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2023 DAAA National Games Austin, TX

July 1-6, 2023

REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED

Important Registration Information- Please Read

All athletes who wish to participate are required to register for the National Games.

The Dwarf Athletic Association of America (DAAA) will be hosting the 34th National Games during the 2023 Little People of America (LPA) National conference in Austin, Texas June 30-July 7, 2023.

DAAA was founded in 1985 with the mission to provide athletic competition, guidance, support and information to people of short stature and to their families. DAAA organizes a competition annually in conjunction with the LPA National Conference to provide sports in a safe and controlled competition. DAAA expects more than 200 athletes competing in a variety of sports.

DAAA encourages all athletes of short stature, no matter the level of ability and skill to join the competition. It is very rewarding to compete with other athletes who are of similar height, size and ability in a safe and controlled competition. There are sports for every comfort zone and ability.


**First Time Athletes & Families***

Parents, when registering for the first time, if you wish, you can create the account as the parent and add your children after you are logged in.

Individual open athletes would sign up as themselves.


NEW RULES FOR 2023

Medical Release - Medical release and physician's signature will not be required for registration. 

Team Rosters - All Junior team rosters will be completed by DAAA staff. Open teams can still submit rosters. Any individual athletes that do not have a team will be placed on a team by DAAA. DAAA has the right to add athletes to any roster if there are any incomplete teams 


Check-In Information


DAAA check-in is completed ON SITE

All Athletes must complete their check-in at the DAAA check-in area before competing in any events.

Onsite DAAA check-in includes:

1) Athletes under 18 must bring a parent or guardian with them to complete check-in

2) 2023 DAAA name badge ( You will need to present this at each event in order to participate)

3) Pickup any T-shirts that are purchased

4) Pick up schedule of events

    Eligibility
    You are eligible for competition if you are a disproportionate dwarf (diagnosed with Achondroplasia) that is less than or equal to five feet in height, or a proportionate dwarf less than or equal to 4 foot 10 inches in height.

    Age Divisions ( Age as of June 1st, 2023)

    Futures (4-6)

    Junior A (7-11)

    Junior B (12-15)

    Open (16-35)

    Masters (35 and up)

    Team Sport Rosters

    CoachesCaptains of the open teams: please submit your rosters no later than June 2nd. Please check Facebook and website for information on how to submit rosters. 

    If you have any issues with registration, please email Adam Ayers or it@daaa.org





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