NYO Games Alaska

  • Date: Apr 26, 2018 - Apr 28, 2018
    Recurring daily
  • Times: 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
  • Admission: Free
  • Location: Alaska Airlines Center

More than 500 athletes from across Alaska will compete in the 48th Annual NYO Games Alaska Thursday, Apr. 26 – Saturday, Apr. 28, at UAA’s Alaska Airlines Center. NYO Games celebrates Alaska’s rich diversity and is open to students of all backgrounds.

Athletic events include the Kneel Jump, Wrist Carry, Eskimo Stick Pull, Scissor Broad Jump, One-Hand Reach, Two-Foot High Kick, Indian Stick Pull, One-Foot High Kick, Alaskan High Kick and Seal Hop.

Activities include musical and dance performances, the 8th Annual Pilot Bread Recipe Contest and the 2018 Opportunities Expo featuring businesses to help prepare young athletes for future success. Winners of the Pilot Bread recipe contest will be announced on Saturday, Apr. 28. The Games are organized by Cook Inlet Tribal Council and supported by numerous companies and organizations throughout the state.