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.

Monday, July 17, 2006

My Fourth Gay Games

This is my fourth Games. The first in New York. The Seattle Men's Chorus was the guest of the New York Chorus, and we sang at Carnegie Hall. A member of the chorus who was a runner, Steve Bergland, told me I should register for the Games since they were during that same week. I had not ever heard of the Gay Games. I registered for the 5K road run and fortunately it was in the AM . Originally it was scheduled for the PM. We didn't know how we would make it to Carnegie in time to sing and be dressed in our tuxedo. We discussed dressing in a taxi as we road to the Hall. Fortunately, it was changed the week before the games to AM. I won a Gold medal and I wore my medal at the Concert that night. We had four standing ovations in our 40 minute concert. That was a thrill to walk on the that famous stage for the first time with my medal around my neck. I had been in the chorus only 3 years at that time. I just finished my 15th year last week. I have participated in every Games since then. I will also be in Montreal with my team. That day 24 June 1994, will be remembered for ever by me. Thanks for the opportunity to tell my story. I was 58 years old then.

Jerry Lewis - Seattle Frontrunners

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