Lake Placid 2023 FISU Games: Fans to pay $45 to watch opening ceremony as tickets go on sale

By George Aluo

Organizers of the Lake Placid 2023 FISU Games have disclosed that fans would cough out $45 to watch the opening ceremony.

The organizers in a release to announce that tickets are now on sale stated… “Tickets are $45 for the Lake Placid 2023 FISU Games Opening Ceremony, and the Men’s and Women’s Ice Hockey gold medal games. Tickets for the Men’s Ice Hockey gold medal game also include admission to the Closing Ceremony for the Games.”

The organizers further disclosed that ticket prices for the 11-day winter multisport competition and educational event, being held in Lake Placid and the surrounding North Country region, range in price from $10-$45, and can be purchased at,the Lake Placid 2023 FISU Games official website.

“The launch of ticket sales is an exciting milestone for a global event of this size. Fans will now be able to purchase their tickets to witness the world’s best collegiate winter athletes compete on Lake Placid’s historic competition venues and throughout the iconic North country region,” said Ashley Walden, executive director of the Adirondack Sports Council, the Lake Placid 2023 FISU World University Games Organizing Committee.

The organizers stressed that in keeping with the Games’ mission for sustainability and conservation, tickets will be available primarily on a mobile platform.

The Lake Placid 2023 FISU World University Games is expected to draw more than 2,500 collegiate athletes and delegates from some 600 universities across 50 countries. The Games include 86 medal events in 12 winter sports contested in Lake Placid, Saranac Lake, Wilmington, North Creek, Canton, and Potsdam.

The Lake Placid 2023 FISU Games’ Organizing Committee has partnered with vivenu as their Official Ticketing and Service Provider. The Organizing Committee chose vivenu because of their intuitive set-up, empowering functionalities, and full flexibility to scale. The platform is designed to be easily adjusted to support large-scale events such as the Lake Placid 2023 FISU World University Games.

Simon Weber, co-founder of vivenu, added, “We are delighted to serve the FISU World University Games with our open ticketing platform. The Games’ ethos of sportsmanship and international reach is close to our hearts, and we have found ambitious, forward-thinking partners in Ashley and the team.”

For $10, spectators can see the preliminary round of Men’s and Women’s Ice Hockey games, set to begin Jan. 11, 2023 in Canton and Potsdam.

Tickets for Alpine Skiing, Freeski & Snowboard, Cross-Country, Nordic Combined, Ski Jumping, Speed Skating, Short Track Speed Skating, Biathlon, and Curling preliminary rounds are $15. Other events priced at $15 include the Men’s and Women’s Figure Skating Short Program, and both the Ice Dance Rhythm and Free Dance.

Ticket prices for Figure Skating’s Free Skate and exhibition gala are $25, while the Curling finals cost $35.

Fans can follow the Lake Placid 2023 FISU World University Games on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter with @lakeplacid2023 and #lakeplacid2023.

For more information about the Lake Placid 2023 FISU Games or to purchase tickets, visit

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