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.

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

24 September 2011 / Third edition of international LGBT wrestling tournament slated for San Francisco

Folsom Street Fair, 2010
WWB Cup III, the international Wrestlers Without Borders LGBT wrestling championship held in non-Gay Games years, will take place Saturday, 24 September, in San Francisco, hosted by Golden Gate Wrestling Club.

As part of the freestyle wrestling weekend, wrestlers from around the world will work as volunteers in a Folsom Street Fair beverage booth the following Sunday to raise funds for their respective clubs.

The inaugural WWB Cup was hosted by Chicago Cyclones Wrestling in 2008 with the launch of WWB's Don Jung Hall of Merit. WWB Cup II was hosted by San Francisco. Although there has always been strong representation from across the United States in the tournament, it is believed this is the first time there will be international wrestlers at the championship. After putting in a strong showing at Gay Games VIII in Cologne, Sydney's Harbour City Wrestling Club is training to participate in this year's tournament.

GGWC has had a long fundraising relationship with the street fair, running beverage booths and operating a wrestling information/demo booth. In recent years other wrestling clubs, as well as the San Francisco Gay Boxing Club, have joined in working the booths to create awareness and raise funds. For 25 years, GGWC also hosted the longest running and largest annual LGBT wrestling tournament in the world in May, with a full weekend of clinics, dinners, hosted housing, parties and competition. The bond-building aspects of both will be combined in this year's WWB Cup.

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