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SADSF

• Established in 1974

 

Membership criteria

 Caters for all Deaf athletes, irrespective of extend of hearing loss

 Internationally, 55 decibels in a better ear needed to qualify

• First Deaflympics participation – Sofia 1993

•Affiliated to:

 SASCOC

 Confederation of Africa Deaf Sports (CADS)

 International Committee of Sports for the Deaf (ICSD)

Structure

 Provincial Deaf Sport Federations

 District Deaf Sport Federations

 Single-coded clubs

 Constituted Codes with own committees

 Non-constituted codes with convenors

 Schools sport

Codes

 Soccer - constituted

 Netball - constituted

 Cricket - constituted

 Golf - constituted

 Squash - constituted

 Athletics – not constituted

 Volleyball – not constituted

 Table Tennis – not constituted

 Cycling – not constituted

 Basketball – under development

National Competitions

 National Deaf Development Games

 National Championships (single-coded)

Funders

 SRSA annual grant

 National Lotteries Commission (NLC)

DESIGNED BY: TANYA VAN DER WALT