Flying Dust First Nation will be the co-host of the upcoming 2026 Saskatchewan Winter Games.

The First Nation will co-host the event with the City of Meadow Lake.

This will be the first time in the 52 year history of both the summer and winter provincial games that a city and a First Nation have partnered together to co-host the event.

“We are excited to be the first First Nation to co-host a provincial sporting event, setting a benchmark for other Nations to host or co-host in future Games,” said Flying Dust First Nation Chief Tyson Bear in a media release. “The Saskatchewan Winter Games align perfectly with our shared goals, promoting sportsmanship, encouraging youth participation, community engagement, and utilizing sport to develop the next generation of leaders.”

The 2026 winter games will take place from February 15-21.

Over 1,800 participants are expected to participate in the event competing in 17 different sports.

This year’s Saskatchewan Summer Games are coming up later this month from July 21-27 in Lloydminster.

(Photo courtesy of the Saskatchewan Games/Facebook)