Badger Winter Games Generates Profit
Saturday, April 14th, 2012 -- 8:11 am
Posted by Riley Hebert-News Director
Organizers of the Badger State Winter games have crunched the numbers and concluded this year's event generated a profit. The Wausau/Central Wisconsin Convention and Visitor's Bureau's Sports Authority says the games brought in a revenue of $69,000 with expenses of roughly $59,000 for a profit of $10,000. In addition, the Sports Authority estimates the economic impact for the area is nearly $596,000. About 1,400 athletes took part alpine skiing, figure skating, curling, bowling and other competitions January 21st to February 5th this year.