2014 NCAA Softball Regional Tournament - Ticket Information

Tourney Central

The University of Kentucky has been selected to host an NCAA Softball Regional Tournament at John Cropp Softball Stadium, Friday, May 16 - Sunday, May 18. Kentucky is the #14 national seed, and will be joined in the Lexington Regional by James Madison, DePaul, and Ohio. The NCAA Regional features a double-elimination format, with the Lexington Regional champion advancing to one of eight NCAA Super Regionals.

Tentative Game Schedule (view full NCAA bracket)

Session 1 (Day 1)

  • Game 1 - Friday, May 16, 5:00 pm - James Madison vs. DePaul
  • Game 2 - Friday, May 16, 7:30 pm - #14 Kentucky vs. Ohio

Session 2 (Day 2)

  • Game 3 - Saturday, May 17, 1:00 pm - Game 1 Winner vs. Game 2 Winner
  • Game 4 - Saturday, May 17, 3:30 pm - Game 1 Loser vs. Game 2 Loser
  • Game 5 - Saturday, May 17, 6:00 pm - Game 3 Loser vs. Game 4 Winner

Session 3 (Day 3)

  • Game 6 - Sunday, May 18, 1:00 pm - Game 3 Winner vs. Game 5 Winner
  • Game 7 - Sunday, May 18, 3:30 pm - Game 3 Winner vs. Game 5 Winner (if necessary)

* Gates to John Cropp stadium will open 2 hours prior to the first game of each day.

** All times are Eastern and subject to change.  In the case of inclement weather, fans may call the Softball Tourney Weather Hotline at (859) 257-9014 periodically throughout the weekend.  Any schedule changes will be posted on the hotline as soon as they are announced.

All-Session Tickets - On Sale Monday, 5/12 @ 9:00 am

All-session tickets are good for three sessions over three days. Session/Day 1 tickets will include two games.  Session/Day 2 will include three games.  Session/Day 3 will include the championship game(s).  Tickets may be purchased via the following methods:

  • online through My UK Account
  • calling the UK Ticket Office at (800) 928-2287 or (859) 257-1818
  • ordering in person at the UK Ticket Office in the Joe Craft Center
Ticket Type All-Session Price
Reserved Seats (Sections B-F) $30
General Admission Seats (Sections A & G) $20
Children ages 1 & under FREE

Single Session Tickets

Single session tickets will go on sale Thursday, May 15 at 9:00 am, based on availability.  If available, tickets may be purchased:

  • online through My UK Account
  • calling the UK Ticket Office at (800) 928-2287 or (859) 257-1818
  • ordering in person at the UK Ticket Office in the Joe Craft Center
  • on-site at John Cropp Stadium starting Friday at 3:00 pm, based on availability.
  • Please note all ticket sales at the stadium are CASH ONLY.
Ticket Type Single Session Price
Reserved Seats $15
General Admission Adult (ages 19-64) $10
General Admission Youth/Seniors (ages 2-18, 65+) $8

Tickets may not be refunded, exchanged, or returned. There are no pass-outs. Children ages 1 & under will be admitted free of charge. Olympic Sports Passes, Student IDs, and UK Faculty/Staff IDs will not be valid for free admission.

John Cropp Stadium Seating

Seating Chart

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Reserved seats will be located in sections B-F behind home plate. General admission seating will be located in sections A & G.  A limited number of reserved seats will be held for guests on each institution's pass list.

Will Call Information

All tickets purchased for the softball regional will be held at Will Call.  Fans may pick up tickets at the main ticket office in the Joe Craft Center on Wednesday and Thursday from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, and Friday from 9:00 am - 12:00 noon.  On Friday afternoon, all tickets not yet picked up will move to John Cropp Stadium for pick up.  Will Call at the stadium opens two hours prior to the first game each day.  You must have a photo ID to pick up tickets.

Parking and Directions

Free parking will be available in the Softball/Soccer Complex lots, located off College Way. Overflow parking will be located in the football lots at Commonwealth Stadium. The UK Softball Complex is located at 570 Wildcat Court, Lexington KY 40506. For directions, please click here.


For complete softball ticket information, please contact the UK Ticket Office at (800) 928-2287 or (859) 257-1818.