This month, conference tournaments begin to determine which teams will qualify for the 64-team field for the 2019 College World Series. Like college basketball, conference champions get in and the rest of the teams have to wait for the selection show, which takes place at noon Eastern Time May 27. Fans can download brackets on the same link in the previous sentence.
The event takes place June 15-26, 2019 in Omaha, Nebraska at TD Ameritrade Park Omaha. Here’s the latest information on how to get tickets and attend the 2019 Men’s College World Series, which takes place June 15-26 in Omaha, Nebraska. The schedule calls for 16 games to be played in the double-elimination tournament. A 17th game may be played if the final two teams need a rubber match to settle a best 2 out of 3 series.
Attending the College World Series is a terrific event, even if you’re not sure a favorite team will be in it. You may see some great talent on the fields, and likely some future professional players.
Getting in the Stadium
Tickets may be purchased online here. Our experience is that the longer you wait, the harder it is to get tickets and then you have to go to secondary markets. There are several options.
- The cheapest way to go is to buy a book of 10 general admission tickets that are good for all games. They only cost $9.00 a piece, but you will not have guaranteed seats.
- If you want to see a specific team play and you want to seats, the World Series has a system in place where fans of each team have to stand in line prior to the game to purchase set-aside tickets. Many will stand in line to get the general admission tickets. The stadium holds 5,500 fans.
- The best way to get guaranteed seats is to purchase reserved seats ahead of time. Costs vary. For example, at the time of this writing, tickets to Game 1 range from $60 to $234. Tickets to the first game in the championship run from $189 to $338.
The Tournament Teams
29 different teams have won the College World Series over it’s 72-year history. The USC Trojans won the most crowns, 12. Oregon State has won three championships, including the 2018 tournament, since 2006. South Carolina is the last team to win back-to-back tournaments, in 2010 and 2011.
UCLA currently is the number one team in the country. The Pac-12 has a lock on the top three positions, with Stanford and Oregon State ranking behind UCLA. The SEC holds positions 4 to 6 with Vanderbilt, Arkansas and Mississippi State.
Frequently Asked Questions on the 2019 College World Series
The 2019 Men’s College World Series answers questions here. The document addresses general admission questions, season tickets, and Flash Seats tickets.
If you can’t make it to Omaha, the 2019 College World Series will be broadcast on ESPN and ESPN2.