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The Yakima Valley Sports Commission Annually Holds Four Signature Events

Yakima Valley Sports Awards

Wednesday, June 5, 2024, 7pm

Almost 700 people annually attend the Yakima Valley Sports Awards at the Yakima Convention Center. This event recognizes the best high school athletes, coaches and teams in 21 interscholastic sports.Visit for more information.

Dye Hard 5K Color Run

Saturday, June 29, 2024

The Dye Hard 5K, the newest Sports Commission Signature Event, debuted in the summer of 2018.  An untimed running event, the Dye Hard 5K, provides participants with an opportunity to have fun with friends and family while getting covered in fluorescent colored powder.  And don’t forget about the post-event party with music, dancing and even more powder. A record, 711 runners participated in 2023. Visit for more information.

Yakima Hot Shots 3-On-3 Basketball Tournament

July 27-28, 2024

More than 240 teams and 950 players participated in the 19th Annual Hot Shots 3-on-3 Tournament in 2023, bringing approximately 3,000 people to the Sozo Sports Complex. Visit for more information.

SunDome Volleyball Festival

September 13-14, 2024

Sixty-four (64) high school varsity volleyball teams from Washington and Oregon, as well as 16 junior varsity teams, will participate in the SunDome Volleyball Festival. The Festival is fast becoming an elite early-season tournament in the Pacific Northwest. Visit for more information.