In the Athapaskan language, the word Yukon means the great river or big river.
Whitehorse hosts the 2014 Junior Men’s World Softball Championship, July 11 to 20, at the Pepsi Softball Centre.
10 teams from five continents will compete for world softball supremacy. Defending champions Argentina are joined by host Canada, Australia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, United States and Venezuela.
All the action takes place less than 10 minutes from downtown Whitehorse. Tickets are available at the gate and you can also purchase tournament passes, which are good for all games.
Yukon is world renowned as a legendary land imbued with gold rush history, frontier spirit and first nation culture. Listen to what fellow media travellers have to say about Yukon.