By Ian Colgate

Columbus, Ohio is set to host the 2020 Gay Softball World Series (GSWS) from August 24-29.  The GSWS attracts qualifying teams from 46 member cities.  Last year’s GSWS, hosted in Kansas City, Missouri, was the event’s largest with 207 teams represented.

Photo of 2020 GSWS director Dallas Aldridge

Rumors have recently surfaced that this year’s GSWS would be delayed or cancelled. The events director, Dallas Aldridge, recently told Compete “We are optimistic.  We have a lot of months before we must make a call, so we’re going to keep working and preparing for you all to join is in August.  We can’t wait to provide another successful event in Columbus. “

Compete will keep you updated on news related to the 2020 GSWS. In the meantime please consider supporting the upcoming event by submitting your story directly to the tournament.

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Our theme for 2020 GSWS is “More than a game” we believe everyone has a story to tell. In the upcoming months we will be posting individual stories of why softball is more than a game. Check back often to see some amazing stories from across the world – Feel free to send us your own story via email to and become part of the story Note: No more than 60 secs in length recorded in portrait on any device. We can’t wait to see your story!

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