stimulate integration in sport and emancipation of athletes regardless of their gender identity or sexual orientation
exchange information and enable co-ordination between European sport groups and tournaments tournamentstournaments
liaison with and support athletes who are thinking about coming out
supportthe founding of new sport groups inclusive of all athletes
fight against discrimination in sport based on gender identity & sexual orientation tournamentstournaments
EuroGames Roma 2019
Once a year the EGLSF celebrates a huge European gay sport event: EuroGames. Besides offering a high-quality sport event to the LGBTIQ sports community, EGLSF wishes to promote the following goals, also through the EuroGames:
fight against discrimination in sport regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity
stimulate integration in sport and emancipation of LGBTIQ athletes
enable and support the coming out of LGBTIQ athletes
On 2-5th June 2017 hundreds of tennis players will gather in Amsterdam for the Pinkster Tournament – a long weekend of tennis matches, partying, great food, social events and an opportunity to make lots of new tennis friends. You see, Pinkster is one of the largest international GLTA tennis tournaments for gays, lesbians, bi’s, and transgenders. In fact, for everybody! And it’s the longest running. Here are 5 great reasons why you should join us in June: *Friendly, yet competitive tennis matches tailored to your level – Hundreds of tennis players will be attending which means we’ll have tennis matches[...]
The next International Tournament of Paris will begin the 2nd of June! The 2017 edition is sponsored by Valérie Fourneyron, former Minister for Sports and young citizens. The TIP consists of several tournaments, demonstrations and events organized in Paris by a team of volunteers of the Gay and Lesbian Sports Federation (FSGL) and its member associations. Every year the TIP gathers more than 2,300 athletes from all around the world participating at approximately 25 disciplines with tolerance and conviviality. For competition and everyday life, this tournament participates in the fight against discrimination of all kind (sexual orientation, gender identity, age,[...]
This year’s Camppink will be from 9 to the 11th of June, in The Hague combined with the Rainbow Festival. The tournament will be at Strandslag 2a, Den Haag, Netherlands. Competition is possible at all levels 2×2, 3×3 or 4×4. Registration welcome is on Friday evening. Lunch, BBQ and the RAINBOW FESTIVAL party on Saturday are included. The RAINBOW FESTIVAL is in the city centre, with music drinks and live performances. The weekend will be finished with a optional relaxed brunch on Sunday.
The 9th edition of the TIGRE Tournament will take place between the 16th and the 17th of June 2017. It is a moment of sports and fun held in Rennes, the Breton capital, organized by our sports association, Gay and Lesbian Sports in Rennes (GLS Rennes). This year’s program includes badminton, volley-ball and, urban trek and table tennis. No matter what your sporting level is, you’re more than welcome! Our staff will greet you warmly during our welcome reception which will take place on Friday, 15th starting at 7 pm. Sports activities will be held the following day. On Saturday[...]
LGBTI+ sports club GMadrid Sports, organizers of the Pride Games, will once again include a wide range of tournaments in the various sports which are currently offered by the Club. Halegatos will collaborate by celebrating the First Open Master Diving Tournament in Madrid. Participants will be able to take part in a variety of sports including Volleyball, Beach Volleyball, Basketball, Football-7 and Football-11, Paddle Tennis, Swimming and Diving. Sunday morning will be dedicated to Urban Hiking, offering two guided tours within the most picturesque neighbourhoods of Madrid. Runners interested in taking part at the Pride Race (Carrera del Orgullo) will[...]
The Open Dutch Gay Clubs Swimming Championships (NVGZ) is the most important gay swim meet of the low lands. The competition is organized every other year and is always highly popular – to enjoy a pleasant and sporty afternoon, to compete against the other gay clubs, and to meet your swim friends again. The 2017 edition will be held in The Hague (The Netherlands) and is organised by team Plons. Swimming Pool Hofbad (50 m) will be the perfect decor for this international swimming competition. Afterwards there is a smashing beachparty on The Hague Scheveningen beach.
Please Note: It is very important to respect people’s desired self-identifications. One should never assume another person’s identity based on that person’s appearance. It is always best to ask people how they identify, including what pronouns they prefer, and to respect their wishes.