DAYTON, OH (WDTN) – Preparations are underway for The Big Hoopla. Jacquelyn Powell, President & CEO of Dayton CVB and Scott DeBolt, Executive Director of UD Arena, talked about how their organization supports the efforts of the NCAA® First Four® Division 1 Men’s Basketball games.

They contribute by highlighting the Military, their families and students in the local region with the donation of tickets to these games and many other regional cultural events.

The mission of the Big Hoopla is to honor the Miami Valley military community, celebrate basketball, make an economic impact on the community, and show the world why the Dayton region is a wonderful place to live, work and play…basketball!

Click here for more on all of the events!