2016 USGAA Finals in Seattle: September 2-4

The NW Division of the USGAA brings the largest Gaelic sports event in North America to Seattle on Labor Day Weekend – September 2nd through 4th at Magnuson Park. More than 100 teams from over 50 cities compete for titles in the most exciting sports in the world. 2,000+ athletes will take part in games of hurling, Gaelic football and camogie – among the fastest and most physically demanding of all field sports. Click the button at right to for more information.

Hurling

An outdoor team sport of ancient Gaelic origin, hurling has been played for at least 3,000 years, and is perhaps the world’s fastest field team sport.

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Camogie

An Irish stick-and-ball team sport played by women; it is almost identical to the game of hurling played by men. Camogie is played by more than 100,000 women in Ireland and world wide.

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Ladies’ Football

Ladies’ Gaelic Football is a team sport for women, very similar to mens’ football, and is the most prominent amateur team sport for women in Ireland.

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Men’s Football

Gaelic football, commonly referred to as “Football” or “Gaelic” is, together with hurling, one of the two most popular spectator sports in Ireland. The game is believed to date back to medieval times.

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Seattle Gaels Youth Development Program

The Seattle Gaels seek to develop skills and interest in Gaelic Sports among younger players. High school aged and College aged students are included within our adult league, and train and play alongside skilled, experienced players.     Learn more...