The Oregon Sports Authority has served as the state’s sports economic development arm for more than two decades, injecting more than $200 million into Oregon’s economy through sports tourism. Supported by more than 150 annual members, the non-profit organization works relentlessly to enhance the state’s economy and quality of life by attracting sports events and franchises.
The Oregon Sports Authority’s major achievements include landing the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament (2009 and 2012), Davis Cup World Final, U.S. Figure Skating Championships, Women’s World Cup Soccer and the Dew Tour. In 2010 the Oregon Sports Authority was recognized as “Sports Commission of the Year” by the National Association of Sports Commissions.
The mission of the Oregon Sports Authority is to position the state of Oregon as the preferred location for select amateur and professional sports events, franchises and related activities in order to enhance the quality of life of Oregonians and to stimulate the state's economy.
Watch our two minute video to learn more about the Oregon Sports Authority's efforts to promote the state as a premier sports destination.
Recap an incredible year of sports in Oregon, from the MLS All-Star Game to the Dew Tour and TrackTown Youth...
In partnership with the University of Oregon, Rose Quarter and Travel Portland, the Oregon Sports Authority is thrilled to be...
Runners and walkers from all 50 states and 29 countries will descend on Portland this weekend for the Portland Marathon,...