About the Event
The 2014 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships returns to Historic Hayward Field in TrackTown USA. Watch as America’s best male and female college athletes compete in 36 separate track and field events June 11 to June 14, 2014.
As track and field’s premier outdoor stadium, Historic Hayward Field is no stranger to hosting the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships. Starting in 1962, Hayward Field has hosted the event a remarkable 11 times, more than any other facility. A recent agreement with the NCAA will keep the annual Championships at Hayward Field and in TrackTown USA through at least 2021.
Home to the University of Oregon track and field team, Historic Hayward Field has hosted the Championships in 1962, 1964, 1972, 1978, 1984, 1988, 1991, 1996, 2001, 2010 and 2013. Plenty of event records have been set at Hayward Field, including the mile relay in 1984, the pole vault in 1996, the hammer throw in 1996 and the decathlon in 2010.
Named for famed Oregon track coach Bill Hayward who led the University of Oregon track teams from 1904 to 1947, Hayward Field is one of only five International Association of Athletic Federations (IAAF) Class 1 certified tracks in the United States. Having undergone extensive renovations in 2004 and 2007, Hayward Field combines tradition and history with state-of-the-art equipment and technology.
Click here for real-time results from the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships
Tickets are available for purchase online here, by calling 1-800-WEB-FOOT or by visiting the University of Oregon Ticket Office at 2727 Leo Harris Parkway, Eugene, Oregon 97401.
The University of Oregon and welcomes all spectators to TrackTown USA and Historic Hayward Field. A spectator guide is available to make your experience more enjoyable.
Getting to Hayward
Spectators are strongly urged to utilize the free shuttle service during the NCAA Track & Field Championships. Parking surrounding the University of Oregon and Hayward Field is very restrictive. City of Eugene and University of Oregon will be strictly enforcing parking regulations. Service begins two hours prior to the gate opening. Buses run every 15-30 minutes from Autzen Stadium. Departures will continue for 60 minutes after the meet ends. Parking is available through Entry 5 off Leo Harris Parkway on the south side of Autzen Stadium. Click here for directions to Autzen Stadium. The shuttle stop at Hayward Field is located outside Gate 9 at 17th Avenue & Agate Street.
The competition schedule is available here.
The volunteer workforce at TrackTown USA is an essential component in making historic Hayward Field a world-class environment for both athletes and spectators.
Our Goal: To create the best possible atmosphere for great competition and extraordinary fan experience. We will achieve this goal through teamwork, inclusiveness, and awareness while celebrating running and the sport of track and field.
Our Message to Athletes: As an official, volunteer, or staff member; we recognize you are here to perform at your best. From your arrival to departure, we will do everything we can to make this an environment in which you will reach your highest potential.
The most current information on the NCAA Division I Men’s and Women’s Outdoor Track & Field Championships is also available in this article at GoDucks.com – NCAA Championship Information.