Montana State Releases Full 2021-22 Track and Field Calendar | Montana State Bobcats
BOZEMAN – Montana State Track and Field Program is considering a complete program of events during the 2021-22 season as the Bobcats gear up for the indoor and outdoor slates.
MSU’s indoor program includes five team events in preparation for the 2022 Big Sky Conference Championships taking place at Worthington Arena from February 24-26. The indoor season opens in 2021 with the Bobcat Preview in Bozeman on December 3.
The Bobcats return to action on January 14 with the Bobcat Challenge, which will feature a multi-part component during the competition that begins the day before. MSU continues its homestand on January 21 with the Bobcat Performance meetup which will include Idaho State, Montana and Utah State.
Montana State is in its only road meet during the indoor season on February 4 when the Bobcats compete in the Washington State Open held in Spokane, Washington. The Big Sky Preview on February 11 will be the last regular season meeting for the Bobcats before the Big Sky Championships.
The NCAA Indoor Championships are scheduled to take place in Birmingham, Alabama, starting March 11.
MSU’s outdoor program begins the weekend of March 18-19 as the Bobcats travel to California. The Bobcats are currently scheduled to appear at the RCC Open in Riverside and Point Loma Collegiate Scoring Invite in San Diego on two consecutive days.
Two annual meetings are coming up for the Bobcats. The Al Manual Northwest Invitational hosted by Montana in Missoula is scheduled for March 25-26. The Cat-Griz Dual will take place at MSU’s Bobcat Track and Field Complex and is scheduled for Saturday April 9 in Bozeman.
MSU returns to California April 14-16 to participate in a mix of events in the Los Angeles area. The Bobcats are expected to send a variety of athletes to the Mt. SAC, Brian Clay and Beach Invitational relays.
The Bobcats have the opportunity to compete at this year’s Big Sky Outdoor Championships site early April 29-30 when they appear at the Bengal Invitational in Pocatello, Idaho. MSU then travels to Missoula for the Tom Gage Invitational on Saturday May 7, before returning to Pocatello for the Big Sky Championships which take place May 11-14.
A year after sending 13 athletes, a top of the program, to the NCAA West prelims, the state of Montana hopes to surpass the effort with the regional meet to be held in Fayetteville, Arkansas, this season from 25-28. may. The NCAA Outdoor Championships return to Eugene, Oregon, and are scheduled for June 8-11 at Hayward Field.
MSU Indoor Athletics Calendar 2021-2022
Friday December 3 – Bobcat Preview – Bozeman, MT
Friday January 14 – Bobcat Challenge – Bozeman, MT (Multis Meet part starts January 13)
Friday January 21 – Bobcat Performance – Bozeman, MT
Friday February 4 – Washington State Open – Podium – Spokane, WA
Friday February 11 – Big Sky Preview – Bozeman, MT (Weber, UM)
February 24-26 – Big Sky Conference Championships – Bozeman, MT
March 11-12 – NCAA Indoor Championships – Birmingham, AL
MSU 2022 Outdoor Athletics Calendar
March 18 – RCC Open – Riverside, CA
March 19 – Invitation to Point Loma College Grading – San Diego, CA
March 25-26 – Al Manual Northwest Invite – Missoula, MT
Saturday April 9 – Cat-Griz Dual – Bozeman, MT
April 14-16 – Relais MT SAC, Brian Clay, Beach Invite – CA
April 29-30 – Bengal Invitational – Pocatello, ID
Saturday May 7 – Tom Gage Invite – Missoula, MT
May 11-14 – Big Sky Conference Championships – Pocatello, ID
May 25-28 – NCAA West Preliminary Round – Fayetteville, AR
June 8-11 – NCAA Championships – Eugene, OR