When a special Hoopfester goes from saying 'I will...' to 'I do'

Have you ever wondered how our Hoopfest shirt designs come about each year? What about the rest of the merchandise found lining the shelves of the Hoopfest store presented by Nike? Kevin Kibler is one of the many faces behind the printing of our merchandise and for Hoopfest 2017, he also played a large role on the designs. But seeing

Former Hoopfest assistant program coordinator, Shaniqua Nilles, signs pro basketball contract

It isn’t every day that Hoopfest is able to wish luck to a former employee as they embark on a professional basketball career. Shaniqua Nilles, former assistant program coordinator for Spokane Hoopfest, is taking her talents to Scheeßle, Germany to persue her professional basketball career. “It was an absolute pleasure having Shaniqua join our team at Hoopfest,” explains Bailee Neyland,

Meet the interns: Darby O'Leary

Darby standing in front of one of the few Kevin Durant posters at Hoopfest 2017. Spokane Hoopfest is happy to provide opportunities and experience to students who choose to give us their time and talent each summer. “Having only six full-time employees here at Hoopfest, we are always thankful for the great volunteers and interns in our community that dedicate

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