1976 NAIA Area Tournaments

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The 31 winners of the 1976 NAIA District Tournaments advanced to one of 8 Area Tournaments. As with the District Tournaments, the Area Tournaments are geographically grouped. The 3, 4, and 5 team brackets are double elimination format. The top team in each bracket advances to the 1976 NAIA College World Series.


Area 1[edit]

Seed School District Results Finish
LaVerne College 3 2-2 2nd
Lewis-Clark State College 1 3-1 Advances to CWS
Linfield College 2 0-2 3rd


Area 2[edit]

May 19-20

Seed School District Results Finish
Grand Canyon College 7 2-2 2nd
Jackson State University 30 1-2 3rd
St. Mary's University 4 3-0 Advances to CWS
Texas Wesleyan College 8 0-2 4th


Area 3[edit]

Seed School District Results Finish
Emporia Kansas State College 10 3-0 Advances to CWS
Kearney State College 11 1-2 3rd
Minot State College 12 0-2 4th
Southeastern Oklahoma State University 9 2-2 2nd


Area 4[edit]

May 20-?

Seed School District Results Finish
Buena Vista College 15 1-2 3rd
William Jewell College 16 3-0 Advances to CWS
Winona State College 13 2-2 2nd
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse 14 0-2 4th

Area 5[edit]

May 19-21

Seed School District Results Finish
Birmingham-Southern College 27 3-2 2nd
David Lipscomb College 24 1-2 3rd
Georgia Southwestern College 25 0-2 5th
John Brown University 17 1-2 4th
1 Kentucky State University 32 3-0 Advances to CWS

Area 6[edit]

Seed School District Results Finish
Anderson College (IN) 21 1-2 3rd
Ferris State College 23 0-2 4th
Lewis University 20 3-0 Advances to CWS
Malone College 22 2-2 2nd

Area 7[edit]

Seed School District Results Finish
Francis Marion College 6 1-2 3rd
Guilford College 26 3-1 Advances to CWS
University of North Carolina at Wilmington 29 0-2 4th
West Liberty State College 28 3-2 2nd


Area 8[edit]

Seed School District Results Finish
George Mason University 19 3-1 Advances to CWS
Monmouth College 31 0-2 3rd
Point Park College 18 2-2 2nd


NAIA College World Series Area Tournaments

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1970 | 1971 | 1972 | 1973 | 1974 | 1975 | 1976 | 1977 | 1978 | 1979
1980 | 1981 | 1982 | 1983 | 1984 | 1985 | 1986 | 1987 | 1988 | 1989
1990 | 1991 | 1992