SBTC Elite: USA Indoor National Championship Preview

Three SBTC athletes travel to USA Indoor Track & Field Championships; multi event competition begins Friday, February 16 in Albuquerque, NM

SANTA BARBARA, Calif - The ABEO Santa Barbara Track Club (SBTC) will once again send one of the largest teams competing in the multi event competitions at the 2018 USA Track & Field Indoor National Championship. The SBTC is sending three new faces, including Westmont alum Becky Collier who is the first Warrior to qualify for a USA Track & Field National Championship (indoor or outdoor).

The Men's Heptathlon includes seven events competed over two days and the Women's Pentathlon consists of five events competed in one day. Top athletes based on IAAF scoring can qualify for the IAAF World Indoor Championships in Birmingham, UK beginning March 2.

Results & SBTC Athletes

SBTC USA Indoor Track & Field National Championship History

  • Barbara Nwaba - 2016 Pentathlon Champion and Team USA member at IAAF World Indoor Championships (11th Place)
  • Since 2013, ten (10) SBTC athletes have competed at the USA Indoor Track & Field Championships amassing seven (7) podium finishes

2018 USA Indoor Track & Field National Championship

  • February 16 - February 18
  • Albuquerque Convention Center
  • Broadcast / Webcast Schedule:
    • Friday 2/17 Mountain Time
      - 1:00pm, NBC Sports Gold: Watch Online Here
      - 3:00pm, NBCSN Check Local Listings

    • Saturday 2/18 Mountain Time
      - 1:30pm NBC Sports Gold: Watch Online Here
      - 3:30pm NBCSN Check Local Listings

Men's Heptathlon Schedule (All Times Mountain Standard Time / 1 hour ahead of Pacific)
Friday, February 16

  • 11:15am - 60m
  • 12:00pm - Long Jump
  • 1:15pm - Shot Put
  • 2:45pm High Jump

Saturday, February 17

  • 10:30am - 60m Hurdles
  • 11:45am - Pole Vault
  • 2:25pm - 1000m

Women's Heptathlon Schedule
Friday, February 16

  • 11:00am - 60m
  • 12:15pm - High Jump
  • 2:30pm - Shot Put
  • 3:40pm - Long Jump
  • 4:50pm - 800m