Get your tickets, reserve your seats, and mark your calendar for some of the area’s most thrilling upcoming sporting events!
On February 18-19 youth teams and adult Nordic ski racers will compete on the Mt. Spokane State Park trails. Teams from Bend, Methow Valley, Seattle, Sandpoint, Mt. Hood and other communities will be striving to qualify for times that will allow entry into the Junior Nationals being held in Lake Placid, New York.
Student athletes from across the state will be competing in this tournament that has become tradition, as many friends and families travel to Spokane to cheer them on.
This winter is going to bring a lot of snow, making conditions ideal for this annual Nordic Skiing event. The different distances make it a fun day of skiing for all different levels of skiers. And best of all, all proceeds go back into our local club, the Spokane Nordic Ski Association.
The top teams in the state will once again meet in Spokane to battle it out for the 4th annual Washington Middle School Basketball Championship. After a long regular season playing against teams solely in their area, the State Basketball Championship offers teams the shot to compete against fresh faces from all corners of the state. Learn more.
PNQ has become a signature Spokane event highlighting the high volleyball skill level throughout the region. This youth volleyball tournament is the largest annual room night generator in Spokane, hosting over 6600 athletes over two weekends each year. Visit online.
This weekend is a mountain biker’s dream. The weekend features several events including the Double Down Hoe Down downhill bike race, which is not in it 9th year, and the People’s Enduro which will be a single day, 4 stage endure event. To make the event even sweeter, there are prizes offered to top riders. Learn more.
Over 1,400 wrestlers ages 5 to 14 will take part in the 30th Jason Crawford Memorial Tournament. The tournament is known as the largest one-day youth wrestling tournament in the nation and brings in many spectators to catch the action.
The top judo athletes in the state will battle it out in this State Championship Tournament.
Established in 2002, The Empire Classic has been a popular attraction for the Northwest physique community for more than a decade. The event attracts bodybuilders, fitness, figure, bikini and physique competitors and fans from hundreds of miles away.
This annual track and field meet was first organized 51 years ago to honor the dedication of coach Jack Moobarry to the sport of track and field. The annual meet continues to bring in many athletes, keeping the tradition alive.
This tournament has become tradition for volleyball enthusiasts living in Eastern Washington, Northern Idaho, Montana, and beyond. The tournament is in its fourth decade now and continues to allow those attending to celebrate and compete in the awesome sport of volleyball. Learn more.
The 41st annual conference is coming to Spokane. This conference attracts many of the athletic administrators from Washington middle schools and high schools.
For the 6th year, boys volleyball players, ages 12–18, will travel from across Canada and the Pacific Northwest to compete in this unique, high quality tournament. Learn more.
Spokane Sports Commission is proud to announce the date of our annual awards show celebrating Spokane’s brightest talent in local high school and club sports. These prestigious awards recognize local coaches and student athletes for exceptional athletic performance as well as their character, dedication, sportsmanship, and service. Athlete and coach nominations close May 1. Learn more.
The Spokane Sports Commission will be hosting USA Judo, as over 1,000 international Judo athletes will be traveling to Spokane for the Junior Olympics Championships.
This prestigious event will bring approximately 1,500 athletes—representing an estimated 65 running clubs from around the country—in December of 2018. The economic impact is impressive with competitors and their families booking as many as 4,500 hotel room nights, injecting nearly $3 million dollars into the local economy. Read the full press release.
Something special happens to sporting events in the Spokane region. They thrill fans. They make the news. They break records. They win awards. They go down in history.
Here’s are just a few of them:
2016 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championships 1st and 2nd Round
2015 USA Gymnastics Level 9 Western Nationals
2014 USA Gymnastics Trampoline & Tumbling National Championships
2013 NCAA Division II Cross Country Championships
2013 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championships 1st and 2nd Round
2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Women’s Boxing
2012 NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Championships First and Second Rounds
2012 USJF/USJA Junior National Judo Championships
2011 NCAA Division II Cross Country Championships
2011 ASA Girls 14-Under “B” Softball National Championships
2011 USATF 15km Trail Nationals
2011 NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Championships First and Second Rounds
2011 NJCAA Wrestling National Championships
2010 USA Cross Country National Championships
2010 US Figure Skating Championships
2010 American Legion World Series
2009 National Veterans Wheelchair Games
2008 NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Championships Regionals
2008 USA Masters National Track & Field Championships
2008 USA Softball Women’s National Team “Bound for Beijing” Tour
2008 USATF National Club Championships
2007 US Figure Skating Championships
2007 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championships First and Second Rounds
2006 USATF National Junior Olympic Cross Country Championships
2006 West Coast Conference Basketball Championships
2003 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championships First and Second Rounds
2003 IRONMAN Coeur d’Alene: Occurred annually since 2003
2002 USA Triathlon National Championships
2002 UPA National Collegiate Ultimate Disc Championships
2002 AJGA Spokane Classic Junior Golf Tournament
2002 Skate America Figure Skating Championships
2002 US Tennis 12-Under National Championships
2002 US Field Archery World Team Trials
2001 NCAA Division I Women’s Regional Basketball Championships
2001 National Master’s Road Cycling Championships
2001 USA Triathlon National Championships
2001 USA National & Olympic Team Softball Exhibition
2001 USSA Regional Snowboard Junior Championships
2000 NCAA Division III Cross Country National Championships
2000 NORBA National Collegiate Mountain Bike Championships
2000 USA Badminton Senior National Championships
1999 National Masters Track & Field Championships
1999 USJI National Judo Championships
1998 USATF Junior National Track & Field Championships
1998 Memorial Cup Junior Hockey Championships
1997 NCAA Women’s Division I Volleyball Championships
1996 NORBA National Mountain Bike Championship Series
1996 National Masters Outdoor Track & Field Championships
1996 AAU Girl’s 16-Under/18-Under National Basketball Championships
1996 US Olympic Wrestling Trials
Sports don't just entertain. They improve communities. They drive economies. And no other organization brings sports events to the Inland Northwest like the Spokane Sports Commission. We are a nonprofit coalition of regional government; business and volunteers committed to recruiting and developing sports events. With these events come tourism dollars, entertainment and media attention attracting sports fans from around the world. Business wins. Kids win. Fans win, our region wins.
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