PARIS 2018

From 4 to 12 August 2018


Discover the GAY GAMES

Competition open to everyone,
regardless of the level!
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More than a competiton, our philosophy : People First

Since 1982, the Gay Games have brought together people from all over the world, with diversity, respect, equality, solidarity, and sharing.
With sport a common theme for inclusion, the Gay Games are open to all, young or old, athlete or artist, experienced or novice, gay or straight.
For athletes, artists, supporters, spectators, donors, volunteers, conference participants, sponsors, or simply anyone interested in this project, everyone has a role to play at the Gay Games and help to progress our society.

Rendez-vous in Paris in 2018, where we will share together some moments rich in emotion.

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Sunday May 15th, 2016

Registrations: Already more than 250 registrations for Paris 2018

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Launched officially at the opening of the International Tournament of Paris (TIP 2016), Gay Games 10 registrations from athletes and artists have surpassed 250 people in just a few hours. An important and historic rendezvous for the Gay Games, Paris 2018 is reaching out to engage people from all viewpoints who are sensitive to the values of diversity and inclusion. 15.000 participants are expected in August 2018 for a week of sharing. Register now to take advantage of the very early bird price, available for the first 1.000 registrants before 31 May 2016.

Premiers inscrits aux Gay Games 10

Saturday May 14th, 2016

Opening of registrations: Paris 2018 announces the opening of Gay Games 10 registrations at TIP

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The International Tournament of Paris (TIP), a major annual event for LGBT athletes was launched on 13 May 2016 at the famous Carreau de Temple with Paris 2018 by its side. On this occasion, Manuel Picaud, President of Paris 2018, officially launched the Gay Games 10 Registration System. During the entire weekend, Paris 2018 volunteers are working to help TIP 2016´s participants and public to discover the Paris 2018´s event.

Find all information about the TIP here.

Manuel Picaud - Ouverture des inscriptions


Do you share our values? Have you ever dreamt of participating in a world event in Paris? Register to the world’s largest sporting and cultural event with 15,000 other participants from over 70 countries. Book your favorite activity as soon as possible. Join now!
Registration of a few sports is not open yet. Take advantage of the Very Early Birds Registration Fees if you register as a participant by 31 May 2016. The sooner you register, the less you pay!

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Our public partners

« From the start of this project, I chose to make a commitment beside the team of Paris 2018 - as an athlete professional, as sports passionate but also as a woman and as a citizen. That is why I invite you right now to join us: Gay Games are a big party in which each can participate. »


Laura FLESSEL is one of the most famous French champions. She is the patron of PARIS 2018 GAY GAMES 10



Universal principles, human values

The GAY GAMES are based on the three guiding principles of Participation, Inclusion and Personal Best™.
A philosophy that goes beyond mere competition and promotes human values ​​above all.










A federation of energy

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GAY GAMES benefit from the support of multiple associations sharing the same values.


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Our first partners

Paris 2018 will have the pleasure to welcome you to one of the most beautiful destinations of the world. In order to offer the best possible experience at the most attractive cost, Paris 2018 recommends you to book your accommodation starting now, transportation and excursions through our first official partners KTS France and misterbnb.

From youth hostels to boutique hotels, not to forget bed and breakfast and apartment rental or even palaces in the heart of the beautiful “City of Light”, Paris – they have selected a wide range of accommodation solutions at all prices with special conditions for Paris 2018.

  • KTS France is our official partner for hotel bookings and transport (by air, train…) in Europe and from your home and offers a great choice of excursions in and outside Paris to make your stay in France memorable
  • Misterbnb is our official partner for bed and breakfast and apartment rentals that would allow you to “stay like a gay local”!

Make sure to get the best – book now !


A community-based project thanks to your donations

Paris 2018 is a non-profit association recognized by the Ministry of Youth and Sport. Thanks to your donations, Paris 2018 also benefits from the presence of its distinguished and diverse supporters: Laura Fessel, Pierre Bergé, Isabelle Lamour, Jean-Paul Gaultier, Emmeline Ndongue, Ryadh Sallem and Lilian Thuram.



We have collected as of today

39 870 €

for an expected budget of 300 000 €

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