Frequently Asked Questions
You've got questions. We've got answers.
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 Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort during the following times:
- Wednesday, February 1 4pm – 6pm
- Thursday, February 2 10am – 6pm
- Friday, February 3 10am – 6pm
- Saturday, February 4 10am – 2pm
- Sunday, February 5 10am – 2pm(schedule is subject to change)
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