Anticipation. Excitement. Thrills. We have it all.

Get your tickets, reserve your seats, and mark your calendar for some of the area’s most thrilling upcoming sporting events!

Annual Events



2017 Spokane Girls Fastpitch Softball Tournament

June 9–11, Dwight Merkel Sports Complex, Franklin Park, & Mt. Spokane High School

This action packed weekend of softball will bring in 900 athletes along with their families and friends to Spokane. Learn more.

2017 MIYAGI Chojun Festival

June 15–18, Red Lion Hotel at the Park

This family friendly instructional karate event will feature outstanding international instructors. The event has two goals: 1) To provide an event that emphasizes camaraderie and friendship among all IOGKF members. 2) To put together a dynamic training schedule that fosters growth, understanding and sweat! Learn more.

Spokane Hoopfest

June 24–25, Downtown Spokane

Spokane Hoopfest is the largest 3on3 outdoor basketball tournament on Earth. That means over 6,000 teams, 3,000 volunteers, 225,000 fans and 450 courts spanning 45 city blocks! Beyond basketball, it is an outdoor festival with shopping, food and interactive entertainment. Sign-up today.

2017 USA Judo National and International Junior Olympics Championships

June 16–18, Spokane Convention Center

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. Learn more.

2017 Summer Slam High School Basketball Tournament

June 30–July 16, Hub Sports Center

The HUB Sports Center brings over 600 athletes during a three-week tournament! Each weekend, from June 30–July 16, the HUB will host high school aged athletes for a competitive basketball tournament. Sign-up now.

2017 Spokane Youth Softball 4th of July ‘Shootout’

June 30–July 4, Dwight Merkel Sports Complex

Local and out of town 10U, 12U, 14U, and High School Division players will enjoy the Spokane summer during this Umpires Memorial Tournament. Read more

2017 Spokane-Coeur d’Alene American Legion Wood Bat Classic

July 1–4, Jackson Field, Lewis & Clark High School, Gonzaga Prep Preparatory School, Ferris High School, Cheney High School, West Valley High School and McEuen Park

This event will welcome 24 teams from Canada, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, and California.  They will compete locations throughout Spokane and Coeur D’Alene for the chance to take home the championship. Tournament details.

2017 USA BMX Washington State Race

July 8, Joe Albi BMX Track

Spokane is excited to welcome BMX riders from all over the region to race in this two-day event! Learn more. .

2017 USATF Region 13 JO Track & Field Championships

July 6–9, Central Valley High School Track

Spokane is looking forward to hosting some of the Pacific Northwest’s top track and field youth athletes for a weekend of great competition! Learn more.

2017 Spokane Summer Classic Adult Soccer Tournament

July 8–9, Plante’s Ferry Park and Sports Complex

Check it this all new adult rec tournament complete with food, music & beer! Sign-up now.

2017 ValleyGirl Triathlon

July 9, Liberty Lake Village Beachfront

Learn more.

2017 Barefoot 3v3 Soccer Tournament

August 5–6, Pavilion Park Liberty Lake

Learn more.

2017 USTA PNW Adult 18 & Over Sectional Championship

August 11–13, Ferris High School, Hart Field, Spokane Racket Club, Spokane Club, Eastern Washington University, Gonzaga Prep

Learn more about USTA PNW tennis tournaments and events.

2017 USA BMX National Event

August 18–20, Dwight Merkel Sports Complex

Spokane will be hosting over 1,500 athletes for this Lumberjack Nationals event. The week will speed by with all of the great competition and entertainment Spokane has to offer competitors. Read more.

2017 Hot August Nights Wrestling Tournament

August 26, Joe Albi Stadium

Learn more.

2017 Ironman Coeur d’Alene

August 27, Coeur d’Alene

This annual event brings thousands of individual and spectators into Spokane and the Coeur D’Alene area. They will be pushing their athletic abilities while taking in the beautiful Pacific Northwest scenery.

2017 Spokane Sports Best Ball Golf Tournament

September 16-17, Circling Raven Golf Course

You're invited to join us for the 13th Annual Spokane Sports Commission Best Ball Classic Golf Tournament. This is our only fundraiser of the year that helps to support our Advance Sports Grant Program. This event is only successful because of the long-time commitment of our players and sponsors. Team registration now open.

2018 USA Track & Field National Club Cross Championships

December 8, 2018 | Plantes Ferry Sports Stadium

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.

Resume of Past Events

A long list of legendary sporting events in Spokane.

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

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Besides bidding on events, we also work with local clubs to create all new events for our region. Check out these annual events only found in Spokane.

Thank you to our community partners.

About Spokane Sports Commission

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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