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The NCAA and its partners will be celebrating the organization’s 100th anniversary throughout 2006. Here are some of the highlights:

January
Throughout the month, ESPN Classic to begin airing 25, 30-second vignettes showcasing the NCAA’s 25 most defining moments

Jan. 6-9: NCAA 100th Annual Convention, Indianapolis

Jan. 7: NCAA Honors Celebration, Murat Theatre

Jan. 8: Unveiling of NCAA national office original artwork portraying the journey of the student athlete, Indianapolis

Jan. 10: ESPNU original air date for NCAA Honors Celebration broadcast at 10 p.m. EST (re-airing on Jan. 11 at 5 p.m. EST, and on Jan. 12 at 6 p.m. EST)

February
Feb. 3: ESPN2 air date for NCAA Honors Celebration broadcast at noon

March
March 1-Dec. 6: ESPN Classic to air 25 vignettes showcasing the NCAA’s 25 most defining moments

March 13: NCAA Centennial: “100 Most Influential Student-Athletes Part I & II,” to air on ESPN Classic from 9-10 p.m. and 10-11 p.m. EST.

March 30: NCAA Men’s Salute presentation, Indianapolis

March 31: NCAA’s 100th anniversary (actual date)

March 31: NCAA Women’s Final Four Salute dinner, Boston

March 31-April 4: 100 Years, 100 Hours: The NCAA Hall of Champions in Indianapolis will commemorate the anniversary by remaining open for 100 consecutive hours beginning 10 a.m. March 31.

April
April 1, 3: NCAA Men’s Final Four, Indianapolis

April 2, 4: 25th anniversary, NCAA Women’s Final Four, Boston

May
May 31: NCAA Women’s College World Series opening ceremony, Oklahoma City

June
June 15: NCAA Men’s College World Series opening ceremony, Omaha, Neb.

September
ESPN Classic to air 25 vignettes showcasing the NCAA’s 25 most defining moments surrounding the college football season. Various air times.

October
Oct. 27-28; NCAA Woman of the Year Weekend, Indianapolis

November
Nov. 16-20: NCAA Division II Fall National Championships Festival, Pensacola, Fla.

Note: CBS Sports has plans to recognize the NCAA’s 100th anniversary throughout the year, but as of presstime had not released details.

Schedules are subject to change.

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