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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Tuesday, July 9, 2024

Contact: Chris Mycoskie – 225-788-4801;


Jacksonville, FL – Peak Events, LLC, in partnership with the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp and Visit Jacksonville, is excited to announce the 2nd Annual Jax College Baseball Classic at 121 Financial Ballpark on February 21-23, 2025. The Jax Classic participating teams are currently set to include the University of Alabama, North Carolina State University, Coastal Carolina University, and Ohio State University.

The tournament will showcase four of the top teams in the country with three coming off NCAA postseason appearances in 2024, highlighted by NC State making it to the College World Series in Omaha for the second time in the last four years. Also of note, Coastal Carolina made a Regional Final in 2024 and won a College World Series title as recently as 2016. 

“We are extremely excited to be back for year two of the Jax College Baseball Classic here at 121 Financial Ballpark," Peak Events vice president Nathan Wooldridge said. "The 2025 lineup is loaded with high-caliber teams with exciting fan bases, and we look forward to providing both the players and fans with a unique and memorable college baseball experience here in beautiful Jacksonville!"

Home Plate Gate of 121 Financial Ballpark

The 2025 Jax Classic will feature two games per day with each team playing one game a day in a round-robin format over the three-day event. Tickets can be purchased by the day or as a weekend package including all six games played over the weekend, available in select seating sections. Both reserved and general admission options are available and fans can purchase tickets now at

Fan blocks are also available at our partner hotels, where fans can take advantage of a discounted rate when booking their stay. Visit for more information.

“Northeast Florida showed out last year and provided a fantastic environment for the inaugural Jax College Baseball Classic,” Jumbo Shrimp executive vice president and general manager Harold Craw said. “We know there is a huge base of college baseball fans throughout the area and we look forward to seeing another set of four great teams take the field at 121 Financial Ballpark. Thank you to Peak Events LLC for helping to continue this exciting event and we cannot wait to create another extraordinary experience for the student-athletes, coaches, and fans.”

“We are thrilled with the relationship with Peak Events and are happy they are returning for the Jax Baseball Classic,” said Michael Corrigan, President and CEO of Visit Jacksonville. “We look forward to welcoming the teams, their families and fans.”

All six games of the Jax Classic are set to be broadcast exclusively via Each day’s matchups will be announced at a later date. 

  • Friday, February 21 – 2 p.m. and 6 p.m.* (Matchups TBD)

  • Saturday, February 22 – Noon and 4 p.m.* (Matchups TBD)

  • Sunday, February 23 – Noon and 4 p.m.* (Matchups TBD)

*Eastern Time and subject to change

Media members looking to cover the event can apply for credentials beginning January 1, 2025, by clicking HERE.

Follow the Jax Classic on X (formerly Twitter), Instagram, and Facebook at @JaxCBC to stay up to date with news and ticket information.

About the Jacksonville Jumbo SHRIMP: 

The Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp are the Triple-A affiliate of the Miami Marlins and

compete in the International League. The team calls 121 Financial Ballpark home for baseball but also a wide variety of additional community-focused events with a goal of providing Affordable, Family, FUN to Northeast Florida. Winners of many marketing and sales awards and recognition since the team was rebranded prior to the 2017 season, the Jumbo Shrimp continually lead the state of Florida in attendance across all minor league professional sports organizations.

About Visit Jacksonville:  Visit Jacksonville is a Destinations International accredited Destination Marketing Organization contracted by the Duval County Tourist Development Council (TDC) to champion the growth of business and leisure tourism in Jacksonville. For a closer look at all there is to see and do in Jacksonville, go to or contact 800-733-2668.  

About Peak Events, LLC:

Peak Events, LLC a sister company of Peak Sports MGMT, is an Event Management firm specializing in Collegiate Sporting events based out of Allen, Texas. Current properties for Peak Events include the Jax Classic, Battle at the Ballpark in Sugar Land, Frisco College Baseball Classic, Karbach Round Rock Classic, and Discs at the Diamond. Find more info at or


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