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April 30, 2012
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Single-game tickets for the 2012 Atlantic Coast Conference Baseball Championship, scheduled for May 23-27 at NewBridge Bank Park, will go on sale Tuesday at 9 a.m.
Adult passes for the full 13-game tournament may be purchased may also be purchased for $130. The round-robin, pool-play tournament will showcase the top eight ACC teams and will feature three games on May 23-26 (Wednesday through Saturday) with starting times set for at 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. each day. The championship game between the two pool winners will be played on Sunday at noon.
Single-game ticket prices for the Wednesday through Saturday games are as follows:
Adults (13 and over) - $10 in the seating bowl; $8 on the lawn Children (5-12) - $5 in seating bowl; $4 on the lawn (Four years of age and younger admitted free)
Single-game tickets for Sunday’s Championship Game are as follows:
Adults (13 and over) - $15 in the seating bowl; $12 on the lawn Children (5-12) - $7 in the seating bowl; $6 on the lawn (Four years of age and younger admitted free)
Tournament seedings and pairings will be announced on Sunday, May 20.
The ACC Baseball Championship annually features many of the nation's top-ranked teams. The ACC placed seven teams in the 2011 NCAA Tournament field, and a total of 14 ACC teams have reached the College World Series over the past six seasons.
Five ACC teams are currently ranked among the nation’s top 25, including top-ranked Florida State. Georgia Tech, Miami, North Carolina and NC State have also been ranked among the nation’s top 10 teams at some point during the 2012 season.
Located in downtown Greensboro and home to 2011 Class-A South Atlantic League champion Greensboro Grasshoppers, NewBridge Bank Park opened its gates to a crowd of 8,540 on April 3, 2005, with a Grasshoppers exhibition game against the Florida Marlins. The state-of-the-art facility features a 30' wide, open-air concourse, 36 concession points of sale, the Go Triad GrandStand outdoor sports bar, a kid-safe play park and numerous amenities.
The stadium's seating capacity currently stands at 7,499, which includes 5,300 chair back seats, 16 luxury suites and two grass berm and picnic areas.
This will mark the second time in three years that NewBridge Bank Park has hosted the ACC Baseball Championship. The 2010 tournament attracted 50,266 fans, the fifth-highest total attendance since the event began in 1973. The crowd of 6,274 that attended the title game between Florida State and NC State was the sixth highest ever and the highest since the tournament went to its current round-robin format.
To purchase full-tournament passes or single-game tickets to the 2012 ACC Baseball Championship, call the Greensboro Grasshoppers ticket office at 336-268-2255 or order online: http://bit.ly/2012ACCBaseTix