Up for Bid: 2026 Gay Games

The Federation of Gay Games has launched its site selection process for the the Gay Games XII in 2026. Letters of interest are due by Feb. 21, 2020.

Up for Bid: 2026 Gay Games

The Federation of Gay Games is currently seeking notes of interest from cities that would like to bid on the Gay Games XII in 2026. The quadrennial event, featuring 35 sports, is expected to attract about 10,000 LGBT athletes. Here are the details:

Deadline for emailing desire to bid: Feb. 21, 2020 

Time of year: 2026 (dates are flexible)

Venue requirements: 35 sports with a variety of indoor and outdoor venues needed

Estimated number of participants: 10,000

Economic Impact: $117.9 million (based on 2018 event in Paris)

Hotel requirements: Many hotels needed to host athletes

Room nights: 35,000

Rate: $50-$300

For more information about the timeline for the bid process please go to www.gaygames.org.

For any additional information, email fggbids@gaygames.net.