Erika Beale, a Junior at Gonzaga University, comes to us by way of Portland, OR. She is majoring in Public Relations and minoring in Broadcasting. Erika is currently a Resident Assistant for Gonzaga Housing and Residence Life and a Student Assistant for University Ministry. Learn more about her story and experience interning at Hoopfest: What are your future plans? I
Here at Hoopfest, we are constantly looking to make changes and adjustments that tailor to our ever-changing world. Technology is a key factor in this. For us, we use technology for our registration, promotion, social media and so much more. These changes, much like other advancements we’ve made at Hoopfest, couldn’t have been done without the help of our wonderful
The hype for Hoopfest 2017 has already begun. While everyone is eager for the last weekend in June, first thing’s first: registering for the big event! This year’s registration is opening March 10, 2017. Don’t miss out on a Saturday and Sunday packed with street-ball, entertainment and an outdoor festival of good times! Hoopfest 2017 is fast approaching, but participating in the
By Matt Santangelo, Executive Director of Spokane Hoopfest Association When I was in 7th grade, I hit what I thought was the game-winning 3-pointer. Until a guy on the other team went down and hit the real game-winner. What did I do? Punched a wall mat and broke my shooting hand. Clearly, this is not something I am proud of.
To track Kari and Burt Kostelecky’s involvement with Spokane Hoopfest, head back to its second year of operation. Burt started playing in its second year, and since then he’s played 24 straight years, while they’ve helped out with everything from handing out packets, to taping courts, to player registration, to the Committee Chair of the Sponsor Garden — a position