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College Spring Training

Baseball and softball teams follow the sun to Tucson for practice and play every spring.

Tucson Invitational Games

March 1 - 31, 2020

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: 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!). 


March 1 - 31, 2019 

D3 Baseball Cactus Classic: February 7-10, 2019

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 1 - 31, 2019

D2 Softball Cactus Classic: February 14-17, 2019

National Fastpitch Coaches Association D3 Lead-off Classic: To Be Announced

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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