The USA Deaf Sports Federation (USADSF) welcomes you to the 2016 PANAM Deaf Volleyball Regional Qualifiers, to be held at Gallaudet University in Washington, D.C., U.S.A. on June 30 – July 4, 2016.
The Pan American Deaf Sports Organization (PANAMDES) consists of 14 members: Argentina, Canada, Colombia, Brazil, Jamaica, Mexico, Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Cuba, Ecuador, United States of America, Uruguay, and Venezuela.
The top three men’s teams and four women’s teams from this tournament will qualify for the 2017 Summer Deaflympics, to be held in Samsun, Turkey on July 18-30, 2017. The maximum total number of qualified Deaflympic volleyball teams from four regions around the world (Africa, Asia-Pacific, Europe, and Pan America) will be 12 teams per gender.
For more information about this event, please browse through this website. Come and watch deaf athletes in action!