The Durham Sports Commission is proud to host the 68th Annual NAIA Football Championship. For the third consecutive year, the game will be played at Durham County Memorial Stadium on Monday, December 18 at noon eastern time.

About the NAIA

The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) is headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri, and is made up of over 250 member institutions across 21 different conferences. The goal of the NAIA is to serve the interests of small colleges by driving student-athlete enrollment and financial sustainability.

Click here to find out more about the NAIA.

Competing Teams TBD

The teams competing in the NAIA Football Championship will be decided on December 9.

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Durham County Memorial Stadium

Durham County Memorial Stadium is proud to be the host site for the NAIA Football National Championship. Originally built in 1958 and renovated in 2010, the 8,500 seat historic stadium has been home to a multitude of competitions and championships throughout the years.

Learn more about Durham County Memorial Stadium.


750 Stadium Drive

Durham, NC 27704

Traveling to Durham

Traveling to Durham for the game? Check out the below links for places to stay and things to do while you’re in town. We look forward to welcoming you to the Bull City.

About the Durham Sports Commission

The Durham Sports Commission is the proud host the NAIA Football National Championship.  The Durham Sports Commission is a 501(c)(3) whose mission is to create economic and social impact by leading the community’s efforts to attract, support, and promote youth, amateur, collegiate, and professional sporting and recreational events.   

The vision of the DSC is to engage the Durham community in supporting and promoting the sports spirit that exists both historically and presently, by increasing the capacity of local sporting events to host events with strong participation rates, and by working with national event owners to recruit sporting events that provide positive community impact. 

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