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Roller Derby Championship, Nelscott Surfing, Tennis Legends
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Portland to Host Roller Derby World Championship

Portland will host the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association 2016 World Championship this week, as 16 roller derby teams from across the globe compete for glory on November 4-6 at Veterans Memorial Coliseum.  The current WFTDA World Champions, Rose City Rollers’ Wheels of Justice, will attempt to defend their title against elite teams from the U.S., Canada, Europe and Australia.  Broadcast live on ESPN3, the International WFTDA Championship is a three-day event that brings together the most talented, highly-trained skaters and teams from WFTDA member leagues around the world for the chance to compete for the the title of World Champions.

Beyond the action inside the Coliseum, local hotels, restaurants and retail locations are poised to see substantial benefits from an estimated $1.4 million economic impact generated by WFTDA teams, officials and fans.  View the WFTDA Championship video preview, check out volunteer opportunities and get your tickets!

Nelscott Reef Big Wave Surfing Event Set for Friday

Epic waves will greet 24 of the world's best surfers when they arrive this week in Lincoln City for the 11th edition of the Nelscott Reef Big Wave Classic PRO/AM Unvitational.  Known for producing the best high performance big wave in the world, Nelscott Reef promises 30′ of minimum surf for both SUP and prone big wave surfers.  View videos and photos of past Nelscott contests, and make your plans to witness the convergence of nature's raw power with man's athletic prowess on the beautiful Oregon Coast.

Tennis Legends to Play at Moda Center Friday

Legendary tennis icons and world-renowned champions John McEnroe, Andy Roddick, James Blake and Mark Philippoussis are scheduled to play Friday evening in the 2016 PowerShares Series Champions Challenge at the Moda Center.  The competitive tournament features four Champions paired off in one set semi-finals and culminates with the winners meeting in a one-set championship match.  An added twist: with the help of modern technology, these tennis legends will call their own lines.  Get your tickets today!

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11.04.2016
Playworks Pacific NW Keep Portland Playful Auction


11.04.2016
PowerShares Series Tennis: Champions Challenge


11.04.2016
Oregon vs. Oregon State
Women's Soccer



11.04.2016 - 11.06.2016
2016 WFTDA Championship


11.06.2016
Winterhawks vs. Tri-City



11.08.2016
Trail Blazers vs. Phoenix


11.12.2016
U. of Portland vs. Saint Mary's
Men's Soccer



11.18.2016
Portland State vs. Eastern Washington - Football


11.26.2016
Oregon State vs. Oregon
College Football's Civil War



11.26.2016
Rumble at the Rock Wrestling
Redmond
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