USA Softball Hall of Fame Complex Renovations

The Softball Capital of the World® will undergo Phase III and Phase IV of major renovations during the 2018 and 2019 off-season. Renovations to the USA Softball Hall of Fame Complex - OGE Energy Field upgrades will secure the venue as the home of the NCAA Women's College World Series® (WCWS) through 2035 while giving the facility a modernized look with upgraded features for both the fan experience and media coverage.

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What are some of key features of the renovations?

Some of the upgrades fans will notice while others will happen behind the scenes. 

In Phase III of renovations, which begins in July of 2018, demolition to the outer entrance and press box area will begin.  When fans enter the Complex, they will be met by a beautiful rock and brick facade with new ticket windows and entrances to give the facility a more modern feel. For game day operations, a three-story press box will feature new interview rooms with tunnels leading from the team locker rooms, a broadcast booth and upgrades to existing technology infrastructure.  Elevators, meeting rooms and additional media work areas will also be added.

In Phase IV of renovations, which will begin after the 2019 NCAA WCWS®, the seating capacity expansion will begin.  Upper-deck seating will increase the capacity by an additional 4,000 seats while additional restrooms and suites will enhance the fan experience.

How are renovations possible?

Renovations to the USA Softball Hall of Fame Complex - OGE Energy Field are possible following  the 2017 Proposition 5 Bond package that was approved by the citizens of Oklahoma City in September 2017.  This bond package, in addition to private funds raised, will allow for the two final phases of renovations to be completed in time for the 2020 NCAA Women's College World Series.

Will the NCAA Women's College World Series still happen at the USA Softball Hall of Fame Complex?

Phase III renovations to the USA Softball Hall of Fame Complex-OGE Energy Field will be completed prior to the 2019 NCAA Women's College World Series (WCWS) and Phase IV of renovations will begin following the conclusion of the 2019 NCAA WCWS.

The 2019 NCAA WCWS will take place May 30-June 4/5.

Will any other events be held at the USA Softball Hall of Fame Complex during renovations?

Events at the USA Softball Hall of Fame Complex will not be held during Phase III and Phase IV of renovations.  Teams can find a list of available USA Softball-sanctioned tournaments in the Oklahoma City area at TournamentUSASoftball.com.

Will the National Softball Hall of Fame and Museum still be open during renovations?

Yes, the National Softball Hall of Fame and Museum and Gift Shop will be open during renovations.  Normal business hours are Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. CT.

Fans can also shop online at USASoftballStore.com.

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