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Posted on: February 9, 2021

Surprise Stadium to host Sanderson Ford College Baseball Classic with COVID-19 mitigation procedures

2021 College Baseball

The City of Surprise will welcome fans to Surprise Stadium for the annual Sanderson Ford College Baseball Classic this month in a limited capacity and with additional COVID-19 mitigation protocols in place. 

The tournament is set to take place February 19 - 22, featuring the Oregon State Beavers, New Mexico Lobos, Gonzaga Bulldogs and Kansas State Wildcats.  

The health and safety of fans and the Surprise community are the city’s top priority. We have been working to develop health and safety measures specific to the College Baseball Classic experience after considering guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, local and international health authorities, PAC-12, Major League Baseball, and destination partners. You will notice that we have taken additional steps to protect your safety, including a limited seating capacity of only 2,200 fans per game; physically distanced seating pods; reduced touch points; contactless ticketing; cashless transactions; and new intensified cleaning protocols.

Additional fan safety information and policies can be found at  

The game schedule is as follows:

12:00 p.m. Kansas State vs. Oregon State
5:00 p.m.       New Mexico vs. Gonzaga 

12:00 p.m. New Mexico vs. Oregon State
5:00 p.m.       Gonzaga vs. Kansas State           

12:00 p.m. New Mexico vs. Oregon State
5:00 p.m.       Gonzaga vs. Kansas State 

10:00 a.m. Kansas State vs. Gonzaga
3:00 p.m.        New Mexico vs. Oregon State 

Dates, times and opponents are subject to change. Game times listed are MST.

Single Game Tickets
Tickets will be available to purchase for individual games beginning Tuesday, February 9 at 9 a.m. MST through

Tickets can also be purchased over the phone through the Surprise Stadium Box Office at 623.222.2222. Ticket prices will range from $10-$15.

The Surprise Stadium Box Office will open for in-person ticket sales on Wednesday, February 17 beginning at 9 a.m. MST. The box office is located at 15960 N. Bullard Avenue. Box office transactions will be cashless, and social distancing measures will be in place. Accepted forms of payment at the box office include: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover.

Service charges and processing fees may apply to online and phone orders. 

Surprise Stadium Limited Capacity and Pod Seating
For your safety, and to support physical distancing between groups of fans, stadium-seating capacity will be reduced in pre-determined “seating pods” in groups of 2, 4, and 6. Each transaction may be subject to a pod limit and/or ticket limit at the time of purchase. All seating pods are subject to availability.

Watch Live with Flo Live Streaming
Can’t make it out to Surprise Stadium to see the games? The Sanderson Ford College Baseball Classic will be streaming live and on demand exclusively on FloBaseball, the official streaming partner of the Sanderson Ford College Baseball Classic. Visit Flo Live for pricing and more information. 

Plan Your Trip with Confidence
We understand the future is unpredictable, and travel has changed dramatically in recent months. That is why we are working alongside our local partners and hoteliers to create an environment in which you can feel safer enjoying the kind of baseball moments you may need now more than ever. For a list of local hotel accommodations, please visit

For more information on the tournament, tickets, and additional events, please visit or contact the Surprise Stadium Box Office at 623.222.2222.

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