College Spring Training
Baseball and softball teams follow the sun to Tucson for practice and play every February-March.
Tucson Invitational Games
Kino Sports Complex & Lincoln Park — February 8 - April 1, 2018
Welcome to the Tucson Invitational Games (TIG)! With plenty of warm weather, discounted hotel accommodations, and top college teams there is no better destination for your softball and baseball spring training trip. TIG baseball games are played at Kino Sports Complex and TIG softball competitions take place at Lincoln Park. Spectators are welcome!
In 2018, the participants included 155 teams from NCAA Division 2 and 3 schools, along with NAIA and junior colleges. Complete information about participating teams, locations, and schedules are posted when available on the TIG website: tigsports.com. Beyond the ballpark, there are fun things to do and see. Tucson is an outdoors mecca, a World Festival & Event City with 40-plus festivals and events annually, and a UNESCO City of Gastronomy (Tucson's signature ballpark snack, the Sonoran hot dog, is a must-taste for TIG fans!).
February 23 - April 1, 2018
Baseball Cactus Classic: February 8-11
Kino Sports Complex - the home field for baseball is Kino Sports Complex, home of Kino Veterans Memorial Stadium the former spring training home of the Arizona Diamondbacks and Chicago White Sox. The complex has 8 immaculate professional playing fields with true hops and manicured grass infields and outfields. This Major League Baseball Complex features state-of-the-art amenities that any collegiate program will embrace and enjoy. Ticketing information, rules, directions, and answers to frequently asked questions for Kino Sports Complex, click here.
March 5 - 31, 2018
Softball Cactus Classic: February 15-19
National Fastpitch Coaches Association D3 Lead-off Classic: March 1-5
Lincoln Park - the home field for softball games is Abraham Lincoln Regional Park, which is ADA accessible with restrooms, bleachers and a full concession stand. There are ramadas outside the gates to enjoy a picnic after the game. The park also has soccer fields, baseball fields and the Clements Recreation Center that includes outdoor basketball courts. There is also a walking path that surrounds both the softball fields as well as the soccer fields, to enjoy the games and the scenery that Tucson has to offer. Ticketing information, rules, directions, and answers to frequently asked questions for Lincoln Park are here.
The whole college baseball experience in Tucson is fantastic and is why we come back every year!
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