60th Annual
Golden West Invitational Track & Field Meet


We’re Celebrating 60 Years! There’s still time to participate!

  • “Meet the Olympians” Banquet! Friday, May 31, 6pm at the Ampitheater in the El Dorado Hills Town Center.
    • Olympians planning to attend include Michael Carter and his daughter Michelle Carter, Stephanie Brown Trafton, Suzy Powell, Ed Burke, and Dave Popejoy!
    • Meal will include salad, entree, dessert. Entree choices are beef brisket, chicken, vegetarian.
    • Tickets are $20 per person at the door.
  • Michael Carter Throws Clinic (FREE to GWI throwers) and FREE Javelin Clinic (open to all Jav throwers) Meet Day June 1, 10 am to noon followed by a free Barbecue Lunch for all throwers at Oak Ridge HS)
  • May 30 (Thursday) Hammer Throw was contested at American River College

News Flash for Distance Runners! a 3200m event has been added and will be held at the end of the meet.

June 1, 2019 – Oak Ridge High School – 1120 Harvard Way, El Dorado Hills, CA

  • No entry standards required.
  • Compete against athletes from around the U.S.
  • High School Athletes have a full slate of Track & Field events.
  • Elementary and Middle School Athletes: 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600 meters, Long Jump
  • Hammer will be contested at American River College.

The Golden West Invitational Track & Field Meet, first held in 1960, is the oldest prep invitational meet in the U.S. It brings together top high school athletes from throughout the country and provides them with the very highest levels of competition. Enjoy visiting this site and reviewing the GWI’s amazing history!

The meet is held in association with Oak Ridge High School and is sanctioned by USA Track & Field.

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Thank You 2019 Sponsors!

Visit the GWI Sponsor Page to learn about becoming a sponsor.
The GWI is a not-for-profit 501 (c)(3) organization.

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60th Annual! – June 1, 2019 – Where Olympic careers begin!

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