Author: Jamie Copeland

Introducing the Amazon Lot!

Amazon is joining the Hoopfest Team as a Major Sponsor for The Best Basketball Weekend On Earth! Make sure to check out the Amazon Awards, Amazon Alley and Amazon Lot during Hoopfest weekend. The Amazon Lot will feature 13 courts with artwork designed by local artists that you won’t want to miss!⁠ Amazon is excited to support a new opportunity

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The Spokane County Fair

The Spokane County Interstate Fair is going to be “More Fun In 2021” Come to the one place you can visit the past, present, and future with your friends and family!  All while taking in the carnival, entertainment, livestock, commercial vendors, and…FOOD! Celebrating their 70th Anniversary this year, we’re inviting you to come and have “More Fun in 2021” For

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Get Your Poster Framed at River Ridge Hardware®!

River Ridge Hardware® is a local family-run business located in the garland area. We have been in business since 1954.  In the back of River Ridge Hardware sits a Frame Shop with a wide selection of frames, glass, and mating. Frame It Today® is our in-house frame shop that takes art and transforms it for your home. All of the

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Eastern Washington University & Spokane Hoopfest Team Up to Promote Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Eastern Washington University is the proud official Diversity, Equity & Inclusion major sponsor of Spokane Hoopfest, teaming up with the new EWU Adaptive Athletics program and the EWU Office for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion to bring several unique experiences and opportunities to our community. EWU recently launched a new Adaptive Athletics program, and members of the wheelchair basketball team will

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Revealed: The 2021 Hoopfest Ball and Poster

The official Hoopfest 2021 game ball and poster are here! Today the Spokane Hoopfest Association tipped off the Hoopfest season by revealing the ball, poster, the new Hooptown USA Court at Riverfront Park, and the inaugural Hooptown USA Hall of Fame Class of 2021. Hoopfest is proud to give a spotlight to athletes who have made an impact on the

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QUIZ – What’s your ideal volunteer position?

Every year, more than 3,000 volunteers make Hoopfest possible. There is no other way we would be able to run the basketball-packed weekend all throughout downtown Spokane without them. A lot goes into making this weekend the most exciting basketball weekend on earth, and to do so we need as many hands on deck as possible to help with everything

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Hoopfest 2021 is now September 11-12!

It is no secret that our collective court vision was certainly tested in 2020. We had to be on our “A” game, even though we were not allowed to play OUR game. However, with all of you as teammates and basketball in our hearts, our inspiration was always at our virtual fingertips. For that, we will always be grateful. For

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Virtual Volunteerfest

EWU and Hoopfest are partnering to power our communities with volunteers. Join us on Thursday, Oct. 29 from 12 – 1 p.m. for a Community Volunteer Forum, hosted by EWU’s interim president, Dr. David May, and Hoopfest’s executive director, Matt Santangelo. This virtual webinar will feature panelists sharing about how people of all ages can volunteer in their communities, especially

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Numerica’s Cash Dash is back!

Numerica Credit Union is celebrating its 12th year as a major Hoopfest sponsor by bringing its annual scavenger hunt back. For this year’s Cash Dash, Numerica is hiding 32 mini basketballs worth up to $1,500 throughout Spokane, North Idaho, Tri-Cities, and the Wenatchee Valley during the week leading up to Hoopfest (Aug. 17-21). Hints will be posted on Numerica’s Instagram

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