This year's Sun Belt Conference baseball tournament is being held here in Lafayette at M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field. Eight teams are vying for the title of Sun Belt Conference tournament champs and securing their ticket to the NCAA postseason tournament. The tournament begins on Wednesday.

The Family Night Celebration happens tonight though as everyone is invited to "The Tigue" for a fun, free evening of entertainment. Gates open at 6pm.

The evening will feature an awards ceremony, a student-athlete home run derby and much more.

Fans will receive a free set of Sun Belt Conference baseball autograph cards featuring a selected student-athlete from each league school, courtesy of Jostens, while supplies last. Players from all participating Sun Belt schools will be available for autographs during the entire event.

The home run derby will feature one player from each participating school. It begins at 7pm.

Don't forget that tickets for the 2013 Sun Belt Conference Championship at “The Tigue” remain on sale. Only tournament booklets will be sold in advance. Prices are $75 for chairbacks (grandstand) and $45 for bleacher seating. All seating for the SBC Championship will be reserved.

Purchases can be made in person at the UL Ticket Office located at the Cajundome (444 Cajundome Blvd.) or by calling (337) 265-2357.

Single-game ticket sales will start on Wednesday, May 22. Prices will be $15 for chairbacks (grandstand) and $10 for bleacher seating.

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