The 2017 Division I women's volleyball national champion will be decided from Dec. 14-16 at Sprint Center in Kansas City, Missouri.

The national semifinal matchups will be played on Dec. 14, leading up to the title match on Dec. 16. Times for both days will be announced at a later date. This year will mark the first women's volleyball championship hosted in Kansas City.

The road to the championship begins when 64 teams are selected for the single-elimination tournament on Nov. 26. The first and second rounds will then be played on non-predetermined campus sites, leading to regionals the following weekend. The four teams to emerge from regionals will then travel to Kansas City to compete for the national championship.

Below are all the important dates for the 2017 tournament:

Selection Show Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017
First & Second Rounds Nov. 30 - Dec. 2, 2017
Regionals Dec. 8-9, 2017
National Championship Dec. 14 & 16, 2017

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Stanford edged Texas 3-1 in last year's national title meeting held in Columbus, Ohio. That marked the Cardinal's seventh all-time women's volleyball title.