Lake Placid 2023World University Games January 12-22, 2023

11-Day International Festival & Competition with Ceremonies, Music, Culture & Food

Opening ceremonies start in:

    Experience Greatness

    Athletes from around the world have competed at the Winter World University Games for over sixty years, with over 1,000 athletes going on to achieve Olympic glory.

    Portrait of former University Games athlete and Olympic gold medal-winning curler John Shuster

    John Shuster

    Former University Games athlete and Olympic medal-winning figure skater Nancy Kerrigan posing on the skating rink

    Nancy Kerrigan

    Figure Skating
    Former University Games athlete and Olympic medal-winning figure skater Paul Wylie performing a routine on the ice

    Paul Wylie

    Figure Skating

    Competition Venues

    Cheel Arena At Clarkson

    Whiteface Mountain

    The ice ready for a hockey game at Maxcy Ice Area at the State University of New York at Potsdam

    Maxcy Ice Arena At SUNY Potsdam

    Olympic Center

    Roos House At SUNY Canton

    Olympic Speed Skating Oval

    Olympic Jumping Complex

    Mt. Van Hoevenberg

    Gore Mountain

    It’s a Numbers Game

    And Our Athletes Are All Winners

    • 12 Sports
    • 86 Medal Events
    • 2500 Athletes and Coaches
    • 600 Universities
    • 50 Countries
    • 11 Days

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