March 12, 2013
Tickets to the 2013 Conference USA Baseball Championship, which returns to Rice's Reckling Park for the first time since 2006, are now on sale through the Rice Athletics Ticket Office (713-522-OWLS, ) online .
All-session passes are only $120 for the schedule of 10 games that will run from May 22-26. Daily session and single-game sales will be announced at a later date. Rice season ticket holders can reserve their same seats at Reckling by calling the Rice ticket office.
The format for the C-USA Championship features the top eight teams in the final regular season standings grouped by seed into two pools of four. All teams are guaranteed to play three games with one off day. The winners of each pool advance to the championship game on Sunday of May 26 which will be nationally-televised by CBS Sports Network.
Conference USA's automatic bid to the 2013 NCAA Tournament go to the winner of the C-USA title. Rice won the tournament as the host in 2006 and has gone on claim the title a total of four times in the last seven years with one runner-up finish.
In addition to the 2006 C-USA Championship, Reckling Park has served as the venue for NCAA Regionals in ten of the last 12 years. Rice baseball has also hosted NCAA Super Regionals a total of six times.