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, July 8, 2012

An appeal for EuroGames 2012

We are happy to pass on this appeal from the hosts of EuroGames 2012, and note that this event received no public funding from the city of Budapest or the national government. On the contrary, the climate of homophobia encouraged by the government resulted in added costs for security to ensure the safety of all participants. The FGG is of course itself in need of funds, in particular for Gay Games scholarships (donate HERE), but we encourage those who can manage to give to consider a donation to the host committee to help them break even and continue the work they achieved last month, and, we hope, bring many Hungarians to Cleveland+Akron for Gay Games 9 two years from now.

Dear Friends of the EuroGames 2012 Budapest,

First of all we would like to thank all of you who came to Budapest to join these great games and make history with us! We also would like to thank all our supporters, who might not have been able to join us in Budapest, but helped us with preparing the event. It was such a great experience for all of us who organized it, but wouldn't have come into existence without you! So thank you again for coming and enjoying every minute of it with us!

We are all very proud, that the EuroGames could happen in a safe environment with the police and the security team helping our work. We are also very proud, that we could reach out to many Eastern European athletes and we could host many athetes and volunteers from Poland, Russia, Serbia, Turkey, Montenegro etc.

We are very happy, that so many of you joined us for the EuroGames. Unfortunately the number of participants was not as high as we had expected, and what our budget was planned for. In order to reach a zero balance, we still lack about. 25,000 euros. If you or any of your friends can afford to offer a donation, the EuroGames in Budapest could reduce its financial loss. Donations can be sent directly to our bank account or via PayPal.

Bank transfer details:

EuroGames international registration account number: HU63549000554650001400000000
Financial institution’s name: TAKARÉK Szövetkezeti Hitelintézet
Financial institution’s address: 1134 Budapest, Váci út 45.
Recipient: Friss Gondolat Egyesület (FRIGO)
Recepient address: Csengery u. 5. Budapest 1074 - Hungary

If you wish to use PayPal, you just simply need to click on the yellow “Donate” button on our website http://eurogamesbudapest.eu .

Greetings from Budapest,

FriGo, EuroGames 2012 Budapest

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