WAUSAU, WI (Dec 19, 2019) –The Badger State Games’ Winter Games are kicking off the 31st year Winter Games by sponsoring the 2019 U.S. Ski & Snowboard USSA Opening Giant Slalom Series of Races on December 21-22, 2019 at Granite Peak Ski Area. Approximately 300 racers are expected to compete in this two-day event, including the top Jr. Male and Female Alpine Ski Racers in the Midwest. For the men, Brad Seaborg from Marquette, MI and Samuel Spencer from Pewaukee, WI. For the women, Riley Whitney (originally from Madison, WI) and Emma Finfer from Highland Park, IL.
Racing on Saturday and Sunday begins at 9:45 am and spectators are welcome. With the beautiful weather forecast, anticipated attendance is around 1,000.
Award ceremonies will take place on Sunday at 11:30 am and 3:30 pm in the Sundance Chalet.
Badger State Games’ events are hosted in various cities and towns around the state of Wisconsin. For information regarding schedules, locations, athlete sign-ups, becoming a sponsor, or volunteering, please visit us at www.badgerstategames.org or call 715-355-8788.
2019 BSG sponsors include CoVantage Credit Union, Fox WZAW & WSAW-TV 7, Habush Habush & Rottier S.C., Marshfield Children’s Hospital, MBE CPA’s, ESPN Sports Fan 100.5, Tundraland, AutoSelect, Kerber Rose, and UW-Stevens Point. Badger State Games are brought to you by Wausau/Central Wisconsin Sports Authority – Wisconsin’s Leader in Sports, Events & Tourism.