Hawaii Kickball Classic
This Labor Day Weekend (Sept 1-4, 2023), the Hawaii Gay Kickball League is proud to host our 2nd annual Hawai’i Gay Kickball Classic. This year, the tournament will be held at Kapi’olani Park, on the island of O’ahu near Diamond Head and Waikiki. Games will be held on Saturday & Sunday, with an opening party on Friday evening, and closing party beach BBQ on Monday.
Schedule of Events
Kaimana Beach Hotel
Come check in for your team Pick up your swag bags, tournament shirts, and your all access wrist band! After you check-in, please enjoy a drink at the Hau Tree Bar located right inside the Kaimana Hotel!
Wang Chung's Back Room
Here captains and HIGKL board members will gather to meet and greet, go over the rule book, discuss events of the weekend, answer questions! This meeting is for TEAM CAPTAINS ONLY.
Kickball Classic Opening Party
Hula's Bar and Lei Stand
Come and enjoy Oahuʻs Gathering Place as we kick off the weekend! Rainbow wristbands get you free entry into the event! Stay tuned to our socials for exclusive details regarding the party and specials! We will be holding a raffle- so please come with wanting to win some amazing prizes! We will hold opening remarks from our Directors of Operations at 9pm and then itʻs time to mingle! Theme: Swimwear/Beachwear donʻt care. Didnʻt get a chance to check-in at the hotel- no worries! you can check in at Hulas from 8p-10p!
All teams and players will need to be on the fields at 8am to be led through our traditions Hawaiian offering and blessing led by Kumu Brad. This will be followed by a Tournament team photo at 815am!
Tournament Day 1
Games will start promptly at 930 am and last for 50 minutes each. We will have 6 fields (3 competitive and 3 recreational) that will all be going on. When youʻre not playing- visit our vendors and sponsor booths on the fields and show them some love for coming out! Games will determine who gets what seed for playoff on Sunday- so play hard but have fun!! Games will last until 3pm.
Saturday After Party at Atlas!
Beer Garden social with Games! Come enjoy Honoluluʻs newest Gay nightlife scene at Atlas Honolulu. Rainbow Wristbands get you free entry . Games include beer pong, flip cup, or other drinking games. There will be drink specials, Karaoke, and an amazing DJ from 9p-2a. Feel free to stay fro Atlas Afterhours- a cool, sexy vibe where you can dance the night away into the morning!
Tournament Day 2
Games will start promptly at 930 am and last for 50 minutes each. We will have 6 fields (3 competitive and 3 recreational) that will all be going on. When youʻre not playing- visit our vendors and sponsor booths on the fields and show them some love for coming out! Games will determine who gets what seed for playoff on Sunday- so play hard but have fun!! Games will last until about 3pm.
Come and enjoy the closing ceremonies as we hand out awards and mahalos to teams, players, and sponsors at this event hosted by Scarlet from 7p-9p. The stay for the amazing show featuring a special guest RuGirl after the ceremonies. Dance the night away at the amazing and fun Scarlet Honolulu! Your Rainbow wrist band gets you free entry into the event for the night!
Come and relax and have fun after the weekend and enjoy holiday festivities with us at the beach! We will be grilling out and playing in the ocean until we drop! Come and play!
Rainbow Wristband Perks
All participating athletes will receive the following perks by showing your Kickball Classic Rainbow Wristband
Complimentary drink at Hau Tree
Free entry into Hula's on Friday September 1
Free shuttle between host bars
Dinner discount at LuLuʻs (20%)
Discount at Vibrations (10%)
Complimentary lunch at Kapiolani Park on Saturday and Sunday
Free entry into Atlas on Saturday September 2
Free entry to Scarlet Sunday September 3
Free professional photography for teams, events, games, persons
Drink specials at Bacchus on Saturday: $5 Tito's