Championship Series

Track & Field in the 6ix

Toronto 2018: Track & Field in the 6ix

August 10, 2018 to August 12, 2018
Varsity Stadium | Toronto | Ontario | Canada


Ticket Information

Stadium Map


  • Section A and N


  • Section B, E, F, G, H, J, K, L, M and part of Section C and D


  • Finish line seating, part of Section C and D

Click here for a complete list of frequently asked questions, including our ticket policy, what you can and cannot bring to the event and more.

Featured Teams


Race Walk

Date: Friday, Aug. 10, at 11 a.m.
Location: Toronto Island – a two kilometre course located at Hanlan’s Point (the most westerly of the three main islands that make up the Toronto Island Park)
Admission: Free, however, spectators will need to purchase a ticket for the Toronto Island Ferry to get to and from the event site.

Click here to view the Toronto Island Ferry schedule. Tickets for the Toronto Island Ferry can be purchased online by clicking here.

The NACAC race is being held in conjunction with the Canada-USA Junior Race Walk Challenge.

Team Canada Meet & Greets

Here’s your chance to meet members of Team Canada.

From Aug. 10-12, Canadian athletes will join us in the Athletics Canada tent located on the main concourse of Varsity Stadium to sign autographs and meet their biggest supporters – including you!

Confirmed athletes, dates and times are listed below.

Coach Conference

Date: Wednesday, Aug. 8, to Saturday, Aug. 11
Location: Varsity Stadium and Trinity College

Athletics Canada, in partnerships with NACAC, will host a Coach Conference as part of the 2018 NACAC Track & Field Championships. The conference will feature some of the top master coaches in the world, as well Canada’s best, in a three-day learning extravaganza. In-class lectures and on-track practical sessions will take place throughout the conference.

Click here for more information and to register.

Prize Money

$200,000 total prize purse (CDN funds)

Individual events 

1st place – $2,000
2nd place – $1,000
3rd place – $350


1st place – $4,500
2nd place – $2,000
3rd place – $1,000

Puma Premier event bonus | Men’s and Women’s 100m, Men’s and Women’s 4x100m, Women’s Pole Vault 

1st place – $6,000 bonus
2nd place – $3,000 bonus
3rd place – $1,000 bonus

NACAC Countries


Location - Varsity Stadium

How to get to Varsity Stadium

Varsity Stadium: 299 Bloor Street West, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 1W2

Spectators will enter Varsity Stadium via the Bloor Street Gates.

From the Gardiner Expressway
– Gardiner Expressway to York Street exit
– North on York to University Avenue (fork left at Front Street to get onto University Avenue)
– North on University (becomes Queen’s Park Circle East)
– Keep left around Queen’s Park
– Right onto Hoskin Avenue
– Right onto Devonshire Place

From 401 (East of DVP)
– 401 West to Don Valley Parkway
– Don Valley Parkway South to Bloor Street exit
– West on Bloor Street
– Left onto Devonshire Place

From 401 (West of Allen Road)
– 401 East to Allen Road
– Allen Road South to end (Eglinton Avenue)
– Turn left (east) onto Eglinton Avenue
– Turn right (south) onto Bathurst Street
– Turn left (east) onto Bloor Street
– Turn right onto Devonshire Place

From Museum Subway Station
– Follow signs exiting to the ROM, go up south stairwell
– Turn right and follow path between the ROM and the U of T Faculty of Music
– Turn right and proceed down ramp toward ROM shipping and receiving
– At the bottom of the ramp, turn right continuing up to Bloor Street
– Turn left (walk west) along Bloor Street to the Varsity Stadium entrance (on your left)

From St. George Subway Station
– Follow signs exiting to Bedford Street
– At street level, turn right and walk south toward Bloor Street
– Cross Bloor (so you’re on the south side) and turn left walking east towards the ROM and Avenue/Queen’s Park
– North entrance of Varsity Stadium is on your right


Below is a map of parking lots near Varsity Stadium. Paid street parking is also available on St. George Street, Spadina Avenue, Harbord Street and Hoskins Avenue.



Suggested lots, including price* per half hour:

9 Bedford Road (Hotel Intercontinental)
– $3.00 / half hour
– 399 spaces

465 Huron Street
– $2.00 / half hour
– 15 spaces

9 Madison Avenue
– $1.50 / half hour
– 38 spaces

4 Spadina Avenue
– $1.50 / half hour
– 51 spaces

19 Spadina Avenue
– $1.50 / half hour
– 65 spaces

*Subject to change without notice.


10:25 a.m. PUMA Men's 100m Qualification
10:50 a.m. LASIK MD Women's 400m Semi-Finals
11:00 a.m. TORONTO TOURISM Men's / Women's 20km Race Walk (Off-site)
11:10 a.m. LASIK MD Men's 400m Semi-Finals
6:00 p.m. AMJ CAMPBELL Women's Hammer Final
6:50 p.m. PROVINCE OF ONTARIO Men's Shot Final
6:55 p.m. MONDO Women's 400mH Semi-Finals
7:05 p.m. CITY OF TORONTO Men's Triple jump Final
7:10 p.m. MONDO Men's 400mH Semi-Finals
7:15 p.m. UCS Women's Discus Final
7:25 p.m. PIZZA PIZZA Women's 3000m Steeplechase Final
8:00 p.m. NACAC Women's High jump Final
8:00 p.m. LASIK MD Women's 100mH Semi-Finals
8:15 p.m. LASIK MD Men's 110mH Semi-Finals
8:30 p.m. ATHLETICS CANADA Women's 200m Semi-Finals
8:45 p.m. ATHLETICS CANADA Men's 200m Semi-Finals
9:00 p.m. PERFORMANCE AUTO GROUP Women's 5000m Final
9:40 p.m. TORONTO TOURISM Men's 10000m Final

2:30 p.m. CMA Women's 100m Masters Final
2:35 p.m. CMA Men's 100m Masters Final
2:40 p.m. CMA Women's 800m Masters Final
2:50 p.m. CMA Men's 800m Masters Final
3:00 p.m. Opening Ceremonies
3:30 p.m. PUMA Women's Pole vault Final
3:45 p.m. PUMA Women's 100m Semi-Finals
3:45 p.m. AMJ CAMPBELL Men's Hammer Final
4:00 p.m. OWN THE PODIUM Women's Long jump Final
4:05 p.m. PUMA Men's 100m Semi-Finals
5:10 p.m. ATHLETICS CANADA Men's High jump Final
5:15 p.m. B210 Men's Javelin Final
4:30 p.m. GATORADE Women's 800m Final
4:40 p.m. GATORADE Men's 800m Final
4:55 p.m. LASIK MD Women's 100mH Final
5:05 p.m. LASIK MD Men's 110mH Final
5:20 p.m. LASIK MD Women's 400m Final
5:30 p.m. LASIK MD Men's 400m Final
5:40 p.m. PUMA Women's 100m Final
5:50 p.m. PUMA Men's 100m Final
6:05 p.m. PERFORMANCE AUTO GROUP Men's 5000m Final
6:30 p.m. UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO Women's 10000m Final

1:20 p.m. CITY OF TORONTO Men's Long jump Final
1:45 p.m. NACAC Men's Discus Final
2:00 p.m. ATHLETICS ONTARIO Men's Pole vault Final
2:10 p.m. MONDO Women's 400mH Final
2:15 p.m. CITY OF TORONTO Women's Shot Final
2:20 p.m. MONDO Men's 400mH Final
2:30 p.m. ATHLETICS CANADA Women's 200m Final
2:40 p.m. ATHLETICS CANADA Men's 200m Final
2:50 p.m. LASIK MD Men's 3000m Steeplechase Final
3:05 p.m. PIZZA PIZZA Women's Javelin Final
3:10 p.m. GOVERNMENT OF CANADA Women's 1500m Final
3:15 p.m. MONDO Women's Triple jump Final
3:25 p.m. GOVERNMENT OF CANADA Men's 1500m Final
3:40 p.m. PUMA Women's 4x100m Final
3:50 p.m. PUMA Men's 4x100m Final
4:00 p.m. NACAC Women's 4x400m Final
4:10 p.m. NACAC Men's 4x400m Final - Section B
4:20 p.m. NACAC Men's 4x400m Final - Section A


Athletics Canada has secured rooms at the Chelsea Hotel, just a short walk from Varsity Stadium, for friends, family and spectators looking to take in Toronto 2018: Track & Field in the 6ix.

Do not wait to book your accommodations, availability may become an issue if you wait until the last minute due to overall demand across the city during the summer months.

When booking by phone, please reference NAC080918.

Chelsea Hotel
33 Gerrard Street West, Toronto, ON M5G 1Z4
Reservation deadline: July 9, 2018
Rate: $249/night (single and double occupancy)
-Each extra person sharing a room will be charged an addition $30 per night (no charge for children up to and including the age of 18)
-Maximum occupancy per room is four adults/children 

Make a reservation:
1-800-CHELSEA (243-5732)
Phone: 1-416-595-1975
Book online

Rooms are available from Wednesday, Aug. 8, through Sunday, Aug. 12.

Accommodations include:

  • Chelsea Room
    • King, Queen or two Double beds
  • Free basic WiFi
  • Access to the hotel’s fitness centre, pool, waterslide, Family Fun Zone/Kid Centre and more

The Chelsea Hotel is the official hotel of Toronto 2018: Track & Field in the 6ix and will host Team Canada for the duration of the Championships.


Technical contact:
Nicole Clarke
613-260-5580, ext. 3317 

Media contact:
Amanda Nigh
613-260-5580, ext. 3307 

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