Kentucky Selected as host of 2023 NCAA Baseball Regional

Published 4:00 pm Monday, May 29, 2023

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News Release

 University of Kentucky Athletics

Kentucky (36-18) was selected as one of the 16 nationally seeded NCAA Baseball Regional host schools, it was announced by the NCAA Selection Committee on Sunday evening. The rest of the tournament field, including the additional three teams that will begin their championship quest in Lexington, will be announced Monday at noon ET on ESPN2’s selection show.

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Ticket information, game times and more will be unveiled as soon as that information becomes available and finalized. Games will open at Kentucky Proud Park on Friday, June 2.

This will be the third time in program history it has been selected as a host and first at Kentucky Proud Park. The Cats also hosted in 2006 and 2017, advancing to the Super Regional round in coach Nick Mingione’s first season in 2017.

Ticket Information

All advance requests from current baseball season ticket holders that were placed by the May 18 deadline have been fulfilled, and confirmation emails will be sent on Monday.

All-session tickets will go on sale to the general public on Tuesday, May 30 at 9 a.m. ET. All-session tickets include admission for all six/seven games of the regional tournament. Each session consists of a single game, and the stadium will be cleared between each game. Fans are encouraged to purchase all-session tickets to secure the best seat locations, as all chairbacks will be reserved. Based on availability, single game tickets will go on sale Thursday, June 1 at 9 a.m. ET.

Tickets may be purchased online at or by calling the UK Ticket Office at (800) 928-2287, option 4. The Joe Craft Center ticket office will be open this week Tuesday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET. If tickets remain, they will also be sold on-site at Kentucky Proud Park beginning two hours prior to the first game each day.

Ticket Prices

• All-Session Reserved Seats (Sections 101-111) $90

• All-Session General Admission $60

• Single-Session Reserved Seats $15, based on availability

• Single-Session General Admission $10, based on availability

Kentucky is hosting its first NCAA Tournament Regional since the 2017 season. (UK Baseball Facebook photo)