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Empire State Winter Games

January 11th, 2018

While the Olympics are coming up, many amateur athletes in the local area are preparing for their own mini Olympics with the Empire State Winter Games starting February 1. This is a jammed packed weekend throughout the region where regional athletes compete at local venues in their respective sport. There are 30 events over 17 sports that these athletes compete in. With last years competition yielding over 2,100 athletes this is guaranteed to be an exciting one of a kind experience in Lake Placid and the surrounding area.

 

Schedule of Events

Broomball – Malone Civic Center – 2/2 – 2/4

Women’s Hockey – Tupper Lake Civic Center – 2/2 – 2/4 – Finishes at Olympic Center

Squirt Hockey – Lake Placid Olympic Center – 2/2 – 2/4

Sled Hockey – Saranac Lake Civic Center – 2/2 – 2/4 – Finishes at Olympic Center

Figure Skating – Lake Placid Olympic Center – 2/2 – 2/4

Short Track Speed Skating – Lake Placid Olympic Center – 2/3 – 2/4

Long Track Speed Skating – Olympic Oval – 2/2 – 2/3

Marathon Skate – Olympic Oval – 2/3

Winter Bike – Whiteface Mountain/ Village of LP – 2/3

Ski Jumping – Olympic Jump Complex – 2/2 – 2/3

Nordic Combined – Olympic Jump Complex – 2/3

Junior Alpine – Pisgah – 2/4

Alpine – Whiteface Mountain – 2/2 – 2/4

Ski & Border Cross – Whiteface Mountain – 2/1 – 2/2

Moguls – Whiteface Mountain – 2/3 – 2/4

Rail Jam – Titus Mountain – 2/3

Biathlon – Mt. Van Hoevenburg – 2/3 – 2/4

Nordic – Mt. Van Hoevenburg – 2/3 – 2/4

Bobsled – Mt. Van Hoevenburg – 2/4

Luge – Mt. Van Hoevenburg – 2/3 – 2/4

Skeleton – Mt. Van Hoevenburg – 2/2

Snowshoe – Paul Smiths VIC Center – 2/3 – 2/4

Ski Orienteering – Cascade Ski Touring – 2/3 —- Mt. Van Hoevenburg – 2/4

If you would like the full schedule with times click here to visit the Empire State Winter Games Website.

While these events are going on many local businesses will be serving great food and entertainment for the guests who are here to support the athletes. Also, the village will be the Basecamp for the competitions with a Jumbotron live streaming the events around the region. This could be your one of a kind adventure to the Adirondacks! Visit our rental page or contact one of our world class rental agents (518.523.3333) today to find the perfect place to stay.