1,300 athletes expected for NAIA Outdoor Track Championship

The NAIA Men’s & Women’s Outdoor Track & Field National Championship takes place May 26-28 at the Gulf Shores Sportsplex

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Ally Dorrough, APR • Gulf Shores | Orange Beach Sports & Events
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GULF SHORES AND ORANGE BEACH, ALA. – The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) will be back at the Gulf Shores Sportsplex for its 2021 Men’s & Women’s Outdoor Track & Field National Championship May 26-28 with approximately 1,300 student-athletes competing in multiple events. The championship will be open to the public with health and safety protocols in place.

“We are thrilled to be back in Gulf Shores for the 2021 NAIA Outdoor Track & Field National Championship to provide these student-athletes the ability to compete in a safe and healthy environment," said Courtney Fegter, championship sport manager for the NAIA. "With the necessary protocols in place, we look forward to feeling a bit of normalcy and getting back to competition this year with spectators in the stands.”

Tickets can be purchased online only and will not be available at the gate. Three-day tournament passes are $25 and daily passes are $10. Social distancing is encouraged.

Visit NAIA.org for more information on the NAIA. For information on upcoming athletic events along Alabama’s Gulf Coast, visit GSOBsports.com, or call 1-800-745-SAND.

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Caption: The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) 2021 Men’s & Women’s Outdoor Track & Field National Championship takes place May 26-28 at the Gulf Shores Sportsplex.
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