More than 170 people from the Chicago area are heading to Paris to compete in Gay Games 10.
All Chicago-area participants are invited to join Team Chicago at the opening ceremonies.
Team Chicago uniforms are on sale through July 15 and can be ordered online through Facebook at Team Chicago Athletics and Culture.
The group stated, "Please join us at Andersonville Brewing Company, 5402 N. Clark St., July 2, 7-9 p.m. for a send-off party. Email SweetTeamChicago@gmail.com for questions about Team Chicago or to order your Team Chicago uniform.
The Paris 2018 Gay Games 10 is taking place Aug. 4-12. More than 10,000 participants are registered for over 30 sport and cultural events.
The Team Chicago uniform celebrates Chicago's iconic blues scene. They noted: "We encourage members to complete the look by embellishing the uniform with all things Blues Brothers ( Fedoras, Sunglasses, Ties ); hopefully with some rainbow highlights." The cost of the uniform is $27 ( plus tax and delivery if requested ) and can be ordered at Sweet Team Chicago: shop.shirtsillustrated.com/sweet_team_chicago_paris_2018/shop/products/all .
You can choose to have it delivered, pick it up at Shirts Illustrated, or at the Team Chicago Bon Voyage Soiree.
All uniforms must be ordered by July 15.
For all Team Chicago updates see: https://www.facebook.com/groups/TeamChicagoAthletics/.