There's no doubt about it, Spokane is a community that embraces sports. No matter what events we host, we pour our heart into it. We are home to Bloomsday, the largest timed road race in the nation, as well as Spokane Hoopfest, the largest three-on-three street basketball tournament in the world. Our die-hard fans have set records filling the house for ice skating, basketball, hockey, baseball, arena football, college sports and more. We're not kidding when we say that in Spokane, sports reign supreme. Learn more about Spokane.
BORDER SMACKDOWN BOYS VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT
May 18-19, Spokane Convention Center
Athletes, ages 13-18, will be competing throughout this great weekend of volleyball action. Learn more.
2013 WINDERMERE MARATHON
Spring is in the air. Get out and participate in one of the region's most popular marathons. Learn more.
WIAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP WEEKEND
Each Spring, some of the state's best athletes come to Spokane to compete for HS championships. Learn more.
A FUTURE BUILT
Spokane Sports Commission is dedicated to the long-term growth of sports in our region. With growth, comes the need for new and upgraded sports facilities. Take a look at what the future of sports could look like in our region. Learn more.
APRIL 18, 2013
CHARACTERS AND CHARISM ROLL INTO SPOKANE.
Roller derby girls from across the northwest participating, April 24–26. Read more.
THE ULTIMATE SPORTS COMMUNITY
MarketWatch named Spokane as the 2011 Ten Best Minor League Sports Markets—partly due to our popular Cheif's Hockey Team, Arena Football League’s Spokane Shock and the Class-A Spokane Indians, who’ve been playing baseball here since 1946. There are no shortage of college sports including the winning Gonzaga Bulldogs, Eastern Eagles, and Washington State Cougars. We are also home to Bloomsday, the nation's largest road race, Spokane Hoopfest, the world's largest 3-on-3 basketball tournament as well as Ironman, which is held each year in Coeur d'Alene—just a few miles away.
TRAVEL MADE EASY
From the airport, it's only 10 minutes to beautiful downtown Spokane. Conveniently located just seven miles west of town, Spokane International Airport (GEG) is the second largest airport in Washington State. Spokane is located along the I-90 corridor makes it an easy drive from Seattle, Montana, or Canada. Learn more about traveling to Spokane.
Spokane has hotel properties for every taste and budget. With over 7,000 hotel rooms in the region, you can choose from five-star historic boutique hotels, to state-of-the-art modern luxury. Beautiful, comfortable facilities, delicious food, affordable rates, and friendly professional staff are just a few of the things visitors frequently mention. Plus, room rates are traditionally lower than larger metropolitan areas.
THE PERFECT LANDSCAPE FOR SPORTS
The Pacific Northwest offers outdoor sports lovers the ultimate jumping-off point for adventure. With five local ski resorts, over three dozen golf courses, hundreds of miles of paved bike routes, and 76 area lakes and rivers, Spokane takes outdoor sport to a new level. Although, we champion many indoor tournaments, many of our outdoor events take center-stage. Check out our event calendar.
DEDICATED SPORTS EXPERTS AT YOUR SERVICE
No matter if it is marketing, event logistics, or hotel coordination, we offer an unparalleled level of service to our sports clients. With the help of our dedicated local sports clubs combined with the staff of Spokane Sports Commission, we offer the experience and expertise that will take your tournament or event to the next level. Meet the Sport Commission Staff.
Spokane Sports Commission | 714 N Iron Bridge Way, Suite 202 | 509.456.5812 | www.spokanesports.org