World Athletics Championships Oregon22

Rendering of Hayward Field

In July 2022, Eugene will host the World Athletics Championships Oregon22 event. The 10-day event will bring this world competition for track and field to Eugene and to the United States for the very first time. 


Eugene has a long history of hosting world-class track and field events, and our tradition and reputation as TrackTown USA makes our community and state the perfect first place in the United States to host the World Championships.

Fast Facts

  • Competition dates: July 15-24, 2022
  • Participation: 190+ countries, 2,000 athletes
  • Media attendees: 3,000
  • Viewers: Up to 6 billion media impressions!
  • Event website

An Oregon22 Legacy

The City of Eugene’s goal for hosting the World Athletics Championships is to both welcome and inspire the world by showcasing the best of what Eugene and Oregon have to offer. The stories below highlight how our city is leveraging the event to make our community a better place to live, work, and play. #InspireTheWorld #Eugene22

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Legacy Projects


Contact Us

  1. Stephanie Scafa
    2022 Project Manager
    99 West 10th Avenue
    Eugene, OR 97401
    Ph: 541-682-5652
    Email Stephanie Scafa

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