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Your Ultimate Fan Guide to Fall Softball at Bowlin Stadium

As the air turns crisp and the leaves begin to change, fall ushers in a season of hot chocolate, cozy sweaters, and for sports fans in Nebraska, an action-packed softball season at Bowlin Stadium. Whether you are a dedicated Husker fan or someone looking to enjoy an evening of exciting softball, this guide will tell you everything you need to know to make the most of your experience at Bowlin Stadium.

Intrasquad Scrimmages in September

When to Watch

  • Dates: September 14, 21, 28
  • Time: First pitch is at 5:30 p.m. for each scrimmage
  • Gates Open: 4:30 p.m.

Cost and Seating

  • Admission: Free
  • Seating: Open to all on a first-come, first-served basis. Options include plastic chairback seats, metal bleacher seating, and grass berm seating. Reserved seats near the third-base dugout are for players’ families and guests only.

Food and Drink

  • Concessions will not be available, but fans can bring their own sack lunch items. Coolers and alcohol are not allowed. All items must comply with Nebraska’s clear bag policy and are subject to inspection.


  • No autograph sessions
  • Free live video stream on Nebraska Athletics’ YouTube channel
  • Free parking in the Haymarket Park lots surrounding Bowlin Stadium

Fall Exhibition Games in October

When to Watch

  • Dates: October 1, 8, 14, 15
  • Time: Varies, but gates open 60 minutes before the first game of the day

Cost and Seating

  • Admission: Free
  • Seating: Open to all on a first-come, first-served basis, with special reserved seats for players’ families, guests, and Nebraska softball alumni on Oct. 14 and 15.

Food and Drink

  • Concessions will be available behind the home plate, near the main entrance. Outside food and drinks are not allowed.


  • Two autograph sessions on the main concourse down the right field line, near the team clubhouse.
    1. October 1: ~20 minutes after the conclusion of Nebraska’s 12:30 p.m. game
    2. October 8: ~20 minutes after the conclusion of Nebraska’s 2 p.m. game

Important Policies to Remember

  • Clear Bag Policy: For safety reasons, Nebraska has a clear bag policy for all attendees. Make sure to bring all your items in a transparent bag.
  • Pets: Unfortunately, pets are not allowed at Bowlin Stadium, so Fido will have to cheer from home.

Tips for a Great Experience

  1. Arrive Early: Especially given that seating is first-come, first-served, arriving early will secure you a good spot to enjoy the game.
  2. Check the Weather: It’s fall, and the weather can be unpredictable. Dress appropriately and consider bringing layers.
  3. Stream if You Can’t Attend: Can’t make it to the stadium? You can still watch the scrimmages live on Nebraska Athletics’ YouTube channel.


Whether you’re catching an intrasquad scrimmage in September or one of the free fall exhibition games in October, Bowlin Stadium offers an accessible and engaging way to experience the thrill of softball. With this guide in hand, you’re all set for a home run of a time this fall softball season. See you at the stadium!

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