KANSAS CITY, Mo. - It's one of the biggest changes in NCAA sports and fans likely don't even know it's happening.
Right now, the city of Kansas City is in the biggest bidding war it has ever experienced for all divisions of NCAA sports.
The city is awaiting word on whether it will be the home to as many as 33 of the NCAA's best-of-the-best sporting events.
That means the city could host World Cup soccer at Sporting's new Soccer Village, football championships at Sporting Park, the “Frozen Four” at the Sprint Center and volleyball championships.
The NCAA has never before opened bidding on nearly all of its sports at one time , so far ahead of schedule.
“For fans, it's an exciting time and nerve-wracking time because we'll know in November which championships our city's been awarded through 2018,” President of the Kansas City Sports Commission Nelson said.
If the city is chosen, it could mean hundreds of millions of dollars in economic impact, not to mention a lot of fun for sports fans.
NCAA basketball is the only sport that won't open for bidding until next year.
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