Let’s walk back through 2018 and share December events with you first. As you scroll through the year you will see that the SDLC has accomplished a great deal thanks to all of you. This growth and forward momentum provide lots of wonderful opportunities for all of us. YOU ROCK!!

You will want to read through to the end of this Recap so you can see a Special Invitation from Experience Scottsdale for “TOURNAMENT & EVENT DIRECTORS” 

Click Here! For the Registration Details for the 2019 SDLC Conference at the Sin City Classic in January. The first fifty (50) Sin City Classic registered athletes and all SDL Designees may attend the Conference for FREE.







  • Announced partnership with Diversitas Media to secure sponsorships for SDLC members.
  • Compete Sports Diversity Jubilee announced in partnership with ASANA softball and USA Dodgeball. Event will benefit sports diversity and will be held in Richmond, Virginia, May 2019.
  • SDLC panel selects Goldfish Bowl finalists.


  • Introduced a three-course educational webinar series on the Power of Numbers, the Power of Relationships and the Power of Resources preparing members for Goldfish Bowl.


  • Distributed the 2018 Pride Bowl Event Guide.


  • Announced partnership with Pride Card Services.


  • Distributed the 2018 Pride Run Series Event Guide.


  • Participated in the Connect LGBTQ+ Tourism Summit in partnership with Nike in Portland, OR.


  • Met with JP Morgan Chase on behalf of SDLC to discuss sponsorship opportunities.
  • Attended Sin City Classic leadership lunch.

We continue to “Unite the World Through Sports.”
Thank you for all you do to support and promote Sports Diversity!


This New Year’s Day, Experience Scottsdale will be at the 47th Annual Fiesta Bowl and we’d love to have you join us!  In addition to attending the game, we’ll introduce you to all the amenities that make Scottsdale one of North America’s most popular sporting event destinations.
FAM Date: Dec. 30, 2018 – Jan. 2, 2019
Host Hotel: Hotel Adeline 

Our Convention Sales Team is creating an exciting FAM itinerary that includes these Scottsdale amenities and experiences for you and a guest:

  • Roundtrip airfare for two to Scottsdale (via Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport)
  • Three-night stay for you and your guest at Hotel Adeline (shared occupancy)
  • Site tours of select Scottsdale hotel properties and sports facilities
  • Two sky-box seats to the 47th Annual Fiesta Bowl game on New Year’s Day

Click “Apply Now” to submit your application today. We look forward to welcoming you to Scottsdale!

“Due to the limited number of available openings, invitations will be extended based upon committee approval. If an official invitation is extended, please note that only one representative per company will be able to attend.