(Pompano Beach, FL) Black College Championships, LLC formally announce the field for the Tyson Foods Black College World Series baseball events hosted by the Montgomery Biscuits home of Major League Baseball Double-A affiliate the Tampa Bay Rays. The event will be played at Riverwalk Stadium, Montgomery, Alabama.

The series in its second year will feature eight HBCU baseball teams, made up of four from the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II and four from the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). School baseball programs from these two athletic governing associations constitute the “small school” division.

The field of 8 teams will compete for the 2022 Tyson Foods Black College World Series. Games will be lived streamed on the Black College Sports Network (BCSN) at www.mybcsn.net, the BCSN YouTube channel (@mybcsn1), Facebook page (@mybcsn1), and Twitter page (@mybcsn1).

The tournament starts May 11-15, 2022 with General Admission tickets on sale. The format two divisions, one bracket of four NCAA Division II teams, and one bracket of four NAIA teams with winners of each division face off in a one-game playoff to determine a champion.

NCAA Division II and NAIA Baseball Programs

NCAA Division II                                          NAIA

Albany State (GA)                                     Edward Waters (FL)

Bluefield State (WV)                                 Florida Memorial (FL)

Kentucky State (KY)                                  Rust (Miss)

Miles (AL)                                                 Talladega (AL)

Here’s the complete schedule leading up to first pitch:

Tyson Foods Black College World Series Tournament: Schedule

  • Press Release: Noon ET on Monday, May 1, Black College Championships website
  • Tournament Seeding: Wednesday, May 3, Black College Nines announcement
  • Player Banquet and Awards: Tuesday, May 10  Montgomery Multiplex
  • Black College World Series starts: Wednesday May 11-15
  • Championship Game: Saturday May 14

Bluefield State won the 2021 Black College World Series over Xavier University of Louisiana.

*May 15, 2022: Games could get played on Sunday if inclement weather pushes the tournament back for a day.