The DIBF World Championships event was established in the year of 2002 in Athens, Greece, where the women’s team won the gold. It is hosted every four years as well (2015, 2019, etc.). The teams who win get automatic bids for the upcoming Deaflympics. In the four appearances made by Team USA, women’s teams earned a total of 3 gold medals and 1 bronze medal. In the last appearance they made in Lublin, Poland, the women’s team won the bronze medal. The next one will be hosted in Heraklion, Greece, during the dates of June 12-24, 2023.