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Facilities

Name of Facility: Firestone Stadium          Number of Fields: 1

Owner of Facility/Facility Management: The City of Akron/Akron Racers
Facility Mailing Address: 1575 Firestone Parkway Akron, OH 44301
Tournament Contact Information:
            Name:  Jill Williams, Amateur Event Director        
            Address: 1575 Firestone Parkway, Akron, OH 44301     
            Phone: (o) 330.376.8188; (c) 330.265.6804
            Email:   jillwilliams@akronracers.us
 
 
Field(s) Availability: Fields are available for tournament play and regularly scheduled events. The Akron Racers take priority over other stadium events. However, efforts will be made to accommodate adjustments.
Primary Tenants: Akron Racers Women's Professional Fastpitch Softball Team.
Previous Events Hosted at the Facility: OHSAA Regional Tournament since 1998; 2002-2005, 2008-2017 Mid-American Conference Softball      
Tournament; 2009-2017 OHSAA State Softball Tournament; 2007 NCAA Division II Softball Championship; 2008 USA National Team vs. Akron Racers (att: 6256).
Fan Amenities:     
    
          Restrooms: Located on field level of stadium by first base line as well as under the stadium. Family restroom to right of the grill area.
          Concession Stands: Main concession in front of stadium. Additional concessions as required - to the right of the concourse
          Menu pricing/staffing:  Basic menu, beverages, grab-n-go items.
          Merchandise/Apparel Sales: Merchandise garage, behind the third base dugout is open M-F 9a-4p, during Racers games. 
          Accommodation for Guests with Disabilities per ADA: 
Handicap accessibilities were built to specifications for ADA guidelines.
Seating:
a.    Total capacity: 2,250
b.    Home side capacity: 1,125
c.    Visitor's side capacity: 1,125
d.    Reserved seating or general admission: Accommodation for either
e.    Accessible seating for guests with disabilities: There are several locations throughout the stadium.
      * Seat chair backs or benches: Both seat chair backs and benches with 55 chair back seats.
Locker Room/Changing Facilities: 
      * Umpire Locker Room: Male and female umpire rooms next to team locker rooms with showers available.
Scoreboard/Sound System:
      * Scoreboard: Located in right center field visible to all fans. 
      * Sound system: A professional sound system, with Bose speakers throughout the
         stadium for ample sound for all locations. Both are operated from the press box.
                      * Location of scoreboard: Right center Field
 
Name of Facility: Pony Field          Number of Fields: 1

Owner of Facility/Facility Management: The City of Akron/Akron Racers

Facility Mailing Address: 1575 Firestone Parkway Akron, OH 44301

Tournament Contact Information:

            Name:  Jill Williams, Amateur Event Director         
            Address: 1575 Firestone Parkway, Akron, OH 44301     
            Phone: (o) 330.376.8188; (c) 330.265.6804
            Email:   jillwilliams@akronracers.us

 

Field(s) Availability: Fields are available for tournament play and regularly scheduled events. The Akron Racers take priority over other stadium events. However, efforts will be made to accommodate adjustments.

Primary Tenants: Akron Racers Women's Professional Fastpitch Softball Team.

Previous Events Hosted at the Facility: OHSAA Regional Tournament since 1998; 2002-2005, 2008-2017 Mid-American Conference Softball Tournament; 2009-2017 OHSAA State Softball Tournament; 2007 NCAA Division II Softball Championship.

Fan Amenities:     

          Restrooms: A port-a-let is located adjacent to the field
          Concession Stands: Limited concessions can be made available at the entry of the field
          Menu pricing/staffing: Beverages, grab-n-go items.
          Merchandise/Apparel Sales: Limited merchandise and apparel can be made available. 
          Accommodation for Guests with Disabilities per ADA: 
Handicap accessibilities were built to specifications for ADA guidelines.

Seating:

a.    Total capacity: 50
b.    Home side capacity: 25
c.    Visitor's side capacity: 25
d.    Reserved seating or general admission: General Admission
e.    Accessible seating for guests with disabilities: Yes, accommodations are available for guests with disabilities.

      * Seat chair backs or benches: Bleachers or lawn seating are available.

Locker Room/Changing Facilities: 

      * None

Scoreboard/Sound System:

      * Scoreboard: No Scoreboard 
      * Sound system: A Public Address Announcer system can be made available.

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