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COUNTDOWN TO THE 2023 ARCTIC GAMES

2023 ARCTIC WINTER GAMES

The province of Alberta is proud to host the 2023 Arctic Winter Games, January 29 – February 4, 2023 in the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo, Alberta.

Planning is ongoing for these games. Stay tuned for more exciting updates in the new year.

Check out the 2023 Arctic Winter Games website for more information

 

TEAM ALBERTA NORTH LOGOS

Please find below links to the files and guidelines  for the new Team Alberta Logo. If you require a different format please contact Michelle Deering at Michelle.deering@gov.ab.ca or Sheri Wilson at sheri.wilson@gov.ab.ca

Team Alberta  North Logo Guidelines

Team Alberta North Horizontal Logos

Black – JPG 

Color – PNG

Color – EPS

Team Alberta  North Vertical Logos

Black – JPG

Color – PNG

Color – EPS

IMPORTANT INFORMATION AND FILES:

TEAM ALBERTA NORTH AT THE ARCTIC WINTER GAMES

At the 2018 Arctic Winter Games Team Alberta North was impressive, and finished on top of the standings for the fist time in Arctic Games History They captured 133 Medals, 50 – Gold,  35-Silver, 48- Bronze and many athletes achieved personal bests.

Team Alberta North received at least one Ulu in every sport it competed in, except Table Tennis. Team Alberta North also received 11 ulus for team sport or team competition and 122 ulus were won by individuals, doubles, or relays.

The 2020 Arctic Winter Games Host Society, with the support of the Yukon government and the City of Whitehorse, canceled the 2020 Arctic Winter Games due to the COVID 19 Pandemic.

ABOUT THE ARCTIC WINTER GAMES

The Arctic Winter Games is an international multisport and cultural event  bringing together athletes from the Northwest Territories, Yukon, Nunavut, Alaska, Greenland, Russia (Yamal), Nunavik (Northern Quebec), Northern Alberta and the indigenous people (Sami) of Norway, Sweden, and Finland.

The concept of the Arctic Winter Games was developed as a direct result of the experiences of Northern athletes at the 1967 Canada Winter Games.

Representatives of the Yukon and Northwest Territories realized that their teams were at disadvantage due to relatively small athletic pools, lack of facilities and infrequent training opportunities. Therefore, the concept of an event specifically designed for northern athletes was born.

The first games were staged in 1970 in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, and have taken place every two years since, alternating among participating jurisdictions.

Team Alberta North joined the Arctic Winter Games in 1986, and Alberta hosted for the first time 1994 in Slave Lake, and have since hosted in 2004 (Wood Buffalo) and in 2010 (Grande Prairie). In 2022, Alberta will host for the fourth time in the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo.

CONTACT US

Michelle Deering
Team Alberta North, Chef de Mission
P: 780-422-0779
Email: michelle.deering@gov.ab.ca