Badger State Games and the greater Wausau area hosting nordic skiing, curling, and figure skating

WAUSAU, Wis. – The Badger State Games’ Winter Games are celebrating 33 years of bringing Olympic-style sporting events to Wisconsin, allowing athletes of all ages and abilities to “Go for the Gold.” Those who medal with a Gold, Silver or Bronze are then eligible to compete in the State Games of America taking place in Iowa 2022.  A very busy weekend In the greater Wausau area with athletes and families traveling from all over the state to compete.

 Nordic Skiing at Nine Mile Forest

Approximately 400 Nordic Skiers will gather to compete, including youth and High School teams, adults, and adaptive divisions. Races will include Freestyle and Classic formats and distances will range from 1-2k (age 9 and under) up to 43k (age 18 and up). Spectators are encouraged to make some noise to cheer on their teams! On-site registration is available. More details available at

Saturday, Jan. 29, 2022

Nine Mile Forest Recreation Area

8704 Redbud Road, Wausau, WI 54401

Races run from 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Curling at Wausau Curling Club

Approximately 30 to 40 Teams will be competing at the beautiful Wausau Curling Club this weekend.  The competition has five different divisions:  Juniors, Men’s, Women’s, Open Adults, and Open Stick, which includes wheelchairs.  The Wausau Curling Club is a great host with it’s eight sheets of ice (one of the largest in the country) and its wonderful menu of food and drink.

Spectators also can enjoy front row theatre seating to cheer their teams on.  Medals will be awarded Sunday afternoon after a weekend of exciting Curling action.

Friday through Sunday, Jan. 28 – 30, 2022

Wausau Curling Club

1920 Curling Way, Wausau, WI 54403

Matches begin Friday evening

Figure Skating at Mosinee Recreation Center
Over 300 competitors in many different categories and costumes will start competing and entertaining the crowd on Thursday, Jan. 27.   The competition features Solo, Duets, and Teams. This is a sanctioned (USFS) United States Figure Skating competition and a fan favorite. Medal winners are qualified for the State Games of America in Iowa in Summer 2022.

Thursday through Sunday, Jan. 28 – 30, 2022
Mosinee Recreation Center
701 11th St.
Mosinee, WI 54455

Badger State Games’ is headquartered in Wausau, Wisconsin with most events taking place in the Greater Wausau Area or Central Wisconsin.  BSG does host a small amount of events in various cities and towns around the state of Wisconsin as well which provides branding exposure.

For information regarding schedules, locations, athlete sign-ups, becoming a sponsor, or volunteering, please visit us at or call 715.355.8788.

2022 BSG sponsors include: CoVantage Credit Union, Habush Habush & Rottier S.C., Marshfield Children’s Hospital, UMR, People State Bank, SportsFan, and 100.5 Badger State Games are brought to you by Wausau/Central Wisconsin Sports Authority – Wisconsin’s Leader in Sports, Events & Tourism.

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