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Q1: Where are regionals and nationals being held?
A1: The Women's national/regionals sites:
Women's Schedule: 2019-2021
|Nationals||Dallas-Fort Worth (TWU)||Dallas-Fort Worth (TWU)||Dallas-Fort Worth (TWU)|
Q2: How do Women's teams qualify for Nationals?
A2: In 2019, the format will change. The Top 36 teams ranked by their Regional Qualifying Score (RQS) will qualify to the Regionals. See Q4 below for an explanation of the RQS. 9 teams will be selected into each of the four Regionals. The first day, the two lowest rated squads in the Regional will have a "play-in" dual meet to qualify to the Regional semi-final. Two sessions of four teams will compete on the second day, with two advancing from each session. Finally, at the Regional Final, the top two (of four) will advance.
The 8 teams will qualify to the National Semi-Finals. Four teams will compete in each session, with two from each to advance to the "Four on the Floor" final.
Q3: What is the Women's RQS?
A3: The Regional Qualifying Score (RQS) is determined from the total of a team's best three away meet scores plus top three home or away scores. The high score is thrown out and remaining five are averaged.
Q4: How are Conference meets treated in the RQS?
A4: The host team must count the Conference Meet as a home meet. For the rest, its an away meet.
Q5: How are the Women's teams seeded?
A5: The Women are seeded by criteria established by the NCAA Committee. The final criteria is pending.
Q6: How do individuals qualify to Women's Nationals?
A5: The women can qualify to Nationals as All-Arounders or Event Winners. The top AAers in each Regional, NOT on a qualifying team advance to Nationals. The top event placer not on an advancing team on each individual event will also qualify.