United States of America Deaf Basketball (USADB) is a national basketball organization serving Deaf and Hard of Hearing athletes who desire to participate in organized sports activities. There are eight regional units sponsored by USADB which come together at annual national tournaments and summer basketball camps, thus to develop a sense of good sportsmanship, congeniality and leadership skills among interested and talented players. Participants for Deaf Olympics and International Basketball games are selected from the most promising players at these tournaments, to represent USADB internationally.
General Goals and Objectives
The general goals and objectives of the Association shall be to:
(a) develop and promote participation in local, regional and national deaf adult basketball competitions and recreational events;
(b) simulate healthful physical, moral, and cultural education for deaf sports enthusiasts in the United States (“US”);
(c) promote and protect the mutual interests of all member organizations of the Association; and
(d) promote and develop young deaf basketball players through youth basketball camps; East-West All Stars Classic and other clinics and events as feeder programs for
national and international teams.
(e) National will collaborate with International in any events between both parties.