Feb. 11, 2013
HOUSTON — Houston Baseball will once again participate in one of the most highly regarded early season collegiate tournaments at Minute Maid Park as the Houston Astros are set to host The Astros Foundation College Classic on March 1-3. Tickets are on sale now at Astros.com.
The six-team tournament, formerly known as the Houston College Classic, enters its 13th year at Minute Maid Park and will feature hometown schools Houston and Rice, who will be making their annual entry into the tournament. This year's field also includes Baylor, California-Berkeley, North Carolina and Texas A&M.
Adult tickets are available for a $15 daily admission, as well as a $36 three-day tournament pass. Tickets for high school and college students, with a valid student ID, and children (ages 4-14) are available for $10 daily and $21 for a tournament pass.
Astros season ticket holders (27-game packages and up) are offered a $10 daily ticket and a $24 tournament pass. Reserved seating is also available in the Insperity Club for $30 per game.
To purchase group tickets, which are available for $12 a day, and Insperity Club tickets, please call 713-259-8333. Luxury suites can be purchased for the entire tournament or on a daily basis by calling 713-259-8350.
THE ASTROS FOUNDATION COLLEGE CLASSIC SCHEDULE
Friday, March 1 – TICKET INFORMATION
12:00 pm | Baylor vs. California
3:30 pm | North Carolina vs. Rice
7:00 pm | Houston vs. Texas A&M
Saturday, March 2 – TICKET INFORMATION
12:00 pm | North Carolina vs. California
3:30 pm | Houston vs. Baylor
7:00 pm | Rice vs. Texas A&M
Sunday, March 3 – TICKET INFORMATION
11:00 am | California vs. Houston
2:00 pm | Texas A&M vs. North Carolina
5:30 pm | Baylor vs. Rice
Parking will be available in the Astros’ controlled lots B & C for $5 per day.
* Discount available on the private season ticket holder page or at the Minute Maid Park Box Office
**Student discounted tickets are available at the Minute Maid Park Box Office only.
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