Gay Bowl XVIII


Gay Bowl XVIII

Pride & Swagger

Early Bird Happy Hour @ Pride & Swagger

Getting an early start to your stay in Denver? Join us for happy hour at one of Denver's newest gay bars! We will have drink specials, food options will be available and the amazing staff will keep you entertained throughout the night. 

450 E 17th Avenue #110, Denver CO 80203 • 

Gay Bowl XVIII

Did you bring a fan club? Great! Guest Passes are now available! The cost is $40 for Thursday through Sunday, which gives access to all events including the Opening and Closing Parties.* Guests will also receive a Gay Bowl XVIII t-shirt, swag bag and will also be able to use the Athlete Transportation buses that will take players from the Sheraton to Dick's Sporting Goods Park during off-peak hours. The times of peak and off-peak hours will be available during registration.

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Gay Bowl XVIII

Sheraton Denver Downtown

Gay Bowl XVIII Player Registration @ Sheraton Downtown - Across bridge towards Tower Court B-D


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@ Sheraton Downtown - Tower Court C

Rookie Referee Meeting @ Sheraton Downtown - Tower Court B

Captain's Meeting @ Sheraton Downtown - Tower Court C

Referee Meeting @ Sheraton Downtown - Tower Court B

Now that you have arrived in Denver, it's time for tournament registration! Shimmy into your team’s t-shirt and come downstairs to get registered. Here you can pick up your tournament t-shirt, amazing local swag bag and meet all the other players arriving from around the country. You will also receive your Gay Bowl XVIII wristband, which will get you special discounts at all participating sponsors.

1550 Court Place, Denver CO 80202 • 

Tavern Downtown

Gay Bowl XVIII Opening Party @ Tavern Downtown

After registering at the host hotel, teams are invited to continue the fun at Tavern Downtown. The main level offers two bars, a lounge area, dining room, dance floor and the stunning 11,000 square foot rooftop view will not disappoint! Tournament brackets will be officially unveiled and exclusive drink specials and appetizers will be provided. This private event is open to Gay Bowl athletes, as well as their accompanying friends and family. Wear your tournament wristband for drink specials!

*Player registration will be available at the fields on Friday morning.

1949 Market Street, Denver CO 80202 • 

Gay Bowl XVIII

Gay Bowl XVIII

The Living Room Denver

Ladies Night @ The Living Room

All athletes competing on the women’s teams are invited to gather and mingle at The Living Room for 2nd Fridays, co-hosted by HipChicksOut. The Living Room offers a warm, seductive yet casual ambiance in a comfortable and stylish setting, including intimate booths, great sound, an urban patio and a little touch of charismatic downtown swagger. Wear your tournament wristband for drink specials!

*All teams are welcome to join this event.

1055 Broadway, Denver CO 80203 •


Friday Night Lights @ X BAR

After your team dinner, dance the night away at one of Denver’s premier gay venues. Our co-hosts are going all out on this one! Enjoy the patio, dance floor and newly opened lounge. Drink specials, amazing music and go-go dancers — all with athletes from around the nation. You won’t want to miss this one! Don’t forget to wear your tournament wristband for drink specials. 

629 E Colfax Avenue, Denver CO 80203 • 

Gay Bowl XVIII

Gay Bowl XVIII

Society Sports and Spirits

Ladies Happy Hour @ Society: Sports and Spirits

All athletes competing on the women’s teams are invited to a casual happy hour at Society: Sports and Spirits, a premier local sports bar in the heart of downtown Denver. We specialize in “The Tailgate.” It’s our way of bringing a little bit of home for all of us who can’t make it back to sit in the stands with our friends. Appetizers and drink specials will be provided for those wearing their tournament wristbands.

*All teams are welcome to join this event.

1434 Blake Street, Denver CO 80202 •

Charlie's Denver

Flag Football Dance Party @ Charlie's Denver

Saturday’s signature event will be co-hosted by Charlie’s Denver, and they’re going to give us everything they’ve got by expanding the dance area into their amazing outside space! With great music, go-go dancers, athletes from around the country and some exciting surprises, this will definitely be a night to remember. (or not) Be sure to wear your tournament wristband for drink specials!

900 E Colfax Avenue, Denver CO 80218 •

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Gay Bowl XVIII

The Triangle Bar

Tea Dance @ The Triangle Bar



Back from the tournament early, showered and don’t know where to go? Join Gay Bowl XVIII at The Triangle Bar to get an early start for Sunday night's closing events. Enjoy happy tea dance music, drink specials with your wristband, a downtown rooftop patio and their popular $10 charity beer bust! Gay Bowl participants can also enjoy a burger & beer special for just $12, just show your wristband.

2036 N Broadway, Denver CO 80205 •

EXDO Event Center

Gay Bowl XVIII Closing Ceremony & Dance Party @ EXDO Event Center



That’s a wrap! Join The NGFFL, DGLFFL, Gay Bowl XVIII Host Committee, the four winning teams and all the friends you’ve made over this amazing weekend for a night of celebration. The night’s festivities will include the A, B and C Men’s division awards, Women’s division awards, MVP Awards and the 2018 Hall of Fame Inductees! Drink specials and dinner will be provided.

After Party

Once the formalities are out of the way, join everyone from Gay Bowl XVIII as we dance the night away! Be sure to wear your tournament wristband for drink specials.

1399 35th Street, Denver CO 80205 •

Gay Bowl XVIII

Gay Bowl XVIII

The Triangle Bar

Recovery Brunch @ The Triangle Bar


Need we say more? It’s been a great tournament, so why not leave Denver with a full belly and some bubbles! Whether you’re recovering from an amazing Gay Bowl experience or just want one last social fling before flying out, enjoy the beautiful downtown skyline at Denver's newest gay hotspot. A special Monday brunch and drink specials will be available for all Gay Bowl XVIII attendees with wristbands that includes $2 mimosas, $12 champagne bottle service, $4 fresh lime margaritas and Bloody Marys!

2036 N Broadway, Denver CO 80205 •

* Guest Pass holders will not be able to interact with any player or referee that is in the field of play during the tournament. On the sidelines, you are more than welcome to visit your friends and partners, but during the game interaction with anyone inside the lines of the flag football fields (players, coaches or referees) is not allowed. All Guest Pass holders must sign the Player Conduct waiver to support fair play and to uphold the values of the NGFFL and the Gay Bowl Tournament conduct policy. We are promoting the highest level of quality for our players and sportsmanship for our game, and we thank you for your cooperation.

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