WILD COYOTE AMERICANA AND COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL
The WIld Coyote Americana and County Music Festival took place over eight stages in Downtown Everett from October 4-6, 2018. Wild Coyote is the largest country music festival in Western Washington, and incorporated live music, dancing, food trucks and more. The festival featured over two dozen performers, including bands from Nashville, Texas. Local artists included Everett’s TELLERS, Snohomish’s Fretland, Seattle’s Aaron Crawford, Anacortes’ Miller Campbell and Bellingham’s Whiskey Fever. Over 6,000 attendees were estimated,
LEGACY GLOBAL SPORTS - 2019 PRO FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS
Legacy Global Sports hosted the 2019 Pro Football Hall of Fame Championships at Archbishop Murphy High School from November 23-25, 2018. The Regional Championship tournament featured teams in the U7-U14 age brackets selected to participate by a blue ribbon committee led by former NFL General Manager Ray Farmer and National Scouting Director Gary Howard. The Regional Championship tournament will return to Snohomish County in November 2019.
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Team Phoinix Powerlifting hosted their annual competition, the Holiday Classic, at Everett Community College’s Walt Price Fitness Center. The two-day event, which took place December 8-9, 2018, In its new home at the Price Center, Team Phoinix was able to expand the Holiday Classic for a one-day event featuring approximately 60 competitors to the two-day format featuring more than double the number of participants. The Holiday Classic will return the Price Center in December 2019.
AMERICAN CORNHOLE ORGANIZATION - EVERETT MAJOR
The American Cornhole Organization, the governing body for the sport of Cornhole, hosted the first regional tournament in the Pacific Northwest, the Everett Major, February 8-9, 2019 at the Everett Indoor Soccer Arena. The Everett Major welcomed 128 participants in a variety of age categories and competitive levels. Competitors included locals from Mill Creek and Lake Stevens, as well as visitors from as far away as Idaho, North Carolina, Nevada and Southern California. The Everett Major will return in the first quarter of 2020.
2019 NORTHWEST ATHLETIC CONFERENCE (NWAC) BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS
Everett Community College hosted the 2019 NWAC Men’s & Women’s Basketball Championships March 7-10, 2019 & March 16-17, 2019. The 2019 tournament featured a new format with 32 teams total over one 4-day weekend, and an additional 2-day weekend following, for six full days of basketball. This tournament brought an estimated 15,000 visitors to Everett Community College, the City of Everett, and Snohomish County.
USA GYMNASTICS WASHINGTON XCEL BRONZE & SILVER STATE COMPETITION
Edmonds Community College welcomed 500 of the top XCEL Bronze and Silver female gymnasts from across Washington State to Seaview Gymnasium from March 15-17. Hosted by Northwest Aerials, approximately 2,000 competitors, family, friends, coaches and support staff were in attendance, a gymnastics event of such caliber that had not previously been hosted in Snohomish County.