The Massachusetts Amateur Sports Foundation is a non-profit organization with the primary function of organizing the Bay State Summer and Winter Games. These programs attract more than 7,000 athletes from the state of Massachusetts, who compete in over 30 different sports. Summer Games begin with statewide tryouts in June and conclude with sports competitions held in Eastern and Central Massachusetts throughout July. The Bay State Winter Games are annually held in the Berkshire Region of Massachusetts and attract athletes in figure skating, alpine skiing, ice hockey, curling, bowling and cross country skiing.
In addition to the Summer and Winter Games the Bay State Games also organizes a number of enrichment programs including the Future Leaders Scholarship program, the Kristian Rose Memorial Scholarship, the Adopt an Athlete Program, the High School Ambassador Program, a Sports Medicine Symposium, Athlete of the Year Award and the Bay State Games Hall of Fame.