2016

The 2016 Arctic Winter Games were held co-operatively between Nuuk, Greenland and Iqaluit, Nunavut. It was the biggest event of its kind in the history of Greenland. 14 sports were held in Nuuk, including alpine skiing, Arctic Sports, Dene Games, badminton, basketball, cross country skiing, cross country ski biathlon, futsal, snowboarding, snowshoe biathlon, table tennis, volleyball and wrestling. Iqaluit, Nunavut host hockey.

The Host Society faced challenges early on in the week as weather caused delays in transporting participants on a flight bridge from Kangerlussuaq to Nuuk and some sport schedules required adjustment. Participants reported having a positive adventure of their experience in Kangerlussuaq. Once all the participants were on the ground in Nuuk, it was a successful Arctic Winter Games which provided all the participants an opportunity for a unique sport and cultural experience.

For more photos from Nuuk and Iqaluit 2016 Arctic Winter Games go to https://awg.smugmug.com/

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2024

Mat-Su, Alaska hosts Arctic Winter Games for the first time.

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1980

Back to Yukon!

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1974

An Arctic Winter Games first for Alaska

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1982

Alaska hosted the circumpolar competitors for this edition of the Arctic Winter Games.

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2012

Games go back to Whitehorse

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2018

A hosting first for the South Slave Region of NWT

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1972

Whitehorse hosts the Arctic Winter Games

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2004

The eighteenth Arctic Winter Games was held in the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo in Northern Alberta.

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1996

Alaska brought great awareness and much promotion to this edition of the Arctic Winter Games.

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2023

Arctic Winter Games return after five year hiatus

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1976

A first time hosting for Northern Quebec

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2014

After a 26-year hosting hiatus - the games came back to Fairbanks, Alaska

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1992

First games to include participants from Russia and Greenland

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1998

Yellowknife, NWT brought together the circumpolar north for this edition of the games.

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1970

The inaugural Arctic Winter Games hosted in Yellowknife, NWT

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1986

Yukon hosted the 1986 AWG

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1994

Alberta's first hosting of the Arctic Winter Games.

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1978

Introduction of the Hodgson Trophy

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2000

Millennial edition of the games hosted in Whitehorse Canada

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2008

The 20th edition of the Arctic Winter Games

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1988

88 Games host by Fairbanks, Alaska

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1990

Yellowknife, NWT hosts 1990 AWG beginning March 10

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2002

Nuuk, Greenland and Iqaluit, Nunavut hosted the first split community, split country Games

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2020

COVID-19 forces the cancellation of the 50th Anniversary of the Arctic Winter Games

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1984

The original three contingents took part in this set of games in Yellowknife

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2006

2006 Arctic Winter Games held in Kenai, Alaska

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2010

Arctic Winter Games in Grande Prairie

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