International Pride Softball provides opportunity and access for the LGBT community to participate in organized softball in a competitive and safe environment. 

45+ Years of Softball

Originating in 1977, we're one of the longest standing LGBTQ+ sports organizations in the world.

54 Member Leagues

Our organization spans across North America in 30 states, two Canadian providences, and one district.

20,000+ Players & Fans

Over 1,000 teams and 20,000 active members compete annually.


Welcome to the official site for iPrideSoftball, a division of The North American Gay Amateur Athletic Alliance (NAGAAA). Formed in 1977, NAGAAA is a 501c(3) international sports organization comprised of men and women dedicated to providing opportunity and access for the LGBTQ+ community to participate in organized competition in a safe environment.

Currently, more than 20,000 players across Canada and the United States participate in our 54 member city associations. The best of these teams gather once a year for head-to-head competition at the annual Gay Softball World Series (GSWS).

International Pride Softball is the first sport under the NAGAAA family.





Past NAGAAA commissioners come together as we debut International Pride Softball!
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Our Divisions

There's a Team for All Players

Whether you’re 18 or 100 years old, a rookie or seasoned veteran–It doesn’t matter what your background is, there’s a place for you on an International Pride Softball team!
Divisions from Beginner to Advanced levels of skill

Divisions are divided by an aggregate team rating and individual player ratings. The divisions are broken into A, B, C, D & E

Legends Program

If you're turning 50 years young before the end of the year, you can compete in an International Pride Softball tournament on a Legends C or Legends D team!

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See What They Have to Say

Christie POklahoma City, OK
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Gay softball has changed my life for the better. I have met so many new people. It has helped me find myself again. It definitely has boost my confidence.
Tim MFt. Lauderdale, FL
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Softball has given me lifelong friendships and supplied me an anchor after moving from Michigan. I have played 54 years and love to travel the country playing in tournaments and the World Series.
Bryce WAustin, TX
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The most memorable would definitely be when my dad played on the same team as me. I came out in 2013 and in 2014 my dad came out. Being able to play on the same team at the Austin World Series is something I’ll never forget!
Charles O
Charles OCharlotte, NC
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Gay softball has given me a great deal of exposure to other communities. I've met people from different walks of life. It's incredible to watch all these folks come together. Gay softball is my community. I call them my family. These are the few people that I trust. Everyone respects and is at ease with one another. We compete with pride and for the love of the game.
Shannon L
Shannon LHuntsville, AL
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It has given me back a piece of me that I lost once I stopped playing after college. It has given me something to look forward to each week and friends that get me through most of my days and has helped my mental health.
Briar F
Briar FNew Orleans, LA
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I knew that somewhere out there there had to be something for someone like me. I could talk to you for HOURS now about gay softball has impacted my life.

Frequently Asked Questions

Currently, there are 54 member cities in the NAGAAA family. Check out the city nearest you and be on the lookout for recruitment days. We also encourage you to reach out to your local city for additional information. 

As a league member, your local city will evaluate your skill level to help determine your player rating. Don't worry, we have 7 different divisions to represent different levels of play. We have a spot for you!!

The Governing Manual is available in English, Spanish & French