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Tri-Star Classic baseball tournament moved to Lindsey Nelson Stadium March 2-4

The Tri-Star Classic baseball tournament scheduled to be played at Smokies Stadium this weekend has been moved to the University of Tennessee’s Lindsey Nelson Stadium.

The Tennessee Smokies stated in their official release that, “due to extensive field repair this fall, the field at Smokies Stadium has not fully healed. The University of Tennessee has graciously allowed the event to continue, and the Tri-Star Classic will be played at Lindsey Nelson Stadium to allow the field to mend prior to the 2018 Smokies season.” 

Changes have also been made to the tournament schedule as well. The complete weekend schedule is as follows:

Friday, March 2
3 p.m. ET – ETSU vs. Tennessee
7 p.m. ET – Memphis vs. Middle Tennessee

Saturday, March 3
12 p.m. ET –Memphis vs. Tennessee (VFL Chris Burke will throw out first pitch before game)
4 p.m. ET – Middle Tennessee vs. ETSU

Sunday, March 4
12 p.m. ET – ETSU vs. Memphis
4 p.m. ET – Middle Tennessee vs. Tennessee

**Home team listed second
Ticket Information
All tickets bought through the Tennessee Smokies will be honored at the main gate of Lindsey Nelson Stadium. Tennessee Volunteers baseball season ticket holders can pick up complimentary tickets at the front of the stadium as long as they have identification. All seating will be general admission with the lower chair back seating areas held for Smokies ticket buyers and UT season ticket holders.

General admission tickets can also be purchased at the baseball ticket office or online at for $10 per day. Any tickets purchased online must be printed by the buyer before coming to the stadium.

UT students and students from any other participating schools may enter for free with their student ID and sit in any general admission areas except for the lower chair back seats.

Any ticket questions can be directed to the Tennessee Smokies ticket office (865-286-2300) or the Tennessee Athletics ticket office (865-656-1200).

Parking Information
Free baseball parking will be located in Lots GF1, GF2, GF3 and GF4. Free parking will also available in the G16 garage on Friday and Sunday. The G16 garage will charge for parking beginning at 2 p.m. on Saturday.

Additional parking is located on the street along Todd Helton Drive. Handicap parking is located in marked handicap spaces on Pat Head Summitt Drive and G16 Garage.

There will be a number of other events happening on Tennessee’s campus throughout the weekend so parking may be limited, especially on Saturday. We encourage all fans to arrive early.

Please refer to the parking map by clicking HERE.

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