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USA Track & Field Masters Outdoor Championships

Winston-Salem is the proud host of the 2014 USATF Masters Outdoor Championships, July 17-20. The Masters Outdoor Championship takes place at Kentner Stadium on the campus of Wake Forest University.  To learn more about the facility check out, www.wakeforestsports.com/facilities/wake-kentner-z.html.  

Visit the USATF website, www.usatf.org/Events---Calendar/2014/USA-Masters-Outdoor-Track---Field-Championships.aspx for up-to-date information about the event schedule, your entry status and more.   

In preparation for the USATF Championships, we invite you to use this page as a resource; you’ll find information on where to register or volunteer, a schedule of events, where to stay, what to do and where to dine, as well as additional event information for while you're in Winston-Salem.

Interested in learning more about Winston-Salem?  Click here to request our comprehensive guide filled with detailed directories of hotels, attractions and we've compiled a list of destination-defining festival and annual events to assist you with planning this visit or your next.  

Schedule of Events

For the final schedule for the four-day championship event, please CLICK HERE

Awards Banquet 

On Saturday, July 19 beginning at 6 p.m. join your fellow athletes and friends at JDL Fast Track for a night of Southern-inspired food and fun!  JDL Fast Track is located at 2505 Empire Dr, Winston-Salem, NC 27103 and is the home venue for the 2015 USATF Masters Indoor Championships.  Lexington-style barbecue with all the fixings is on the menu and singing and dancing with Killah Millah’s M&M Sounds Karaoke is the entertainment.  Tickets are $30 per person to attend the event.  To purchase your ticket visit www.usatf.org/Products---Services/Event-Registration-Form.aspx?e=102954.  *You must sign-in using your registration login and password for the championship.  

Where to Stay

Winston-Salem is home to 47 hotel properties, with approximately 19 properties who offered a special rate during this year's championship and are within a 20 minute drive of Kentner Stadium at Wake Forest University. Click here to see the hotels.

To see the entire list of hotel options within the area  and to sort by amenities go to www.visitwinstonsalem.com/directory/accommodations.

Shuttle Service

Currently six hotels are a part of the shuttle service route for the competition.  Shuttle service will start at a designated time prior to the day’s event start time (i.e. 60 minutes before first event) and will end at a designated time at the completion of events (i.e. 30 minutes after the last event). To learn more about the hotel/competition shuttle service visit www.usatf.org/Events---Calendar/2014/USA-Masters-Outdoor-Track---Field-Championships/Athlete-Info/Competition--Hotel-Shuttle.aspx.

Shuttle service from Piedmont Triad Internation Airport (GSO) to meet hotels will begin on Wednesday, July 16 and is provided by ABC Door to Door Transportation for $40.00 per person, round trip.  To qualify for the shuttle service you must be pre-registered for transportation and the deadline to register is Thursday, July 10.  To learn more about the airpor shuttle service go to www.usatf.org/Events---Calendar/2014/USA-Masters-Outdoor-Track---Field-Championships/Athlete-Info/Air-Travel-and-Ground-Transportation.aspx.

What To Do

From charming cobblestone streets at our historic sites and museums to our avant garde art galleries and eclectic shops, Winston-Salem holds allure for many.  Whether its arts and history, our array of outdoor adventures or touring our more than 35 wineries in the neighboring Yadkin Valley, here's just a sampling of places to explore and enjoy.

Museum of Anthropology
Wake Forest University
1834 Wake Forest Road
Winston-Salem, NC 27106
Located on the campus of Wake Forest University, discover North Carolina's only museum dedicated to the study of global cultures with a visit to the Museum of Anthropology (MOA). Hands-on activities are available for all ages. Admission is free.

Old Salem Museums & Gardens
900 Old Salem Road
Winston-Salem, NC 27101
Visitors to Old Salem Museums & Gardens experience authentic early American history brought to life through storytelling, original buildings, hands-on activities, music and events as well as world class artifacts. Historic Town of Salem and the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts (MESDA), along with award-winning heirloom gardens - engage visitors in a memorable historical experience about those who lived and worked in the early South.

Reynolda House Museum of American Art
2250 Reynolda Road
Winston-Salem, NC 27106
Reynolda House Museum of American Art boasts one of the nation's premier collections of American art viewed in the restored 1917 home of RJ and Katharine Reynolds.

Winston-Salem Dash
951 Ballpark Way
Winston-Salem, NC 27101
The Winston-Salem Dash are in their fifth season as a Class-A Advanced minor league affiliate of the Chicago White Sox.  PROMO: The Dash have a home stand July 16-18 and will be offering discounted prices for USATF participants.  Check back to learn more.

Interested in a campus tour of Wake Forest while you here?  Click here to schedule your visit.  There are several other universities within the Winston-Salem area.  Click here to schedule a campus tour at Salem Academy and College or to visit Winston-Salem State University, click here.

There's plenty to see and do while in Winston-Salem.  To see an entire listing of attractions, go to visitwinstonsalem.com/directory/attractions.

Where to Dine

With more than 150 restaurants in a 10 mile radius area, you and your guests will have plenty of dining options.  To explore the offerings, click here to check out our restaurant directory and sort by restaurant type and amenities offered.

Click here to have our comprehensive Winston-Salem Wine & Dine Guide delivered to you.  The guide is filled with a directory of restaurants, nightlife spots and Yadkin Valley wineries, making it the perfect companion to our Visitor Guide.

To Volunteer

Interested in volunteering at the 2014 USA Track & Field Masters Outdoor Championships?  Click here to submit an online application.  

To learn more about the volunteer opportunities offered during the championships go to www.usatf.org/Events---Calendar/2014/USA-Masters-Outdoor-Track---Field-Championships/Volunteer-Info.aspx.  

 

Want to learn more about the championship?  Check out the video from 2012 below.

 

 Interested in learning more about the event?  Check out www.usatf.org/Events---Calendar/2014/USA-Masters-Outdoor-Track---Field-Championships.aspx for more information.

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