Concordia Invitational Tournament

Concordia University, Chicago will host the 69th annual Concordia Invitational Tournament (CIT) Jan. 24-25, 2020. The tournament features, in addition to the Bulldogs, the Concordias of Ann Arbor, Mequon and Chicago competing in men's and women's basketball and cheer and dance. CIT is one of the longest running tournaments in the country, and it is a highlight of the athletic year among the participating Concordias.

All games for the 69th annual Concordia Invitational Tournament will be played at Geiseman Gymnasium on the Concordia University, Chicago campus. Join Concordia University, Nebraska alumni and friends in River Forest, Ill., for a weekend of fun and fellowship.

Friday, Jan. 24

  • 1 p.m. CST - Nebraska vs. Ann Arbor (Women)
  • 3:15 p.m. CST - Nebraska vs. Ann Arbor (Men)
  • 6 p.m. CST - Chicago vs. Wisconsin (Women)
  • 8:15 p.m. CST - Chicago vs. Wisconsin (Men)

Saturday, Jan. 25

  • 10:15 a.m. CST - Cheer & Dance Competition
  • 12:45 p.m. CST - Women's Consolation Game
  • 3 p.m. CST - Men's Consolation Game
  • 5:30 p.m. CST - Women's Championship Game
  • 7:45 p.m. CST - Men's Championship Game
  • Trophy presentation and all-Concordia devotions following last game

Bulldogs own 56 combined CIT titles

The Bulldogs have ruled CIT during the first 68 years of the event's history. The men's CIT dates back to 1951 with the women added to the tournament in 1973. During that time, Concordia-Nebraska leads the field with 27 men's CIT titles and 29 women's championships. Last season the Bulldog women toppled Concordia University, Ann Arbor, 82-56, in the championship game behind CIT MVP Philly Lammers. Meanwhile, the men knocked off Concordia University, Chicago in the 2019 consolation game.

Tickets & Tournament Passes

Tournament passes will be available for online purchase until January 22 for a special pre-sale price of $15/pass. This pass provides access to all CIT events.



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All games are scheduled for webcast by Concordia-Chicago.


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