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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.





Bat -N- Rouge is a charity softball event done in drag. Players will be putting on their best personas, whether Cher, Madonna, or even David Hasselhoff from Baywatch! So watch them attempt to make it around the diamond!

2024 Spring Season


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!

Team Events

Have a team event? Let us know and we will highlight it on the website!


Columbus Lesbian & Gay Softball Association