Monday, January 24, 2022

Empire State Winter Games are back

empire state winter games

Taking place Thursday, February 3 – Sunday, February 6, the Empire State Winter Games is the largest multi-sport amateur athletic winter sporting event in North America, held in the Adirondacks of New York State. After being cancelled during COVID-19, the games are back this year.

The Empire State Winter Games is a community-driven event, courtesy of a partnership between the Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism (ROOST); the towns of North Elba, Wilmington, Tupper Lake, Harrietstown, Malone, and Brighton; the villages of Lake Placid, Tupper Lake, Paul Smiths, Malone, Wilmington, and Saranac Lake; the counties of Essex and Franklin; and the New York State Olympic Regional Development Authority.

Sport venues are located in Lake Placid, Wilmington, Saranac Lake, Tupper Lake, Malone, and Paul Smiths. Venues include: Lake Placid Olympic Center Herb Brooks Arena, Lake Placid Olympic Jumping and Sliding complexes, Mid’s Park in Lake Placid, Whiteface Mountain, Paul Smith’s College, Paul Smith’s College VIC, Saranac Lake Civic Center Ice Rink, Dewey Mountain Recreation Area, Tupper Lake Memorial Civic Center, Olympic Cross Country and Biathlon Center, Titus Mountain, and Mount Pisgah.

For more information and to find your specific sport, visit HERE.

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2 Responses

  1. Bill Keller says:

    “It is requested and encouraged that all participants, their family members, officials, volunteers, and vendors be fully vaccinated on or before the dates of the event. Masks are required at all venues, regardless of vaccination status”. “Requested and encouraged”, how about mandatory?

  2. JohnL says:

    Was gonna give a big thumbs up the New York State (something I rarely do) for having the games, but if they’re going to be so restrictive as to REQUIRE vaccines, masks, etc,, none of which actually work, I’ll rethink that endorsement. And yes, I know, nobody cares whether I endorse or not. As always, just sayin’. And again, as always, if you’re not comfortable being around other people, just stay home.

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