Junior Achievement of Washington Events

Join us for these upcoming events!

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Play4JA

Year-round

Play4JA is an opportunity for your company, family and friends to raise funds to support local Junior Achievement students, while encouraging team excitement, engagement and participation for the benefit of JA kids. Play4JA activities include: Bowling, Wii Bowling, Golf, Jeans Days (Jeans 4 JA) -- and "Design Your Own!" (walkathons, bake sales, etc.). The possibilities are endless!

Golf Classic and Auction - Spokane

September 18, 2017

Join Junior Achievement for a great day of gofl at the beautiful Kalispel Golf and Country Club. Following golf, a lively dinner and auction takes place. You don't have to be a golfer to attend the dinner! Proceeds go toward providing Eastern Washington and Northern Idaho young people with cutting-edge, hands-on financial literacy, entrepreneurship and work-readiness education. Reserve your foursome and dinner tickets now!

JA Yakima BizToberfest

October 30, 2017

JA World in Yakima presents a free event for your kiddos! Join us on October 30th for treats and activities and a ghostly good time! Click here for a flyer and more information.

JA Bowling Classic

Yakima Bowls in November - Sign up Now!

The Junior Achievement Bowling classic is a fun event and one of JA's biggest fundraisers! Each year hundreds of people join together with family, friends and co-workers at their local bowling alley to help JA provide financial literacy, work readiness and entrepreneurship programs to local students. Bowling events are held at various times throughout the year, in all JA regions across Washington state and in Northern Idaho. Form your own team today and together we can make a difference.

Celebrate JA Breakfasts

Watch for 2018 dates to be announced soon!

The Junior Achievement Celebrate JA Breakfast offers a unique opportunity to showcase Junior Achievement programs to key members of our communities, and to engage and excite new supporters. This inspiring 90-minute networking/breakfast event is free. Four Celebrate JA Breakfasts were held across Washington State in 2017. An opportunity was presented for attendees to donate to JA programs, benefiting students enrolled in JA programs throughout Washington State. Thank you to all who attended, and thank you for supporting JA through the Celebrate JA Breakfasts!

Dare to Dream Dinner & Auction on Safeco Field

$538,000 raised - thank you!!

The Dare to Dream Dinner & Auction brings together top business men and women in the Puget Sound region and beyond, to support Junior Achievement at a remarkable venue - Safeco Field. The annual auction is a memorable event, including a cocktail reception, field games, an exquisite dinner and fine wine. Guests bid generously on an exclusive array of unique and extraordinary experiences, vacations and sporting events, providing JA programs for thousands of Washington students. Sponsorships and tables can be reserved now. Click here to see a photo show from the past 20 years of Dare to Dream!

Golf Classic and Auction - Sahalee

The 2017 Sahalee Golf Classic raised $140,000 - thank you!

The Golf Classic & Auction is an 18-Hole Scramble featuring a magnificent day of golf, on-course lunch, commemorative apparel, golf balls, tee-prizes, and contests! Followed by a celebratory evening which includes a cocktail reception, live & silent auctions and a banquet dinner. The 2017 event was a resounding success - thank you!

Puget Sound Business Hall of Fame

Coming again in Spring 2018

The Junior Achievement Puget Sound Business Hall of Fame, held annually in partnership with the Puget Sound Business Journal, celebrates the accomplishments of individuals who have made a lasting impact on business in Washington State. This annual event also celebrates the continuing success of Junior Achievement in improving the quality of young people’s lives by sharing the opportunities of free enterprise. This year's honored laureates include Carl Behnke, Artie Buerk, Donald P. Nielsen, and Judith Runstad.

Spokane Business Hall of Fame

Thank you for supporting the Eastern Washington Hall of Fame!

The Eastern Washington / Northern Idaho Junior Achievement Puget Sound Business Hall of Fame, annually celebrates the accomplishments of individuals who have made a lasting impact on business in Washington State, particularly in Spokane and the surrounding areas. Tickets now available!

The Great Rubber Duck Race

Congrats to 2017 Duck Race Winners!

Get your quack on and help support Junior Achievement of Washington at the Great Rubber Duck Race! This event is a fun and easy opportunity to support your local schools’ participation in JA. Just purchase a duck (or many ducks!), and you’ll be entered to win fabulous prizes.

Golf Classic and Auction - South Sound

Goal exeeded - thank you!!

Come and play with us at Tacoma Country and Golf Club! Enjoy an 18 hole scramble complete with a catered lunch, on-course activities and contests, and special tournament memorabilia, then finish your day of fun with a banquet dinner and an exciting live auction filled with one-of-a-kind items.