USA Softball Hall of Fame Complex to host Big 12 Conference Championship

May 11, 2018, 1:34 p.m. (ET)

OKLAHOMA CITY - The USA Softball Hall of Fame Complex – OGE Energy Field – INTEGRIS Field will play host to the Big 12 Softball Conference Championship May 11-12, USA Softball announced today.  The conference championship will feature local top-seeded teams, No. 1 Oklahoma and No. 2 Oklahoma State. Additional teams include No. 3 Baylor, No. 4 Texas, No. 5 Texas Tech and No. 6 Iowa State.

Click here for the schedule, ticket information, and more for the Big 12 Conference Softball Championship

Featuring the top six seeded teams in the conference, the conference championship kicks off at 11 a.m. CT today on OGE Energy Field and INTEGRIS Field. The Big 12 Softball Championship format consists of pool play with six teams divided into two pools. Iowa State, Oklahoma, and Texas are in Pool A, while Baylor, Oklahoma State, and Texas Tech are in Pool B. Teams start off with pool play on the opening day of the Championship with the results of pool play rounds determine bracket play.  The third-place teams in each pool will play at 11 a.m. CT on OGE Energy Field, followed by the second-place teams in each pool at 1:30 p.m. CT on OGE Energy Field.  The Championship culminates with the first-place teams will compete for the Big 12 title at 4 p.m. on OGE Energy Field.

Tickets can be purchased online at www.okcallsports.org. Fans who purchase their tickets online will print their tickets at home or download them to their phone. Those fans will exchange their tickets for wristbands at the front gates of USA Softball Hall of Fame Complex, in order to come and go throughout the day. The ticket office will open at 9:30 a.m. CT on Friday and Saturday for fans to purchase tickets on-site.

All-session adult tickets are $25 while all-session youth, student and senior tickets are $15. Single-session adult tickets are $14 with youth, student and senior tickets on sale for $9. Groups of 10 or more can also purchase daily tickets at $9 per day, while children two and under are free.

The Big 12 Softball Conference Championship is one of many events that will be held at the USA Softball Hall of Fame Complex during the 2018 season.  For the complete 2018 schedule of events, please click here.

MEDIA: Contact Rachel Coe, Big 12 Communications, by email: rcoe@big12sports.com.

About USA Softball

USA Softball is a 501(c)(3) not-for profit organization headquartered in Oklahoma City, Okla., and is designated as the National Governing Body (NGB) of Softball in the United States and a member of the United States Olympic Committee. One of the nation’s largest sports organizations, USA Softball sanctions competition in every state through a network of 69 local associations and has grown from a few hundred teams in the early days to over 150,000 teams today, representing a membership of more than 2 million.  USA Softball is dedicated to providing people of all ages the opportunity to play the game they love at a variety of levels by offering recreational, league, tournament and competitive play for fast pitch, slow pitch and modified pitch.  USA Softball annually conducts thousands of tournaments throughout the country including over 100 National Championships.  The USA Softball umpire program is among the nation’s largest and are widely known as the best trained umpires in the game.

As the NGB for the sport of softball, USA Softball is responsible for training, equipping and promoting the six USA Softball National Teams that compete in events such as the Olympics, Pan American Games, World Championships and other international and domestic events. For more information on USA Softball, including its founding and history as the Amateur Softball Association of America (ASA), please visit www.USASoftball.com.