2024 TGC Participant Info

The objectives of the NWT Traditional Games Championships are to:

  1. Increase the number of NWT residents participating in traditional games.
  2. Support athletes with an interest in traditional games and who wish to pursue these games at a higher level.
  3. Involve all NWT communities in traditional games events.
  4. Develop and maintain traditional aboriginal culture as well as social components of the traditional games.
  5. Showcase the talents of NWT residents in traditional activities


  1. 1-Foot High Kick - Northern Game
  2. 2-Foot High Kick - Northern Game
  3. Arm Pull - Northern Game 
  4. Wrist Hang (Youth Grip) - Northern Game
  5. Stick Pull - Dene Game
  6. Pole Push (Team game/Outdoors) - Dene Game
  7. Hand Games (Team Game) - Dene Game
  8. Snow Snake (Outdoors) - Dene Game

All the Games will count towards the school's overall team scores. This will determine the winner for the 2024TGC. Prizes awarded for 2nd and 3rd place.


Please contact Carson Roche for information

Carson Roche

Events Manager

867 669 8385


Participation Names Deadline: 

February 12th, 2024 Contact Carson if you require a extention



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Established in 1999, ASCNWT was created through a national consensus-building process in response to the need for more accessible and equitable sport and recreation opportunities for Aboriginal peoples across the

The Aboriginal Sports Circle NWT empowers and builds capacity within NWT communities, promotes and supports culturally relevant programming, and develops athletes and coaches in a level of involvement they find meaningful. We focus on developing programs based on community interests, strengths, and desires and strive to help communities build capacity in activities that they find beneficial.