Team Colorado organizes athletes from around the state to participate in national and international LGBTQ sporting competitions, like the Gay Games and OutGames. We help teams and individual athletes get organized, arrange transportation, and offer scholarships to support athletes in need of assistance. In addition, we help connect local sporting groups together and to support their events.
January 14 – 21, 2018
Facebook: Aspen Gay Ski Week
Aspen Gay Ski Week (AGSW) is the oldest annual, week-long gay ski event in the nation. A model for other gay ski weeks, AGSW offers a unique vacation experience in the scenic and historic mountain town of Aspen, Colorado. AGSW visitors enjoy four mountains of varied skiing and snowboarding terrain, as well as cross-country skiing, snowshoe and winter hiking trails in the Elk Mountains of Colorado. Aspen Gay Ski Week is also the annual fundraising event for AspenOUT, a local non-profit and 501C3 organization focused on anti-bullying and tolerance.
May 23-28, 2018
Denver has been chosen to host the 2018 International Gay Bowling Organization’s Annual Tournament. Bowlers from around the world will come to Denver to compete for the gold.
June 3 – 9, 2018
San Francisco, CA to Los Angeles, CA
AIDS/LifeCycle is co-produced by the San Francisco AIDS Foundation and the Los Angeles LGBT Center and is designed to advance their shared interests to end the pandemic and human suffering caused by AIDS. All Coloradans are invited to ride and train with Team Colorado ALC.
June 16-17, 2018
Come celebrate Pride with us! Look for Team Colorado’s booth at Pridefest. Member organizations of Team Colorado promote their organizations at our booth, so stop by to learn more about how to get involved in LGBTQ sports in Colorado. If you or your group is interested in participating with us, please contact us at email@example.com.
Congress Park, Denver, CO
CGVA’s annual Pride volleyball tournament is back! Teams of 4, outdoor grass courts, all skill levels welcome.
Not occurring in 2018
No DIGLIT bowling tournament this year, due to the IGBO tournament.
Besides DIGLIT, local LGBTQ bowlers have the opportunity to participate in several Denver-area leagues throughout the year: Front Range Sunday Night Rollers (Sunday), Merry Mixers (Wednesday), Thursday Nite 4 Play (Thursday), and Friday Night Mixed (Friday).
July 7-9, 2018
Jefferson County Fairgrounds
Join the Colorado Gay Rodeo Association for its annual rodeo in Golden. Whether you prefer Barrel Racing or Bull Riding, this show has it all. Come cheer on local cowgirls, cowboys, and cow-nonbinary-people as they compete to earn a place in the World Gay Rodeo Finals.
Denver will be hosting the National Gay Flag Football League’s annual Gay Bowl in the Fall of 2018. Gay Bowl is a national tournament that will bring over 40+ flag football teams (both men and women) from across North America to Denver.
Check back for more local events, or join us on Facebook for the most up to date information.
January 11-14, 2018
Las Vegas, Nevada
Join in the world’s fastest growing LGBTQ multi-sport tournament, and the largest annual LGBT sporting event with over 9000 participants in 25 different sporting disciplines, from swimming to wrestling to road races. Beat the post-holiday winter slump and hop to Las Vegas for 4 days of fun!
August 4 – 11, 2018
The original LGBT multi-sport competition returns in 2018 for its 10th anniversary in the City of Love. With upwards of 15,000 participants from 70 countries, competing in 500 competitions of 36 different sports, this event is not to be missed. Many of the competitions will be held in world-class historic venues or luscious parks around the city. The Gay Games has been bringing athletes from around the world together since 1982. Team Colorado has organized athletes from the Centennial State at every edition of the Gay Games, and will be supporting our athletes once again in 2018 with scholarships to broaden participation as well as logistical help with transportation and accommodations.
Europe’s continental multi-sport event happens every year there is not a world multi-sport competition scheduled. Americans are welcome to participate in all events.
More competitions can be found below:
- European Gay & Lesbian Sports Federation’s International Sports Calendar