State Meet Traffic &
Guests coming to
Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium for the state track and field meet should use
State Route 315 and exit at Ackerman Road. For reference, Jesse Owens
Memorial Stadium is located at 2450 Fred Taylor Drive, Columbus, Ohio.
Please follow the direction of the
traffic & parking attendants for the nearest available parking.
RVs are permitted
to park in the Buckeye Lot #2, which is located north of the shot put
and discus areas (west of Fred Taylor Drive). Please view parking map
above for specific lot.
RVs that arrive on Thursday must use the pay-to-park and purchase three
parking spaces (http://parkmobile.io)
Parking is free beginning Friday morning in designated lots.
RV Parking - FEES APPLY
qualifying participant drop-off, buses and school transportation
vehicles will be allowed to drop-off athletes along Irving Schottenstein
Please access this road from Olentangy
Participant Drop Off and School Vejcal Parking
– will be permitted to
remain parked along Irving Schottenstein Drive.
Overflow parking will be along Jack Nicklaus Drive.
Please follow the directions provided by the traffic & parking
Transportation Vehicles –
will be permitted to drop off along Irving Schottenstein Drive and
directed to park in the gray lots, south of Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium
(see on parking map).
Track and Field Facility Diagram to view.
New Building Construction in Area
There have been multiple construction projects taking place in the
surrounding area of Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium.
Team camp sites, access roads and parking lots may have changed since
your last visit. Please
familiarize yourself with the parking map & facility diagram and follow the
instruction of the traffic officers, parking attendants and event staff.
Open May 30 from 4:00 to 6:00
track at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium (but not the shot put or discus areas)
will be open from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 30, for state
qualifiers to visit. No implements (including batons, hurdles, starter blocks,
shot puts, discus, etc.) is permitted. The facility will not open until
exactly 4 p.m. and will close promptly at 6 p.m. On Thursday, ALL VEHICLES
must pay the automatic teller machines for the hourly rate. Parking is free
on Friday and Saturday.
Only pyramid spikes no longer than 1/4" are permitted. Needle
spikes and Christmas tree spikes are not permitted. The clerks will be
checking spike length just before the races and at check-in. If a competitor
is in violation of this rule, he/she will not be allowed to participate.
Temporary Tents Not Permitted in Pole Vault Area
Temporary tents are not permitted in the pole vault area at Jesse Owens
Coach Infield Passes for Pole Vault and High Jump
Schools that have a state qualifier in pole vault and high jump will receive one infield pass for a coach. Only one pass is given per
school. The passes are specific for event, division and gender and are valid
only when those competitions are being held.
Coach Information Bulletin
Coach Verification Form
Athlete Number Change Form