GLBT Sports Directory 2018/2019

By Chris Tarbox October 25, 2018

Categories: Featured - Home Page, Our Scene, Sports

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Produced by Linda Raines

The Twin Cities area is home to a remarkable number of athletes who identify as members of the GLBT community. The sports range from soccer to basketball to Quidditch, and the teams are all welcoming and hardworking. Whether you want to join or watch a sport, here’s a listing of what’s out there and where to find out more about the local sports scene.

BASKETBALL

Women’s Silver Fox Basketball League
Women (age 40+)
GLBT Specific? No
Season: Year-round?
Beginners welcome
Website: www.ywcampls.org/fitness_membership/womens_basketball_leagues

BOWLING

Hump Day Bowlers
Co-Ed
GLBT Specific? GLBT + Ally
Season: Sept.–March
Website: www.humpdaybowlers.com

Twin Cities Friday League
Co-Ed
GLBT Specific? GLBT + Ally
Season: Sept.–April
Website: www.facebook.com/twincitiesfridaybowling

Wednesday Rainbow League? – Twin Cities
Co-Ed
GLBT Specific? GLBT + Ally
Season: Sept.–April
Website: www.facebook.com/WednesdayRainbowLeague

CYCLING

Koochella Racing
Women
GLBT Specific? No
Website: koochella.com

FLAG FOOTBALL?

Minnesota Gay Flag Football League (MNGFFL)
Co-Ed
GLBT Specific? No GLBTQ + Allies welcome
Season: Summer
Website: www.mngffl.com

FOOTBALL

Minnesota Machine? Women’s Tackle Football
Women
GLBT Specific? No
Season: April–June
Website: www.mnmachine.com

Minnesota Vixen
Women
GLBT Specific? No
Season: April–June
Website: www.mnvixen.com

GOLF

Womyn’s Twilight Golf League
Women
GLBT Specific? Yes
Season: Summer
Website: N/A

HOCKEY

Woman’s Hockey Association of Minnesota
Women
GLBT Specific? No
Season: Oct.–March
Website: www.whamhockey.org

KICKBALL

Stonewall Kickball Minneapolis
Co-Ed (age 21+)
GLBT Specific? GLBT + Ally
Season: Spring and Fall Seasons
Website: stonewallminneapolis.leagueapps.com

OUTDOOR RECREATION

Outwoods
Co-Ed
GLBT Specific? Yes
Season: Year-round
Website: outwoods.org

QUIDDITCH

TC Frost
Co-Ed
GLBT Specific? No
Season: Year-round
Website: www.twincitiesqc.com ; www.usquidditch.org

RODEO

North Star Gay Rodeo Association
Co-Ed
GLBT Specific? Welcomes GLBT + Ally
Season: March-October IGRA circuit (local rodeo July at Dead Broke Arena, Hugo, MN)
Website: nsgra.org

ROLLER DERBY

TC Terrors—Minnesota Men’s Roller Derby
Men 18+
GLBT Specific? No
Season: Nov.–April
Website: www.tcterrors.com

Minnesota RollerGirls
Women
GLBT Specific? No
Season: Oct.–April
Website: www.mnrollergirls.com

North Star Roller Derby
Women
GLBT Specific? No
Season: Nov.–April
Website: www.northstarrollerderby.com

RUGBY

Mayhem RFC
Men
GLBT Specific? GLBT + Ally
Season: April–Oct.
Website: www.mayhemrugby.org

Minnesota Valkyries Rugby
Women
GLBT Specific? No
Season: Aug.–June
Website: www.valkyriesrugby.org

RUNNING/WALKING

MSP Frontrunners
Running
Co-Ed
GLBT Specific? Yes
Season: Year-round
Website: www.mspfrontrunners.org

Prime Timers MSP
Walking
Older Men
GLBT Specific? Yes
Season: Year-round, first and third Saturdays each month
Website: primetimersww.org/ptmsp

SOCCER

TC Jacks Soccer Club
Co-Ed
GLBT Specific? Yes
Pick-up: May–Oct., League play: Year-round
Website: tcjacks.org

Minnesota Gray Ducks Soccer
Men’s, Co-Ed, Women’s
GLBT Specific? Yes
Tournaments: Year-round, League play: Year-round
Website: grayducks.com

SOFTBALL

Northern Lights Women’s Softball League
Women
GLBT Specific? Yes
Season: May–Aug.
Website: nlwslmn.org

Twin Cities Goodtime Softball League
Co-Ed
GLBT Specific? Yes
Season: April–Aug.
Website: tcgsl.leagueapps.com

TENNIS

GLASS Tennis
Co-Ed
GLBT Specific? Yes
Season: Year-round
Website: glassports.org

VOLLEYBALL

GLASS Volleyball
Co-Ed
GLBT Specific? Yes
Season: Year-round
Website: glassports.org


We are modifying this list of sports organizations as is needed. If you have a sport you’d like to add to the list, please send the information to managing editor Chris Tarbox, at chris@lavendermagazine.com.

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