It will be the first time since the 1986 World Cup that Mexico will host an international sporting event. This fall on October 14th, 2011 Mexico will welcome 42 nations to compete in 28 Olympic Sports over 16 days at the 2011 XVI Pan American Games in Guadalajara (www.guadalajara2011.org.mx).
UCS is honored to have been named the Official Track & Field Equipment Supplier to the XVI Pan American Games.
Nearly completed the new TELMEX Athletics Stadium has been fully outfitted with IAAF Certified UCS in-ground equipment. The competition and practice facilities will also be outfitted with custom IAAF Certified UCS equipment including: 2200 Pole Vault Landing System, 1390 High Jump Landing System, new UCS Grand Prix Futura Pole Vault Standards (introduced at the 2011 NCAA Indoor Championships), Grand Prix High Jump Standards, Ultimate Automatic Hurdles and all other equipment required to host an IAAF Sanctioned Competition.
After the competition the new TELMEX Athletics Stadium as well as all its UCS equipment will serve as a point of pride and economic stimulus when it hosts national and international competition in the future. UCS is proud to not only be a part of the XVI Pan American Games but be a partner with the City of Guadalajara and the legacy which this event will leave on the city.