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Published: 11/06/2009
Corrina Smith, Albuquerque Convention & Visitors Bureau,, 505-222-4314

Prestigious Indoor Track & Field Event Tickets On Sale Friday Through UNM Ticket Office

The USA Track & Field Indoor Championships will be held at the Albuquerque Convention Center February 27 – 28, 2010. Tickets for the event go on sale this Friday, November 6, 2009 and can be purchased through the UNM Ticket Office. The event brings the speed, strength, excitement and fun of track & field directly to fans, allowing them to experience first hand the world's most popular sport. Perhaps most important, it gives American athletes the opportunity to compete on home soil and in front of U.S. fans!

Two-day reserved chairback seats are available for $25 each. Single day chairback tickets are $15 each. General admission tickets are $20 each for a two-day pass and $12 each for a single day. Tickets can be purchased starting Friday, November 6 at the UNM Ticket Office located at 1155 University Boulevard SE, by phone at (505) 925-5858 or online at

The USA Track & Field Indoor Championships is the final event of the Indoor Visa Championship Series, which is a prestigious series of nationally televised USA Track & Field competitions featuring the very best track & field athletes from Team USA, the World's #1 Track Team. Approximately 700 athletes will be competing for a total prize purse of $117,000 and U.S. athletes will have the opportunity to qualify for Team USA events, including the 2010 IAAF World Indoor Championships in Doha.

The event will also be held at the Albuquerque Convention Center in 2011 and 2012. Dates for the Championships will be February 26-28, 2011 and February 25-26, 2012. The Albuquerque Convention and Visitors Bureau, along with the New Mexico Sports Authority, the University of New Mexico and the USATF New Mexico, is the official host for the three championship meets.
For more information on the USA Track & Field Indoor Championships, visit

About USA Track & Field
USA Track & Field (USATF) is the National Governing Body for track and field, long-distance running and race walking in the United States. USATF encompasses the world's oldest organized sports, some of the most-watched events of Olympic broadcasts, the #1 high school and junior high school participatory sport and more than 30 million adult runners in the United States.
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