Tri-Star Classic moves to Knoxville
Tri-Star Classic moves to Knoxville
Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Tournament relocated to Tennessee’s Lindsey Nelson Stadium

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 16, 2018) – This weekend’s Tri-Star Classic tournament March 2-4 will have a new location, as the University of Tennessee announced Tuesday it would host the Tri-Star Classic at Lindsey Nelson Stadium in Knoxville.

The tournament — which was initially scheduled to take place at Smokies Stadium in Kodak, Tenn. — involves ETSU, Tennessee, Memphis and MTSU. Game times have been altered and can be found below.

Updated Tri-Star Classic Schedule

Friday, March 2
3:00pm- Tennessee (H) vs. ETSU
7:00pm- MTSU (H) vs. Memphis

Saturday, March 3
12:00pm- Tennessee (H) vs. Memphis
4:00pm- ETSU (H) vs. MTSU

Sunday, March 4
12:00pm- Memphis (H) vs. ETSU
4:00pm- Tennessee (H) vs. MTSU

*(H) indicates home team for each game. Tennessee will be home for all three games, while all other teams will serve as the home team once.

Ticket Information

Any tickets bought through the Tennessee Smokies organization will still be honored at the main gate of Lindsey Nelson Stadium. According to UT Athletics, 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. The gates will open 90 minutes prior to the opening pitch for each day.

ETSU students and students for other participating institutions 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.


For the official Tennessee Athletics press release, click the link on the right side of the page.

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