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2020 Lavender Sports Directory

by | Jan 16, 2020 | Featured - Home Page, Our Scene, Sports | 0 comments

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+)
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

Paul Bunyan Invitational Bowling Tournament
Co-Ed
Season: October
Website: www.pbi-mn.com

TC Pride Bowlers
Co-Ed
Season: Sept.–March/April
612-220-3730
Website: www.tcpridebowlers.com

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

CYCLING

Koochella Racing
Women
Website: koochella.com

Red Ribbon Ride
Co-Ed
Aug. 2020
Website: www.redribbonride.org

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 Pride
Women
Season: Home opener in April
Website: www.mnpridefootball.com

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

HOCKEY

Minnesota Whitecaps Hockey
Women
Season: Oct.–March
Website: whitecaps.nwhl.zone

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

MOTORCYCLING

Twin City Riders
Co-Ed
Season: May-Oct.
Website: www.twincityriders.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 Roller Derby
Season: Oct.–April
320-634-6674
Website: www.mnrollergirls.com

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

RUGBY

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

Metropolis Rugby FC
Men/Women
Season: Aug.–Nov.
Website: www.metropolisrugby.com

Twin Cities Amazon FC
Women
612-702-6651
Website: www.amazonrugby.org

RUNNING/WALKING

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

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

SWIMMING

Minnesota Ice Swim Club
Co-Ed
Season: Year-round
Website: www.mniceswimclub.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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