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.

Sunday, May 22, 2011

Kudos to FVV for winning prestigious prize from regional sports union!

Last night, Federation of Gay Games member Frankfurter Volleyball Verein (FVV, which despite its name is now a large multisport club) has received first place for the 2010 "Heinz-Lindner-Preis", an award presented to the outstanding sport club in the region Hesse by Landessportbund Hessen, the regional umbrella organization for sport.

This is a demonstration of the success of FVV as a club, and its ability to earn recognition within mainstream sport, while remaining faithful to its mission as an LGBT sports club.

To be considered for the award, clubs in FVV's category (from 500 to 1500 members) had to demonstrate outstanding performance in at least three of the following criteria:
  • Services for specific groups such as older people, children in preschool, family, integration services for disabled people, immigrants, the disadvantaged
  • Initiatives in health-oriented sport (back pain, healthy heart, etc.)
  • Youth services such as leisure and popular sports, international events, participation, etc.
  • Cooperation within a network with other institutions and associations such as schools, clubs, church groups, gyms, etc.
  • Promotion, production and maintenance of volunteerism
  • New-member recruitment
  • Activation of passive members, such as the elderly, culture, travel
  • Innovative board work, such as new board structures

The cash prize of 2000 euros will be an important contribution to the development of the club, and in particular to its noted outreach programs.

The FGG is please to congratulate FVV on winning this prize, and very proud to include the club as a member!

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