The 2018 USA Track and Field Outdoor Championships, featuring some of the nation’s finest athletes, will be held this June in Des Moines, Iowa.
Recently, USA Track and Field announced the event schedule for the championships, which will be held at Drake University’s Drake Stadium. Drake Stadium will also host the 2019 USATF Outdoor Championships.
The four-day event begins with the 100m men’s decathlon at 1 p.m. Thursday, June 21 and finishes with the 110m men’s hurdles final at 3:52 p.m. on Sunday, June 24.
All session tickets are available for $60 – $80 and single session tickets will be available for purchase April 12. Students and youth under the age of 18 can purchase tickets for $10 on-site with a valid student ID.
“We are thrilled to have the USA Track and Field Outdoor Championships back in Des Moines,” said Greg Edwards, president and CEO of Catch Des Moines. “Not only does this allow us the opportunity to host visitors from across the country, but it also gives the community the opportunity to watch former and future Olympians compete at the classic Blue Oval.”
USATF has also released the 2018 USATF Outdoor Championship Series broadcast and streaming schedule. NBC will air the USATF Outdoor Championships and the Drake Relays presented by Hy-Vee will air on NBCSN. In addition to broadcast coverage, all events will be available live and on demand on NBC Sports Gold.
“We look forward to hosting four days of competition and exciting entertainment during the 2018 USATF Outdoor Championships,” said Katie Fencl, CSEE director of Conventions, Sports and Services for Catch Des Moines. “With the addition of NBC live coverage of the event, we can really showcase the energy of Des Moines as we continue to establish the city as a premier destination for track and field.”
Visit catchdesmoines.com/usatf for ticket details, volunteer information, hotels and more.