In the Community

Did you know that Spokane Hoopfest is a year-round organization, not only focused on pulling off the largest 3on3 tournament in the world every June, but on giving back to the community? Ignite Basketball Association, IBA (formerly known as Midnight Basketball Association) is our community- and school-based outreach program that offers a safe, constructive alternative for area youth in grades

Two Traveling Marshals

Every year, Hoopfest is made possible by the 3,000 plus volunteers it takes to run the basketball-packed weekend in downtown Spokane, of which approximately 100 are deemed the imperative Court Marshals. “Court Marshals are critical to our success at Hoopfest,” explains Operations Manager Chad Smith. “With an emphasis on safety and sportsmanship, having trained and engaged marshals on hand to

Meet the interns: Julia Donovan

Beyond the last weekend of June, we have interns working year-round to support our other important programs, like our IBA Youth Outreach Program and our Spokane AAU Youth Basketball League. “We, as an organization, love to help students gain experience and hone in on their talents,” explains Bailee Neyland, Director of Brand Strategy and Business Development. “It’s always exciting getting

Spokane Hoopfest’s Boo Ball Fall Classic is open for registration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Bailee Neyland Director of Brand Strategy and Business Development 509.624.2414 x311   Dust off your game this fall at the Boo Ball Fall Classic presented by Yoke’s Fresh Market SPOKANE, Washington – September 29, 2017 – Tip off your 2017-18 basketball season the first weekend in November with Spokane Hoopfest’s Boo Ball Fall Classic, presented by

A Hoopfest 2017 memory two fans will never forget

The memory that will stick in the minds of many participants and attendees alike from Hoopfest 2017 was the image of Kevin Durant and his entourage making their way to Nike Center Court. It is always Spokane Hoopfest’s goal to make memories and from the reactions of people in the crowd to the explosion on social media, this year was