Welcome to The International Gay & Lesbian Football Association

The International Gay & Lesbian Football Association (IGLFA) was founded in 1992 in order to help promote and foster the growth of LGTBQ football world wide. Since IGLFA’s creation, more than 100 teams/clubs representing over 30 countries have joined and participated at IGLFA competitions. Each of these teams/clubs have played a vital role in helping IGLFA accomplish its goals and uphold its mission.

In recent years the IGLFA has shifted its focus from organizing an annual IGLFA World Championship, to one which provides assistance to organizing boards of national and international tournaments and events.

Latest Updates

start of play confirmed

It has now been confirmed – play will start in both the 11 and 7 a side tournaments at 9am on Monday 6th August. There will be meetings held on Sunday 5th, with timings to be confirmed closer to the time. together with the confirmed day off being Wednesday across all...
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Board member election

During Paris 2018 – the following board positions are up for election. Treasurer Vice President – Membership If you are interested in standing for either of these positions, then please get in touch via board@iglfa.org
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Wednesday confirmed as 11 a side day off

the organizing  committee of Paris 2018 have been in touch, and have confirmed that the Wednesday will be the rest day for all 11 a side tournaments.   As soon as we hear anything further about the 7 a side we will be in touch
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Teams looking for players, or players looking for teams

IGLFA have been approached by a number of people either looking to find a team to join for Paris 2018, or looking to find players to complete their teams.   Therefore can we please ask that anyone in either of these situations, please get in touch via board@iglfa.org at the...
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The Western North America IGLFA 25th Anniversary Event

The Western North America IGLFA 25th Anniversary event was held at the Sin City Soccer Shootout in Las Vegas, Nevada last night, January 14th, 2017. The Sin City Soccer Shootout is held annually and is an IGLFA sanctioned event. Topic of discussion: LGBT soccer and homophobia. The event was a great success, originally planned to have the discussion last 15-20 minutes ... it lasted 1.5 hours, showing that there is a real need in our community to address these issues together.

Upcoming Tournaments

2018 IGLFA World Championship XXIII @ Gay Games X- Paris, France

In October 2013, the International Federation of the Gay Games (FGG) awarded the Paris 2018 association the privilege of organizing the 10th edition of the Gay Games in Paris from the 2nd to the 12th of August 2018 and to bring together some 15,000 participants from around the world. Football will be played over 5 days from Monday August 6, 2018 to Friday August 10, 2018.  IGLFA looks forward to working hand in and with Football Club Paris arc en ciel in order to bring you an experience of a lifetime! Visit Website Visit Facebook Page

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Membership in the IGLFA provides numerous benefits for your club or team. If you’re ready to register with the IGLFA, complete our registration form and we will contact you and help expedite your membership. Sign-Up Now