As the 2018 Gay Bowl in Denver winds down, the athletes and teams are already looking forward to the 2019 Gay Bowl due to be held October 10-13th in New York City. With New York City hosting a variety of large LGBTQ+ Sporting events in 2019 including the Gay Bowl and the International Gay and Lesbian Aquatics Championships. All in conjunction with the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Riots. 2019 is shaping up to be a big year for the LGBTQ+ Community in New York City.

In addition, the 2018 Gay Bowl also had the pleasure to announce the host of the 20th Edition of the “Super Bowl of Gay Flag Football” to be held in 2020. With solid bids from Austin, TX, Toronto, ON and Honolulu, HI. Honolulu fielded the strongest bid and will be hosting Gay Bowl XX!

The Hawaii Gay Flag Football is thrilled with the news, they will be hosting the Gay Bowl for the first time. With a lot of work ahead of them, there is a lot of excitement to see the Gay Flag Football Community make its way to the “Aloha State” in 2020 for a fun event filled with plenty of football, beaches, pineapples and sun. Find out more information about Hawaii Gay Flag Football League at and get your updates for the 2019 and 2020 Gay Bowl at

By Dirk Smith