Special Olympics Washington brought its athletes to the streets for Hoopfest 2017

Anyone is welcome to participate in Hoopfest Weekend, and our many divisions are a testament to that. From youth to adult, and wheelchair to elite, there are many different levels in place so that all hoopers can come participate. Since we first began in 1990, we’ve had a partnership with Special Olympics Washington, which provides year-round sports training and competition

Bright Bros. hope to continue their 3on3 glory in Las Vegas

For many passionate hoopers, there’s something addictive about the game of basketball of which they just can’t get enough. From the competition to the memories, there’s lots to love about basketball. For the Bright Brothers, the game has been good to them the past few years, especially in the world of 3on3. Local hoopers and siblings, Daniel and Justin Bright,

Halftime during THE ALUMNI GAME was exciting, especially for Amme Paluch

Hoopfest 2017 began with an intrastate rivalry renewed at the second annual Hoopfest ALUMNI GAME the Friday before all of the 3on3 action began. Former men’s basketball players from Gonzaga University and the University of Washington faced off at the Spokane Convention Center. While kiddos bounced around on inflatables at FANFEST presented by Washington Trust Bank, those of a legal

Eastern Washington Elite closes out summer with final tournament in Vegas

Many dedicated athletes are familiar with the phrase “If you want to be the best, you have to beat the best.” Hoopfest’s Eastern Washington Elite (EWE) teams have rosters full of young hoopers willing to rise up to that challenge. Summer 2017 was packed with local and national basketball tournaments. From Spokane to Bellevue, and Anaheim to Vegas, EWE has

New Hoopfest Intern, Serena Cobbs, joins our roster thanks to Bank of America

Hoopfest Weekend would be even more challenging to plan, prepare and pull off without the help of our sponsors, volunteers and community. Even in the “offseason” of our main event, we are thankful for the many individuals and organizations who assist us. One of our Official Sponsors has partnered with Hoopfest to dedicate their resources to better our daily operations,