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

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

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