List of U.S. state sports

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This is a list of official U.S. state sports as recognized by state legislatures.


State Sport Year Adopted Designation
Alaska Dog Mushing[1] 1972
Colorado Pack Burro Racing[2] 2012 Summer Heritage Sport
Delaware Bicycling[3] 2014
Hawaii Surfing (He'e nalu)[4] 1998 State Individual Sport
Outrigger Canoe Paddling (Heihei wa'a)[5] 1986 State Team Sport
Maryland Jousting[6] 1962 State Sport
Lacrosse[7] 2004 State Team Sport
Massachusetts Basketball[8][9] 2006 Sport of the Commonwealth
Volleyball[10][11] 2014 Recreational and Team Sport of the Commonwealth
Minnesota Ice Hockey[12] 2009
New Hampshire Skiing[13][14] 1998
North Carolina Stock car racing[15] 2011
South Dakota Rodeo[16] 2003
Texas Rodeo[17] 1997
Wyoming Rodeo[18] 2003

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