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Tickets now on sale for 2016 Jesse Owens Awards on December 3 in Orlando, Florida


INDIANAPOLIS -- Following a historic Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, USA Track & Field's finest will converge in Orlando, Florida, for the 2016 Jesse Owens Awards on Saturday, December 3. Please join us as we honor USATF's biggest Olympic stars, top coaches, masters and youth athletes at the sport's preeminent awards show. Relive the Olympic moments that inspired the nation, and applaud your heroes in person by purchasing tickets for the dinner and awards show.


USATF will crown its athletes of the year - including Jesse Owens Award and Jackie Joyner-Kersee Award - as the organization celebrates Team USA's tremendous 32 medals, the most in a non-boycotted Olympic Games since 1932. With four American records, two Olympic records and 13 gold medals being earned in Rio, there is much to celebrate.


The Jesse Owens Awards kicks off with a cocktail reception and red carpet beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the Hilton at Walt Disney World. The ceremony begins at 7:00 p.m. with a dinner banquet, full awards show, 2016 season highlights from all levels of the sport and appearances by many track & field legends.


What: 2016 Jesse Owens Awards

When: December 3 at 6:30 p.m.

Where: Hilton at Walt Disney World

Attendance: Tickets cost $95 and can be purchased at


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