World Athletics Championships Oregon22

hayward field overlooking track and grand stands

Welcome to Eugene! World Athletics Championships Oregon22 (WCH Oregon22) is a once-in-a-lifetime event in Eugene, bringing together the world’s best track and field athletes in a celebration of diversity, human potential, and athletic achievement. 

The event, held July 15-24, will bring athletes and fans together from more than 200 nations to Eugene. The entire community has been hard at work getting ready to host this inspirational event. The City is hosting a FREE festival in the new Downtown Riverfront Park; community members and visitors alike are invited to the Eugene Riverfront Festival, held all 10 days of WCH Oregon22.  

We’ve included some resources on this page to help you prepare: 


  1. WCH Oregon22 Road Closures

Oregon22 Road Events – Impacts 

Oregon22 Hayward Field Road Closures

Hayward Field Road Closures Map, PDF download available

  1. LTD Bus & EmX System
  1. PeaceHealth Rides Bike Share
  1. Parking
  1. On Foot
  1. Rideshare
  1. Accessible (ADA) Car Parking & Mobility Assistance

Emergency Contact Info


Eugene is the Host City for the World Athletics Championships Oregon22. The 10-day event brings 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!
  • Media Permit Information

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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