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



2018 USA Judo National and International Junior Olympic Championships

June 22–24, Spokane Convention Center

Spokane is proud to bring back USA Judo for their National and International Junior Olympic Championships. This event hosts over 1,100 athletes from around the world. The first two days of competition are Nationals and day three is the International Competition- this is a weekend you do not want to miss! Learn more.


2018 Summer Slam High School Basketball Tournament

June 22–July 22, HUB Sports Center

This series of summer basketball tournaments will match up high school teams from around the area for competitive play. Over three different weekend options to play, Summer Slam will host over 600 athletes for their round robin tournament.


2018 Spokane-Coeur d’Alene American Legion Wood Bat Classic

July 5–8, Regional Fields

This championship will be held throughout the Spokane and Coeur d’Alene region, bringing competition in from Canada, Montana, Wyoming, California, and many more local teams. Watch as teams compete for the Wood Bat Champions for Juniors and Seniors!


2018 Pan Am Senior Taekwondo Championships

July 12–15 | Spokane Convention Center

PATU, the official Pan Am Continental Union of the World Taekwondo & Continental Representative of Kukkiwon, has selected Spokane as host city for the 2018 Pan Am Senior and Para Championships. Over 1,500 athletes across 45 countries will be invited to compete. Learn more.


2018 USTA Mixed 55 & Over Local League Tournament

July 13–15, PEAK, Spokane Club, SRC

Beat the heat and watch some great tennis!


2018 Spokane Summer Classic Adult Soccer Tournament

July 14–15, Plantes Ferry Sports Complex

This 7v7 adult soccer tournament helps to benefit the SPVJSA youth scholarship fund and recreational equipment funds. Choose co-ed, men’s or women’s team formats to play. This tournament is sure to be some fun in the sun!


2018 Big Sky Football Media Kick-Off Day

July 14–16, DoubleTree by Hilton City Center, The Davenport Grand

The road to the FCS Championship starts in Spokane! The community is looking forward to welcoming media, student athletes and coaches to the area to welcome some new teams to the conference and start the football season off in a big way!

2018 USATF Masters Outdoor Championships

July 26–29, Roos Field, Eastern Washington University

Spokane Sports Commission is proud to host the 2018 USATF Masters Outdoor Championships in partnership with Inland Northwest Track & Field Association. There are no qualifying standards for USATF Master’s Championships. Although this event brings elite athletes from all over the country, anyone can compete in this event who meets the minimum age of 30 years old—a great opportunity for local track & field athletes. Athlete registration now open!

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!

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:

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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