NCPA Championships Ticketing FAQ

Tickets are now available for NCPA Championships at the following link:
NCPA Championships Ticketing

How much are tickets to NCPA Championships
Tickets are available online until April 14 at a cost of $40 + applicable fees.
Online ticketing will end at 5pm PT on Friday, April 14.
Tickets will be available at the Stockton Arena box office on the day of the event for $55 + applicable fees.
Everyone is strongly encouraged to order tickets ahead of time online.

Are seats reserved or open? Can I choose my seat?
All tickets for NCPA Championships are General Admission.

How is the price of tickets determined?
The NCPA Board of Directors sets the price of tickets for Championships to cover the cost of the event, including renting Stockton Arena and nearby parking lots, bringing in 8 top adjudicators from around the country, support staff, prizes, and other expenses. The cost of NCPA Championships is approximately $50,000.

Why are tickets more expensive at the door?
It’s critical that NCPA is able to appropriately plan for the number of attendees at Stockton Arena. Everyone is strongly encouraged to purchase tickets in advance through the link above.

What fees are added to the ticket price?
Stockton Arena is contractually obligated to sell tickets through TicketMaster. All additional fees are set by the Arena and TicketMaster, and are not set by NCPA.

Who is required to have a ticket to NCPA Championships?
Everyone that enters the arena, including those entering with a group’s performance, are required to have one of the following:
– Performer Wristband (provided to Group directors at check-in)
– Staff/Volunteer Wristband (10 provided to each Group director at check-in)
– PLUS Pass Wristband (5 provided to each Group director who purchased a Championships PLUS pass during registration)
– Circuit Advisor Pass (1 provided to each ensemble that attended the 2022 NCPA Summit)
– NCPA Badge (provided to official event stuff)

ALL other individuals are required to purchase a ticket either in advance at the online ticketing link above, or on the day of the event at the Stockton Arena box office. There are no exceptions to this rule. This includes ensemble staff and parent volunteers.

Once I enter the arena, can I leave and come back?
NCPA is working on a process to allow ticketed individuals to leave the arena and re-enter. As much as possible ticketed individuals are encouraged to remain in the arena.