LOCAL, NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL TOURNAMENTS
In addition to our league play and open gym nights. Lambda Basketball has travel teams who participate in local, national and international basketball tournaments.
The West Hollywood Sports Festival is a local tournament that takes place every Labor Day weekend. The tournament has historically been organized by Lambda Basketball along with organizers from Los Angeles' various LGBTQ sports leagues. All games are played at UCLA's beautiful campus in Westwood.
Mark Chambers, one of the founders of Lambda Basketball, also founded the National Gay Basketball Association which organizes 3-5 regional and national tournaments in cities across the United States every year in addition to the World Basketball Championships which take place every two years.
The Gay Games are similar to the Olympics and take place every four years, Lambda Basketball has sent teams to compete in Gay Games since the early 1990s with numerous Lambda teams bringing back Gay Games Gold Medals.