Midstate Classic - 2018
Midstate Classic - 2018

Sports Venues

The right setting, a great central location and the best facilities are all part of what makes your next tournament or competition a success. There are some excellent facilities in Columbia such as cycling trails, disc golf courses and playing fields for softball, soccer, football and LaCrosse. Send us an RFP and we will be glad to help you coordinate your event.


Tennessee's Premier Tournament Destination, Ridley Sports Complex is a modern, multi-purpose sports facility located on the outskirts of Columbia, less than 50 miles south of Nashville, Tennessee and 75 miles north of Huntsville, Alabama. Columbia has more than 800 hotel rooms in the city. Ridley Sports Complex  has established an impeccable reputation for the care and maintenance of the facility as well as the level of service given to all events. Our dedicated, knowledgeable staff is always on hand to make sure your expectations are met. We accommodate events of all sizes and look forward to hosting your next athletic event at Ridley Sports Complex!

  • 10 softball fields
  •  9 rectangular fields
  • Perfect for tournament play: Soccer, football, lacrosse, rugby, softball, baseball, ultimate frisbee and more.
  • 4 concession areas with restroom facilities
  • "Tournament Central" Meeting Room: can divide into two rooms
  • Parking for 1,000 vehicles


10 Softball Fields

  • Playing surface: Tifway 419 Bermudagrass
  • 1 Championship field with pressbox and wrap-around stadium bleachers with seating for 1,200
  • Handicap access and seating
  • 9 fields have elevated, covered scorer table stands
  • 4 fields = 300' fence
  • 6 fields = 200' fence
  • Pitching rubber capabilities = 35' | 40' | 43' | 50'
  • Base paths adjustable = 50' | 60' | 70'


9 Rectangular Fields

  • Adaptable for football, soccer, rugby, Lacrosse, ultimate frisbee and more!
  • Playing surface: Latitude 36 Bermudagrass
  • Laser-graded fields to promote surface water runoff
  • 60 yds x 120 yds
  • 1 Championship field with pressbox, stadium bleachers with seating for 1,200 
  • Combination goal/goalpost
  • Laser-graded fields to promote surface water runoff