After San Antonio, ‘Madness’ heads to Mpls. (TEST)

As the 2018 Men's Final Four festivities wrap up, organizers in Minneapolis look ahead to next year.


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Minneapolis On the Clock to Host Next NCAA Men’s Final Four (TEST)

Minneapolis just finished hosting the Super Bowl, but the city is now gearing up for another major sporting event. Next April, the men's NCAA college basketball Final Four is at U.S. Bank Stadium. This week, the host committee returned home from Texas, where the 2018 Final Four took place in San Antonio.


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Minnesota third-graders challenged to 'Read to the Final Four'

NCAA's Minneapolis host committee announces tip-off for friendly contest.

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Twin Cities Mayors Help Launch Final Four Reading Initiative

The Final Four is coming to Minneapolis in 2019, and the NCAA is pushing a statewide reading initiative. “Read To The Final Four” will include students across the state, with the goal of instilling the value of reading into young people.

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Minneapolis On the Clock to Host Next NCAA Men’s Final Four

Minneapolis just finished hosting the Super Bowl, but the city is now gearing up for another major sporting event. Next April, the men's NCAA college basketball Final Four is at U.S. Bank Stadium. This week, the host committee returned home from Texas, where the 2018 Final Four took place in San Antonio.

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After San Antonio, 'Madness' Heads to MPLS.

As the 2018 Men's Final Four festivities wrap up, organizers to Minneapolis look ahead to next year.

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Cydni Bickerstaff has a backstage pass to the Final Four, but she's all business

Operations whiz toils now to make sure Minneapolis is ready for next year's Final Four.

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What To Expect When The Final Four Comes To Minnesota

Mike Max reports on what fans can expect when the Final Four experience comes to the Minneapolis Convention Center next year.

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Minority-owned businesses chalk up wins in 2019 NCAA Final Four vendor recruitment

Kate Mortenson, president and CEO of the 2019 Minneapolis Final Four Local Organizing Committee, talks to a group of business and community leaders on Tuesday morning about diversity, planning efforts and business opportunities.

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Super Bowl committee passes ball to Final Four committee

The two Minnesota committees held a celebratory "handoff" event in downtown Minneapolis on Monday. Minnesota will host the NCAA Final Four in April of 2019.

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Minneapolis Gears Up to Host Final Four

From Super Bowl to Final Four, the city tosses the ball to the next big sports event.

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2019 NCAA FINAL FOUR LOGO REFLECTS MINNEAPOLIS' ELITE STATUS AS FOUR-TIME HOST

The organizing committee revealed the logo Friday as part of its official launch.

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Plans for 2019 NCAA Final Four are underway

On Friday, planners will unveil event logo more than a year ahead of March Madness.

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KATE MORTENSON INTERVIEWED BY ROSHINI RAJKUMAR ON WCCO-AM’S “NEWS AND VIEWS”

Our CEO Kate Mortenson joined WCCO’s Roshini Rajkumar on Sunday to talk all things Final Four. Give it a listen!

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WHY KATE MORTENSON IS MAKING INCLUSION A PRIORITY FOR THE 2019 NCAA FINAL FOUR IN MINNESOTA

Kate Mortenson, president and CEO of the 2019 Minneapolis Final Four Local Organizing Committee, has made supplier diversity and diverse hiring priorities as she leads planning efforts for when the NCAA men’s college basketball event arrives at U.S. Bank Stadium.

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CEO of the Month Kate Mortenson

Something momentous is going to happen in Minneapolis between April 5 and April 8, 2019. During those days, the NCAA’s Final Four games and related events will take place at the new $1.1 billion U.S. Bank Stadium downtown.

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