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The Empire State Winter Games are designed for athletes of all ages and abilities. Each sport has its own qualification requirements, which may include age, level, and/or residency. Please visit your sports page for more information!
The 2023 Empire State Winter Games will be held February 2-5, 2023, with the Opening Ceremony happening on the night of February 2.
The competition schedule will be announced in the fall of 2022.
Athlete jackets are first-come-first-serve and can be picked up during athlete check-in. Athlete check-in will be at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts during the following times:
- Wednesday, February 1: 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
- Thursday, February 2: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
- Friday, February 3: 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
- Saturday, February 4: 9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
- Sunday, February 5: 9:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
In the case of a medical emergency, depending on the circumstances, a refund MAY be considered. Any refund requests must be made in writing and sent to: Kim Beach, ESWG, P.O. Box 1470, Lake Placid, NY 12946