Official Home Of The Iowa High School State Baseball Tournament
Frequently Asked Questions
Q. How do I get to Principal Park?
Principal Park is located at the confluence of the Des Moines and Raccoon rivers in downtown Des Moines. For a map, click here. Our mailing address is:
One Line Drive
Des Moines IA 50309
Our main phone number is 515.243.6111.
Got a question about the state tournament? Send us a note.
FOR YOUR SAFETY
Q. What efforts are being made to keep fans safe at Principal Park during a global pandemic?
There are special safety measures in place due to the COVID-19 coronavirus. This .pdf outlines those procedures. Masks are suggested, but not required. The seating bowl has been adjusted to comply with social distancing guidelines.
NO SMOKING, PLEASE
Q. Is smoking permitted inside the stadium?
No. Fans must exit the stadium if they wish to smoke — and buy another ticket to re-enter the stadium. There are no "pass outs" for smokers during the high school tournament.
THAT'S THE TICKET
Q. How much are tickets to state tournament game?
Tickets prices are TBD for each session. Children in kindergarten and younger are admitted free. All seats are TBD. Tickets may be purchased at the Principal Park box office. Parking is TBD.
THE GATES ARE OPEN
Q. When do the gates open before each session?
The gates will open one hour before the start of each session.
Q. Is handicapped seating available?
Handicapped seating is available throughout the stadium. Companion seats are also available. Contact a staff member for assistance.
FOOD AND DRINK
Q. Can I bring food and drink into Principal Park?
No. For safety and security reasons, no outside food or drink may be brought into the stadium. All persons entering the stadium are subject to search.
GAME STORIES, BOX SCORES AND MORE
Q. Where can I find statistics from all state tournament games at Principal Park?
Game stories, box scores and play-by-play reports are available for all state tournament games at Principal Park here.
Q. What are the tentative dates for future state tournaments?
Here are the tentative dates for upcoming state tournaments:
2021 — July 23-31
2022 — July 22-30
WHERE TO STAY?
Q. We're coming to Des Moines for the tournament. Where's a good place to stay?