Play the Gold Medal Game
You’ll have a shot at your very own souvenir gold medal just by being on the University of Oregon campus during the U.S. Olympic Trials for Track and Field.
Simply drop by the University of Oregon’s host booth near the front entrance to historic Hayward Field and pick up your UO Gold Medal Game card. Then get stamps at eight of the campus locations listed below and return your card to the UO booth to pick up your medal.
Start at the UO Booth (across Agate Street from the front gates of Hayward Field) – Home of the limited edition Gold Medal Game, where you can get photos with the Duck and even a free souvenir photo.
(Other locations listed alphabetically.)
Chemistry and Physics in Willamette Hall Atrium, 13th Avenue facing the north side of Erb Memorial Union. Open during event days 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Explosive demonstrations every day at noon, 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. Visitors will participate in a variety of interactive science exhibits.
Duck Store, 13th Avenue and Kincaid Street. Your home base for everything UO and Duck. No visit is complete without a stroll through this jam-packed haven for true track and field fans.
Erb Memorial Union and the Oregon Daily Emerald,13th Avenue and University Street. Open on event days. Visit the “The Fishbowl” to remember UO's cinematic fame while grabbing a snack. View photos of historic UO while playing Olympic Trials Bean Bag Toss.
Ford Alumni Center, 13th Avenue next to Matthew Knight Arena. Visit the gateway to campus. Open Monday through Saturday. Come in and use the cutting edge interactive technology and remember, all UO official campus walking tours start and end in this building, a good reason to start here.
InfoGraphics Lab, 163 Condon Hall, near 13th Avenue and Kincaid Street, daily-times vary. Come for interactive presentations. Visit this impressive world renown lab to get a behind-the-scenes look at how their newly released Atlas of Yellowstone was created. Also get a look under the hood at the lab's mobile applications, like UOregon, the UO’s official mobile app.
Jaqua Academic Center, 13th Avenue and Agate Street, hours are varied. Visit one of the newest and most striking buildings on campus for a tour. You will be dazzled.
Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, a beautiful art museum is on the west side of the University of Oregon campus next to Knight Library and the Memorial Quad. Hours: Tuesday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Wednesday 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Thursday through Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. One of the many exhibits will feature photographer and University of Oregon alum Russel Wong’s exhibition, The Big Picture, which includes photography of Alberto Salazar and Carl Lewis.
Knight Library, corner of Kincaid Street and 15th Avenue, hours vary, open daily except June 23. The largest UO Libraries facility will offer displays of historical materials from previous Olympic Trials held in Eugene (1972, 1976, 1980, 2008) as well UO track-and-field history exhibits. Materials are from the UO Libraries’ Special Collections and University Archives collections.
Matthew Knight Arena, Franklin Boulevard and Villard Street. Exclusive tours available during event days. Enter through west entrance only.
Museum of Natural and Cultural History, just east of the UO booth on 15th Avenue. Find the bronze salmon and you’ll see the front door under it. Open daily. Along with awe-inspiring exhibits it showcases the world’s oldest shoes — 10,000 year-old sagebrush-bark sandals.
Robert D. Clark Honors College, on the south side of 13th Avenue in the heart of campus. Days and hours vary. Visitors will enter historic Chapman Hall's west entrance, proceed upstairs to the library and student lounge for their stamp.
Student Recreation Center, next to the Fan Fest on 15th Avenue and University Street. Open daily. All track-and-field fans are invited to tour and use the recreation facilities while visiting Eugene. Remember, workouts shouldn’t stop during the trials.