The Arctic Winter Games formally began with the registration of the Arctic Winter Games Corporation under the Canada Corporations Act on January 18, 1968. In 1992 the Corporation changed its name to the Arctic Winter Games International Committee, avoiding confusion with other similar Games organizations.
It is an outstanding sports competition for northern and arctic athletes. The event provides an opportunity to develop the participants’ jurisdictions, to promote sport’s benefits, to build partnerships, and to express culture and values.
In combination with the selection trials run by each contingent, the Arctic Winter Games are a significant part of northern sport development. Mainly competition items include ski, badminton, basketball, and skating, wrestling, etc., which has exotic Arctic area styles mostly.
The Games have designed and customized their award medals for the coming event in 2018 which made by GS-JJ, below is the encouragement and gifts for the participants. The organization chooses the antique medal from soft enamel medal, hard enamel medal, shiny & sandblast medal, etc.
It’s an antique medal, fully plated in silver color, and shaped like a Chinese folding fan, so special.
The customized medal features symbolized the three interlocking rings of the Arctic Winter Games logo, which means athletic competition, cultural exhibition, and social interchange.