GLBT Sports Directory 2019

By Chris Tarbox January 17, 2019

Categories: Featured - Home Page, Our Scene, Sports

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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+)
Season: Year-round?
Beginners welcome
612-215-4354
Website: www.ywcampls.org/fitness_membership/womens_basketball_leagues

BOWLING

Hump Day Bowlers
Co-Ed
Season: Sept.–March
612-209-9801
Website: www.humpdaybowlers.com

Twin Cities Friday League
Co-Ed
Season: Sept.–April
Website: www.facebook.com/twincitiesfridaybowling

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

CYCLING

Koochella Racing
Women
Website: koochella.com

DODGEBALL

Stonewall Dodgeball
Co-Ed 21+
Jan.-March
202-957-2677
Website: stonewallminneapolis.leagueapps.com

FLAG FOOTBALL

Minnesota Gay Flag Football League (MNGFFL)
Co-Ed
Season: Summer
Website: www.mngffl.com

FOOTBALL

Minnesota Machine Women’s Tackle Football
Women
Season: April–June
Website: www.facebook.com/mnmachine

Minnesota Vixen
Women
Season: April–June
Website: www.mnvixen.com

GOLF

Womyn’s Twilight Golf League
Women
Season: Summer
Website: N/A

HOCKEY

Woman’s Hockey Association of Minnesota
Women
Season: Oct.–March
Website: www.whamhockey.org

KICKBALL

Stonewall Kickball Minneapolis
Co-Ed (age 21+)
Season: Spring and Fall Seasons
202-957-2677
Website: stonewallminneapolis.leagueapps.com

OUTDOOR RECREATION

Outwoods
Co-Ed
Season: Year-round
Website: outwoods.org

QUIDDITCH

TC Frost
Co-Ed
Season: Year-round
Website: www.twincitiesqc.com ; www.usquidditch.org

RODEO

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

ROLLER DERBY

Twin Cities Roller Derby
Co-Ed
Season: Nov.–April
Website: www.tcterrors.com

Minnesota RollerGirls
Women
Season: Oct.–April
320-634-6674
Website: www.mnrollergirls.com

North Star Roller Derby
Women
Season: Nov.–April
Website: www.northstarrollerderby.com

RUGBY

Mayhem RFC
Men
Season: April–Oct.
Website: www.mayhemrugby.org

Minnesota Valkyries Rugby
Women
Season: Aug.–June
Website: www.valkyriesrugby.org

RUNNING/WALKING

MSP Frontrunners
Running
Co-Ed
Season: Year-round
Website: www.mspfrontrunners.org

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

SOCCER

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

Minnesota Gray Ducks Soccer
Men’s, Co-Ed, Women’s
Tournaments: Year-round, League play: Year-round
651-317-9262
Website: grayducks.com

SOFTBALL

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

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

TENNIS

GLASS Tennis
Co-Ed
Season: Year-round
Website: glassports.org

VOLLEYBALL

GLASS Volleyball
Co-Ed
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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