About USADSF

United States of America Deaf Sports Federation, USADSF, was formerly known as American Athletic Union of the Deaf, AAUD, which was established in 1945. Primary focus are to regulate uniform rules of competition for affiliated national sport organizations, facilitate the participation of US teams in international competition, and to promote human rights and equity through sports.

Together We Win

Funding our athletes and the cost of competition is our greatest barrier to winning Gold. The burden of fundraising has had to be shouldered by our deaf and hard of hearing athletes and coaches, and oftentimes athletes pay out of pocket upwards of $5,000 to compete. Your support would help send our athletes to international competitions, and take training and coaching to the next level.
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USADSF Spotlight with Noah - US Deaflympian Jerry Wilding

23 Sep 2020
Our first triple jump athlete who learned this sport on site in 1957 Deaflympics in Milan for the first time! His result was an American Record for 8 years!
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USADSF Spotlight with Noah - US Deaflympians Daniel and Emily Hangstefer

16 Sep 2020
Meet this sibling duo who partnered up in mixed doubles to bring home a silver medal during 2017 Summer Deaflympicsl!
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Call for a NSO Representative for USADSF Board

16 Sep 2020
USADSF NSO Representative Stacy Nowak explains what a NSO representative does for USADSF, we need candidates to apply for an open NSO Representative position on the board. This person works closely with our NSO leaders/athletes.
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USADSF Anti-Doping Policy

15 Sep 2020
USADSF Board Member Tiffany Williams explains USADSF Anti-Doping procedures for our athletes on what athletes can do if taking prohibited medicine while in training for competitions.
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Therapeutic Exemption Use (TUE)

15 Sep 2020
Executive Board Member Tiffany Williams explains the process of submitting a TUE form if taking a prohibited substance for health reasons to continue participation in competitions.

Upcoming events

18 Mar 2021
World Deaf Curling Championships
Banff CAN
05 Dec 2021
Summer Deaflympics 2021
Caxias do Sul BRA
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