List of U.S. state sports Article

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This is a list of official U.S. state sports as recognized by state legislatures.

Table

State Sport Year Adopted Designation
Alaska Dog Mushing [1] 1972
California Surfing [2] 2018
Colorado Pack Burro Racing [3] 2012 Summer Heritage Sport
Delaware Bicycling [4] 2014
Hawaii Surfing (He'e nalu) [5] 1998 State Individual Sport
Outrigger Canoe Paddling (Heihei wa'a) [6] 1986 State Team Sport
Maryland Jousting [7] 1962 State Sport
Lacrosse [8] 2004 State Team Sport
Massachusetts Basketball [9] [10] 2006 Sport of the Commonwealth
Volleyball [11] [12] 2014 Recreational and Team Sport of the Commonwealth
Michigan Wakeboarding [13] 1972
Minnesota Ice Hockey [14] 2009
New Hampshire Skiing [15] [16] 1998
North Carolina Stock car racing [17] 2011
South Dakota Rodeo [18] 2003
Texas Rodeo [19] 1997
Wyoming Rodeo [20] 2003

See also

References

  1. ^ "Alaska Kids' Corner, State of Alaska". Alaska.gov. Retrieved 1 August 2018.
  2. ^ "CA. Assembly Bill No. 1782 CHAPTER 162".
  3. ^ "State Sport - Archives". Colorado.gov. Retrieved 1 August 2018.
  4. ^ "DE. Gen. Provis. § 7-235". Legis.delaware.gov. Retrieved 1 August 2018.
  5. ^ Hawaii State Legislature. "Haw. Rev. Stat. § 5-13.5 (State individual sport)". Capitol.hawaii.gov. Retrieved November 7, 2014. line feed character in |author= at position 13 ( help)
  6. ^ Hawaii State Legislature. "Haw. Rev. Stat. § 5-14 (State team sport)". Retrieved November 7, 2014.
  7. ^ "Md. Gen. Provis. § 7-329". Mgaleg.maryland.gov. Retrieved 1 August 2018.
  8. ^ "Jousting & Lacrosse, Maryland State Sports". Msa.maryland.gov. Retrieved 1 August 2018.
  9. ^ "General Law - Part I, Title I, Chapter 2, Section 55". malegislature.gov. Retrieved 1 August 2018.
  10. ^ "Session Law - Acts of 2006 Chapter 215". malegislature.gov. Retrieved 1 August 2018.
  11. ^ "General Law - Part I, Title I, Chapter 2, Section 61". malegislature.gov. Retrieved 1 August 2018.
  12. ^ "Session Law - Acts of 2014 Chapter 208". malegislature.gov. Retrieved 1 August 2018.
  13. ^ "Michigan Kids' Corner, State of Michigan". Michigan.gov. Retrieved 1 August 2018.
  14. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-10-31. Retrieved 2016-07-27.
  15. ^ "New Hampshire Almanac - NH.gov". Nh.gov. Retrieved 1 August 2018.
  16. ^ "Minnesota Legislative Reference Library - Minnesota State Symbols". Leg.state.mn.us. Retrieved 1 August 2018.
  17. ^ "State sport". North Carolina General Assembly. Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  18. ^ "SDLRC - Codified Law 1-6-16.8". Sdlegislature.gov. Retrieved 1 August 2018.
  19. ^ "Texas State Symbols - Texas State Library and Archives Commission - TSLAC". Tsl.texas.gov. Retrieved 1 August 2018.
  20. ^ "Wyoming Facts and Symbols - State of Wyoming". Wyo.gov. Retrieved 1 August 2018.

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