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Apply to join the 2023 Team

How to apply:

1) Visit your specific Sports Page, located under the SPORTS button on the top menu bar.

2) There you will find the athlete application link or other information on how to apply for your team.  

4) Questions about applying for your Sport? Contact the Head Coach, or



Team alaska athletes must be:

1) An Alaskan resident.

2) Between the ages of 11 & 18.  Some sports have special exceptions to this age range.  Read the sport Technical Package for specific age requirements.

3) Comply with athlete eligibility policies found in the AWG International Staging Manual.

selecting the team:

We will begin selecting athletes for the 2024 Arctic Winter Games in the fall of 2023.

Team Alaska coaches select the athletes, in collaboration with Mission Staff and Chef de Mission.  Details of the team selection process can be found in each team's "Athlete Application and Selection Criteria" Document (available under the "Sport" tab).

When selecting the team, coaches will take some of the following factors into account:

  • Playing Experience
  • Coach's recommendation
  • References
  • Skills evaluation of tape, DVD, youtube URL, or live performance