X
X
Menu Close
USATF1

USATF National Junior Olympics Track & Field Championships

 

The 2024 USATF National Junior Olympics Track & Field Championships will be held at E.B. Cushing Stadium at Texas A&M University, in College Station, Texas. This event will bring together young athletes all over the nation to test their skills in track and field as they look to be noticed as the top athletes of their age groups. 

E.B. Cushing Stadium at Texas A&M University was built in 2019 and is quite the facility for athletes far and wide. Complete with large locker rooms, meeting rooms, athlete lounge, a grand lobby with the history of Texas A&M track and field, and 200,000 square footage of track surface. This includes a nine-lane Beynon oval track and a nine-lane sprint track. This allows for sprint events and long-distance events to take place at the same time and allows for different views of these events compared to the oval. With ample room for field events such as long jump, triple jump, high jump, pole vault, and shot put plus a warm-up track for athletes makes this world-class facility a perfect venue for these young athletes to showcase their talent! 

 

Accommodations:

Hotel information coming soon. 

 

Airports: 

Easterwood Airport (CLL) 

The Easterwood Airport is a small airport located in College Station that flies to and from Dallas (DFW) Airport. The only airline that flies to and from Easterwood is American Airlines, and when you arrive, you will have access to many rental car agencies that can get you around town comfortably.

George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) 

The George Bush Intercontinental Airport is located in NW Houston and is the next closest airport to College Station/Bryan. It is about an hour and forty-five-minute drive to College Station/Bryan. Ground Shuttle offers shuttle service to and from IAH and College Station. This airport is much larger and has an extensive list of airlines that will fly there. Once arrived IAH offers plenty of rental car services to get from Houston to College Station comfortably.

 

Local Public Transit:

Aggie Spirit Bus 

College Station has a very reliable and easy to access public bus service known as the Aggie Spirit. They offer routes all across College Station, running up to three busses at a time in 6–15-minute intervals. Route 8 offers two stops within half a mile of E.B. Cushing Stadium and starts at the Memorial Student Center (MSC) located on Texas A&M campus. The link above will take you to all the available routes, stops, and departure times. 

 

Driving Directions to E.B. Cushing Stadium: 

From Highway 6 North: 

Heading southbound on Highway 6 North, look for the ramp to FM-60 heading towards University Drive. Merge onto Texas 6 Frontage Road S and take it for 1.3 miles to then turn right onto University Drive. Next in 0.5 miles, you’ll take a left onto Lincoln Ave and follow that for 1.1 miles to then take another left onto Texas Ave. Finally, you’ll go down Texas for 0.6 miles to turn onto George Bush Dr and after 1.8 miles you’ll turn right onto Penberthy Blvd and the destination will be on your right. 

From Highway 6 South: 

Heading northbound on Highway 6 South, look for the exit to TX-30/Huntsville and merge on to Highway 6 Frontage Rd N. In 0.7 miles, you’ll turn left onto Harvey Rd, follow it for 1.5 miles then turn right onto Texas Ave S. Continue for 0.4 miles and turn left onto George Bush Dr, follow it for 1.8 miles and turn onto Penberthy Blvd where the destination will be on your right. 

 

College Station/Bryan Dining Guide:

College Station has lots of dining options, whether you’re looking for something quick and easy, or if you want to sit down and grab a bite somewhere. Visit College Station has a list of most if not all the dining options in town, and you can even filter it by food type, fast food, and fine dining. Click here to be taken to the dining list! 

 

Adventures in Aggieland:

Not only is College Station home to Texas A&M University, but the city has also become a hotspot for things to do and places to see. Being located inside the Texas triangle of Houston, Dallas, and San Antonio College Station has become a melting pot for people all over the state of Texas.  

Century Square 

This do it all shopping center is one of the premier hotspots in the town. Known for local boutiques, delicious restaurants and drink spots, and plenty of activities, Century Square is the perfect place to spend a day. Located on University Drive just before the intersection with Texas Ave, Century Square gives you lots of options for leisure. Catch a movie at Star Cinema Grill, find your next wardrobe stash at one of the local boutiques like Grass Stains and Onward reserve, get your fill at Harvest Coffee Bar, a local café started by a family in Bryan, Texas, or grab a bite to eat at one of the many restaurants in Century Square such as Velvet Taco, Hopdoddy Burger Bar, Juanita’s Tex Mex, and Porters if you’re feeling fine dining. 

George H.W. Bush Presidential Library & Museum 

Located on Texas A&M campus, this museum is home to records, artifacts, and pictures of 41st President of the United States George H.W. Bush. The museum is a perfect place to learn about one of our former leaders, life in politics, and much more. Coming in June 2024, there will be a new addition to the museum called the Marine One/4141 Locomotive Pavilion. The 29,000 square foot building will feature both a retired Marine One Helicopter, the Union Pacific 4141 Locomotive, and an onsite café. 

Adamson Lagoon 

Texas in July is as hot as it comes, and College Station is no exception, so what better way than to spend a day by the water at Adamson Lagoon. Located in Bee Creek Park this tropical-themed, mini-water park offers an Olympic sized swimming pool, two water slides, a separate baby pool, a bathhouse, and concessions. For only 7 dollars per person, your family can enjoy some fun in the sun at Adamson Lagoon. 

Other Activities: