Tournament Teams

Who are the Boston Hancocks, Boston Bulldogs, and Boston Longfellows?

The Boston Hancocks, Boston Bulldogs, and Boston Longfellows are tournament teams made up of players of Boston’s FLAG Flag Football League. Each year, these teams play in the annual Gay Bowl, on Columbus Day weekend. We pleased to continue our partnership with Planet Fitness! Planet Fitness, a national gym franchise that provides a unique environment in which anyone can be comfortable, is a company  whose mission aligns with the FLAG Football League. Planet Fitness provides a unique environment in which anyone – and we mean anyone – can be comfortable. The FLAG Flag Football league works to foster and augment the self-respect of members of the LGBTQ community through the positive enjoyment of flag football and other community activities. We are pleased to be partnered with them to promote their brand at our national tournaments!

Boston is one of 20 cities from across the country that makes up the National Gay Flag Football League, (NGFFL). Other member cities include: Atlanta, Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas/FT. Worth, DenverHouston, JacksonvilleLos Angeles, Michigan, New
York
, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Salt Lake City, San AntonioSan Diego, Seattle, Silicon Valley, South Florida and Washington DC.  The Gay Bowl is governed by the NGFFL board of directors.

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