The 2022 First Four marked a historic year for the Big Hoopla. The Dayton region celebrated the 10th anniversary of the Big Hoopla. The USAF celebrated its 75th anniversary at the 2022 First Four. Additionally, the Hoopla Ticket Program surpassed 100,000 tickets donated to Wright-Patterson service members and local students. Along with these achievements, the 2022 First Four was the most watched and highest rated in history, as well as setting all-time records for most unique viewers and total minutes viewed.