bojangle's Coliseum, please contact Mr. Osiris Vasquez at osiris.vasquez@crva.com.

 Free Ticket to CIAA Basketball Game

All attendees will receive a wristband to attend any of the basketball games that occur on Wednesday, February 28th.  Women's Tournament games are at 12:10, 2:20, and 4:30 p.m., and Men's Tournament games are at 6:40 and 8:50 p.m.

Contact Us

For questions regarding registration or program activities, please contact us at educationday@theciaa.com.





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