Hoopla sponsors make the events in the
Dayton Region possible and provide a first-class experience for student-atheletes, coaches, fans and the national media.

Multiple Ways To make donations

  • Hoopla Ticket Program

    Your support allows us to provide thousands of tickets annually to military families and local students from across the Dayton region, free-of-charge.


    Your support allows us launch various events throughout the communality to make the NCAA First Four in Dayton more than just a few college basketball games.

  • Other Donations

    Your support allows us to continue having a real impact throughout the Dayton region while supporting our community’s position as a preferred NCAA host site.

A Snippet of the Big Hoopla's Mission

Not only does supporting The Big Hoopla allow us to have a real (and right) impact in all corners of the Dayton region, the Hoopla Ticket Program and other activities of the local organizing committee further demonstrate the seriousness with which we take our role as host of the NCAA Tournament and the First Four.