May 13, 2004
Trials set to return to campus
CSUS is ready to repeat its record-setting success by hosting the 2004 U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials for a second consecutive time July 9 to 18, making Sacramento the first city to host back-to-back Trials in 24 years.
The 2000 trials at the University were the best attended U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials in history, bringing 187,104 people to campus over an eight-day run. Daily attendance averaged 23,338.
Trials will bring parking changes
campus will once again host the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials. This
year’s event will be July 9 to 18.
records were set at the 2000 Trials as well as one world record – set
by Stacy Dragila, a graduate of Placer High School in Auburn, who pole vaulted
15 feet 2 ¼ inches and went on to win a gold medal in the Olympics.
More than 10,000 eight-day passes costing from $600 to $360 have already been sold for the 2004 Trials, and eight seating sections of Hornet Stadium are sold out. Four-day passes are also available now for either the first four days (July 9 to 12) or the second four days (July 15 to18) of competition, and are priced from $140 to $80. A limited number of single-day tickets go on sale May 15. Single-day tickets are priced from $35 to $20.
Multiple-day passes and a complete schedule of the trials are available from The Sacramento Sports Commission at www.sacsports.com/2004trials or at 566-6560.
Individual tickets are available from the CSUS Ticket Office at 278-4323 or at Tickets.com starting Saturday, May 15. The CSUS Ticket Office will be open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 15.
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