The Dwarf Athletic Association of America is a nonprofit organization created in 1985 to develop, promote, and provide quality amateur level athletic competition opportunities for dwarf athletes in the United States. DAAA athletes compete in track & field athletics, basketball, boccia, swimming, table tennis, badminton, volleyball and soccer.
DAAA is a self-sustaining organization that models fair competition and competitive excellence. Whether recreational, developmental or elite competitions, DAAA provides the context for each athlete's potential to be taken seriously and provides an opportunity for each athlete to be their best.
You will find information about athletic events, competition records, contacts and more information about dwarfism, sports resources, and how you can participate with and support our athletes and our organization. Enjoy!
National Games, Boston, 2016
The Dwarf Athletic Association of America (DAAA) is busy planning the 2016 National Games. Competitive sporting events are tentatively scheduled for July 2 - 6.
We host these games in conjunction with our sister organization the Little People of America at their annual National Conference.
We invite you to get involved by volunteering to help manage a sport, work at the games or help support the games by donating, or just sharing the information with others.
Watch our website and social media for more information. deadlines.
The Dwarf Athletic Association of America is committed to providing athletic competition, guidance, support, and information to people of short stature and to their families. You are welcome to contact us for more information about our organization, our annual DAAA National Games and the quadrennial World Dwarf Games. Every level of ability and skill is welcomed and supported.
DAAA is dedicated to serving the estimated quarter million people in the United States of America who have any of the more than 200 forms of dwarfism as a result of skeletal dysplasia or related causes. Our mission is to encourage all people with dwarfism to participate in sports.