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PEAK EVENTS AND THE JACKSONVILLE JUMBO SHRIMP ANNOUNCE THE INAUGURAL JAX COLLEGE BASEBALL CLASSIC


Jacksonville, FL – Peak Events LLC in partnership with the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp are excited to announce the inaugural Jax College Baseball Classic set to take place at 121 Financial Ballpark on February 23-25, 2024. The 2024 Jax Classic participating teams are set to include; University of Virginia, Auburn University, University of Iowa, and Wichita State University.


The 2024 Classic will be the first of what is planned to be an annual event at 121 Financial Ballpark, home of the Miami Marlins’ Triple A affiliate. The weekend tournament will have two games per day with each team playing the other, three times in a round robin format. Tickets can be purchased on a Day basis including both games played on the same day or as a weekend package in select seating sections with both reserved and general admission options available. Tickets are available now at jaxcbc.com.


“We are very excited to bring the inaugural Jax College Baseball Classic to 121 Financial Ballpark in February 2024. We know there is a huge base of college baseball fans throughout Northeast Florida looking forward to seeing four great teams. Thank you to Peak Events LLC for helping make this exciting event possible, and we cannot wait to create an extraordinary experience for student-athletes, coaches and fans.” -Harold Craw, Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp, Executive Vice President/General Manager


“College baseball is something that we are passionate about and it is our goal to see the sport continue to grow. We are excited to have the opportunity to aid in that goal by working alongside a first class organization like the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp to implement this event. The Jax Classic will focus on providing a unique and memorable experience for the participating student athletes & coaches as well as the attending fans and it is our hope to see this event become one of the most prominent early season events across college baseball. ” -Nathan Wooldridge, Vice President of Peak Events


2024 Jax College Baseball Classic Schedule


Friday, February 23

Wichita State vs Virginia - 2:00pm

Iowa vs Auburn - 6:00pm


Saturday, February 24

Auburn vs Wichita State - 12:00pm

Virginia vs Iowa - 4:00pm


Sunday, February 25

Wichita State vs Iowa - 12:00pm

Virginia vs Auburn - 4:00pm

*Home team is listed second


View schedule online at jaxcbc.com


Streaming and broadcast information will be announced at a later date.


Media members looking to cover the event can apply for credentials at a later TBD date by clicking HERE


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


More on the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp:

The Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp offer affordable family fun at 121 Financial Ballpark. Their inaugural season garnered the Southern League’s Don Mincher Organization of the Year, Promotional Trophy and Jimmy Bragan Executive of the Year, won by general manager Harold Craw. The club added its second Promotional Trophy in three years following the 2019 season. The 2021 season marked the return of Triple-A baseball in Jacksonville. To experience the excitement with the terrific value of ticket and group options, call the Jumbo Shrimp at (904) 358-2846 or visit www.jaxshrimp.com.


More on Peak Events, LLC and Peak Sports MGMT:

Peak Sports MGMT is a sponsorship/advertising and event management firm out of Allen, Texas. Current properties for Peak Sports include University of Central Arkansas, Southeastern Louisiana University, Pittsburg State University, Murray State University, Nicholls State University, Missouri Western State University, Utah Tech University, The Citadel, Delaware State University, Wofford College, North Carolina Central University, Florida A&M University, The College of the Holy Cross, Albany State University, Jacksonville State University, Portland State University, Eastern New Mexico University, Alabama State University, University of Texas Permian Basin, Ferris State University, University of North Alabama, Charleston Southern University, and the University of the Incarnate Word. A sister company of Peak Sports MGMT, Peak Events is an Event Management firm specializing in Collegiate Sporting events with current properties including the Jax Classic, Battle at the Ballpark in Sugar Land, Frisco College Baseball Classic and the Karbach Round Rock Classic. Find more info at peaksportsmgmt.com or peak.events.



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