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Virtual NYO Games 2020

Thanks to donations from The Eyak Corporation and the Worl Family, two $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to athletes competing in the Virtual NYO Games. Winners will be chosen at random and announced on our NYO Games Alaska Facebook page. Deadline: June 15, 2020

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Virtual NYO Games 2020

NYO Games 2020 may have been cancelled — but you can’t cancel NYO spirit! Welcome to Virtual NYO Games 2020! Here, you’ll find everything you need to know about participating in Virtual NYO.

Participation Eligibility

Students in grades 7th – 12th during the 2019 – 2020 school year. All students may participate in the Games and need not be of Alaska Native descent.


Athletes will register individually; there are no teams. Coaches may assist athletes with registration. This is a free event.

Register here

Athletes must also fill out a waiver.

Athletes may participate in one or all of the following events:

  1. Alaskan High Kick
  2. Two-Foot High Kick
  3. Scissor Broad Jump
  4. Kneel Jump
  5. One-Foot High Kick
  6. One-Hand Reach
  7. Seal Hop
  8. Toe Kick

Participating in Virtual NYO

Registered athletes will receive a scoresheet with prearranged heights or distances for their events. Athletes must record their attempts on video. To compete, each athlete must turn in their scoresheet, along with their number of attempts, via video.

Details on how to submit videos to come.

Video submissions for each event will be broken down into two time frames:

1. Monday, May 18 through Thursday May 21, athletes must submit their videos and scoresheet(s) for the following events:

  • Alaskan High Kick
  • Two-Foot High Kick
  • Scissor Broad Jump
  • Kneel Jump

2. May 21 through Sunday May 24, athletes must submit their videos and scoresheet(s) for the following events:

  • One-Foot High Kick
  • One-Hand Reach
  • Seal Hop
  • Toe Kick


All participants will receive an NYO Games 2020 T-shirt. The top three male and female athletes in each event will receive a 2020 NYO Games Hoodie and ribbon.