The Arctic Winter Games is an international sport festival bringing together athletes from the Northwest Territories, Yukon, Nunavut, Alaska, Greenland, Russia, Nunavik, Northern Alberta and the indigenous people (Sapmi) of Norway and Finland.  The 2018 Arctic Winter Games will take place in Hay River and Fort Smith, Northwest Territories from March 17 – 24, 2018.  Team Alberta North is represented by athletes and coaches living north of the 55th parallel participating in 16 different sports.