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The Athlete Engineering Summit 2024 at The Mill.

The Mill

600 Russell St, Starkville, MS, United States, Mississippi

Social events will be held on the MSU campus.

Starkville, MS, is the home of Mississippi State University (MSU). MSU is among the nation’s leading major research universities. With more than 175 programs leading to a bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral degree, MSU is preparing its students for bright, productive futures where academics are combined with the proper tools for tackling today’s tough issues and making a difference in society.

Purchase Athlete Engineering Attire Prior to the Summit

Please use our Merch Store to purchase all your Athlete Engineering attire!

Parking for Social Event, Monday, April 15th,  6pm – 8pm. North Endzone – Gate: G-1

Please park at the Barnes and Noble Cafe. Take the walkway across BS Hood Drive to the North side of the Davis Wade Football Stadium. Enter facility through gate G-1 at the north end of the stadium.

Parking for MSU Baseball Game and Special Dinner Event, Tuesday, April 16th, (official game start time TBA)

For free parking, please park across from the football stadium at the Barnes and Noble Cafe. Walk north from the football stadium on College View Dr. to the Dudy Noble Field-Polk-DeMent Stadium. There will be Athlete Engineering logo signs with directions as well as staff to direct you to the event. You will continue past the basketball Humphrey Coliseum and through the construction pathway. Once you see the main entrance to Dudy Noble Field and the baseball statues, you will continue north walking along the side of the west side of the baseball stadium until you see the large tailgate tent area.

The tailgate with food and access to your game tickets and armbands will be located just outside the northwest corner of the stadium (to the left of the four-story Baseball Lofts). To attend the game and this special dinner event, you must purchase this item during the summit registration check out.

Inside the the Dudy Noble Field baseball stadium will be an area called the “Left Field Lounge.” Four left field lounge locations have been designated for Athlete Engineering Summit guests to stand or sit and enjoy the game. These locations will be designated using signs showing the Athlete Engineering logo. The locations for these four lounges are identified in the picture below the direction. Please note that the fourth lounge will have a bartender and tips are strongly encouraged.

Location

Starkville is located in the northeastern part of Mississippi. It is about a two-hour drive from Jackson, MS, a one-and-a-half-hour drive from Tuscaloosa, AL, and a three-hour drive from Memphis, TN.

Nearby airports:

  • Golden Triangle Regional Airport – GTR (Columbus, MS),  12 miles west of Columbus, and 17 miles east of Starkville. Delta has direct flights from Atlanta to GTR.
  • Birmingham – Shuttlesworth International Airport – BHM (145 miles away from Starkville)
  • Jackson – Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport – JAN  (126 miles away from Starkville)
  • Memphis International Airport – MEM (182 miles away from Starkville).

For flights into and out of GTR, there is a free shuttle service Monday through Saturday: Golden Triangle Regional Airport Express

  • Shuttle will depart 30 minutes after flight arrival and will arrive at The Courtyard at Marriott 55 minutes after flight arrival.
  • Shuttle will depart The Courtyard at Marriott 1 hour and 25 minutes before flight time.
  • Shuttle will arrive at GTR 1 hour before flight time.
  • Schedule will shift based on actual flight arrival times.

Lodging

Book your group rate for 2024 Athlete Engineering Summit at the Courtyard by Marriott Starkville MSU at The Mill Conference Center

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Event Summary: 2024 Athlete Engineering Summit; from $179 USD per night.

Start Date: Monday, April 15, 2024 – End Date: Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Distance to The Mill: No distance

Last Day to Book: Tuesday, March 16, 2024 or until sold out.

Book your group rate for 2024 Athlete Engineering Summit at the Hampton Inn in Starkville, MS

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Event Summary: 2024 Athlete Engineering Summit; from $169 USD per night.

Start Date: Monday, April 15, 2024 – End Date: Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Distance to The Mill: 0.7 miles

Last Day to Book: Tuesday, March 16th, 2024 or until sold out.

Book your group rate for 2024 Athlete Engineering Summit at the Russell Inn and Suites in Starkville, MS

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Event Summary: 2024 Athlete Engineering Summit; from $147 USD per night.

Start Date: Monday, April 15, 2024 – End Date: Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Distance to The Mill: 0.2 miles

Last Day to Book: Tuesday, March 16th, 2024 or until sold out.

Places of Interest

The following Google Map shows several restaurants and other places of interest near MSU.