Category: Hoopfest

ParaSport Spokane Celebrates 20 Years at Hoopfest

At Hoopfest, we believe basketball is for everyone. Teresa Skinner, President of ParaSport Spokane, agrees. ParaSport is a nonprofit organization that offers adaptable sports to the Spokane community. Wheelchair basketball is one of the most adaptable sports offered by ParaSport. This year, ParaSport will be celebrating 20 years at Hoopfest. Five competitive teams represent Spokane; adult (DIII), women’s, juniors, prep

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The 2020 Moss Adams Backboard Contest

Calling all young artists! Hoopfest is teaming up with Moss Adams for another year for our Youth Backboard Contest. This year, we need help decorating our backboards to bring some color to the streets of Spokane. Moss Adam’s partnership with Spokane Hoopfest has played an irreplaceable role within the World’s biggest 3on3 tournament weekend, and this year they want to

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QUIZ – What’s your ideal volunteer position?

Eastern Washington University, home of the reigning Big Sky Champion basketball team is sponsoring Hoopfest 2020 volunteers! 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. Eastern Washington University, home of the reigning Big Sky Champion basketball team is sponsoring

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Intern Spotlight: Matt Miller

Matt has found his passion through his internship at Hoopfest. By Matt Miller. Mardi Gras. Oktober Fest. Carnaval. New Orleans. Munich. Rio De Janeiro. Each of these means something to the city in which they reside. They are times of great joy and happiness, along with memories that last a lifetime. You all remember when you went to something like

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Giving Tuesday

Giving back isn’t canceled. Today is Giving Tuesday and it’s more important than ever to recognize the power of a united community. Although we are a 501(c)(3) ourselves, Hoopfest has given back nearly $2m to other local charities. The most powerful part of that is that we alone cannot take the credit. These contributions were made possible by you –

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The Hoopfest Trick Shot Challenge is on!

Calling all hoopers! To help pass the time before Hoopfest 2020, and to keep us all busy during this time of social distancing, we’re going to get a little competition going… Introducing the Hoopfest Trick Shot Challenge! Starting today, you all have one week to submit your Trick Shot Challenge video to us via Instagram or TikTok (@spokanehoopfest) using #Hoopfest2020.

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Free Downloadable Tech Backgrounds – April 29, 2020

Get ready for Hoopfest 2020 by downloading wallpapers for your phone or computer! It’s time to show your excitement for the largest 3on3 basketball tournament in the world! This week we’re providing you with free downloadable tech images for your phones and computers. Scroll down to find all of the images! How To Download From Your Phone Hold your finger

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Volunteer Spotlight: Christina Ridenbaugh

This Earth Day, find out more about what Christina Ridenbaugh is doing to help out Hoopfest and the Earth: Today marks the 50th celebration of Earth Day. In honor of Earth Day, Hoopfest would like to highlight one of our most dedicated volunteers, Christina Ridenbaugh, who helps keep Mother Earth happy during Hoopfest weekend. Christina has been a volunteer at

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Volunteer Spotlight: Emily Brooks

Find out why Emily Brooks is coming back to volunteer at Hoopfest for the 21st year. “I feel like I was born into Hoopfest,” said current Court Marshal, Emily Brooks. Brooks has been unofficially volunteering with Spokane Hoopfest for the past 20 years, but she got her start as a toddler when she would help to deconstruct the courts.  “As

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Register for Hoopfest in April and Rest Easy at Hoopfest 2020

Want to stay in the middle of the Hoopfest action? Register by April 30! Imagine you and your team spending Hoopfest 2020 resting in the lap of luxury. Register your team by April 30th and you could win a two-night stay at one of the Davenport hotels for Hoopfest weekend.  Whether you’re from 3,000 miles away or 3 miles away,

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