Get your tickets, reserve your seats, and mark your calendar for some of the area’s most thrilling upcoming sporting events!
The Greater Spokane League welcomes back for its second year, District 8 Basketball. This tournament-format acts as the first round of State play. This tournament provides student athletes the chance to play locally before winning teams advance to the Regional Basketball playoffs to vie for a spot at the State Championships.
Another weekend of stiff competition will go down at Eagles Ice Arena as The Spokane Junior Cheifs will once again host this completely full tournament.
Several hundred elite young athletes will compete for points to go to the Junior Nationals.
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 on their favorite teams.
Returning for the second year in a row, Eastern Washington University welcomes college recreation teams from the region back to campus for a weekend of competition. Teams will compete for a spot in the National Championship at Wichita State University in April. Learn more.
Skiers can look forward to perfect conditions this year for this annual Nordic Skiing event. The variety of distances make a fun day of skiing for all levels of competition.
The top teams in the state will once again meet in Spokane to battle it out for the 6th annual Washington Middle School Basketball Championship. After a long regular season playing against teams solely in their area, the State Basketball Championship will have 400 teams with the opportunity to compete against fresh faces from all corners of the state. Learn more.
The largest annual hotel room night generator in Spokane returns for two volleyball packed weekends. Learn more about this long-running mega event!
Spokane is excited to welcome the Northwest Athletic Trainers Association Annual Meeting to the city. These professionals will have a weekend packed with workshops and symposiums all along the banks of the beautiful Spokane River. Learn more.
A weekend full of good racquetball as singles players in Washington State meet their match. This Championship is open to juniors as well as mens and womens open, elite and age singles. View the website.
This weekend is a mountain biker’s dream. In it’s 11th year, this festival features 3 days of events, with 5 enduro stages offered and 2 days of downhill racing. To make the event even sweeter, there are prizes offered to top riders. Learn more.
Over 1,600 wrestlers ages 5 to 14 will take part in the 32nd annual 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. Learn more.
Since the debut of this event 16 years ago, The Empire Classic has been a popular attraction for the Northwest physique community. The event attracts bodybuilders, fitness, figure, bikini and physique competitors and fans from hundreds of miles away. The Fitness Expo encompasses CrossFit, Powerlifting and Strongman events-so there is something for everyone to compete for in the strength community. Visit the website.
This annual track and field meet was first organized 56 years ago to honor the dedication of coach Jack Mooberry 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. Visit the website.
The 43rd annual conference hits Spokane this spring, attracting many of the athletic administrators from Washington middle schools and high schools. Learn more.
May 10–12, 2019 | Spokane Convention Center
For the second time in four years, USA Gymnastics has selected Spokane to host this championships event. Learn more.
Join us in celebrating the accomplishments of the region’s best high school aged athletes at the 2019 Spokane Youth Sports Awards in partnership with STCU. Spokane Sports Commission, along with SWX, is honored to host an ESPY-style event where we spotlight outstanding high school athletes, club athletes, coaches and teams. Learn more.
The Spokane Sports Commission is proud to announce a first-time agreement with USA Roller Sports to host the 2019 USA Roller Sports National Championships, July 17–August 7, in the Spokane Convention Center. Approximately 3,000 athletes along with the families, friends and fans will be seeing first-hand why Spokane is quickly becoming a premier destination for amateur sports. The event will span over 23 event days and feature four unique Roller Sport disciplines. Learn more.
Founded in 1965, The Inland Northwest Sports Hall of Fame, a committee of the Spokane Sports Commission, has celebrated the achievements of top athletes, coaches, and contributors in the Spokane region. Every two years, we honor a new class of inductees at a very special awards show held on the floor of the Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena. Learn more.
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
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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