The Shriners Hospitals for Children College Classic, a 16-year Astros Foundation tradition, returns to Minute Maid Park, home of the Houston Astros. In December 2015, the Astros Foundation announced a multi-year naming rights agreement for the event with Shriners Hospitals for Children. This event is regarded as one of the top collegiate baseball tournaments in the nation, as it continues to draw fans, top-ranked programs and scouts from every Major League organization each year. Since 2001, this prestigious event has hosted 29 different NCAA Division-I baseball programs. The invite only tournament once again boasts a strong lineup, featuring five teams that finished in the top 25 of D1baseball.com’s final rankings in 2015. The 2016 Shriners Hospitals for Children College Classic will include TCU (#4), Arkansas (#9), UL Lafayette (#16), Houston (#22), Rice (#25) and Texas Tech.