One of the newest facilities on the
In its first year of operation, the $8 million facility hosted the Tyson Invitational, a meet on the Golden Spike Tour, the 2000 Southeastern Conference Championships and the 2000 NCAA Indoor Championships. In 2001 and 2002, the
During the 2003 season, three events were held at the state-of-the-art facility: the SEC West Challenge, the Tyson Invitational and the NCAA Championships. The 2004 campaign saw four exciting events take place at the
The schedule was full in 2005 as the
A new 36x20 custom video scoreboard system by Daktronics was installed in time for the 2005 NCAA Championships. It features a 23x13 video display screen with instant replay, electronic timing and scoring capabilities.
The track itself is a 200-meter, 60-degree banked track that has 55-meter straightways running the entire length of the facility. It also includes men’s and women’s jumping runways and pits. The surface of the track is red and gray Mondo and was repainted in 2003.
With all of the big name events that are held in the facility, the