HONG KONG WILL HOST

GAY GAMES 11 IN 2022


Gay Games 11 - Hong kong 2022

PARIS, FRANCE (30 October 2017) The Federation of Gay Games (FGG) General Assembly voting took place 30 October 2017 in Paris, France; Hong Kong is now the 2022 Gay Games 11 official host city. 36 sports and 11 cultural events are planned for November 2022. Click on the city name above or on THIS LINK to learn more.

 

BACKGROUND ON GAY GAMES 11 SITE SELECTION PROCESS

Site inspections of the three finalist cities took place June & July 2017 by a team of inspectors from Australia, Germany, Canada, and the USA. The team spent 3.5 days in each city, toured all venues and attended local supporter civic events.

The FGG expresses gratitude to the record number of 17 cities that expressed interest in 2022 Gay Games 11. Five of these cities made it to the semi-final round (Austin, TX, Dallas, TX, Denver, CO, Salt Lake City, UT, and San Francisco, CA). In the first phase, an additional nine cities had expressed interest: Cape Town, South Africa, Tel Aviv, Israel and USA cities Anaheim, CA, Atlanta, GA, Des Moines, IA, Los Angeles, CA, Madison, WI, Minneapolis, MN, and San Antonio, TX.

The impact that the Gay Games has in host cities is incredible in terms of culture, sport, economic impact, history and most importantly elevating all matters of LGBT+ equality.

Paris 2018 - Gay Games 10 took place 4-12 August 2018, featuring 36 sports, 14 cultural events, an academic conference, and 10,317 participants from 90+ countries.

Since 1982, the FGG mission promotes equality and is the largest sport and culture event in the world open to all. Its legacy changes social, and political attitudes towards LGBT+ people through the core principles of “Participation, Inclusion and Personal Best™”. The Gay Games was conceived by Dr. Tom Waddell, an Olympic decathlete, and was first held in San Francisco in 1982. Subsequent Gay Games are San Francisco (1986), Vancouver (1990), New York (1994), Amsterdam (1998), Sydney (2002), Chicago (2006), Cologne (2010), Cleveland+Akron (2014), and Paris (2018). Gay Games 11 will take place in Hong Kong in November 2022.


The FGG expresses gratitude to the record number of 17 cities that expressed interest in 2022 Gay Games 11.

Five of these cities made it to the semi-final round (Austin, TX, Dallas, TX, Denver, CO, Salt Lake City, UT, and San Francisco, CA).

In the first phase, an additional nine cities had expressed interest: Cape Town, South Africa, Tel Aviv, Israel and USA cities Anaheim, CA, Atlanta, GA, Des Moines, IA, Los Angeles, CA, Madison, WI, Minneapolis, MN, and San Antonio, TX.

SITE SELECTION AND GAY GAMES 11 MEDIA

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