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Release Date: 03/28/2011
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EUGENE – Following a successful first regular season in the new meet format, the Oregon acrobatics and tumbling team has earned the No. 1 seed for the National Collegiate Acrobatics and Tumbling Association National Championships next month.

Oregon concluded a 6-1 regular season on Saturday with a win at Fairmont State.

The seedings were determined by the average of every team’s top two home and top two away scores. By that metric, Oregon dwarfed the competition with a 285.771 average.

A top-two seed in the six-team bracket clinches a day one bye at the NCATA Championships. Maryland secured the other bye with a 284.052 average.

Azusa Pacific, Baylor, Fairmont State and Quinnipiac round out the field and will compete on April 7 at Matthew Knight Arena. Oregon will face the winner of the Baylor vs. Quinnipiac dual on April 8 at 8 p.m.

The individual event and team finals take place on April 9. The individual finals start at 6 p.m. and will feature the stunt, pyramid, basket toss and tumbling events. The Ducks are the top seed in both stunts and basket toss and will also compete as the No. 2 seed in tumbling and the No. 3 seed in pyramid.

The Inaugural NCATA National Championships will take place at Matthew Knight Arena from April 7-9. The competition is six-team bracketed tournament where the bottom four seeds face each other on April 7 with the winners taking on the top two seeds on April 8. The team and individual event national champions are crowned on April 9.

All session tickets for the 2011 NCATA National Championships are currently on sale. Tickets are all general admission and can be purchased in person at the Oregon ticket office, online at or over the phone at 1-800-WEB-FOOT.

Premium seating tickets are available for $50 for all three sessions or $20 per day when single day tickets go on sale. Regular seating ticket prices are $25 for all three sessions ($10 per day) for adults, $15 ($7 per day) for children and seniors and $10 ($5 for all three) for groups. UO Students can also purchase tickets for $2 per day.

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