By CBS13 Staff

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — The USA Track & Field Junior Olympic Championships will be coming back to Sacramento next summer, organizers say.

Visit Sacramento says its sports commission worked with the competition to bring the event back.

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The event brings around 7,000 student-athletes and their families to the region.

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It was last hosted in Sacramento back in 2019 at Sacramento State’s Hornet Stadium. The 2022 meet is scheduled for July 25-31.

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Officials say they are hopeful that the event is just one of many that will return post the COVID-19 pandemic.