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CLGSA Mission Statement

Thanks for stopping by the Columbus Lesbian and Gay Softball Association (CLGSA) website. CLGSA is one of the largest gay softball associations in the Midwest. It is a 501c(3) organization founded in 1986, focused on providing opportunity and access for the LGBTQIA community and their allies to participate in organized softball competitions. CLGSA is an open-division softball league open to LGBTQIA+ players and friends in the Columbus metropolitan area. The organization strengthens our community by providing social connections, camaraderie, and athletic competition for players at all skill levels. CLGSA is a NAGAAA Member City. Feel free to explore our site for additional information. Additionally, check out the FAQs below. If you don’t find what you’re looking for, let us know, so we can point you in the right direction and also make sure we update our site to meet better the needs of people who stop by.

Buckeye Softball Classic is Back for 2024

Save the Date: Buckeye Softball ClassicTournament 2024!

Get ready for the showdown of the season! The Buckeye Softball Classic Tournament is back, and it's going to be bigger and better than ever. Mark your calendars for an epic weekend of intense competition, camaraderie, and unforgettable moments.

Date: May 3-5, 2024


  • Thrilling Matches: Witness top-tier softball action as teams battle it out for glory.
  • Fun for All: Whether you're a player or a fan, there's excitement for everyone.
  • Unbeatable Atmosphere: Experience the electric energy that only the Buckeye Classic can deliver.

Registration is Open! Stay tuned for details on how you can secure your spot in this premier softball event. Don't miss your chance to be part of the Buckeye Softball Classic legacy!

Get ready to hit it out of the park – Buckeye Softball Classic 2024 is on the horizon!

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2024 Buckeye Softball Classic



Join the Celebration of Inclusivity in Our LGBTQIA+ Softball League!

Hello Softball Enthusiasts,

We're thrilled to announce the opening season of our CLGSA Softball League, a space where diversity, inclusivity, and the love for the game come together! If you're passionate about softball and want to be part of a community that celebrates every color of the rainbow, this is the league for you.

️‍ What to Expect:

  • Inclusive Environment: Embrace your authentic self in a welcoming and supportive community.
  • Competitive Fun: Play your heart out and compete with fellow enthusiasts who share your passion for the game.
  • Friendship and Connection: Build lasting connections with like-minded individuals who love softball as much as you do.

Season Details:

  • Opening Season: May (Subject to change)
  • Play Day: Sunday 10 am - 3 pm
  • Fields: Busch Sports Park
  • Duration: 10 Weeks 
  • Player Registration Fee: $30 (Now includes ticket to Bat-n-Rouge)

To register, use the link below and secure your spot on the field. Don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity to be part of something special! Don't worry if you don't have a team our recruitment team will help place anyone in need!

Let's swing for the fences together and make this season a home run for inclusivity! See you on the field!

Opening Day


Rating and Skills Clinics

Are you new to the league or just trying to brush up on your softball skills? We will be holding a rating clinic for those players new to the league to ensure that we are in compliance with iPride Softball. Then, after those clinics, we will be doing skills clinics to help you brush up on your skills or better your game. 

Sign up today so we can get a feel for the number of people who are interested!

Team Events


Columbus Lesbian & Gay Softball Association