Indoor Track & Field National Championships

National Championship Host Manual  |  Host Requirements  |  Site Survey & Bid Form

Event Name:

NAIA Indoor Track & Field National Championship


Seeking Site For:



Bid Deadline:

November 1, 2014


Rights Fee:

$5,000.00 (Minimum) 

Time of Year:

Early March


Days of the Week:

Thursday - Saturday 


Number of Teams:

Approximately 100 Men's and 100 Women's teams


Estimated Number
of Participants & Fans:

1,100 Participants
3,000 Fans


Facility Requirements:

200-meter, 6 or 8 lane straight away and 6 lane turns with appropriate surfacing.  Separate horizontal jumps and runway, pole vault runway, high jump area with same surface as track.  Throwing area must have protective cage and barriers.  PA system, award staging area and games committee staging area.  Finish Lynx Timing System and electronic scoreboard.  Seating outside the track area to accommodate at least 3,000 fans and athletes.  Separate warm-up and training area if possible. 


Hotel Requirements:

Centralized properties that can accommodate several meetings and a banquet for 200-250 people.


Average Length of Stay:

 4 nights


Room Block Needed:

600-650 rooms


Room Rate:

The price range is $70 - $90, no matter room occupancy 


Hotel Pre-Registration:

Participants will be responsible for making reservations and paying for rooms directly with the hotel



Eric Olson, Director of Championships

Event History:

2011-15: GaReatTrack and Field Complex, GaReat Sports, Geneva, OH
2001-10: Mini Dome, Johnson City, TN, Hotel - Carnegie Hotel/Holiday Inn
1995-00: Devaney Center, Lincoln, NE CVB, Hotel - Holiday Inn/The Cornhusker