The Bay State Winter Games will celebrate their 34th year in 2019. Since the first Games in 1985, the Berkshires has been the host region.
The 2019 USFS and ISI figure skating competition will take place on February 9-10, 2019. Williams College will host the two day event at their Lansing Chapman Skating Rink in Williamstown, MA. This is a USFS sanctioned competition and is also recognized by the ISI. Medalist in each division and event will qualify for the State Games of America (SGA) that is hosted every two years. The 2019 SGA will be in Lynchburg, VA from July 31-August 4, 2019 where athletes from across the country will compete against each other.
State Games of America
The State Games of America is an Olympic-style event featuring competition between State Games medal winners (gold, silver, bronze) from acrosse the nation, There are currently 30 states conducting or organizing statewide sports festivals known as State Games. Virgina Amateur Sports, Liberty University, The City of Lynchburg and the virginia Commonwealth Games will host the State Games of America. The 2019 SGA in Lynchburg is expected to attract 14,000 competitiors.
In the 2018 USFS skating competition we had 209 athletes participate ranging from 5-55 years old. The ISI compete featured 131 skaters that were 5-56 years old.