ESWG 2017

Mark your calendars for the
2018 Empire State Winter Games
February 1 - February 4, 2018


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The 2018 Empire State Winter Games is a multi-day sports event that will take place February 1 - February 4. In its 38th year, the Games will bring together athletes from across New York state and beyond to compete in 31 winter sports events. The 2017 Games included more than 2,100 athletes of all ages, including master divisions. 

Download your very own copy of the 2017 Event/Athlete Guide here. This guide contains the overall schedule, maps and more for both athletes and spectators.


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; the New York State Olympic Regional Development Authority, and state Senator Betty Little.

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, Whiteface Mountain, Paul Smith's College, the VIC, Saranac Lake Civil Center Ice Rink, Dewey Mountain Recreation Area, Tupper Lake Memorial Civic Center, Olympic Cross Country and Biathlon Center, Titus Mountain and Mount Pisgah.

Support provided by a Market NY grant through I LOVE NY/ New York State’s Division of Tourism as a part of the Regional Economic Development Council awards.

LPECQD, Inc, a subsidiary of ROOST, is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit and is fiscally responsible for the Empire State Winter Games.


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  • Adirondacks USA

  • Town of Brighton

  • Essex County, NY

  • Franklin County, NY

  • Town of Harrietstown

  • Village of Lake Placid

  • Town and Village of Malone

  • Town of North Elba

  • Paul Smith's  College 

  • Town and Village of Tupper Lake

  • Village of Saranac Lake

  • Town of Wilmington