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National Championships and Major Sporting Events in Bend, Oregon

Bend, Oregon has become recognized as the premier playground of the West. Events range from multiple USA Cycling National Championships and XTERRA Trail Running Nationals, to numerous major youth tournaments throughout the year. Those who visit to race in Bend quickly see why so many people return again and again to the mountain town that has it all.

USATF Cross Country National Championships | February 2016 & 2017
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USATF_2016_Cross_Country_Championship_Logo_Web.jpg The 2016 & 2017 USA Track & Field Cross Country Nationals will draw the top runners from around the country to run for bragging rights in the heart of Bend, Oregon at the Rivers Edge Golf Course. The course is sure to send the fittest athlete home with the title and the cash! 

Bend Marathon & Half | April 24, 2016
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The Bend Marathon and half marathon will be an awesome experience that captures all that is truly great about Bend, Oregon.
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U.S. Bank Pole Pedal Paddle | May 21, 2016
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PPP Logo.jpg  It's a relay race with six legs that include alpine skiing/snowboarding, cross-country skiing, biking, running, canoe/kayaking, and sprinting to the finish! You can do it all yourself or be part of team or pair. We invite you to take part in the festivities and enjoy Central Oregon. 

Bend Elks Memorial Day Baseball Tournament | May 28-30, 2016
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Since 2005, the Bend Elks Baseball Club, in cooperation with Bend-area high school baseball programs and the Bend Metro Park and Recreation District, have operated the three-day weekend tournament. It has emerged to be one of the must attend events for youth baseball teams throughout Oregon. 


Bend Beer Chase | June 4, 2016
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The Second Annual Bend Beer Chase is a unique, one day “beer relay” featuring the region’s best brews! Sponsored by Cascade Relays, this one-day event offers a great course featuring the best of Central Oregon’s breweries. Relay with your friends from Worthy to Wild Ride to Smith Rock to Three Creeks to Solstice to Bendistillery to Riverbend Brewing to Silver Moon to Deschutes Brewery to 10 Barrel to Atlas Cider to Crux Fermentation Project. 

FC Timbers Broken Top 3v3 Soccer Tournament | June 11, 2016
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The Broken Top 3v3 Shootout, brought to you by the Bend FC Timbers,  is a one-day small-sided soccer tournament for players of all ages.  The inaugural tourney will take place at Big Sky Park and will feature divisions for girls, boys, adults, co-eds and 30-and-over crowd.  Come KICK IT with us for a day of family fun in Central Oregon! 

Oregon Senior Games presented by Humana | June 9-12, 2016
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Oregon-Senior-Games-Logo-HUMANA-URL.jpg  Bend, Oregon is the mountain town that has it all, and now it has the Oregon Senior Games! Competitors ages 50+ from around the country will gather in Bend for an unforgettable weekend of athleticism and fun. Go ahead and use it as an excuse to plan that Bend vacation you've been thinking about! 

USA Triathlon Duathlon Nationals | June 25, 2016
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The 2016 & 2017 USA Triathlon Duathlon National Championships will draw the top athletes from around the country to run for bragging rights in the heart of Bend, Oregon. The course is sure to send the fittest athlete home with the title and an opportunity to represent their country for the world title!

​Pacific Crest Triathlon | June 24-26, 2016
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PacCrestWSF-Logo.jpg   Each year, during the last weekend in June, athletes, their family and friends, converge on beautiful Central Oregon to take part in the Pacific Crest Weekend Sports Festival. Pacific Crest is known as the jewel of multisport events in the Northwest and it has become a traditional destination race for athletes from across the nation, as well as from across the globe!

Cascade Cycling Classic | July 20-24, 2016
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CCC Logo.jpg  The CCC is the longest consecutively run elite stage race in the country, and has attracted most of North America’s top cyclists and teams over the years. The quality of the race courses, the beauty of Central Oregon, and the fun atmosphere of the race has made it a perennial favorite among cyclists, and the event has competitors returning year after year! 

Oregon Lacrosse Classic | July 21-24, 2016
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Located on the eastern edge of the Cascade Range along the Deschutes River, Bend, Oregon is one of the most beautiful areas in all of Oregon. An area best known for healthy living, history, and spellbinding scenery, we’ll aim to make it an annual destination for lacrosse players and families to visit for years to come. Whether you’re on the field competing in a championship bracket or out enjoying a hike after the game, players, coaches and families will quickly realize this venue is a perfect setting for lacrosse and much more! 

Cascade Lakes Relay | July 30 - 31, 2016
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The CLR has quickly become one of Oregon’s most popular running and walking events, providing a beautiful course with minimal traffic and the intimate feel of a small but professional event. Every aspect of the CLR is world-class, from our socially responsible tech shirts to our medals to our course amenities and finish line. This unique course features a variety of Oregon terrain, from the lakes of Southern Oregon to the marsh & red hills of Eastern Oregon to the Mountains of Central Oregon. 

FC Timbers Bend Premier Cup | August 12-14, 2016
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The Bend Premier Cup is not only one of the Northwest's best soccer tournaments, but the premier place to host a tournament in the United States. With beautiful grass fields and 300 days of sunshine a year, Bend, Oregon provides the ideal tournament venue, and is a great place for a little team and family fun. Its no wonder why our tournament is the fastest growing event in the Northwest! 

 Halloween Cross Crusade | Dates - TBD
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cross-crusade-logo-transparent-webres.png  The legendary Halloween Cyclocross Crusade race is back again, and will once more take place at Deschutes Brewery in the Old Mill District. Witness the fun and mayhem of more than 1,000 cyclocross racers donning costumes and competing for Cross Crusade points. In addition to two days of epic racing, attendees will enjoy the sights, sounds, and tastes of the Deschutes Brewery beer garden, live music, and cultural food and festivities.


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