Sin City Classic Sports Festival Adds Four New Sports for 2020

by EDGE

EDGE Media Network Contributor

Tuesday January 7, 2020

The Greater Los Angeles Softball Association (GLASA) is pleased to announce the return of the Sin City Classic Sports Festival Presented by Lexus, which will take place in Las Vegas on January 16-19, 2020. This year's Festival, the largest annual LGBTQ sporting event in the world, adds four new sports — basketball, indoor rowing, spikeball, and steel tip darts - bringing the total number of sports participating in the Festival to 24.

"Each year the Sin City Classic continues to grow and brings even more LGBTQ athletes, allies and fans to Las Vegas for a weekend filled with competition and camaraderie. Our nightly events continue to get bigger and better, and we're happy to be able to offer attendees the opportunity to come together and bond of sport," said Ken Scearce, tournament director for the Sin City Classic.

Each January the festival brings together LGBTQ sports associations from around the world in order for LGBTQ athletes, fans and allies to enjoy a weekend full of competition, companionship and fun. In addition to a full roster of sporting competitions, the festival includes nightly social events, including an Opening Night registration party and the Closing Night celebration, which will be held at the LINQ Promenade's Brooklyn Bowl.

GLASA created the Sin City Classic in 2008 as an LGBTQ softball tournament meant to provide a safe yet competitive atmosphere for LGBTQ athletes. Over the years the tournament has grown to include 24 sports and more than 8,000 athletes and fans. GLASA remains committed to creating the best experience possible for all the dedicated athletes who participate and the fans and allies to come to enjoy the festival.

The Sin City Classic is proudly hosted at The Flamingo Hotel and the LINQ Hotel. Additional sponsors include presenting sponsor, Lexus, as well as Caesar's Entertainment, AIDS Healthcare Foundation, the Los Angeles Dodgers, Oasis, Tito's Handmade Vodka, GAYVN, Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority, and Piranha Nightclub.

For more information about the Sin City Classic or to register your team, please visit www.sincityclassic.org.


About GLASA

GLASA is a 501(C)(3) non-profit organization that encourages and hosts the participation of LGBTQ individuals and their allies in organized sporting competitions.


About Lexus

Lexus' passion for brave design, imaginative technology, and exhilarating performance enables the luxury lifestyle brand to create amazing experiences for its customers. Lexus began its journey in 1989 with two luxury sedans and a commitment to pursue perfection. Since then, Lexus has developed its lineup to meet the needs of global luxury customers in more than 90 countries. In the United States, Lexus vehicles are sold through 241 dealers offering a full lineup of luxury vehicles. With six models incorporating Lexus Hybrid Drive, Lexus is the luxury hybrid leader. Lexus also offers eight F SPORT models and two F performance models. Lexus is committed to being a visionary brand that anticipates the future for luxury customers.

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