Ciaa To Stay in Charlotte! After all the rumors and speculations the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association ( CIAA ) would be leaving Charlotte for Atlanta. A deal has been reached by City of Charlotte and CIAA to continue hosting Tournament for another six years. The City has agreed to up the purse from $1million dollars to $1.4 million dollars. The CIAA Headquarters will also move to Charlotte. This is a win / win for all parties involved.