IAAF World Championships Oregon21

In August 2021, Eugene will host the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) World Championships Oregon21. The 10-day event will bring this world competition for track and field to Eugene and to the United States for the very first time. The IAAF World Championships will be the world's largest sporting event in 2021.

Fast Facts

  • Competition dates: August 6-15
  • Participation: 214 countries, 2,000 athletes
  • Media attendees: 3,000
  • Viewers: Up to 6 billion media impressions!

Eugene has a long history of hosting world-class track and field events and our tradition and reputation as TrackTown, USA makes our community and state the perfect first place in the United States to host the World Championships.

News: Comments Sought on Steam Plant Redevelopment Site 

A local team has unveiled their initial concepts for the revitalization of the Steam Plant. More information, including renderings, can be found at www.steamplant.us


Community members are invited to provide their input on the proposed concept via an online survey, open until February 19.


EUG2021: Creating a Legacy

Eugene’s goal is to maximize results from existing plans and policies that support the event, engage the community, and inspire the world. See the following examples of legacy projects the City is working toward. Read about these projects to find out how we are building off of this event to maximize the benefits for our community.

2021 Projects


Contact Us

  1. Stephanie Scafa
    2021 Project Lead
    101 E. Broadway, Suite 400
    Eugene, OR 97401
    Ph: 541-682-5652
    Email

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