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 2020 Düsseldorf, Germany
EuroGames 2021 Copenhagen, Denmark
EuroGames 2022 Nijmegen, Netherlands
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
Dear friends, Good news! The Antwerp Brilliant Games are back with a 2nd and even bigger edition. The successful 1st edition in 2017 attracted over 850 athletes across 47 nationalities. ‘Experience sports without boundaries’ is the baseline of our inclusive tournament, including sensational social activities such as meet & greet, main party, brunch, guided tours, … The sports confirmed are: badminton cycling rugby (in collaboration with Straffe Ketten Brussels) squash swimming tennis (GLTA Masters)(tennis tournament starts already from 31 Oct) volleyball running hiking
VOLLEYBALL + FLOORBALL + FOOTBALL friends are warmly invited to LGBTI tournaments “Lotos CUP 2019” :-) Already the 8th Year of our international LGBTI sport event will take place in autumn Bratislava again. Main playing day will be Saturday (16 November 2019), ending with “Lotos CUP Afterparty”. We recommend to you to arrive on Friday because of accreditation and to avoid time stress. Mixed teams are very much welcomed. In case you do not have the whole team available, players can register also individually and we assign them to other teams. – Volleyball: https://forms.gle/C7EhfEnWdWRj9tnj8 – Floorball: https://forms.gle/V3Xsjfr3u63VT4Nq6 – Football: https://forms.gle/BFUtsWvqbf1NdDNu7[...]
*WE’RE ALL ANIMALS!** 23-24 NOVEMBER 2019 After an amazing experience in 2018 we are excited to invite you to the 2019 Sinterklaas Volleyball Tournament in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, hosted by Netzo! Last year we welcomed over 300 international players and this year will guarantee much more! The weekend is jam-packed with volleyball, fun, drinks, party, friendship and more… much more! This years theme is ‘We’re all animals!’ and we are ready to tear you apart! We challenge you to compete in your best animal inspired team name! Sign up as the Spicy Tigers, Pink Flamingos or Golden Bevers! Animal costumes,[...]
A GLTA sanctioned and GLTA Masters Series Tournament in 2020. Will be organized for the 13th time and the 5th time Indoors at TESPO Sportpark & Hotel in Kaarst/Germany with 12 Indoor Courts. Level Open, A, B, C and D in Men´s Singles and Doubles, incl. consolation in Singles and Doubles as a Fast-4-Event.
Bristol Swifts Badminton Club (formerly Bristol LGBT Badminton Club) will be hosting their first International LGBT Badminton Tournament on the 7th and 8th March 2020 in Bristol, UK. Friday 6th March – Welcome drinks/early registration Saturday 7th March – Tournament from 8am Sunday 8th March – Tournament from 8am, After party and medal ceremony from 8pm Monday 9th March – Brunch The tournament will be followed from the 11th-15th March by the HSBC BWF World Tour Super 1000 Yonex All England. For those who wish to stay on in the UK to enjoy the tournament of the best players[...]
30th Bunny Tournament takes place from Good Friday to Easter Monday (19th – 22nd April 2019) we will heartily welcome you in Germany’s most beautiful city Hamburg, make you shed some calories on the playing field, celebrate your success with a glamourous award ceremony and gala dinner, go out clubbing afterwards and finish off the weekend with a tasty brunch. Sign up now!
Rome is back indoor! The city of Rome and RoMan Volley will host the “Caput Mundi” ITALY FREEDOM edition tournament for the fourth year in a row. “Caput Mundi” is a volleyball tournament dedicated to the LGBT community and friends. The last edition have seen 40 Teams in 5 Level. We are ready to welcome athletes coming from all over Italy and Europe. The tournament will take place between 24-26 April 2020. Level A, B+, B-, C+, C. You’ll can find here or on our website more informations as soon as possible. Roma torna indoor. Per il quarto anno consecutivo[...]
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