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Trailblazer Track & Field begins NJCAA indoor championship competition Friday in Albuquerque, NM

NJCAA Men's and Women's Indoor Track & Field Championships Friday and Saturday at the Albuquerque Convention Center in Albuquerque, NM.

The championship meet’s combined events will begin at 10:30 a.m. (Mountain Standard Time – two hours behind EST or “Vincennes time”) on Friday. Track Events (all prelims except Distance Medley Relay, 3,000 Meter and 5,000 Meter events, which will be timed finals) will start at 3 p.m. and field events will get going at 3:30 p.m. Saturday’s combined events will start at 10 a.m., field events are set to start at 11 a.m. and the starter’s pistol fires on track events (all finals) at 12 p.m. Noon.

For a complete event schedule of the two-day championship meet, visit http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/includes/content/docs/media/2015-NJCAA-Schedule-of-Events.pdf.

For combined events, meet officials will use a rolling schedule. For back-to-back events, the meet will start no earlier than 30 minutes after the completion of the previous event (the schedule is subject to change based on the combined events schedule).

IF YOU GO…

GPS Information for Finding the Albuquerque Convention Center: 401 2nd Street NW, Albuquerque, NM 87102

Ticket Information: Tickets will be on sale to the public on the dates of competition.

Single Day Ticket Prices

Adults $8 (children 5 and under are free).

Students (18 and under) $6

Senior (65 and over) $6

2-Day Ticket Prices

Adults $15

Students (18 and under) $10

Seniors (65 and over) $10

*All tickets are General Admission.

Lodging Options:

Albuquerque offers a variety of lodging options within seven miles of the Albuquerque Convention Center. It is imperative that spectators make reservations at one of the partner hotels. When making reservations with listed partner hotels, indicate that the reservation is for the NJCAA event to receive special NJCAA-only rates.

Below is a list of Albuquerque/NJCAA partner hotels offering special NJCAA rates. Hotels are listed in order of distance from the competition venue, from closest to furthest.

·    DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Albuquerque

201 Marquette Ave. N.W. Albuquerque, NM 87102    Phone: (505) 247-7058

Rate: $109.00 + tax (To book, call hotel and ask for NJCAA rate.)

·    Albuquerque Hyatt Regency

330 Tijeras Ave. N.W. Albuquerque, NM 87102        Phone: (505) 842-1234

Rate: $129.00 + tax (To book, call hotel and ask for NJCAA rate.)

·    Clubhouse Inn & Suites Hotel

1315 Menaul Blvd. N.E. Albuquerque, N.M. 87107    Phone: (505) 345-0010

Rate: $85.00 + tax (To book, call hotel and ask for NJCAA rate.)

·    Quality Inn University

2015 Menaul Blvd. N.E. Albuquerque, NM 87107    Phone: (505) 881-3210

Rate: $55.00 + tax (To book, call hotel and ask for NJCAA rate or visit web site.)

·    MCM Eleganté Hotel & Event Center

2020 Menaul Blvd NE Albuquerque, NM 87107        Phone: (505) 884-2511

Rate: $89.00 + tax (To book, call hotel and ask for NJCAA rate.)

·    Holiday Inn Express Albuquerque Midtown

2500 Menaul Blvd. N.E. Albuquerque, NM 87107    Phone: (505) 881-0544

Rate: $89.00 + tax (To book, call hotel and ask for NJCAA rate.)

·    Hilton Garden Inn Albuquerque Journal Center

5320 San Antonio Dr. NE Albuquerque, NM 87109    Phone: (505) 314-0800

Rate: $99.99 + tax (To book, call hotel and ask for NJCAA rate or visit web site.)

·    Sheraton Albuquerque Airport Hotel

2910 Yale Blvd. SE Albuquerque, NM 87106        Phone: (505) 843-7000

Rate: $109.00 + tax (To book, call hotel and ask for NJCAA rate or visit web site.)

·    Hampton Inn & Suites West

6150 Iliff Rd. N.W. Albuquerque, NM 87121        Phone: (505) 833-3700

Rate: $85.00 + tax (To book, call hotel and ask for NJCAA rate.)

·    Albuquerque Marriott Hotel

2101 Louisiana Blvd. N.E. Albuquerque, NM 87110    Phone: (505) 881-6800

Rate: $110.00 + tax (To book, call hotel and ask for NJCAA rate.)

·    Barcelona Suites

900 Louisiana Blvd. N.E. Albuquerque, NM 87110    Phone: (505) 255-5566

Rate: $89.99 + tax (To book, call hotel and ask for NJCAA rate.)

·    Albuquerque Sheraton Uptown Hotel

2600 Louisiana Blvd. NE Albuquerque, NM 87110    Phone: (505) 881-0000

Rate: $129.00 + tax (To book, call hotel and ask for NJCAA rate.)

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