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Karbach Round Rock Classic Signs Five-Year Extension to Remain at Dell Diamond

Peak Events, Round Rock Express Agree to Keep College Classic at Dell Diamond Through 2029
October 10, 2023

ROUND ROCK, Texas – The Round Rock Express, in partnership with Peak Events, LLC, has signed a five-year extension to keep the Karbach Round Rock Classic at Dell Diamond through 2029. The KRRC began in 2020 and has featured four of the country’s top collegiate baseball teams over three days

ROUND ROCK, Texas – The Round Rock Express, in partnership with Peak Events, LLC, has signed a five-year extension to keep the Karbach Round Rock Classic at Dell Diamond through 2029. The KRRC began in 2020 and has featured four of the country’s top collegiate baseball teams over three days at Dell Diamond each February.

The 2024 KRRC will take place from February 23-25 and will feature the University of Kansas, University of Kentucky, Texas State University and Washington State University. Teams for future KRRCs will be announced at a later date.

“The Karbach Round Rock Classic has become a signature event for baseball fans in Central Texas and, as winter turns to spring, the KRRC is the official start to baseball season,” Round Rock Express President Chris Almendarez said. “This agreement will continue to allow us to showcase our incredible city and ballpark while bringing the best collegiate baseball in the country to Round Rock.”

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 KRRC.

"We could not be more thrilled to extend this partnership to host the Karbach Round Rock Classic for another five years at Dell Diamond alongside the Round Rock Express,” Nathan Wooldridge, Vice President of Peak Events said. “This event has proven to be a desirable destination in the early season for teams all over the country and it has evolved to be one of the top early season tournaments in the country. A first-class venue, organization, and city like Round Rock, truly set this event apart and we look forward to many more years of the Karbach Classic."

The schedule for the 2024 Karbach Round Rock Classic is listed below. The home team is listed second in each matchup.

Friday, February 23

2:00 p.m. – Washington State vs Kentucky
6:00 p.m. – Texas State vs Kansas

*Saturday, February 24
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12:00 p.m. – Kansas vs Washington State
4:00 p.m. – Texas State vs Kentucky

Sunday, February 25
12:00 p.m. – Kentucky vs Kansas
4:00 p.m. – Washington State vs Texas State

Tickets can be purchased on a day-by-day basis, which includes both games played on the same day, or as a weekend package in select seating sections with both reserved and general admission seating options available. Tickets are available at KarbachRRC.com.

Media members interested in covering the event can apply for credentials at a later date that is to be determined and will be available HERE.

Follow the Karbach Round Rock Classic on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook at @KarbachRRC to stay up to date with news and ticket information.

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 @PeakDotEvents.

More on the Round Rock Express

The Round Rock Express Baseball Club marks its 23rd season of professional baseball in Central Texas. The club was founded as a Double-A franchise in 2000 by Ryan Sanders Baseball, a group made up of Hall-of-Famer Nolan Ryan, his sons Reid and Reese, Houston businessman Don Sanders and his sons, Bret and Brad. After five prosperous seasons as a member of the Double-A Texas League, the Express joined the Triple-A Pacific Coast League in 2005, where the club still competes. The Express is the Triple-A Affiliate of the Texas Rangers and calls Dell Diamond in Round Rock, Texas, home. More information and tickets may be found at RRExpress.com.

More on Round Rock, Texas

The official host partner of the Karbach Round Rock Classic, located just 15 miles north of Austin, Round Rock holds the distinct title of “Sports Capital of Texas” for amateur, youth and recreational sports. We are well-equipped with exceptional sports facilities, like the brand new Round Rock Multipurpose Complex and Round Rock Sports Center, to accommodate every indoor and outdoor sport. Off the field, Round Rock champions a well-rounded visitor experience for the whole family. Specialty retail stores like IKEA, Bass Pro Shops and the Round Rock Premium Outlets, delicious restaurants, outdoor adventures and numerous lodging options make Round Rock a destination you won’t want to miss. Boasting thriving economic drivers like Dell headquarters, exemplary schools and one of the country’s safest communities, Round Rock is dedicated to winning over visitors and residents alike. Find out more at goroundrock.com. #GoRoundRock