2018 Community Sports Directory

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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, the teams are all welcoming and hard-working. 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
Website: www.ywcampls.org/fitness_membership/womens_basketball_leagues

BOWLING

Funday Monday Bowling League
Co-Ed
GLBT Specific? GLBT + Ally
Season: 14 weeks, beginning in Jan.
Website: www.midwayprobowl.com

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.midwayprobowl.com

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

CYCLING

Koochella Racing
Women
GLBT Specific? No
Website: www.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
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

Women’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: www.stonewallminneapolis.org

OUTDOOR RECREATION

Outwoods
Co-Ed
GLBT Specific? Yes
Season: Year-round
Website: www.meetup.com/Outwoods

QUIDDITCH

TC Frost
Co-Ed
GLBT Specific? No
Season: Year-round
Website: www.facebook.com/tcfrostquidditch, www.usquidditch.org

RODEO

North Star Gay Rodeo Association
Co-Ed
GLBT Specific? Welcomes GLBT + Ally
Season: March-October IGRA circuit (local rodeo July 27-29, 2018)
Website: www.nsgra.org 

ROLLER DERBY

TC Terrors — Minnesota Men’s Roller Derby
Men
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 Girls
Women
GLBT Specific? No
Season: Nov.–April
Website: www.northstarrollergirls.com

RUGBY

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

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: www.primetimersww.org/ptmsp

SOCCER

Twin Cities Jacks
Co-Ed
GLBT Specific? Yes
Pick-up: May–Oct., League play: Year-round
Website: www.tcjacks.org

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

SOFTBALL

Northern Lights Softball League
Women
GLBT Specific? Yes
Season: May–Aug.
Website: www.facebook.com/nlwsl.twincities

Twin Cities Goodtime Softball League
Men
GLBT Specific? Yes
Season: April–Aug.
Website: http://tcgsl.leagueapps.com

TENNIS

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

VOLLEYBALL

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