WHAT ARE THE WORLD ATHLETICS CHAMPIONSHIPS?
The World Athletics Championships are a bi-annual athletics competition organized by World Athletics, formerly known as the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF). While the first hosted championship event was in 1976, the inaugural Championships was in 1983 and is generally considered the official debut of the event. To learn more about the history of our sport, visit the Museum of World Athletics website here.
WHERE ARE THE 2022 CHAMPIONSHIPS BEING HELD?
in 2022, the World Athletics Championships will be held in the heart and home of track & field in the U.S, Hayward Field at the University of Oregon in Eugene, OR. This will mark the first time in history the event will take place on U.S. soil. To learn more about The University of Oregon’s Hayward Field venue, click here.
WHO WILL COMPETE AT THE WORLD ATHLETICS CHAMPIONSHIPS OREGON22?
The best of the best from over 200 nations! Subscribe to our newsletter and/or follow us on social media (@WCHOregon22) to learn more about the athletes as they qualify.
WHAT WILL I SEE IF I ATTEND A SESSION? IS THERE A SCHEDULE OF EVENTS?
Each session boasts a variety of unmissable events jam-packed with world-class athletes – you will be witnessing history each session of every day! Check out our timetable and competition schedule here.
HOW DO I BUY TICKETS?
Tickets are on sale now and available for purchase here! Tickets are sold through Ticketmaster and are available online only.
WILL ACCESSIBLE AND ADA SEATING BE AVAILABLE AT HAYWARD FIELD?
ADA compliant wheelchair and limited mobility seats are available for every session at each price point. A maximum of three accompanying tickets can be purchased per seat (subject to availability on a first-come-first-served basis).
DO I NEED A TICKET FOR MY CHILD?
Children under the age of 2 years do not need a ticket to attend the Championships with their parents/guardians, though, they will not have a dedicated seat and must sit in parent’s or guardian's laps. Tickets are required for all young fans and future athletes ages 2 and up.
IS A TICKET REQUIRED FOR THE MARATHON AND RACE WALK EVENTS?
Tickets are not required for the World Athletics Championships Oregon22 marathon or race walk events. Stay tuned for updates about the course and locations.
WHERE CAN I FIND ACCOMMODATION INFORMATION?
There are a variety of accommodation options in and near Eugene, OR, between RV campsites, hotels, motels, and more. Click here to see a comprehensive list of accommodation options and to reserve one that fits you! Note: most hotels and motels don’t accept bookings more than 12 months out.
WHAT ABOUT COVID-19?
We will continue to follow all local guidelines for health and safety-related protocols regarding COVID-19.
I STILL HAVE QUESTIONS. WHO CAN I REACH OUT TO?
You can email firstname.lastname@example.org.