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The 2014 Arctic Winter Games took place in Fairbanks, Alaska, United States from March 15 to 22, 2014.

2014 Arctic Winter Games
LocationFairbanks, Alaska, United States
Start dateMarch 15, 2014 (2014-03-15)
End dateMarch 22, 2014 (2014-03-22)
Competitors2000+ from 9 nations

The Arctic Winter Games is an international biannual celebration of circumpolar sports and culture, held in Canada, Alaska or Greenland.





The 2014 games were held at various sports venues and schools in Fairbanks. Opening and closing ceremonies were held at Carlson Center.

Sports VenuesEdit

The following venues hosted sports events during the games.[3]

Venue Events
Big Dipper Ice Arena Ice hockey (preliminaries and finals)
Birch Hill Recreation Area Cross country skiing, Ski biathlon, Snowshoe biathlon, and Snowshoeing
Carlson Center Figure skating, and Speed Skating
Fairbanks Curling Club Curling
Fort Wainwright Birch Hill Snowboarding: arena slalom
Gymnastics Inc. Gymnastics
Hering Auditorium Dene Games: hand games
Hutchison High School Table tennis
Jeff Studdert Fairgrounds Dog sledding
Lathrop High School Arctic sports
North Pole High School Badminton
North Pole Middle School Wrestling
Randy Smith Middle School Dene Games: snowsnake; and Volleyball (preliminaries)
Ryan Middle School Dene Games: stick Pull, Finger Pull, Pole Push
Skiland Alpine skiing
UAF Hulbert Nanook Terrain Park Snowboarding: rail jam, slopestyle, and arctic air
UAF Patty Center Basketball and Ice hockey (preliminaries)
UAF Student Recreation Center Indoor soccer
West Valley High School Volleyball (finals)

Cultural and Other VenuesEdit

The following venues hosted cultural and other events during the games.[3][4][5]

Venue Events
2nd Avenue downtown Parka Parade
420 Cushman Street Fairbanks Community Museum
Arctic Winter Games Headquarters and Store
Bentley Mall 'Lunch Time Performance' venue
Carlson Center Opening Ceremony (presented by ConocoPhillips) and Closing Ceremony (presented by GCI)
Co-Op Plaza 'Lunch Time Performance' venue
Jeff Studdert Racegrounds GCI Open North American Sled Dog Race
George Horner Ice Park BP World Ice Art Championships
Grange Hall (North Pole, Alaska) AWG Kick-Off Party, Yamal in the Children's Eye exhibit
Doyon, Limited headquarters 'Lunch Time Performance' venue
Hering Auditorium Cultural Gala
Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitors Center Deme drumming demonstration
Noel Wien Public Library 'Lunch Time Performance' venue
Pioneer Park Various attractions (Dog Sled Rides, Museums & Train Rides, Pin Central)
Pioneer Park Centennial Center Folk Art Fest and Expo
Pioneer Park Theatre Film festival and The Color of Gold presented by Opera Fairbanks
UAF Campus Great Hall College fair (presented by Flint Hills Resources)
University of Alaska Museum of the North Denalai Legacy 100 Years on the Mountain

Medals CountEdit

1  Alaska686074202
3  Alberta North464934129
4  Northwest Territories25273486
5  Greenland23231460
6  Yukon22253885
7  Sápmi135725
8  Nunavik Quebec7111331
9  Nunavut671932
Totals (9 teams)265265254784

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "About the Arctic Winter Games – Contingents". Archived from the original on 31 October 2012. Retrieved 12 January 2013.
  2. ^ "About the Arctic Winter Games – Sports". Retrieved 12 January 2013.
  3. ^ a b "Maps". Archived from the original on May 7, 2016. Retrieved June 15, 2016.
  4. ^ "Cultural Programs and Events". Archived from the original on May 28, 2016. Retrieved June 15, 2016.
  5. ^ "Ticket Prices & Packages". Archived from the original on May 7, 2016. Retrieved June 15, 2016.

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Preceded by
Whitehorse 2012
Arctic Winter Games

2014 Arctic Winter Games
Succeeded by
Nuuk 2016