May 3, 2011
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Single-game tickets to the 2011 Big Ten Baseball Tournament to be held May 25-28 at Huntington Park, home of the Triple-A Columbus Clippers, are now on sale, the Big Ten Conference and the Greater Columbus Sports Commission announced today.
Single-game tickets are $10 each for adults and $7 each for youth and senior citizens. Single-game VIP tickets, which are seated behind home plate and grant access to the Tansky Club Area, are $15 each. All non-VIP single-game tickets are general admission.
Tickets are available at the Huntington Park box office, www.ColumbusSports.org and www.bigten.org. All-Tournament passes, group tickets, family and team ticket packages to the 2011 Big Ten Baseball Tournament are also available to the public.
All-Tournament passes to the event's 11 games cost $100 each. Group tickets (minimum 20) are available for $7 per ticket. The family ticket package is $25 (two adults and up to four children 18 and under). The team ticket package is $60 (admits up to two coaches and ten athletes).
The Big Ten Conference, the Greater Columbus Sports Commission and Huntington Park will host the tournament for the third straight year as a neutral-site event. The tournament was held at Huntington Park in 2009, marking the conference's first neutral-site baseball tournament since 1994 and returns after being held at Ohio State's Bill Davis Stadium in 2010. The 2009 tournament drew more than 12,000 fans, marking the tournament's largest total in at least the previous decade.
The six-team tournament bracket is set to be announced on the evening of Saturday, May 21, which is the final scheduled day of regular-season competition. The Big Ten Baseball Tournament is a double-elimination event that awards byes to the top two teams. The Big Ten Champion is the team or teams that finish atop the regular-season standings, while the Big Ten Tournament Champion receives the conference's automatic bid to the NCAA Championship.
The Big Ten Network is scheduled to televise each game of the tournament live.