Why British Deaf Basketball
BRITISH DEAF BASKETBALL:
British Deaf Basketball are a sporting organisation involving basketball for those classified as deaf. We ensure the sport is still accessible to deaf people, promoting inclusivity.
We believe sponsorship of our opportunities will deliver value based on a marketing investment for financial return, CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility), or for the love of the club.
Whatever your motivation, find out more below. Thank you for visiting our profile.
Why Sponsor Us:
We currently have 4 sets of teams; Men, Women, Masters and Development.
This gives your brand/business a great base to build a following from different backgrounds, genders and ages.
Our audience is also expanded digitally, via social media and our new website, as mentioned below.
We utilise Facebook, Linkedin and Twitter to promote the sport and our teams.
Sponsors will also receive social media and website exposure.
Our website is currently under construction to ensure all information is up to date.
We have a flexible approach to sponsorship, with perks ranging from but are not limited to:
- logo & link on social media posts and websites pages.
- physical advertisement on club assets, providing exposure to players and spectators which will also be advertised through our social media.
- opportunities to advertise at events, to an audience wider than our existing membership base.
Alternative/supplementary perks can be arranged through negotiation dependent on the level of sponsor commitment, budget and your business objectives.
Get in contact today to see what we can offer you!
To achieve at the international level with DIBF-sanctioned tournaments and friendly matches.
- In 1993, Great Britain Women went to the World games of the Deaf.
- In 1996, Great Britain Men and Women attended the European Championship in Krakow.
- In 1997, Great Britain Men were invited to play four team invitational tournaments. Great Britain Men also attended the World games of the Deaf in Copenhagen this year.
- In 1998, Jamie Ross signed for the Doncaster Eagles and became the first deaf in history to enter National League Division 3. This was a huge moment for our sport!
- In 2000, Great Britain women attended the European Championships.
- In 2002, Great Britain men attended the 1st World Championships. DIBF was also founded in 2002.
- DBUK was founded in 2008.
- London Lions were founded in 2010.
- London Beard was founded in 2012.
- The EDB league was founded in 2016.
- Peterborough Raptors were founded in 2018 with correspondence to the Cambridgeshire Deaf Association.
- In 2019, EDB was founded as a governing body for deaf basketball in England.
- In 2020, NDBl was formed and rules & regulations were introduced allowing the league to be governed.