March 20, 2017
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- A new era of South Carolina track & field begins this weekend, when the Gamecocks host the 2017 Weems Baskin Invitational at the brand-new Sheila & Morris Cregger Track. The meet begins at 9 a.m. ET on both Friday and Saturday. Here's what fans need to know before they head out to the track to watch the Gamecocks at their new world-class home facility.
Admission to the 2017 Weems Baskin Invitational is $8 for a weekend pass and $5 for a single day. Tickets may be purchased on-site at Cregger Track. There are no advance ticket sales.
A complete and finalized meet schedule can be found here.
CREGGER TRACK INFO
The 2017 Weems Baskin Invitational is the first meet at the Sheila & Morris Cregger Track, the new home of the Gamecock track program. Cregger Track features nine lanes and a 400-meter Mondo surface, plus competition areas for long jump, triple jump, pole vault, high jump, discus, hammer, shot put and javelin. A complete breakdown of the Cregger Track facility can be found here.
Fan parking is available on the top three levels of the Heyward Street parking garage, located at 1300 Heyward Street, and is also available in the street-level parking spaces located on Heyward Street and adjacent roads. Overflow parking is available free of charge in the South Carolina State Fairgrounds RV lot, located at the corner of Assembly Street and Rosewood Drive.
CLEAR BAG POLICY
The University of South Carolina suggests a Clear Bag Policy for all home events. Details can be found here.
FOOD & DRINK
Concessions will be available at Cregger Track for both days of the meet. Outside food and drink will not be permitted inside of the Cregger Track facility, with the exception of one clear, sealed plastic bottle of water.
Throughout the meet, the University of South Carolina Media Relations Department will provide free live scoring.
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