28 Nov Public attends Winter World University Games Meeting; more meetings to be scheduled
November 28, 2o17
Members of the public attended on November 20 an Adirondack North Country Global Sports Committee meeting to learn more about its plans to submit a bid for the 2023 Winter World University Games.
More than 50 people attended, asking various questions pertaining to the costs associated with both the bidding process and hosting the games, and the merits of hosting such a large sporting event.
Click here for press coverage of the meeting.
As discussed at the meeting, information is being made available including the bidding process timeline and budget, as well as the membership of the Global Sports Committee. It can be found at LakePlacid2023.com.
More information will be added as it becomes available.
Future meetings on the World University Winter Games are being planned and ROOST will inform the public as soon as they are scheduled.
The World University Games is an 11 day, worldwide competition of student-athletes. It stages events every two years, and they include summer and winter games. More than 170 national federations from five continents belong to the sports organization. The winter games include alpine skiing, biathlon, cross-country skiing, curling, figure skating, hockey, short track speed skating, and snowboarding.
Lake Placid hosted previously hosted the games in 1972.