2022 WIAA State Softball Tournament Spectator Guide

Tournament Preview

WIAA State Softball Computer Predictions, Season Links, Matchups June 9

2022 WIAA Softball Scoreboard, Thursday June 9

Purchase State Tournament DVDs:  Finals | Pre-Finals

ESCO Commemorative Awards

Tournament Fanfare

Directions To Goodman Diamond

Directions to Alternate Madison College- Robert D.Goodman Softball Field

PARKING INFORMATION: Parking is available in Lot 60 or 76 at a rate of $10. There is no reentry.
Parking Map  /  Shuttle Map/Ramp

Madison Visitor Map

TICKETS (All tickets are general admission)

Prices: Quarterfinal and semifinal game tickets are $11 each. Championship game tickets are $9 each.  An all-day pass for either Thursday or Friday is $25. These prices do not include the processing fee if ordered on-line.

Purchase Tickets Here – only available online


State Tournament Carry-In Policy

ALLOWED ITEMS (see State Tournament Carry-In Policy)
1.  “Homer hankies”, towels, and “hands” with No. 1 fingers will be allowed provided:
a.    Printing (if any) includes only school name, team nickname, or mascot.
b.    They do not cause crowd problems.
2    Temporary hand held banners/signs are allowed provided:
a.    No offensive language.
b.    Not disruptive to players, officials, or interfere with spectators.
c.    Not carried around ballpark before/during or after the game.
3.    Banners/signs need to be handheld (by one person).
4.    Face tattoos and spray painted hair.
5.    Items related to a medical condition.
6.    Diaper bags (with child).
7.    Chairbacks (not more than 16” wide).

ILLEGAL ITEMS & RESTRICTIONS (see State Tournament Carry-In Policy)
1.    The following items will not be allowed in Goodman Diamond (all spectators and items are subject to search):
a.    Selfie Sticks
b.    Strollers/baby carriers, coolers, thermoses, bottles, cans, bags, and food and/or beverage items of any kind.
c.    Backpacks and any bag larger than 8.5” x 11”.
d.    No artificial noisemakers: stadium horns, cow bells, bottles with rocks in them, thunder stixs, Laser Pointers, etc.
e.    Weapons of any kind.
f.    Balloons, paper confetti, spray string, paint/spray paint, inflatables, etc.
g.    Alcohol and/or drugs.
h.    NO Smoking
i.    NO body or face paint.
j.    Pets (service animals with credential paperwork will be allowed).
2.   All spectators are expected to be clothed appropriately with faces clearly visible.
3.   Antics involving throwing of paper airplanes or coins, etc., will result in the violator being removed.
4.   Fans may not allow others to sit on their shoulders or stand on seats or railings.
5.   Fans may not sit on tops of dugouts.

PENALTY FOR BRINGING PROHIBITED ITEMS 
Spectators bringing prohibited item(s) will have them confiscated or will be told to return the item(s) to their vehicles.  There is no place to store these items at Goodman Diamond.

The Division 1 quarterfinals and the semifinals of all four divisions of the WIAA State Softball Tournament will be streamed live on the WIAA.TV portal of the NFHS Network on a consumer subscription basis. To purchase a subscription to the live programming, www.nfhsnetwork log-on to.com and click on the “JOIN NOW” button in the upper right corner of the page.

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David Keech
Author: David Keech

David Keech is a math teacher in Wisconsin Rapids and public address announcer for Abbotsord High School. He officiates basketball, baseball, and softball in central Wisconsin. He has reported on amateur sports since 2011, known as 'KeechDaVoice.' David can be reached at [email protected]