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.READ MORE: 'He Gives Me Everything To Be': Therapy Dog For Woman In Wheelchair Now Needs Wheelchair Of His Own
The event brings around 7,000 student-athletes and their families to the region.READ MORE: Quake Near Truckee: Why Some Got Shake Alerts And Others Didn't
It was last hosted in Sacramento back in 2019 at Sacramento State’s Hornet Stadium. The 2022 meet is scheduled for July 25-31.MORE NEWS: Sacramento Police Officer Justin Shepard Arrested For Alleged Domestic Violence Incident
Officials say they are hopeful that the event is just one of many that will return post the COVID-19 pandemic.