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2024 Alberta Winter Games

February 16 - February 19

Alberta Winter Games (AWG) are back after missing 2022 due to COVID. AWG will be held in Grande Prairie in February 16-19, 2024. AWG is an event that only happens every two years, and it is a great sporting experience for our young athletes!

Alison Mackie competing in the 2020 AWG U16 Girls Classic Relay
Photo Credit: VR45 Photography (on Instagram and Flickr)
2024 Alberta Winter Games Zone 6 Team

Our Zone 6 Team will be announced after our AWG Qualifier on December 16th. Stay tuned!

DECEMBER 17th UPDATE: Thank you Racers, Volunteers, Snow Makers and Groomers!! The AWG Qualifier & Orange Crush Time Trial was a success! Results are posted on Zone4.ca and Event Points are posted on the Event Website. Contact your Zone Head Coach if you have any questions about the AWG Selection Process (Zone 6: Ulf Kleppe – headcoach@edmontonnordic.ca).

Alberta Winter Games Wax Protocol

Nordic Alberta respectfully requests all coaches, athletes, wax technicians, and parents to abide by a self-governed protocol while waxing skis for identified races taking place in Alberta. This also applies to coaches, athletes, wax technicians, and parents traveling to Alberta from out-of-province or out-of-country.

  • Structure tools ARE permitted
  • Non-flouro (NF) waxes ARE permitted
  • Fluorinated glide waxes or tuning products containing fluorine liquid are NOT permitted. This includes all types of fluorinated glide wax (e.g., LF, HF, block, powder, liquid)
  • Fluorinated Kick Wax IS permitted for all age categories at this time
  • Nordiq Canada Fluoro Policy: https://nordiqcanada.ca/coaches-and-wax-techs/wax-techs/wax-tech-resources/
AWG Information

Important information about Alberta Winter Games and who is eligible can be found via the links below:

AWG Registration
AWG Cross-Country Age Groups
  • U12: 11 – 12 years of age – born in 2013* or 2012 (2 males, 2 females)
    • * Athletes must be at least 11 years of age by the opening day (February 16, 2023) of the Alberta Winter Games, born before February 16, 2013
  • U14: 13 – 14 years of age – born in 2011 or 2010 (3 males, 3 females)
  • U16: 15 – 16 years of age – born in 2009 or 2008 (3 males, 3 females)
AWG Zone 6 Cross-Country Team composition
  • 16 Athletes per Zone (8 females, 8 males – see above)
  • 2 Coaches (1 female, 1 male)
  • 2 Chaperones (1 female, 1 male)
  • Some Zones do not fill their Athlete spots, so Zone 6 may be able to send more Athletes
    • see the “Fill Policy” in the technical package for more details
2020 AWG Zone 6 Alumni

Can you name these 2020 AWG Zone 6 Alumni? … and yes, Zone 6 had athletes from Edmonton Nordic, U of A Nordic, and we even had one from Canmore Nordic!


All 2020 AWG photos above are Credit: VR45 Photography (on Instagram and Flickr)



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Wapiti Nordic Ski Club
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Wapiti Nordic Ski Club
62009 Township Rd 704
Wembley, Alberta T0H 3S0 Canada
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