Jane Sanders Stadium
Jane Sanders Stadium at a Glance
- Seating Capacity: 2,500
- Opened: March 24, 2016
- Named in Honor of: Jane Sanders
Jane Sanders Stadium officially opened on March 24, 2016, further elevating Oregon softball as one of the premiere programs in the nation.
Spurred by $16 million in gifts from UO alum Bob Sanders and named in honor of his late wife, The Jane has quickly established itself as one of the very best facilities in the NCAA. In the spring of 2019, FloSoftball named Jane Sanders Stadium the top softball stadium in the country.
Bob and Jane Sanders met at the University of Oregon, where Bob, class of 1951, was a fullback on the football team and Jane, class of 1950, was a cheerleader. Bob and Jane enjoyed great success in the lumber industry, with businesses in California, Oregon and Washington.
In addition to Sanders’ $16 million gift, former softball head coach and UO administrator Becky Sisley announced a matching gift challenge for the stadium fund on May 1, 2015. Sisley matched donations totaling $268,000, for the stadium project until Oct. 1. SRG was the architect and Howard S. Wright was the general contractor.
JSS holds a capacity crowd of 2,500, with 1,500 reserved chair back seats around the main bowl and another 1,000 permanent outfield bleacher seats in center field, a general admission section dubbed "The Bob." The field is artificial turf with a real dirt infield, and the stadium's uniquely-shaped roof covers more than 500 seats behind home plate. A state-of-the-art video board is in right field to give fans the ultimate gameday experience and a smaller scoreboard was installed down the third-base line for fans sitting in the center field bleachers, in addition to the modern restrooms and concession facilities.
The Jane includes a team meeting room, locker room, film room, training room and other amenities on and underneath the concourse. The Sports Performance Center (SPC) was erected down the left field line next to Oregon’s bullpen, giving the Ducks one of the nation’s best indoor hitting facilities right at their home stadium.
JSS replaced Howe Field, which was originally built in 1936 as the home of Oregon baseball and was converted to a softball stadium in 1987. In Oregon's final game at Howe Field, against NC State on May 23, 2015, a record 2,061 fans packed the old stadium. Teardown of Howe Field began on May 26, 2015, to begin the construction of Jane Sanders Stadium. Oregon broke ground on the new stadium in a ceremony on June 4, 2015.
Packed for Postseason
The Ducks welcomed over 15,000 fans to Jane Sanders Stadium for six NCAA postseason games in 2018. The Jane was packed with a sellout crowd of 2,522 for all three days of regionals and all three super regional games vs. Kentucky. Since opening in March 2016, Jane Sanders Stadium has played host to three straight NCAA Regionals and three straight NCAA Super Regionals.
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PROHIBITED in Jane Sanders Stadium
番茄社区下载No alcohol is permitted in the stadium.
The University of Oregon is now a Smoke & Tobacco Free University. In accordance with this new policy, smoking is not permitted in or around Jane Sanders Stadium. This includes vaping.
番茄社区下载Open umbrellas will not be permitted in the seating area, aisles, or on the concourse.
Glass or metal containers, vacuum bottles or other similar insulated containers (thermos-type containers) are not allowed in Jane Sanders Stadium.
Open plastic beverage containers will be permitted, but they must be empty upon entry into the stadium.
Factory sealed plastic bottled water or plastic bottled soda containers will be permitted.
番茄社区下载Weapons, fireworks, laser pointers, explosives or munitions are not permitted inside the stadium.
番茄社区下载Patrons agree as a condition of the ticket license to allow inspection of any articles capable of concealing these prohibited items. If they refuse the inspection, patrons will not be allowed to enter the stadium and may go to the box office for a refund.
The throwing of balls, frisbees, balls, or other such objects is not allowed inside the stadium.
番茄社区下载Due to space constraints in the seating area and the concourse, large coolers will not be allowed into the stadium.
Pop-Up tents will not be allowed into the stadium.
No artificial noise makers.
Service animals, as defined under the ADA, and service animals in training are permitted in the stadium. Upon entry, event staff may ask what work or task the animal has been trained to perform.
Chairbacks will be allowed in the GA seating area; however, the permitted seat cushion size is 17.5 inches wide by 13.5 inches deep with a seat back that does not exceed 19 inches. The cushion itself can be no more than 4 inches thick.
番茄社区下载Full-size chairs will not be allowed in the stadium. Companion chairs will be supplied by the Athletic Department in the ADA seating area upon request.
番茄社区下载Accessible seats are available both on the concourse, and at field level. Season ticket holders can exchange their seat(s) for accessible seats, based upon availability. Exchanges can be done the day of the game, or in advance.
番茄社区下载The main entrance will be behind home plate. An auxiliary entrance is located on 18th street for customers who have tickets for the general admission bleachers.
The perimeter gates will open one hour prior to first pitch.
Lost & Found
During game day, lost & found is located at the marketing table near the main entrance. The first business day after the game, valuables are taken to Parking & Transportation (541-346-5444 - 1401 Walnut St Eugene, OR 97403). Non-valuables (clothing, blankets, etc) are held at the Athletic Department and kept for one month. Contact the Athletic Department at 541-346-5293.
Lost, Stolen, Destroyed Tickets
There is a $5 per ticket charge for all duplicate requests, including Print-at-Home tickets. Duck Athletic Fund members will be permitted to receive two sets of duplicates without being charged (limit of 4 total tickets). We reserve the right to refuse this service to anyone that is found abusing this policy.
If a game is canceled, season tickets holders will receive a credit for that game ticket(s).The credit can either be used for single game tickets, subject to availability, for the current season, otherwise it will be applied to their next year’s softball season tickets. No refunds will be given.
Re-entry is allowed with a valid ticket and accompanying hand stamp.
The main seating bowl of Jane Sanders Stadium is all reserved seating. You have a specific seat location for each game. The only general admission seating will be located in the outfield bleachers once completed.
Students are allowed free entry into the GA seating areas with a valid UO Student ID. There are only 50 student tickets allotted for the first home series against Stanford.
Ticket Office Hours
番茄社区下载The ticket office at Jane Sanders Stadium will open 90 minutes prior to first pitch, and close at approximately the end of the 4th inning.
If you are unable to attend any games this season, we want to make sure that someone is able to enjoy the game. Season ticket holders will be able to take advantage of our Ticket Forwarding benefit, and email their tickets for FREE to anyone with a valid email address. More information can be found here.
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Directions to Jane Sanders Stadium
From I-5 North
- Take exit 194B to merge onto I-105 W/OR-126 W toward Eugene
- Take exit 2 for Coburg Rd toward Downtown
- Keep left at the fork, follow signs for University of Oregon and merge onto Coburg Rd
- Keep left at the fork, follow signs for OR-99 S/University of Oregon/8th Ave
- Keep left at the fork, follow signs for OR-126 BUS and merge onto OR-126 BUS E/OR-99 S/Coburg Rd Continue to follow OR-126 BUS E/OR-99 S
- Turn right onto Agate St
- Turn right onto E 18th Ave
- Turn right onto University St Destination will be on the right
From I-5 South
- Take the exit toward E 30th Ave
- Turn left onto E 30th Ave
- Turn right onto Hilyard St
- Turn right onto E 18th Ave
- Turn left onto University St Destination will be on the right
Parking is available around the venue on campus & city streets. Meters accept credit cards and are enforced Monday - Saturday, 8 am. - 6 pm. Nearby neighborhood parking is restricted to a two hour maximum on Monday - Friday, 7 am. - 6 pm. Please review any parking signage to insure compliance with any restrictions.
Limited ADA accessible parking is available at no cost on University Street in front of Jane Sanders Stadium. It is available on a first come, first served basis.
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