Kingdom Games Return to Newport, Vermont, in February

NEWPORT, Vt. – For the fifth consecutive year, Kingdom Games will return to Newport, Vermont, this winter. Starting in February, these competitive endurance athletic events for all ages and skill levels will be held on the frozen ice of Lake Memphremagog.

This year’s winter Kingdom Games include the following competitions:

  • Memphremagog Women’s Pond Hockey Tournament on February 10-11
  • Memphremagog Winter Swim Festival on February 24-25
  • Memphremagog Ice Skating Festival on March 3-4

These wintertime events are organized by Kingdom Games and its Director Phil White. They are hosted by the EastSide Restaurant and Newport City Inn & Suites.

“Kingdom Games are high-level athletic events, challenging to the very best endurance athletes and accessible to all, young and old, experienced or novice,” said Phil White, Director of Kingdom Games. “The Games take advantage of some spectacular venues in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont. Our community of staff and volunteers bring a sense of joy and celebration of these sports to our participants, and their friends and family who come with them.”

In addition to hockey, swimming and skating during the winter months, Kingdom Games also offers highly acclaimed running, cycling and open water swimming competitions during the warmer months. All the events take place in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom, on its roads and legendary lakes. The Games draw participants from all over the United States, Canada, Europe and India.

For more information about Kingdom Games, or to learn about lodging and dining options in the Newport area, please visit http://kingdomgames.co/.