Logistics

The SSBC National Finals is hosted by Virginia Tech on May 27-28. Please find directions and parking information below. Please contact Zachary Coleman if you have any questions. We look forward to welcoming you to our campus!

All main competition events are located at:

Beamer-Lawson Indoor Practice Facility

Beamer Way

Blacksburg, VA 24060

Direction & Parking

UPDATE : Virginia Tech will be hosting Softball Super Regionals, and as a result, a portion of Beamer Way will be closed off. Parking is in the same place as before, but the South Endzone Lot 2 will only be accessible via Southgate Drive. After teams drop off their bridge (no changes), the will have to loop around on Washington St. to Duck Pond Dr. to Southgate Dr. to go to the parking lot. Please see the labelled street map below.

Please reference the Campus Maps direction document below for maps on allowed parking locations and how to get to the parking lot outside of Lane Stadium. Parking for competition is limited to Lot 2 beneath the south end zone of Lane Stadium (see map). Parking outside designated areas on campus is subjected to ticketing and towing on weekdays until 10PM. We highly recommend utilizing Google Maps to aid in campus/town navigation.

Food Options & Directions

Please reference the document below for directions and food options near the competition locations.

Food Directions_Website

Travel

Airport ↔ Campus

The nearest major airport to Blacksburg is Roanoke Regional Airport (RAO). The approximate highway distance between the airport and Blacksburg is 40 miles. There is a SmartWay bus route that picks up directly from the airport and arrives at Squires Student Center on campus ($4 one way).

The next closest airports are the Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) at approximately 177 miles away and the Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) at approximately 178 miles away.

Other Travel Options

The Amtrak is an affordable and comfortable train option that stops in Roanoke. The SmartWay picks up from the train station and arrives at Squires Student Center on campus ($4 one way) - note that the last bus of the day will wait at the train station regardless of delays. The Megabus is another option that drops off at Squires.

Local Travel

The BT transit system runs at reduced hours during the summer and can be utilized as transportation to and from campus and hotels. Within campus, all competition venues are within reasonable walking distance.

All attendees/participants of the SSBC event are responsible for their own transportation arrangements.


Hotel Blocks

Hotel Blocks are officially closed and as such we can no longer guarantee that rooms for competitors/volunteers.

Home2Suites

Address: 1321 Rugby Ln, Blacksburg, VA 24060

* Rate: $149 per night

Room Types & Quantity:

  • Single King (with couch, can sleep up to 4)

  • Double Queen (with couch, can sleep up to 6)



Reservation Deadline: 5/11/2022

Inn at Virginia Tech

Address: 901 Prices Fork Rd, Blacksburg, VA 24061

* Rate: $129 (single), $139 (double) per night

Room Types & Quantity:

  • Double Queen - rollaway beds available

  • Run of House - room assigned upon check-in as available


Reservation Deadline: 5/11/2022