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 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 Lumberjack Nationals

August 18–20, Joe Albi BMX Track at 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

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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.

2017 Inland Northwest Sports Hall of Fame

October 17, Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena

Legendary sports figures will be recognized for their contribution to local athletics at the 2017 Inland Northwest Sports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. The public is welcome to attend the induction celebration on October 27, beginning at 4pm, at the Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena. 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.

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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