Register by 31 May

Register Now (Go directly to Gay Games participant registration site run by Sporting Pulse.)

How does registration work?

All participants must complete general registration. (Sport- or cultural-event registration is optional).

GENERAL REGISTRATION* ($195.00 USD, ends 31 May 2014; late fees apply through 15 July).

  • General registration ends 31 May 2014. ($30 late fee applied 1-30 June; $80 late fee applied 1-15 July). NO LATE REGISTRATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER 15 JULY. Click here to proceed to online registration site.
  • General Registration is required of all participants. Each general registrant can:
    *Receive a one-of-a-kind uniquely crafted, commemorative participant medal (VALUE: priceless – participant medals will not be sold)
    *Can attend the exclusive Opening Ceremony pre-party for participants at Progressive Field (VALUE: priceless –tickets will not be sold)
    *March in Opening Ceremony Parade of Participants and sit in premium seating for the rest of the spectacular opening celebration at Quicken Loans Arena (VALUE: $75)
    *Join the Participant Parade and the fun of Closing Ceremony on the plaza at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum (VALUE: $15)
    *Contribution to Federation of Gay Games (VALUE: $35)
    *Ride for free all public transit routes in Cuyahoga, Summit and Lake counties as well as private GG9-provided transportation during Games Week (VALUE: $45+)
    *Participate in sport, band or chorus event (event fee applies)


  • Upon completion of general registration, participants may register to participate in a particular sport, band or chorus event. Fee schedule is listed below. The fees cover venue and equipment rental, official staffing and event staffing.
  • Complete your online event-specific registration here.


  • Participants can register for a team-based sport and identify the team at that time or add the team name later. 
  • Sport teams interested in registering should designate a team organizer who should register and create a team code through the online registration site here.
  • Looking for a team and/or teammate? While Gay Games 9 does not match individuals to teams, we have created an online bulletin board so participants can find their own teams or teammates here.


Sport Fee Sport Fee
Aquatics Diving $105 Ice Hockey $90
Aquatics Open Water Swim $45 Marathon/Half Marathon* $105
Aquatics Swimming $70 Martial Arts $70
Aquatics Synchronized Swimming $70 Power Lifting$105
Aquatics Water Polo $70 Racquetball $90
Badminton $90 5K/10K Road Races**
Basketball $70 Rock Climbing (Sport Climbing) $70
Beach Volleyball $90 Rowing $70
Billiards $90 Sailing $300
Bodybuilding $105 Soccer $90
Bowling $90 Softball $70
Cheer $70 Squash $90
Cycling $165 Table Tennis $90
DanceSport $145 Tennis $90
Darts $90 Track and Field $90
Figure Skating $105 Triathlon $155
Flag Football $70 Volleyball $90
Golf $360 Wrestling $70

Cultural Event Fee
Band $90
Chorus $90


You may register for more than one event and pay the fee for each separate event. 2014 Gay Games is not responsible for coordinating competition times to prevent participant conflicts.

*Marathon/Half Marathon participants may participate in the Road Races (5K and/or 10K) at no additional charge. Register only for Marathon/Half Marathon and note your plans to participate in Road Races when you register.

**Road Race participants may participate in the 5K and/or 10K.


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*General Registration and Event Registration fees are non-refundable. Participants may transfer General Registration or Event Registration.

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