OPEN PLAY TOURNAMENTS

Beginning in January 2019

Missed signing up for the current season? Want to play, but can't commit to a whole season? We got you!

Our Open Play Tournaments are a great way to be involved, work on your pool skills, meet new people, and play without any LTR anxiety.

Tournaments are held at participating bars, single-elimination, and cost $5. Winner takes half of proceeds with the other half going to the NYGPL general fund.

Check out our website calendar for the next tournament, or follow us on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.

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2019 SMIRNOFF CHARITY OPEN

May 2019

The NYGPL is excited to announce the first annual Smirnoff Charity Open! 

The NYGPL is teaming up with Smirnoff, our official sponsor, and Boxers, our official partner, to create the biggest LGBTQ pool tournament in the country.

Open to everyone, get ready for...two days. One big cash prize for first place. Plus, runner up prizes, raffles, and endless excitement.

Stay current with important dates and information when they are announced and follow us on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.

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WORLD PRIDE MARCH

June 2019

Don't miss the chance to march with the NYGPL!

World Pride is coming to NYC in 2019 to mark the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising and the NYGPL will join the other sports leagues in marching.

Participants will get a free commemorative NYGPL World Pride T-Shirt to wear. Bring your enthuasium, as we have a lot of excitement planned to show the world how gay pool is done.

Stay current with important dates and information when they are announced and follow us on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.

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9-BALL SEASON

June to August 2019

Spend part of your summer with the NYGPL and our 9-Ball season.

A fast-paced fun way to play. Our 9-Ball season usually lasts between eight and ten weeks and costs $25 per player. Matchs are also on Mondays and Tuesdays and the first drink is on the hosting bar.

Stay current with important dates and information when they are announced and follow us on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.

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8-BALL SEASON

September 2019 to February 2020

Be a part of our signature 8-Ball season!

Start off the week with us at the NYGPL. Our 8-Ball season is held on Mondays and Tuesdays of each week. The season lasts around 18 weeks depending on the number of teams that are participating and costs $45 per player. As always your first drink is on the hosting bar!

Stay current with important dates and information when they are announced and follow us on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.

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ARE YOU A BAR OWNER?

Drive people and excitement to your bar and be a proud member and supporter of the NYGPL family.

With membership, your bar gets:

  • The opportunity to form a team for seasonal play

  • The opportunity to host Open Play Tournaments

  • A framed membership poster

  • Recognition on the NYGPL's website and social media pages

  • Option to have your pool table felted for free (Sponsored by Smirnoff)

Complete the form below and a member of our board of directors will get back to you ASAP.

OFFICIAL SPONSOR

Smirnoff - Sponsor

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OFFICIAL PARTNER

Boxers - Sponsor

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THE NYGPL GIVES BACK: CHARITIES WE SUPPORT

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Founded in 1984, the New York Gay Pool League is a Not-for-Profit 501(c)(3) Corporation dedicated to raising money for HIV/AIDS charities. The Corporation is formed for the purposes of providing relief to poor, distressed and underprivileged, and indigent persons afflicted by the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and/or the Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) virus in the New York City area. In furtherance of these charitable purposes, the Corporation shall disperse the funds raised to other organizations which are exempt from federal income tax under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as it may be amended, and which provide relief, support, and services to the poor, distressed and underprivileged, and indigent HIV/AIDS afflicted community. The Corporation is not formed for and shall not be conducted nor operated for pecuniary or financial gain, and no part of its assets, income or profit shall be distributed to, or inure to, the benefit of any private individual or individuals.