NYO Games Alaska

  • Date: Apr 25, 2019 - Apr 27, 2019
    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 annual NYO Games Alaska Thursday, Apr. 25 – Saturday, Apr. 27, 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 Pilot Bread Recipe Contest and the Opportunities Expo featuring businesses to help prepare young athletes for future success. The games are organized by Cook Inlet Tribal Council and supported by numerous companies and organizations throughout the state.