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Titletown Winter Games presented by U.S. Venture

Date + Times: 
Saturday, Feb. 16: 12-7 p.m. 
Sunday, Feb. 17: 12-5 p.m. 

Location: 
Luge - Ariens Hill
Curling - Titletown Ice Rink
Ice Skating - Titletown Ice Rink
Biathlon - Football Field
Ski Jump - Football Field

Titletown will transform into a winter sports wonderland on Feb. 15 and 16 for the Titletown Winter Games presented by U.S. Venture. This free event will offer community members the chance to experience the thrill of luge, curling, figure skating, biathlon, ski jumping and cross-country skiing. 

Check back for additional details regarding on-site registration location + waiver details.

Event Notes
Attendees are encouraged to bring bike or ski helmets to wear while participating in all activities. Participants must wear rubber-soled shoes to access the ice for curling. All participants must sign waivers onsite before beginning activities.

Activity Overview
USA Luge will create a special course on Ariens Hill for the Luge Challenge. Participants will compete in four categories (boys, girls, men and women) with a prize awarded to the fastest run in each group. Participants must be at least 9 years old and are encouraged to bring bike or ski helmets. Please note: To accommodate the luge course, Ariens Hill will be closed for tubing during the Titletown Winter Games.

USA Curling will utilize a portion of the Titletown Ice Rink to create an instructional course for participants to learn how to curl. This event will also be open to participants in wheelchairs. Participants must wear rubber-soled shoes to access the ice for curling. Please note: Skating will remain open to the public at the normal hours of operation and admission rate throughout the weekend.

US Biathlon and US Ski & Snowboard will host an interactive biathlon and cross-country skiing experience for the public to try the winter sport that combines cross-country skiing and marksmanship. The event will use eye-safe “infrared rifles” to accurately simulate marksmanship and cross-country ski equipment will be available. This event will also be open to participants using wheelchairs.

USA Nordic Sports will create a mini ski jump out of snow or utilize a ski jump simulator. Participants will learn the fundamentals of the four parts of a ski jump and be able to fly safely through the air under the guidance of elite coaches, former Olympians, and local club leaders. All ages are welcome, and skis and helmets will be provided.

US Figure Skating will offer free ice skating lessons to skaters of all ages and skill levels through Learn to Skate USA. Each session includes a 30-minute group lesson followed by practice time and a group photo. All participants must pay the ice skating admission fee (and skate rental fees if needed) to participate. 

Lessons will be held on Saturday, Feb. 15 at 1 p.m., 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. Two additional lessons will be offered on Sunday, Feb. 16 at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Lesson space is limited and advanced registration is recommended. Watch for the link to be posted shortly. 

Special Guests
Three-time Olympian and 1998 Olympic silver medalist Gordy Sheer and Sochi Olympian Aidan Kelly is expected to attend the event along with staff and Wisconsin-based Junior National Team athletes from USA Luge.

 
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