2018 RIM Ride (Rotary in Motion)

September 15–16, Liberty Lake

Cyclists of all ages will enjoy a beautiful race course that includes some of the best views in the Pacific Northwest. This ride appeals to all as riders can sign up for race lengths from 5 to 100 miles. Everyone is a winner here as finisher medals are provided for all those who complete their races. Sign-up today.

2018 Happy Girls Run Spokane

September 22, Riverside State Park

This half marathon, 10K and 5K brings women of all levels of fitness to come together to run or walk this event for the 5th year in a row. The race course goes through some of Spokane’s most scenic trails and provides some of the best views in the city! Be part of it.

2018 Spokane Diamonds Fall Classic

September 22–23, Dwight Merkel Sports Complex

Diamonds Fastpitch softball will once again host the Fall Classic to welcome the crisp autumn weather to town. 12U and 14U teams will battle it out to find the ultimate Fall Classic champions!

Spokane Marathon

October 14, Downtown Spokane

This race is a Boston Marathon qualifier, bringing endurance runners together to run in one of the oldest marathon races in the region. Runners will get a taste of many parts of the city while mostly running beside the Spokane river on this out-and-back run. Take part.

USA Powerlifting Raw Nationals

October 10–15, the Centennial

Spokane welcomes Powerlifting Raw Nationals to our city for a weekend of top talent from across the country! The top raw powerlifters in the country will battle it out for the opportunity to be selected for international level teams and events. 2018 is the first year a USA Powerlifting event of this level will be hosted in the heart of Spokane, WA-a weekend you don't want to miss! Tickets are available at the door-cash only. Learn more.

Fall Brawl Softball Tournament

October 19–21, Dwight Merkel Sports Complex

The last softball tournament of the year is sure to bring some fun for those playing in womens, mens, or coed divisions. This tournament is a double elimination, 3-game guarantee, so sign-up before it’s too late!

Ribic Productions NPC Night of Champions

October 27, Spokane Convention Center

This year, .arks the 9th Annual Night of Champions. This continuously sold out event contains bodybuilding, fitness and figure championships! Learn more about this event and others hosted by Ribic Productions.

USA Wrestling Folkstyle Tour of America & Northwest Bigfoot Battle

November 16–18, Spokane Convention Center

The 2018-19 Folkstyle Tour of America rolls into Washington with the 8th Annual Northwest Bigfoot Battle! Spokane is excited to host wrestlers of many ages to the Spokane Convention Center for many local and visiting participants. This weekend will be action packed with nonstop wrestling matches, as two different tournaments will be occurring at once!

Turkey Bowl Flag Football Tournament

November 17–19, Dwight Merkel Sports Complex Turf Fields

Get ready for the annual Turkey Bowl flag football tournament. This round robin format lasts over a span of three days and is sure to bring out the best in the Northwest!

Fitz Memorial Basketball Tournament

November 30–December 1, Lewis and Clark High School

Spectators and athletes from across the region are looking forward to another year of this basketball tournament. Teams will compete to support local charities in honor of Dan Fitzgerald, a man who generously donated his time to our community. The Fitz is a major partner in the Spokane Youth Sports Awards. Learn more.

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.

Spokane Sizzler Coed Volleyball Tournament

December 28–30, Spokane Convention Center

Awarded the “2018 Locally Created Event of the Year” by the National Association of Sports Commissions, this event is one you don't want to miss! In its 30th year, this annual adult volleyball tournament is sure to bring competitive volleyball games, loud music, a courtside beer garden, and rowdy parties and contests. 2018 team registration now open.


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

Powered by Spokane Sports Commission

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.

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:

2017 USA Judo National & International Junior Olympic Championships

2017 USA BMX Lumberjack Nationals

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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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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