Featured events

7-9 September 2012
Brussels Games

Brussels Gay Sports will offer a weekend of fun and fairplay in the capital of Europe, with volleyball, swimming, badminton, and tennis, as well as fitness and hiking.

Learn more HERE.
26-28 October 2012
Bern, Switzerland

The success of the first edition of the QueergamesBern proved the need for an LGBT multisport event in Switzerland. This year will be even bigger, with badminton, bowling, running, walking, floorball.

Learn more HERE.
17-20 January 2013
Sin City Shootout
Las Vegas
The 7th Sin City Shootout will feature softball, ice hockey, tennis, wrestling, basketball, dodgeball, bodybuilding and basketball.

Learn more HERE.

13-16 June 2013
IGLFA Euro Cup
After this year's edition in Budapest at the EuroGames, the IGLFA Euro Cup heads to Dublin for 2013, hosted by the Dublin Devils and the Dublin Phoenix Tigers.

Learn more HERE.

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

London 2012 volunteer registration opens

Update: We've received our first reports from candidates who successfully completed their registration and application process. Good luck!

The Federation of Gay Games is supporting efforts of the London Organising Committee for the Olympic Games (LOCOG) to make the 2012 Summer Olympics diverse and inclusive.

LOCOG is keen that all aspects of the Games respect its commitment to diversity and inclusion, and this includes its volunteer force.

To do this, LOCOG has reached out to the FGG to support the recruitment of LGBT sports volunteers.

Applications  are now open to the public for generalist roles
IMPORTANT: Do not delay applying! Registration may be closed within a matter of days, depending on the number of applicants.



* Make sure you use the Diversity and Inclusion section of the application to indicate that you are applying as an LGBT volunteer.
* To request a code that you can enter with your application that will flag your application as coming from the FGG, write immediately to london2012@gaygames.org.


  • 15 September 2010: Applications open to the public for generalist roles and continue for specialist roles
  • December 2010: LOCOG will start inviting short-listed applicants to a selection event*
  • February 2011-February 2012: Selection events will take place and all invited applicants will be interviewed.
  • Late 2011: LOCOG will start sending out offers to successful applicants.
  • February 2012: Orientation training will begin.
  • March 2012: Role-specific training will begin.
  • April 2012: Distribution of uniforms and accreditation passes will begin.
  • June 2012: Venue training will begin.

*This is a mandatory step, which includes an interview. It will take place at one of several UK locations.

You are responsible for your own expenses, including for travel, for all events and training sessions as well as at the Games themselves. We regret that this will limit the number of members of the FGG family who will be able to volunteer, but encourage those who can do this to consider applying.


We recommend that you visit the site now so as to become familiar with the roles and responsibilities of volunteers, and to make filing your application faster and easier.

And please let us know what happens! We would love to share the stories of LGBT volunteers at the 2012 Olympics from start to finish. Write london2012@gaygames.org with your stories, suggestions, and any other feedback about the 2012 Olympics.

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