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.
September 13-16, 2018
Denver will be hosting the National Gay Flag Football League’s annual Gay Bowl in the September 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.
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.
Clubs from around the country come to Denver for the annual Flights Over the Rockies Darts Tournament, hosted by the Mile-Hi Bullseye Darts League, Denver’s only GLBTQ darts club.
Bowlers from all over the world come to Denver for this annual tournament. The event has singles, doubles, and team brackets, and raises money for charity.
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).
June 15-16, 2019
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Congress Park, Denver, CO
CGVA’s annual Pride volleyball tournament is back! Teams of 4, outdoor grass courts, all skill levels welcome.
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.
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 cow-folks as they compete to earn a place in the World Gay Rodeo Finals.
Denver’s Annual Flag Football Tournament returns for another year. Games will take place in Cranmer Park.
Check back for more local events, or join us on Facebook for the most up to date information.
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. Check here for the latest updates about events Team Colorado has planned for Paris 2018.
January 17-20, 2019
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 18 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!
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