U Sports Championships

Photo: U Sports.

It’s championship weekend for many Canadian varsity athletes and there are two notable events that you won’t want to miss.

The U Sports Track and Field Championships, which many may know historically as the CIS Championships, are in Edmonton March 9-11. Meanwhile, south of the border, Texas A&M is the site of the NCAA Division One Track and Field Championships. U Sports serves as the Canadian university championships; the NCAA serves as the American university championships though many of Canada’s top runners attend institutions in the United States.

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The Canadian university athletics system changed its name to U Sports in October following a lengthy stint as Canadian Interuniversity Sport. The 2017 championships are the first national track and field event which reflects the new name.

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Below is how to follow the two championships from afar.

U Sports Track and Field Championships

Location: Edmonton.
When: March 9-11.

U Sports Championships

Photo: U Sports.

Link to results

Link to list of entrants

Link to the live stream

Schedule (all times MST, add two hours for EST)

Friday 3:30pm 60 M M Hep
Friday 4:30pm 60 M Hurdles W Heats
Friday 4:45pm 60 M Hurdles M Heats
Friday 5:00pm 1000 M W Final
Friday 5:10pm 1000 M M Final
Friday 5:30pm 60 M Hurdles W Final
Friday 5:40pm 60 M Hurdles M Final
Friday 5:50pm 300 M W Heats
Friday 6:05pm 300 M M Heats
Friday TBD 1000 M M Hep
Friday 6:30pm 3000 M W Final
Friday 6:50pm 3000 M M Final
Friday 7:40pm 300 M W Final
Friday 7:50pm 300 M M Final
Friday 8:00pm 4×800 M W Final
Friday 8:15pm 4×800 M M Final
Saturday 1:15pm 600 M W Final
Saturday 1:30pm 600 M M Final
Saturday 2:15pm 4×200 M W Final
Saturday 2:25pm 4×200 M M Final
Saturday 2:30pm High Jump W Final
Saturday 2:45pm Triple Jump M Final
Saturday 2:45pm Shot Put M Final
Saturday 2:45pm 1500 M W Final
Saturday 3:00pm 1500 M M Final
Saturday 4:00pm 4×400 M W Final
Saturday 4:15pm 4×400 M M Final

NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships (Division One)

Location: College Station, Texas.
When: March 10-11.

Link to results

Link to list of entrants

Link to live stream (American VPN may be necessary)

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Schedule (note all times are CST, add one hour for EST)

Friday 5:30 PM Women 1 Mile Prelims
Friday 5:45 PM Men 1 Mile Prelims
Friday 6:00 PM Women 60 M Prelims
Friday 6:10 PM Men 60 M Prelims
Friday 6:20 PM Women 400 M Prelims
Friday 6:35 PM Men 400 M Prelims
Friday 6:50 PM Women 60 M Hurdles Prelims
Friday 7:00 PM Men 60 M Hurdles Prelims
Friday 7:10 PM Women 800 M Prelims
Friday 7:20 PM Men 800 M Prelims
Friday 7:30 PM Women 200 M Prelims
Friday 7:45 PM Men 200 M Prelims
Friday 8:00 PM Women 5000 M Final
Friday 8:20 PM Men 5000 M Final
Friday 8:40 PM Women DMR Final
Friday 8:55 PM Men DMR Final
Saturday 4:00 PM Women 1 Mile Final
Saturday 4:10 PM Men 1 Mile Final
Saturday 4:20 PM Women 60 M Final
Saturday 4:30 PM Men 60 M Final
Saturday 4:40 PM Women 400 M Finals
Saturday 4:50 PM Men 400 M Finals
Saturday 5:00 PM Women 60 M Hurdles Final
Saturday 5:10 PM Men 60 M Hurdles Final
Saturday 5:20 PM Women 800 M Final
Saturday 5:30 PM Men 800 M Final
Saturday 5:40 PM Women 200 M Finals
Saturday 5:50 PM Men 200 M Finals
Saturday 6:00 PM Women 3000 M Final
Saturday 6:15 PM Men 3000 M Final
Saturday 6:30 PM Women 4×400 M Relay Finals
Saturday 6:45 PM Men 4×400 M Relay Finals

Women’s Pentathlon
Friday 12:15 PM Pent Women 60 M Hurdles Finals
Friday – Pent Women High Jump Finals
Friday – Pent Women Shot Put Finals
Friday – Pent Women Long Jump Finals
Friday 5:10 PM Pent Women 800 M Finals

Men’s Heptathlon
Friday 12:00 PM 60 M Finals
Friday – Long Jump Finals
Friday – Shot Put Finals
Friday – High Jump Finals
Saturday 12:00 PM 60 M Hurdles Finals
Saturday – Pole Vault Finals
Saturday 3:45 PM 1000 M Finals


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