Competitive Events

Ice Fishing Tournament

December 30, 2017 - February 25, 2018

More than any other region in Montana, our NW corner offers unmatched variety when it comes to fishing. There is literally, fishing in every direction! And when winter sets in, our area offers ice fishing opportunities that are the envy of the Midwest States, only with much milder weather. Ice fishing season runs from December through March with several tournaments to test your skills.

View the 2017-2018 region ice fishing tournament schedule: http://marketmt.com/Portals/129/shared/docs/2017-2018


Montana Indoor Soccer Championship

March 2 - 4, 2018

The ball will be in play at the inaugural Montana Indoor Soccer Championships, March 2 – 4, 2018. Boys and girls teams, U12 – U19, from across the northwestern United States and western Canada will compete in the state’s first-ever indoor soccer tournament at the Flathead County Tradecenter on professional turf. The Montana Indoor Soccer Championships is an opportunity for players to extend their indoor seasons as well as prepare for their spring seasons.


Montana Spartan Race 2018

May 5 - 6, 2018

Try obstacle racing at its toughest at the Montana Spartan Sprint.  From beginner trail racers and mud run participants to hardcore warriors, tough guys and marathon runners, they all come out to test themselves on the insane obstacle races! Ninety-nine percent of all people who try this event will finish, and 100 percent will have their thirst for mud & trail racing fully satisfied!

Race Dates:
May 5, 2018 — The grueling Spartan Beast, 12+ miles, 30+ obstacles
May 6, 2018 — The challenging Spartan Sprint, 3+ miles and 20+ obstacles
May 5 & 6, 2018 — Spartan Kids Race, 1/2 – 1 mile

Register today, early registration discounts available.  www.spartanrace.com


Bigfork Whitewater Festival 2018

May 26 - 27, 2018

Don’t miss the 43nd Annual Bigfork Whitewater Festival. Participants come from around the world to compete in the festival that features extreme whitewater action and community-oriented fun. Spectators have front row seats for the event, with a scenic nature trail paralleling the north side of the Swan River. The last mile of the river is known as the “Wild Mile” a class IV section of whitewater.


The Herron Half: half marathon, 10K and 5K

June 3, 2018

June 3, 2018, 8 a.m.

Join Foy’s to Blacktail Trails for the annual Herron Half.  Test your limits at Herron Park on the Half Marathon (13.1), 10K or 5K courses. These races are 100% on dirt and take some grit! More info at Run Flathead.


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