FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Arkansas Razorback track and field will host the 2009 Tyson Invitational, Fri.-Sat., Feb 13-14, at the Randal Tyson Track Center. Below are some important details for spectators and competitors.
Schedule: The 2009 Tyson Invitational schedule is FINAL. Collegiate events will be held Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Invitational events will be held Friday, 8-10 p.m.
On Fri., Feb. 13, field events will begin at 10 a.m. with running starting at 11 a.m. Invitational events will begin at 8 p.m.
On Sat., Feb. 14, field events will begin at 10 a.m. and running events will begin at 10:55 a.m.
The doors will open to spectators one hour before the first event.
Tickets: There will be no charge for admission to Friday and Saturday’s collegiate events. After the 4 p.m. 60 meters is completed on Friday, the Randal Tyson Track Center will close to prepare for Friday night’s invitational events.
Tickets must be purchased for the invitational portion of the meet from 8-10 p.m. Ticket prices for the invitational events are: $20 reserved seating, $10 general admission and children under 12 get in free with a paid adult. Tickets can be purchased on site or by calling 800-766-4626.
Parking: Parking is available on a first come, first serve basis. The lot directly in front of the Randal Tyson Track Center will be reserved. Fans and competitors should park in the large lot in front of and across from the Razorback ticket office and baseball stadium. Team buses will be able to drop-off in close proximity to the Tyson Center but will be asked to move to an available lot.
Results: Results will be posted in designated areas on the Randal Tyson Track Center. Live and complete results will be available online at ArkansasRazorbacks.com.
Packet Pick-Up: Randal Tyson Track Center, Thursday, 5-7 p.m., Friday, 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Heat Sheets: Heat sheets will be available on ArkansasRazorbacks.com as soon as they become available and will be given out at packet pick-up.
Credentials: For media and photo credentials please contact Molly O’Mara in the Arkansas Media Relations office (firstname.lastname@example.org / 479-575-3114) no later than Wed., Feb. 11 at 5 p.m. CST.
Television: The 2009 Tyson Invitational will be broadcast Sun., Feb. 15, 4-6 p.m. CST on ESPN.
Download: Tyson Invite Sched.pdf