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Games & Schedules FAQ

Games & Schedules FAQ

In Omaha, what TV/Radio station will cover the College World Series?

All College World Series games will be broadcast live on ESPN/HD or ESPN2/HD. Please check your local cable provider for channel. All College World Series games will be broadcast by Westwood One locally on 1620 The Zone.

What is the schedule for this year’s Series?
The 2012 College World Series will begin play on Friday, June 15 and run through either Monday, June 25 or Tuesday, June 26.
What time do the gates open for each game?

The gates open two hours prior to the first game of the day. If there are two games, the second game will open approximately one hour prior. The stadium is cleared between games so the times will vary.

When (how) are the if-necessary games determined?
Friday if necessary: The second Friday of the College World Series will be utilized if, depending on what side of the bracket, there are two teams with one loss. There will either be zero, one or two games played. There will be no games if one team from each bracket has no losses at the end of Thursday’s competition. If all four remaining teams have one loss, there will be two games. If only one side of the bracket has two one loss teams, then there will be one game played.

Finals Game 3: The third game of the best-of-three championship series will be played if both teams win on of the first two games.