The largest Olympic-style winter sporting event in the northeast

The 2024 Empire State Winter Games is a multi-day sports event hosted in Lake Placid, New York, from February 1 - 4, 2024. The Games will bring together athletes from across New York State and beyond to compete in over 22 winter sports events.

The Sports

Get ready for an exciting winter as the Empire State Winter Games unfold across various locations! In Lake Placid, NY, experience the thrill with events like Adaptive Bobsled, Ski Orienteering, Adaptive Biathlon, Alpine Skiing NYSSRA U16 & U19, Cross Country, Figure Skating, Girls U12 Hockey, Girls U14 Hockey, Long Track Speed Skating, Biathlon, Junior Bobsled, Luge, Short Track Speed Skating, and Skeleton.

The competition continues at Whiteface Mountain in Wilmington, NY, with the thrills of Freestyle Moguls, Adaptive Alpine, and Ski and Snowboard Cross. In Tupper Lake, catch intense competitions in Sled Hockey and the Winter Triathlon Sprint Triathlon. And don't miss the Snowshoe event in Paul Smiths and the Winter Bike competition in Saranac Lake.


Registration is now open! Visit www.empirestatewintergames.com to register!

You do not have to be a New York state resident to participate in the Empire State Games and most sports are open to all levels. Please navigate to your specific sport in the dropdown menu above for more information.

Opening Ceremonies 

ESWG Opening Ceremony will return to the 1980 Arena at the Lake Placid Olympic Center the evening of Thursday, February 1, 2024!

Join the Action

Become a part of the action in various ways! Join our volunteer team, like the Empire State Winter Games on Facebook and follow us on Twitter and Instagram. Share your own winter sport photos by using #eswgames!

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