NYO Games Alaska 2017
Date: Apr 28, 2017 - Apr 29, 2017
- Admission: Free
- Location: UAA’s Alaska Airlines Center
More than 500 athletes from across Alaska will compete in the 47th Annual NYO Games Alaska Thursday, April 27 to Saturday, April 29, at UAA’s Alaska Airlines Center. NYO Games celebrates Alaska’s rich diversity and are open to students of all backgrounds.
Athletic events include the Kneel Jump, Wrist Carry, Eskimo Stick Pull, Toe Kick, One-Hand Reach, Two-Foot High Kick, Indian Stick Pull, One-Foot High Kick, Alaska High Kick and Seal Hop.
Activities include musical and dance performances, the 7th Annual Pilot Bread Recipe Contest and the 2017 Opportunities Expo featuring businesses to help prepare young athletes for future success. Winners of the Pilot Bread recipe contest will be announced on Saturday, April 29. The games are organized by Cook Inlet Tribal Council and supported by numerous companies and organizations throughout the state.