2022 Prefontaine Classic at Hayward Field University of Oregon
: Melanie Ryan Griffin
Three people smile and show off their 5k medals during the World Championships Oregon22
: Melanie Ryan Griffin

Eugene, Cascades & Coast Sports Commission

Why Compete Here?

Eugene’s reputation as a powerhouse sports destination on the West Coast continues to grow. Known as TrackTown USA, the Running Capital of the World and the birthplace of Nike, Eugene has a strong athletic legacy. Eugene is not only the epicenter of track and field, but a city that thrives on sport and competition and is literally a community of sports fans.

Beyond track and field, other traditional sports like football, baseball, swimming and volleyball flourish in the region’s facilities and venues. Triathlons, trail runs and mountain biking abound in the miles and miles of unrivaled natural courses. BMX, cycling and disc golf events are growing in size and number. The region is also host to water sports, including world-class rowing, speedboat racing and sailing regattas.

Compete and Explore

The Eugene, Cascades & Coast Sports Commission actively seeks out new sports events for Lane County, maintains a database of sports venues, fields and facilities, and provides resources and services designed to help events and planners succeed. It is the first and primary point of contact for literally hundreds of sports events in the region.

From regional tourneys to international competitions, we have the experience, relationships and expertise to help make your sports event a success. This region, home to the University of Oregon Ducks and their avid fan base, is also committed to sustainability, accessibility and inclusion.

The team at the Eugene, Cascades & Coast Sports Commission is ready to assist you in bringing your sports event here! Come compete AND explore!

Experience the Magic of TrackTown

The heartbeat of Eugene, Oregon is the sound of shoes on soft bark trails and cheers at Hayward Field at the University of Oregon. This is TrackTown USA — and we're just getting warmed up.

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