Without the dedicated support of our sponsors, it's doubtful we'd be able to field a team at the CONIFA World Cup in London this year. We encourage all supporters to learn a bit about them in their brief bios to follow. Whatever you do, we recommend you support these truly Cascadian institutions.
Giordano’s Vision is – “To be the best and the biggest world brand in apparel retailing”
-A World Brand is a brand that has no centre, knows no national borders. It is cross-cultural and is owned by local consumers. It is truly a “Think Global – Act Local” scenario. Each market adapts to their customer’s needs, wants and culture, but all maintain a cosmopolitan, international and contemporary touch.
FLOATING BRIDGE BREWING IS A FAMILY-OWNED, FAMILY-RUN ARTISAN BREWERY. EXCITED TO BE A PART OF THE RENAISSANCE IN BREWING, THEY ARE ENGAGED IN EXPERIMENTING WITH UNIQUE SMALL BATCH BEERS. THEIR CREATIVITY & CRAFT CAN BE ENJOYED FRESH AND NEAR AS THEY DON'T BOTTLE, BUT YOU CAN BRING A GROWLER TO THEIR SEATTLE TASTING ROOM! THEY HAVE BIG DREAMS OF STAYING SMALL AND PRESERVING THE HOMEBREWING SPIRIT OF EXPERIMENTATION, QUALITY AND CAMARADERIE.
Prost Amerika is an online Soccer magazine dedicated to the Beautiful Game in the Pacific North West and around the world. The publication, lead by owner and Editor in Chief Steve Clare, was the first spots site to adopt a Cascadian brand in this Soccer crazed region.
"Soccer wasn't always cool in Seattle, and Steve has been dedicated to printing important stories and informing fans since the Sounders USL days. His quick wit, passion, and astute eye for the game are evident in his writing."
Cascadia Underground is a Seattle-based media center, cooperative and Cascadia wide collective that provides action-focused education, resources and community space for the Cascadia movement and bioregional issues. By magnifying diverse voices, stories and perspectives, we empower Cascadians to actively resist oppression, exploitation, discrimination or marginalization.
They also run a wonderful online store featuring products made for and often in Cascadia.
CASCADIANOW! IS THE LARGEST ORGANIZATION PROMOTING THE IDEA OF BIOREGIONALISM AND CASCADIA BY BUILDING A NETWORK OF AMBASSADORS AND CHAPTERS ACROSS THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST. AS AN UMBRELLA 501(C)3 NON-PROFIT - CASCADIANOW! IS A SUPPORTER DRIVEN MOVEMENT PROVIDING SERVICES AND SUPPORT. THEY ADMINISTER WIDE VARIETY OF CHARITABLE PROGRAMS WORK TO CULTIVATE A RESILIENT AND INCLUSIVE PACIFIC NORTHWEST COMMUNITY!
"MORE THAN A BIOREGION, CASCADIA IS ALSO A POSITIVE AND INCLUSIVE, PLACE BASED INTER-DEPENDENCE MOVEMENT TO BREAK DOWN BOUNDARIES AND BORDERS THAT ARE ARBITRARY OR NEGATIVE; SHIFT OUR ACTIONS AND IMPACTS LOCALLY; BUILD MODELS WE CAN SHARE FOR THE REST OF THE WORLD; AND BUILD A BIOREGIONAL COMMUNITY THAT FOSTERS A CULTURE ROOTED IN A LOVE OF PLACE."
Since 2011 GoalWa.Net has been covering all things soccer in the State of Washington from their Gig Harbor headquarters. As a source for news all competitive levels, from you events through professional, they're a great place to watch for up and coming talent in Cascadia.
The Evergreen Premier League (EPLWA) is an amateur men's soccer league in the U.S. state of Washington affiliated with the United States Adult Soccer Association. The league was established in 2013 and is contested by seven teams—five from Western Washington and two from Eastern Washington.
The EPLWA regular season runs from April to July, with teams playing 14 matches each (playing each team in the league twice, home and away) totaling 56 matches in the season; the team with the best record in the single-table league is recognized as that season's champion. The current champions are the Vancouver Victory FC, who won the 2016 season—their first title. The league is headquartered in Bellingham.
Cascadia Association Football Federation
Cascadia Association Football Federation is fielding a world premiere team for the 2018 CONIFA World Cup.