Want to know where to stay, what events are happening, and how to get around the city? See below for information on the week leading up to the championship!
University of Alberta
Parking: Varsity Lot or Stadium Car Park, $15.50/weekday & $5.50/weekend day
*All times are local
|Tuesday, March 3, 2020|
|4:00PM – 7:00PM||Training time available|
|Wednesday, March 4, 2020|
|11:00AM – 7:00PM||Training time|
|7:00PM – 8:00PM||Technical Meeting|
|8:00PM – 9:00PM||U SPORTS Coaches Meeting|
|Thursday, March 5, 2020|
|9:00AM – 12:00PM||Training time available|
|10:00 – 11:15 AM||U SPORTS Awards Brunch|
|11:15 – 11:30 AM||Media availability|
|2:00 – 9:00PM||Championship Competition|
||Opening Ceremony & Anthem|
|Friday, March 6, 2020|
|9:00AM – 12:00PM||Training time available|
|12:30 – 8:30PM||Championship Competition|
|Saturday, March 7, 2020|
|9:00 AM – 10:30 AM||Training time available|
|12:30 – 4:30 PM||Championship Competition|
|~4:30– 5:15 PM||Championships Awards Presentations|
**Note: All competition is held at the Universiade Pavilion The below schedule includes revisions to the Playing Regulations to accommodate facility specifications and facilitate a safe competition.
Day 1 - Thursday
|2:00 PM||Weight Throw||W||Final|
|2:00 PM||60 M Hurdles||W||Pent|
Day 2 - Friday
|1:30PM||60 M Hurdles||M||Hep|
|4:30PM||60 M Hurdles||W||Heats|
|4:45PM||60 M Hurdles||M||Heats|
|5:30PM||60 M Hurdles||W||Final|
|5:40PM||60 M Hurdles||M||Final|
Day 3 – Saturday
- Date: Saturday, March 7, 2020
- Site: Pavilion Floor, Universiade Pavilion
- Schedule: ~ 4:30 pm will begin following last event.
- Presentations: Saturday’s Individual Event Awards followed by Major Awards, Team Bronze, Silver & Gold Medalists, Medals & Banners
Thursday & Friday award session times are to be determined. Final details will be shared at the technical meeting.
On Saturday, all medals presentations will be made at the conclusion of the event before the major award & championship team presentations.
CHAMPIONSHIP HOST HOTEL
The Westin Edmonton
- Address: 10135 100 Street Edmonton
- Website: https://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/yegwi-the-westin-edmonton
- Phone: (780) 493-8909
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Contact person: Liz Nash
- Rate: $129
- Room Types: Two beds
- Amenities: Internet, bus parking & custom team meal menu pricing
- Distance from Competition Site: 4 km
Campus Tower Suite Hotel
- Address: 11145 87 Avenue
- Phone: (780) 431-4554
- Distance from Competition Site: < 1 km
Officials’ bookings will be managed through Host Committee directly
FAMILY & FRIENDS ACCOMMODATIONS
Radisson Edmonton South
- Address: 4440 Gateway Blvd, Edmonton AB T6H 5C2
- Website: www.radissonhotels.com
- Phone: 1 (866)-434-2824
- Distance from competition: 6.4km
Teams will be responsible for securing their own transportation during the Championship. The following companies are available through the Edmonton International Airport:
- Enterprise (780) 980-2338
- Avis 1 (800) 879-2847
- Budget 1 (800) 661-7027
- Hertz 1 (800) 263-0600
- Thrifty 1 (800) 847-4389
- National 1 (800) 227-7368
Light Rail Transit (LRT) transportation may be an option for some teams if traveling from the University campus to and from downtown Edmonton. Information on schedules and fares can be found at: https://www.edmonton.ca/edmonton-transit-system-ets.aspx
U SPORTS AWARDS BRUNCH
- Date: Thursday, March 5, 2020
- Site: University Club in the Winspear Room, 11435 Saskatchewan Drive
- Complimentary Tickets: There will be no charge for major award nominees and one coach per nominee.
- Cost: $35.00/person
- 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
- 9:45 - Doors Open
- 10:00 – Welcome & Brunch
- 10:45 - Program
- 11:15 - Media Availability
- Dress Code: Business
- Distance from Hotel: 4.3 kms
R.S.V.P. via Google Form by Friday, February 28, 2020
Universities with award nominees/winners must confirm their athlete’s attendance by completing the 2020 U SPORTS Track & Field Championships Participating Team Information Form.
Buffet menu is subject to change but is planned to include:
- Assorted salads, cold cuts, hashbrowns, bacon, beef sausage, beyond meat veggie sausages, eggs benedict, vegetarian eggs benedict, scrambled eggs, french toast, oatmeal, fresh fruit, assorted Cheeses, dessert squares and coffee/tea.
ABOUT THE CITY
As the capital of Alberta, the city of Edmonton has a variety of activities to offer.
For more information, please visit: exploreedmonton.com
|Name||Location||Distance from venue||Type|
|West Edmonton Mall||8882 170 St NW||11.1km||Shopping/activities|
|Telus World of Science||11211 142 St NW||6.7km||Museum|
|Edmonton Valley Zoo||13315 Buena Vista Road & 87 Ave NW||9.7km||Zoo|
|Royal Alberta Museum||9810 103a Ave NW||5.5km||Museum|
|Elk Island||54401 Range Rd 203||50km||National Park|
RESTAURANTS & BARS
|Name||Location||Distance from venue||Type||Website|
|Sherlock Holmes||8519 112 St NW||600m||Pub||thesherlockspubs.com|
|Earls||8629 112 St NW||450m||Family||earls.ca|
|Sugar Bowl||10922 88 Ave NW||1km||Family||thesugarbowl.org|
|High Level Diner||10912 88 Ave NW||1.1km||Diner||highleveldiner.com|
|Farrow||8422 109 St NW||1.2km||Sandwiches||farrowsandwiches.ca|
|Remedy||8631 109 St NW||1.2km||Café||remedycafe.ca|
EXPERIENCES & UPCOMING EVENTS
U SPORTS Track & Field championship branded merchandise is expected to be for sale on site (Universiade Pavilion concourse) at the championships.
No pre-order is necessary but sizes and stock will be subject to availability.
ACCESS & PARKING
- Access the event (Universiade Pavilion) through Van Vliet Complex
- 87th Ave & 114th Street NW, Edmonton
- Enter through the South West entrance of the building.
Phone: 780-492-2327 (Customer Service Centre) or 780-492-3276 (Facility Services)
Parking (North Campus):
Vehicles may park in any car park on campus at the regular daily and evening rates. For any questions or concerns regarding parking you can contact the Director of Parking Services at (780) 492-7275.
Rates: Monday-Friday 6:00am-4:30pm is $15.50, 4:30pm-6:00am is $5.50, Saturday-Sunday is $5.50
Lots close to the Universade Pavilion: Varsity Lot, Stadium Car Park, Education Car Park and Jubilee Car Park
For more information on parking locations, please visit: https://www.ualberta.ca/parking-services/lot-locations
ATM: located on the lower level of the Van Vliet Complex right next to the Sales office (1-213) and in the Students Union Building (SUB).
Emergency Information: Should you need immediate assistance, please notify the nearest event staff member, call campus security 780.492. 5050 or call 911.
Lost and Found: located in the Operations Office (W1-5 On the lower level of the Van Vliet Complex)
Compliments, Comments and Concerns: Your voice is important to use and we value your feedback. We want to hear about you gameday experience. Ask one of the Event Staff to speak with a supervisor or email us at email@example.com.
Lost Children: Please report lost children to the nearest event staff/supervisor. Any report will be acted on immediately to locate and return the person to his or her parent(s), guardian(s) or companion(s). A public announcement may be made in the case of an emergency.
Special Seating Arrangements: Located on the concourse.
Washrooms: Washrooms are located on the second level in the concourse, directly below the bleachers.
UNIVERSIADE PAVILION (BUTTERDOME)
The Universiade Pavilion is a 64,000 sq ft multi-purpose indoor complex that houses a seven-lane, 200 metre track with Mondo floor surface, long jump and pole vaulting areas, indoor soccer field, 4 basketball courts, 4 volleyball courts, 4 tennis courts, 4 badminton courts, a two-level bleacher seating with 5,500 capacity, locker rooms and multi-purpose spaces.