Monday, September 21, 2009

Registrations for Gay Games VIII Cologne 2010 Explode

The organizers of the 2010 Gay Games in Cologne, Germany, announced today that more than 1,700 athletes and artists have now registered to participate in the quadrennial sports & cultural event next July and August.

Participants from more than 30 nations have already signed up including many from Eastern European countries where being many who are openly gay & lesbian are still persecuted. Participation by the host country Germany leads all other nations with registrations from the United States and The Netherlands following close behind.

Gay Games VIII runs from July 31 to August 7, 2010, and will open with an inspiring Opening Ceremony at RheinEnergie Stadium, the city’s soccer stadium.

Celebrated every four years, the Gay Games motto is “Participation, Inclusion and Personal Best.” The Cologne Gay Games have their own motto: “Be part of it!” Everybody is able to attend at the Gay Games – without any qualification.

Registration is open at

1 comment:

Robert Mitchler said...

It's so funny you mention this, I was just vacationing at a gay resort in palm springs and was hot tubbing with a bunch of other guests and somebody brought up the Gay Games and as it turns out we were all registered!!! And none of us knew eachother!!!