Baseball lovers unite, as America's favorite pastime brings the action and excitement to Omaha. The College World Series in mid-June is an annual tournament which showcases eight teams, all competing to be called the NCAA Division I baseball champions. This series features two double-elimination brackets with the bracket winners facing off in a best-of-three competition.

The College World Series began in 1947 and was first played in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Since 1950, Omaha, Nebraska has been home to the series. In 2009, a contract extension was agreed upon which keeps the series in Omaha through 2035. Texas has appeared in the College World Series in mid-June 34 times (the most of any team), while Southern California has taken home the most titles, with 12 in all.

This year's College World Series runs from June 14th through June 26th. Opening day packs in plenty of exciting events including the Road to Omaha Jam. This free concert features O.A.R and takes place from 8-9:30 pm. The first game of the series takes place on June 15th, and tickets are currently on-sale. There is ample parking available with easy access to the stadium. More frequently asked questions and answers can be found on the College World Series webpage.

There are numerous fan events that bring food, music, and fun into the area. Everything from opening day ceremonies and celebrations, to open practices and autograph sessions, allows fans to experience every second of the excitement. This year's Fan Fest is presented by Capital One. Located just outside the ballpark, this interactive area provides free fun for the whole family. Whether testing their skill, cheering on their team, or taking a photograph, fans get to experience the thrills and excitement associated with the College World Series.

Once played in Johnny Rosenblatt Stadium, the series is now held in the TD Ameritrade Park Omaha. This new park features many amenities and conveniences popular with today's spectator. This year other changes have been made to the game start times, including enhanced instant replay, expanded food and beverage selections, and much more. These changes, along with the popularity of the game, promise to provide the best there is in college baseball.