May 3, 2010
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Single-game tickets for the 2010 Atlantic Coast Conference Baseball Championship are on sale now.
The 37th annual tournament, featuring the ACC’s top eight teams, is scheduled for Wednesday, May 26 through Sunday, May 30 at Greensboro’s NewBridge Bank Park.
Three games of round-robin pool play are slated for Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, with game times set for 12 noon, 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. The championship game on Sunday, May 30, will begin at 1 p.m.
Individual Ticket Prices:
For Wednesday through Saturday:
Reserved Seats: $10 adult/$5 child (ages 5-12)
General Admission: $8 adult/$4 child (ages 5-12)
For Sunday’s Championship:
Reserved Seats: $15 adult/$7 child (ages 5-12)
General Admission: $12 adult/$6 child (ages 5-12)
Children 4 years of age and under will be admitted free when accompanied by a ticket-holding adult.
Tickets may be purchased one of the following ways:
All-session books, which include all 13 games, are also still available for $130 each.
The ACC Baseball Championship has become one of the nation’s most competitive, with the last six years producing six different champions. Seven Atlantic Coast Conference teams are currently ranked among the nation’s Top 25.
Following the 2009 ACC Baseball Championship, an ACC-record tying seven teams landed berths in the NCAA Tournament, with conference champion Virginia and North Carolina advancing to the College World Series at Omaha, Neb. Ten ACC teams have reached the College World Series over the last four seasons (2006-09).
Located in downtown Greensboro, NewBridge Bank Park opened its gates to a crowd of 8,540 on April 3, 2005 with an exhibition game between the Class-A Greensboro Grasshoppers and its major-league parent club Florida Marlins. Built at an original construction cost of $21.5 million, the state-of-the-art facility features a 30-foot wide, open-air concourse and 36 concession points of sale, a child-safe play park and the second largest video board in the minor leagues.
Seating capacity currently stands at 7,499, which includes 5,300 chair back seats, 16 luxury suites and two grass banks, as well as picnic areas. Baseball America has rated NewBridge Bank Park the top stadium in the South Atlantic League and the No. 8 overall minor league stadium nationally.