BATON ROUGE--Due to the threat of rain in the Baton Rouge area, Friday's season-opening, Chef Celeste softball challenge featuring Southern University, Howard University, North Carolina Central University, Prairie View A&M University, and Alabama State University has been moved to Zachary Youth Park in Zachary, Louisiana. The first pitch of the tournament is scheduled for 9 am.

With the venue change, there will be no video stream available for the games. Live stats will be available online.

Southern will open the season versus MEAC foe North Carolina Central on day one of the challenge, first pitch is scheduled at 9 am, then face Howard University following their tilt versus NCCU.