The Master of Science in Exercise and Sports Science, sports medicine concurrent program treats athletes throughout the program at events across the Pacific Northwest (and the world!) Check out some highlights from 2013:
Seaside Beach Soccer
Seaside’s premier two day 5v5 soccer tournament played in the sand on a field that is 40 yards long and 30 yards wide. Matches last 36 minutes and are split into three twelve-minute periods.
Five days of PRCA-rodeo action including bareback riding, barrel racing, bull riding, saddle bronc, steer wrestling, team roping, tie-down roping.
Muay Thai Training Camp
An annual 4 day instructional training camp. Instructors, fighters, and students alike attended this invitation-only event from all over the United States, Canada, Mexico, Germany and Australia.
Pacific Crest Weekend Sports Festival
Each year, during the last weekend in June, athletes, with their family and friends, converge on beautiful Central Oregon to take part in the Pacific Crest Sports Festival. Pacific Crest is known as the jewel of multisport events in the Northwest and it has become a destination race for athletes from across the nation as well as from across the globe.
Rip City Relay
The Portland Trail Blazers and Moda Health joined together for the “Rip City Relay,” a five-day journey that saw the ceremonial game ball travel from Coos Bay to the Moda Center in time for the team’s home opener.
Seaside Beach Volleyball
The beach is home to the Seaside Beach Volleyball Tournament to be played for the 32nd consecutive year in August of 2013. It is the largest amateur beach volleyball tournament in the world with over 1296 teams (in 2013) playing on 100 plus courts. Divisions range from parent and child to Masters 55+, along with our Men, Women and Co-ed Open Divisions that feature current and retired AVP ranked players. Seaside Beach Volleyball is consistently the highest ranked and most visited amateur beach volleyball tournament around!
Nike Tennis Championships of Oregon
The Nike Tennis Championships of Oregon is a GPTC sponsored tournament. The roots of this tournament go back to 1899 when it was known as the Oregon State Tennis Championships played at the Multnomah Athletic Club. The tournament’s champions include many Pacific Northwest tennis legends, including Elwood Cooke, Emery Neale, Sam Lee, Stella Fording and many other tennis greats.
Track City International Classic
This large meet is a USA Track and Field developmental youth meet hosted at the beautiful Hayward Field in Eugene, OR.
NWTA Wheelchair Tennis Championships
NWTA is a group of wheelchair tennis players, coaches and supporters dedicated to the sport they love. The NWTA Championships are a group of wheelchair tennis players representing a wide variety of skill levels.
The Stags are a professional Ultimate team who play in Portland, Oregon. They kicked off their first-ever season in the MLU Western Division in April of 2013.
From mud pits, to obstacles, to zombies and slip ‘n slides, you never know what thrills and unexpected surprises wait athletes at an obstacle race.
Seven students attended the Maccabiah Games in Israel, the third largest international athletic competition, is an Olympic-style sporting event for Jewish athletes that occurs every four years. More info here.