2013 NCAA Softball Regional Tournament - Ticket Information

Tourney Central

The University of Kentucky has been selected to host an NCAA Softball Regional Tournament at the new John Cropp Softball Stadium, Friday - Sunday, May 17-19. Kentucky is the #12 national seed, and will be joined in the Lexington Regional by Marshall, Notre Dame, and Virginia Tech.  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 17 @ 5:00 pm - Notre Dame vs. Virginia Tech
Game 2 - Friday, May 17 @ 7:30 pm - #12 Kentucky vs. Marshall

Session 2 (Day 2)

Game 3 - Saturday, May 18 @ 1:00 pm - Game 1 Winner vs. Game 2 Winner
Game 4 - Saturday, May 18 @ 3:30 pm - Game 1 Loser vs. Game 2 Loser
Game 5 - Saturday, May 18 @ 6:00 pm - Game 3 Loser vs. Game 4 Winner

Session 3 (Day 3)

Game 6 - Sunday, May 19 @ 1:00 pm - Game 3 Winner vs. Game 5 Winner
Game 7 - Sunday, May 19 @ 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 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

All-sesson 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 TypeAll-Session Price
Reserved Chairback Seats (blue area) $30
Reserved Bleacherback Seats (green area) $30
General Admission Bleachers (yellow area) $20

Single Session Tickets

Single session tickets will be available Thursday, May 16 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 on Friday afternoon, based on availability.  All ticket sales at the stadium are CASH ONLY.
Ticket TypeSingle 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

Reserved seats will be located in the grandstand area behind home plate. General admission seating will be located in the bleacher seating beyond the outfield fence.  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.  Friday afternoon all tickets not yet picked up will move to John Cropp Stadium for pick up.  Will Call at John Cropp Stadium opens two hours prior to the first game each day.  You must have a photo ID to pick up tickets from Will Call.

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.