National Deaf Games

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The National Deaf Games is an annual event platform providing opportunities for the Deaf community to compete against one another in their favourite sports and to encourage higher participation in physical activities which promotes healthy lifestyle.

The inaugural National Deaf Games was successfully organised in early March 2015. The entire event registered 143 Deaf participants. The guest-of-honour, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, Mr Tharman Shanmugaratnam, graced the Opening Ceremony of 1st National Deaf Games at Jurong East Sports Centre. More than 250 spectators turned up to watch the action of Futsal.


  • Allow members to experience both fun and higher competitive games.
  • Provide members with opportunity to play against their own family and friends.
  • To boost the recruitment drive for the Deaf sports development programme.
  • To identify talents and potential athletes and prepare them for future major games.


Open to Singaporeans, Permanent Residents and foreigners working in Singapore. A participant shall be Deaf or Hard of Hearing.

Permanent Resident or foreigner working in Singapore shall be a client member of their national deaf association in their native country. Document proofs are required.

General Information

For the General Rules & Regulations for the National Deaf Games, please click here.

For information on the hearing test procedure, please click here.

For any enquiries on National Deaf Games, please write in to

What’s new

The 4th National Deaf Games 2018 will be held from 8 to 28 July and encompasses five sports games that spread over all weekends.  For the first time, Karting, will be added to the list of sports for the NDG 2018.

Each participant is allowed to register non-deaf participant for the selected sports (Badminton, Futsal and Table-Tennis) and the non-deaf participant shall be as follows:

  • Spouse of Deaf person
  • Child of Deaf adult
  • Sibling of Deaf person
  • Parent of a Deaf child

The winners of each sport will stand to win attractive prizes at the end of the day.

In addition, there will have few interesting programmes at National Deaf Games for kids, families and relatives to enjoy while cheering for participants in the competition.

4th National Deaf Games 2018

Click on the respective sports event (below) for more information.

NDG Badminton
NDG Swimming
NDG Futsal
NDG Bowling

3rd National Deaf Games 2017

Click on the respective sports event (below) for the results and photo gallery.

NDG Badminton
NDG Futsal
NDG Bowling
NDG Swimming

2nd National Deaf Games 2016

Click on the respective sports event (below) for the results and photo gallery.

NDG Badminton
NDG Bowling
NDG Futsal
NDG Swimming

National Deaf Games 2015

Gallery of the captured memories