History The story behind the first-ever CIAA Tournament By HBCU Gameday Posted on February 22, 2016 Share Tweet Share Share Email Comments The 70th annual CIAA Tournament will kick off in Charlotte on Tuesday. Click below to take a quick look back at the first CIAA Tournament, held March 7-9 in Washington D.C.’s Turner’s Arena. Related Items:HBCU Sports, History Share Tweet Share Share Email Recommended for you Orangeburg Icon and Naismith Hall of Famer Frank Staley Jr. Passes Away BCU Legend Jack “Cy” McClairen Passes Away at 89 This Day In HBCU football history: Sept. 2 Click to comment Leave a Reply Cancel reply This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.