Meet the conventions, conferences, and sporting events which have made Rochester, NY their destination this February.

2019 Upstate Winter Shootout

The Junior Knighthawks are the elite indoor lacrosse training program of the Rochester Knighthawks. They are dedicated to grow the sport of box lacrosse in the Western New York region, through instruction and quality competition.

  • Date(s): February 2-3, 2019

  • Event Location(s): Tri-County Sports Complex, Hilton Garden Inn Pittsford, Hampton Inn Victor, and Holiday Inn Express and Suites Webster

  • Social Media:

    • Facebook: Rochester Knighthawks

    • Twitter: @RocKnightHawks

    • Instagram: @RocKnightHawks

Susan B Anthony Birthday Luncheon

Celebrating Susan B. Anthony’s birthday is a tradition that began in her lifetime and continues to this day. This 199th birthday party and fundraiser for the National Susan B. Anthony Museum & House will take place February 13, 2019.

  • Date(s): February 13, 2019

  • Event Location(s): Joseph A Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center

  • Social Media:

    • Facebook: Susan B. Anthony Museum & House

    • Twitter: @SusanBHouse

    • Instagram: @SusanBHouse

Church of God NE Winterfest 2019

Winterfest is a youth group retreat, planned, organized and directed by local and state youth leaders. The Winterfest is a gathering of youth for the Church of God. Several hundred youth groups and their leadership attend, numbering into the thousands. The program is designed for ages 13-up. Special featured musical artists, Christian comedians and nationally known guest speakers offer a variety of ministries to teens.

  • Date(s): February 15-17, 2019

  • Event Location(s): Joseph A Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center, Rochester Riverside Hotel, Hyatt Regency, Holiday Inn Downtown, Hilton Garden Inn Pittsford, and Hampton Inn Greece

  • Social Media:

    • Facebook: NorthEast Winterfest

    • Twitter: @Winterfest

    • Instagram: @mywinterfest

My Hockey Presidential PowerPlay

It is the goal at MYHockey Tournaments to provide the most rewarding tournament experience possible. They offer multiple playing dates for all classifications in attractive locations, to bring the best matched competition together, while not forgetting that the ultimate goal is fun.

  • Date(s): February 16-18, 2019

  • Event Location(s): Bill Gray’s Regional Iceplex, Courtyard Brighton, DoubleTree Rochester, Hampton Inn Irondequoit, Homewood Suites Greece, Residence Inn Henrietta, and Rochester Marriott Airport

  • Social Media:

    • Facebook: MyHockey Tournaments

    • Twitter: @MyHockeyTourn

Empire 8 Swimming and Diving Championships

The members of the Empire 8 are committed first and foremost to the pursuit of academic excellence and aspire to be regarded as an outstanding NCAA Division III conference. The membership seeks to distinguish itself among its peer group for its quality institutions, spirited and sportsmanlike competition, outstanding services and highly ethical policies and practices. Its commitment to serve the educational needs of its student-athletes is the hallmark of the Empire 8.

  • Date(s): February 19-23, 2019

  • Event Location(s): Webster Aquatic Center and Woodcliff Hotel & Spa

  • Social Media:

    • Facebook: Empire 8 Athletic Conference

    • Twitter: @Empire8

    • Instagram: @Empire8

Special Olympics 2019 State Winter Games

The goal of Special Olympics New York is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-style sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.

  • Date(s): February 22-23, 2019

  • Event Location(s): Rochester Riverside Convention Center, Bristol Mountain, Swain Resort, Cobbs Hill, Genesee Valley Ice Arena, DoubleTree Rochester, Hyatt Regency, and Rochester Riverside Hotel

  • Social Media:

    • Facebook: Special Olympics NY

    • Twitter: @SpecOlympicsNY

    • Instagram: @specialolympicsny