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Sporting Events in the Willamette Valley
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Sports Happen Here

Whether you are tracing the roots of Track Town USA, here for an epic annual event, or traveling for a tournament we've got all your sports resources covered. The Willamette Valley, home of Hayward Field, the hallowed ground for track and field athletes, the famous Ducks and Beavs, and some of the world's finest mountain biking trails in the world, is also a hearty host of more than 500 sporting events each year.

The Willamette Valley offers so many ways to enjoy sports, from cycling to marathons to golf. Soak in some of our greatest events during your trip. After your big event stay, play and explore the bounty of Oregon’s food, wine and beer scenes.

With two top Universities less than an hour apart on Interstate-5 that offer a multitude of events and consistently contend in March Madness, the University of Oregon Ducks and Oregon State University Beavers basketball games are major sporting events.


The Willamette Valley hosts more than 500 athletic events each year for amateurs and professionals alike. You can catch the The Prefontaine Classic, the premier track and field meet in the United States. The Oregon Senior Games, open to athletes of all skill levels who will be at least 50 years old, comes around each August. And Oregon’s state capital welcomes the popular IRONMAN 70.3 Oregon triathlon. 

Catch these events in-person-or even take part in a few yourself!


If your idea of the perfect vacation involves hitting the links in the middle of Oregon's stunning wine country--and topping off a day on the course with some excellent Pinot noir--then you've come to the right place.

Get to the Links

The Willamette Valley is a natural playground for outdoor enthusiasts and adventure-seekers. Hike to waterfalls, bike through covered bridges, white water raft or kayak the Willamette Valley. Get active on your own time with outdoor adventures across the Willamette Valley


Your adventure begins with the official Willamette Valley Travel Guide. Request your complimentary printed guide or download a digital guide today.

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