Mvskoke Mvnettvlke Temvrkv
THE 2018 MVSKOKE YOUTH GAMES HAVE BEEN CANCELLED!
Mvskoke Mvnettvlke Temvrkv (MMT) is one of many national events taking place as part of NB3 Fit Week. NB3 Fit Week is a national week of inspiration, learning, and movement to support the health and fitness of Native American youth.
Competitions in the MMT include: Tug-of-War, Running, Blow Darts, Atlatl Distance Throwing, and Traditional Bow Shooting.
*Event is subject to change, join the Facebook event page for the most up to date information.
General Rules & Info
2018 MMT Date: CANCELLED
Registration will begin at 9:30 am with Opening Ceremony at 10:00 am.
All competitions will take place at the Muscogee (Creek) Nation Complex located at HWY 75 & Loop 56
Max of 8 Middle School (6th-8th grade) and 8 High School (9th-12th) teams.
Max of 12 Competitors per team
Max of 2 competitors per team per event.
Each team will select one male and one female to compete in running event.
Awards for the male or female in each event with the highest score, shortest time, or furthest distance.
For events requiring equipment, it will be provided or you may bring your own.
Tug of War
The competition will be single elimination. Teams will use the 3-3 rule, 3 males & 3 females must participate in each match. Single elimination.
The running competition will be one mile and will be mapped out for competitors. All of the teams will run together with the top male and female medals for each category.
Each competitor will have 3 attempts to hit the target from a distance of 15 feet. The target will have 5 rings each with points as follows: White - 1, Black - 2, Blue - 3, Red - 4, Yellow (Bullseye) - 7. Highest scores will win.
Atlatl Distance Throwing
Each Competitor will have 2 attempts to throw the atlatl for distance. The longest distance will be used in calculating a winner.
Traditional Bow Shooting
Each Competitor will have 4 attempts to use a traditional bow to hit the target from a distance of 25 yards. The target will have 5 rings each with points as follows: White - 1, Black - 2, Blue - 3, Red - 4, Yellow (Bullseye) - 7. Highest scores will win.
In the spirit of fun and culture, Competitors will have an opportunity to play a social stickball game. This is not a part of the competition. Bring your sticks and lawn chairs!
Frequently Asked Questions
Do I have to be Mvskoke to participate?
The Mvskoke Youth Games are open to all Native American youth in grades 6-12.
Do I have to participate in every event?
Participation in every event is not mandatory. Teams are limited to 2 competitors in each event and 6 competitors in tug-of-war. The running competition will be one male and one female from each team.
I'm too "old" to compete, but I still want to be a part of the event. What can I do?
That's great that you want to be a part of our event! There are a couple of options: