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Category - Track Central USA

Posted on June 17th 2013
The Greater Des Moines Convention and Visitors Bureau, the parent organization of the Des Moines Area Sports Commission, invites the media to catch the action at the USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships at Drake Stadium. SCHEDULE OF EVENTS Tuesday, June 18             Press Conference: 2... read more
Posted on June 5th 2013
The Greater Des Moines Convention and Visitors Bureau, the parent organization of the Des Moines Area Sports Commission, announces elite athletes slated to compete at the 2013 USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships. The championships are set for June 19-23, 2013 at Drake Stadium in Des Moines, with the following 2012 Olympic Gold Medalists... read more
Posted on May 21st 2013
CATCH DES MOINES NAMES  TRACK CENTRAL USA  CHAMPIONS   The Greater Des Moines Convention and Visitors Bureau, the parent organization of the Des Moines Area Sports Commission, announces two young professionals (YPs) on-board to help lead the charge in engaging young professionals and area organizations in the upcoming USA Outdoor... read more
Posted on May 7th 2013
The Greater Des Moines Convention and Visitors Bureau, the parent organization of the Des Moines Area Sports Commission, has launched a call for entries to secure a young professional (YP) to aid in engaging other young professionals and area organizations in attending the USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships June 19-23, 2013 at Drake... read more
Posted on April 10th 2013
The Greater Des Moines Convention and Visitors Bureau and Des Moines Area Sports Commission has learned that the 2016 US Olympic Trials will take place in Eugene, OR. “We respect USA Track and Field’s decision,” said Greg Edwards, President/CEO of the Greater Des Moines Convention & Visitors Bureau and Des Moines Area Sports... read more
Posted on October 23rd 2012
The NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships held in Des Moines have again won the Best Collegiate Multi-Sport or Multi-Discipline Event in the country by SportsTravel Magazine . The event was held June 6-9, 2012. Award winners were nominated and voted upon by readers of SportsTravel , the sports world’s event magazine. To be eligible,... read more
Posted on May 30th 2012
The Greater Des Moines Partnership and Greater Des Moines Convention and Visitors Bureau (GDMCVB) urge Central Iowans to purchase tickets to the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships. Competitions begin Wednesday, June 6 featuring some of the future 2012 Olympic hopefuls. The events will be taped on Friday, June 8 at 5:30 p.m. by... read more
Posted on March 27th 2012
USA Track & Field on Wednesday announced its intent to host the 2013 USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Des Moines, Iowa, on the campus of Drake University. The championships will be hosted by the Greater Des Moines Convention and Visitors Bureau, the Des Moines Area Sports Commission and Drake University. The USA Outdoor Track... read more
Posted on March 2nd 2010
Greater Des Moines has a long and storied legacy as a track and field destination. That legacy is being honored and solidified for generations to come with the unveiling of Track Central USA. With the $15 million renovation of Drake Stadium in 2006, Drake University and Greater Des Moines have become a mecca in hosting high caliber track and field... read more