Athletics, or Track & Field as it is known in the USA, is one of the most popular sports within the college system. The first athletics meeting was held in 1874, making it one of the oldest sports played at the college level. With over 2,200 university athletics teams, American universities have an abundance of spots to fill, and they look all over the world to find the best athletes to build their teams.
USA college Track & Field has produced some of the worlds greatest and most famous athletes of all time, like Florence Griffiths-Joyner, Steve Prefontaine, Allyson Felix, and Jesse Owens.
Running at the US collegiate level is one of the highest levels athletes can compete at. Legendary programs like Oregon University and USC have launched the careers of some of the world’s most accomplished athletes, and you could be next on the list!
College Track and Field is run at various levels, from the NCAA D1 down to the NJCAA, meaning athletes at varying level of ability have the opportunity to compete in the USA.
Track and Field has both Indoor and Outdoor seasons, making competition time almost year-round.
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