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NYO Games

For complete details regarding our 2022 NYO Games Alaska, visit our NYO event homepage:

NYO_1ftHighKickThe NYO Games and Junior NYO Games are annual athletic events for students in grades 1–12 from across the state. The Games encourage healthy lifestyles, traditional values and positive sportsmanship—all in an atmosphere of fun and excitement.

For more than 40 years, hundreds of young people from communities throughout Alaska have competed in traditional contests of subsistence and survival skills that have been passed down through countless generations, including the One-hand Reach, One and Two-foot High Kicks, Alaskan High Kick, Wrist Carry, Seal Hop and other exciting events.


Open to all Alaska students in grades 1–12, up to 19 years of age. For more information on getting involved, please visit our NYO Events page, or call (907) 793-3265.