The multi-year agreement names Visit York County as the championship host until 2021

ATLANTA (August 2, 2018) – The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference will return to Rock Hill, S.C. to host the cross-country and track and field championship events at Winthrop University, announced Monday by the league office.

“We are pleased to return to the City of Rock Hill, and are excited about the prospect of themhosting our cross country and track and field championships,” said Gregory Moore, Commissioner of the SIAC, “Their outstanding facilities, strong operational support staff and warm hospitality, I’m certain will maximize the student-athlete experience.”

The new agreement will ensure that Visit York County will host the Cross Country and Track and Field Championships until 2021, which will feature top-ranked teams as determined by the league office. The first event to be held in Rock Hill will take place in November of this year at Winthrop University.

“Visit York County is excited to welcome the SIAC Cross Country and Track And FieldChampionships back to Winthrop University for the next 3 years,” said Andy Clinton, VP of Sales with Visit York County. “Winthrop facilities are top of the line and will provide a greatexperience for the athletes, coaches and fans who attend the championships.”

Previous Cross Country Championship Sites:
2017-18: Albany State University, West Campus
2016-17: Winthrop University (Rock Hill, S.C.)
2015-16: Winthrop University (Rock Hill, S.C.)
2014-15: Winthrop University (Rock Hill, S.C.)
2013-14: Macon County Road & Bridge Department (Tuskegee, Ala.) 2012-13: Macon County Road & Bridge Department (Tuskegee, Ala.)

2011-12: Macon County Road & Bridge Department (Tuskegee, Ala.)

Previous Track and Field Championship Sites:
2017-18: Hugh Mills Stadium (Albany, Georgia)
2016-17: Hugh Mills Stadium (Albany, Georgia)
2015-16: Winthrop University (Rock Hill, S.C.)
2014-15: Winthrop University (Rock Hill, S.C.)
2013-14: Winthrop University (Rock Hill, S.C.)
2012-13: Morehouse College B.T. Harvey Stadium Edwin Moses Track (Atlanta, Georgia) 2011-12: Morehouse College B.T. Harvey Stadium Edwin Moses Track (Atlanta, Georgia)

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Contact: Sonja Burris

              SVP Marketing & Communications, TMP, Visit York County, SC

              sburris@visityorkcounty.com

Spokesperson: Andy Clinton

                         VP of Sales, Visit York County, SC

                         aclinton@visityorkcounty.com