PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — This Father’s Day weekend, the Oregon Conference Centre is remaining turned into what organizers are calling the “Disneyland” of northwest athletics.
90,000 square feet of the middle will be jam-packed with functions, merchandising booths and meet-and-greets with local athletes.
Attendees can shoot hoops on the Portland Path Blazer’s hardwood, do drills on the Timber’s indoor pitch. Or they can acquire, offer or trade outdated sports cards in the Worlds of Sport card zone.
Sports-writer John Canzano explained the function will also advantage area non-profits.
“Really it’s just a celebration of all issues activity,” Canzano claimed. “It’s enthusiasts its athletes, it is the teams that the fans really like, and the athletes all less than one particular roof and sort of celebrating that working experience alongside one another.”
Some of the significant names coming to the convention centre include College of Oregon’s Keith Brown and Daley McClellan, Oregon Point out University’s Jaydon Grant, former NFL players Anthony Newman and Alex Molden, Keanon Lowe, and Thorns foreward Morgan Weaver.