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!

JA Bowling Classic

Why bowl for JA in 2017? Here's why!

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

2017 Dates Announced - RSVP Today!

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 will take place across Washington State in 2017. An opportunity will be presented for attendees to donate to JA programs, benefiting students enrolled in JA programs throughout Washington State.

Puget Sound Business Hall of Fame

May 4, 2017

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

May 17, 2017

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!

Golf Classic and Auction - Sahalee

June 12, 2017

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 2016 event was a resounding success - thank you! Click through to see the results. See you again next year!

The Great Rubber Duck Race

June 14, 2017

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

June 29, 2017

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.

Dare to Dream Dinner & Auction

We'll be back at Safeco Field in 2017! Watch for a date announcement soon.

The 2016 Dare to Dream Dinner & Auction brought together major donors from top businesses in the Puget Sound region and beyond, to support Junior Achievement at a remarkable venue - Safeco Field. The annual auction was 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 and raised over $500,000 toward JA programs for thousands of Washington students! Click here to see photos from the best business party in town!