2012 Arctic Winter Games
|2012 Arctic Winter Games Whitehorse|
The 2012 Whitehorse logo.
|Dates||March 4, 2012– March 10, 2012|
|Location||Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada|
Sports included alpine skiing, arctic sports, badminton, basketball, biathlon, curling, dene games, dog mushing, figure skating, freestyle skiing, gymnastics, hockey, indoor soccer, snowboarding, snowshoeing, speed skating, table tennis, volleyball and wrestling.
The 2012 Arctic Winter Games was the first to have a relay. Rather than passing a baton or torch, however, a song was relayed. The youth at the games passed on a song, was in effort to promoting heritage awareness and cultural diversity.
19 sports were present. Sports are listed with the number of events that took place.
The Hodgson trophy for fair play and team spirit is awarded at the end of every games. The 2012 Hodgson Trophy was awarded to Team Nunavut.