Four-day ticket packages for Olympic Track and Field Trials go on sale Monday
EUGENE, Ore. - A limited number of four-day ticket packages for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials will go on sale to the public on Monday.
According to TrackTown USA, Track and Field at historic Hayward field are ahead of schedule compared to the previous Olympic trials held in Eugene in 2008 and 2012. Event organizers want to make it easier for fans to attend the meet.
Officials say individuals can purchase a maximum of six, four-day ticket packages. They are available in three different price categories and additional fees may apply:
July 1-4 and July 7-10
Yellow level: Section U ($300)
Black level: Sections S, T ($266)
Red level: Sections J, K ($168)
The 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials run July 1-10. There will be four days of competition, two rest days and four more days of competition. The top three finishers in each event will represent Team USA in the 2016 Rio Olympics.
The 20K race walk and the men's and women's hammer throw will take place outside the main competition window and those events will be free of charge.
The combined men's and women's 20K race walk kicks off the U.S. Olympic Trials on June 30. The 2K loop course begins and ends near the steps of the State Capitol building in Salem.
The hammer throw will be held inside Hayward Field on July 6, one of the two rest days. Women's qualifying begins at 1 p.m. and the finals are set for 3 p.m. Men's qualifying starts at 5 p.m. and the finals begin at 7 p.m.
Single-day tickets will be available later in the spring.