The state adopted dog mushing as its official sport in 1972.
The bolo tie became the state's official neckwear in 1973. It is also the official neckwear of Texas, symbolizing Western culture.
‘Rocky Mountain High’ by John Denver was recognized as the state's second official song in 2007, almost a decade after the artist died in a place crash.
Hawaii has an official title of accomplishment, the Aloha Order of Merit, which is bestowed by the Governor and approved by the Legislature.
In 2015, the state recognized the P-47 Thunderbolt as an official symbol.
Ale-8-One, which has been manufactured and bottled in Winchester since 1926, became an official state symbol in 2013.
Louisiana became the first state to have an official doughnut in 1986 when it recognized the beignet.