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North American Indigenous Games 2017

Date: 
Sunday, 16 July 2017 - 4:15pm to Saturday, 22 July 2017 - 7:00pm
Location: 
Toronto/Hamilton/Six Nations/Niagara
 
The Toronto 2017 North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) are expected to be the largest sporting and cultural gathering of Indigenous Peoples in North America. The Toronto 2017 NAIG will host more than 5,000 participants, 2,000 volunteers and countless spectators for 14 sport categories being held within world-class venues located across the Greater Toronto Area, including the Region of Hamilton and Six Nations of the Grand River.
 
The 14 core sports of the Toronto 2017 NAIG include:
 
        3-D Archery
        Athletics
        Badminton
        Baseball
        Basketball
        Canoe/Kayak
        Golf
        Lacrosse
        Rifle Shooting
        Soccer
        Softball
        Swimming
        Wrestling
        Volleyball
 
 
Toronto 2017 NAIG Quick Facts
 
The Games provides Indigenous youth, aged 13-19, an opportunity to showcase their athletic abilities through 14 sport and to celebrate their heritage through numerous cultural events.
 
Participating teams include all 13 provinces and territories of Canada, as well as 13 regions from the United States.
 
Toronto 2017 NAIG marks the 10th Games and the first time in over 25 years the NAIG will be held in the Eastern Region of Canada.
 
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