Category: Volunteer

EWU Designs Shine

Eastern Washington University and Hoopfest have a long partnership, and 2020 marked the first year of EWU commitment as a Major Sponsor of Hoopfest. Last year, EWU helped us get ready for the thousands of volunteers that come to Spokane to be part of the action. Although the weekend didn’t turn out according to plan, EWU continues to support the

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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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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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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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Volunteer Spotlight: Adam Jackson

Find out more about why Adam Jackson has been volunteering at Hoopfest for over 30 years: “Family. Hoopfest is a family.” That’s what keeps long-time volunteer, Adam Jackson, coming back each year to Hoopfest. Adam has been with Hoopfest from the very beginning, making this his 31st year with the organization. Adam credits his dad for his start as a

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Volunteer Spotlight: Kathleen Sullivan

This week at Hoopfest, we’re highlighting Kathleen Sullivan – one of our dedicated volunteers who supervises and oversees our Team Check-in and Player Change committee. Kathleen has been with us for a whopping 30 years! From being bribed with Chai tea lattes to showing us how much she loves her committee and teams by putting their names on a sponsored

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Volunteer Registration NOW OPEN

Everything about Hoopfest is grounded in community. This essential element ensures that Hoopfest’s mission stays the same year after year: to create the best basketball weekend on Earth. A huge part of the Hoopfest community is the 3,000 volunteers that help the weekend run smoothly. There are 13 different volunteer positions, so find your perfect fit and be part of

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Here’s Why YOU Should Be a Hoopfest Court Monitor

Court monitor positions are up for grabs starting TODAY! If you’re interested in being right in the middle of all the hoop action, this is the opportunity for you. Court Monitors ensure tournament policies are followed and that safety is upheld by all 3on3 participants. As a Court Monitor, you’ll not only be decked out in Nike swag, you’ll be

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Calling All Coaches – IBA Needs You!

The Ignite Basketball Association (IBA) presented by Spokane Hoopfest is calling all coaches who want to create a fun and engaging environment for sixth, seventh and eighth graders. This league wouldn’t happen without our incredible volunteer coaches! “This is a great opportunity to share your time and mentor kids in our community,” says Keli Riley, Spokane Hoops Association’s office administrator.

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