Official State Sports of the USA
A number of States in America have Official State Sports:
Massachusetts Basketball & Volleyball, Minnesota Ice Hockey
Colorado Pack Burro Racing, Texas Rodeo, Alaska Dog Mushing
California Surfing, Hawaii Surfing.
The records of these sports are included below:
Minnesota Ice Hockey:
American Racing & Rodeo
There are a few different American Sports such as Rodeo in Texas which are Official State Sports. Others include Alaska Dog Mushing (racing with a Husky and Sled), Colorado Pack Burro Racing (racing a donkey with supplies up a mountain), and Cowboy Polo (originally started in New Mexico but now only played in Montana).
PRCA Rodeo World Championships (Years): 2013
Colorado Pack Burro Racing
Western Pack Burro Ass-ociation
Also included here are the sports Native to Canada which aren’t Major League sports, such as Ringette (a version of Ice Hockey where no contact is allowed, that is played with a straight stick and ring rather than curved stick and puck)
Stickball is a Native American (Choctaw) sport similar to Baseball.
The Choctaws gave Ireland a consignmentt of grain during the famine as they could identify with the starvation. Taoiseach Leo Varadkar paid the first ever visit by a sitting Taoiseach to the Choctaw Nation on St. Patrick’s Day 2018, and played a bit of Stickball.
Here is an Irish Times article on his visit: https://www.irishtimes.com/news/ireland/irish-news/choctaw-generosity-to-famine-ireland-saluted-by-varadkar-1.3424542 [Accessed 27 June 2019]
Ulama-Pok Ta Pok
Native American sports include Native Mexican Sports, such as Ulama (Pok ta Pok) the Native Mexican, Guatemalan and Belize Team Sport which is played with the hips
Ulama Regional Tournament (Mexico, Belize)