INTERNATIONAL BOBSLEIGH & SKELETON FEDERATION TO HOLD CONGRESS IN LAKE PLACID, NY IN 2024
by Abby Slenker
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (November 21, 2023) - The International Bobsleigh & Skeleton Federation (IBSF) and the International Luge Federation (FIL) have announced they have selected Lake Placid as the host city for their 2024 Congresses.
The IBSF Congress will take place on June 18 and June 19, 2024, with a day of joint meetings with FIL planned for Sunday, June 16. The location and dates for the two international federations have been carefully coordinated to reduce flights and minimize costs in hosting the event. Additionally, the joint meetings will provide an opportunity for collaboration as the organizations work together to ensure a successful and sustainable future for sliding sports.
The New York Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA) will play a critical role in hosting and organizing the two International Federations and national bobsled, skeleton and luge federations that will attend.
“Hosting the IBSF and FIL Congresses in Lake Placid is an amazing way to showcase the significant investments the state of New York has made in upgrading the Olympic and Paralympic venues in the region. Attendees from around the world will get a chance to see the incredible work that has taken place,” shared Aron McGuire, CEO of USA Bobsled/Skeleton.
About USA Bobsled/Skeleton (USABS)
USA Bobsled/Skeleton is the national governing body for the sports of bobsled and skeleton racing in the United States. Based in Lake Placid, NY, USA Bobsled/Skeleton oversees the development and training of American athletes at all levels of competition.