HOUSTON – Tickets for the 2018 Shriners Hospitals for Children College Classic, which will be held from March 2-4, are on sale now at Astros.com/collegeclassic. Houston Baseball will face Kentucky, Mississippi State and Vanderbilt in the three-day event at Minute Maid Park, home of the reigning World Series Champion Houston Astros.
The College Classic will host six teams in total with Sam Houston State and Louisiana-Lafayette as the remaining two the Cougars will not face over the weekend event.
Adult and youth daily tickets and three-day tournament passes are now available for purchase online at http://astros.com/collegeclassic.
- Fans can purchase premium tickets or group tickets, for groups of 20 or more, by calling 713-259-8030.
- Daily tickets purchased in advance are available for $19 for adults and $10 for youth (ages 14 and under).
- Three-day tournament passes can be purchased for $42 for adults and $24 for youth. Select parking in the Astros controlled lots will be sold for $10 (Lot A).
For interest in hosting a special event at the ballpark over the weekend, please call 713-259-8800.
Student tickets will also be available for the tournament, but will only be sold once the box office opens in January.
This year marks the third year that the tournament will carry the name the Shriners Hospitals for Children College Classic, which was set forth by a multi-year naming rights agreement between the Astros Foundation and Shriners Hospitals for Children. The Astros Foundation will continue to operate the tournament and will donate $1 from the sale of each ticket directly to Shriners Hospitals as well as provide other fundraising and awareness opportunities.
Friday, March 2
12:05 p.m. - Vanderbilt at Sam Houston St.
3:35 p.m. - Kentucky at Houston
7:05 p.m. - Mississippi St. at Louisiana-Lafayette
Saturday, March 3
12:05 p.m. - Sam Houston St. at Kentucky
3:35 p.m. - Vanderbilt at Louisiana-Lafayette
7:05 p.m. – Houston at Mississippi State
Sunday, March 4
11:05 a.m. – Louisiana-Lafayette at Kentucky
2:35 p.m. - Mississippi St. at Sam Houston St.
6:05 p.m. - Houston at Vanderbilt
(home teams listed second)
* - times subject to change
For more information about the tournament, please visit Astros.com/CollegeClassic.
About the Houston Astros Foundation
The Astros Foundation (TAF) is the official 501(c)(3) team charity of the Houston Astros. TAF seeks to harness the passion of baseball fans to support youth baseball and softball programs serving at risk children and teens. Our cornerstone initiatives include the Community Leaders program, the Astros Youth Academy and the Astros RBI Program (Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities).
About Shriners Hospitals for Children
Shriners Hospitals for Children is changing lives every day through innovative pediatric specialty care, world-class research and outstanding medical education. Our 22 locations in the United States, Canada and Mexico, provide advanced care for children with orthopedic conditions, burns, spinal cord injuries and cleft lip and palate regardless of the families’ ability to pay. Shriners Hospitals for Children is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and relies on the generosity of donors. All donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent permitted by law. Learn more at ShrinersHospitalsforChildren.org.
HOME GAME SEASON TICKET RENEWAL INFORMATION
At this time, only 2017 baseball season ticket members will have the opportunity to reserve a seat for 2018, as renewals are available by CLICKING HERE.
Fans wishing to become a season ticket member will have the opportunity to purchase in early 2018.
Season tickets for 29 regular-season home games at Schroeder Park are available for $200 for the reserved chairback seating on the lower level of the concourse of the stadium.
For the fourth straight year, the additional "Reserved 2" seating option for the 2018 season is available as fans can purchase an assigned seat in sections 200, 201 and 202 for $150.
General admission seating will run in sections 203-209 and are available for $100 for the entire season.
All 2017 season ticket members should have received an email regarding the renewal process for 2018.
2018 SEASON TICKET PRICES
$200 - Reserved 1 (Sections: 100 Level)
$150 – Reserved 2 (Sections: 200, 201, 202)
$100 – General Admission (Sections: 203-209)
*GA season tickets will include (1) one ticket per game
$160 – UH Faculty/Staff Reserved 1
$120 – UH Faculty/Staff Reserved 2
RENEWAL DEADLINE: December 11, 2017 at 5 pm
If you wish to renew season tickets for the 2018 season, all renewals must be in the system by 5 p.m. CT on December 11, 2017 to guarantee your selected seat.
HOW TO RENEW?
CLICK HERE or call 713-GO-COOGS (462-6647)
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