U23 Track and Field Championships – July 9-11

Nearly 500 athletes from 32 member nations of the North America, Central America and Caribbean Athletic Association, otherwise called NACAC, will compete in the Under 23 Track and Field Championships at the Ansin Sports Complex in Miramar, Florida, on July 9 – 11, 2010.

Under the auspices of the I.A.A.F. (International Amateur Athletics Federation) and the USATF (USA Track & Field) these athletes are representing the following countries: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Canada, Cayman Islands, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador,  Guatemala, Haiti, Jamaica, Mexico, Netherland Antilles, Nicaragua, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and The Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands, United States of America, and U.S. Virgin Islands. This event will bring an unprecedented showing of first class athletes to the City of Miramar.

The NACAC Championships begin on Friday, July 9th and will include Javelin, Long Jump, Discus Throw, Shot Put, High Jump, Pole Vault, Hammer Throw, various distance runs and hurdles.

For the complete schedule, visit

http://www.usatf.org/events/2010/NACACU23TFChampionships/schedule.asp

UnTickets are $10 per day; $25 for a three-day package (box office fees will apply). Tickets can be purchased in advance online at www.miramarsports.com in person at the Miramar Cultural Center Box Office located at 2400 Civic Center Place, Miramar 33025, or by calling (954) 602-4500. Parking is $3 per day at the Miramar Town Center and includes a shuttle ride to and from the Ansin Sports Complex located at 10801 Miramar Boulevard, Miramar, Florida, 33025. Phone 954-272-1600.

In addition to attending, South Floridians can show their support of these elite athletes by becoming a sponsor on one of three levels. Sponsorship packages range from the $5,000 Gold Sponsor, the $2,500 Silver Sponsor and the $1,000 Bronze Sponsor. For more information, call 954-602-3122.

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