Deep Freeze Bocce

That's right!  It's back!

Deep Freeze Bocce (bow-chee), is a variation of the Italian game called Bocce, but it is played on an ice rink, using pucks instead of balls. In this tournament there are four players on each team. Come on out and try this fun-filled new sport. All ages are welcome to play. Each player is required to sign a waiver.

Anyone can play

this easy-going fun-filled game!



DWF5 continues to provide numerous of exhibitions, displaying new and continuing assistive devices, services, technology and products. Also, this venue enables non-deaf related service and product providers to reach out to a unique audience - the deaf and hard of hearing community. Admission to the Deaf Expo is free, but requires registration. We encourage early registration to avoid long lines at the admission tables.

Loads of fun!

No skills required!

Easy to play!

(Due to popular demand, bocce tournament on ice returns!)

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9:00 am to 4:30 pm

Broomball Tournament

Fifth anniversary!

Welcome to DEAF Inc.’s 5th Annual Deaf Winterfest (DWF5)! DWF5 is where deaf, hard of hearing and hearing people gather together to celebrate their deafness and culture. For the 5th year in a row, DWF provides plenty of awareness, exhibitions, social opportunities and competition - Broomball and Deep Freeze Bocce tournaments. Please browse through this website, to find Deaf Expo registration (required), sign-up forms for tournaments, exhibition and sponsorship registrations. All proceeds from DWF5 go to deaf and hard of programs at DEAF Inc. We hope to see you all at DWF5
DWF5 strives to provide meaningful workshops to building greater awareness about the deaf and hard of hearing community and, as well, to educate and enhance the deaf and hard of hearing community to function as equal members of the mainstreamed community.
For each workshop you attend, you will receive one free raffle ticket! The grand prize is a 50" flat TV!

Raffle Drawing!

11:00 am - Deaf Inner Light Yoga
Tabatha Madding & Deborah McCullough with Beth A. Holmes, RYT
The objective of this workshop is to introduce participants to Deaf Yoga by educating attendees about the benefits of yoga, and giving them an opportunity to experience Deaf Yoga for themselves. 11:00 am - Access to Communications under the ADA and Missouri Human Right Act - Rights and Duties
James A. Mark, General Counsel, DEAF Inc.
This seminar will discuss rights and duties of consumers and the public to provide communication access. Topics include an overview of the the ADA and Missouri Human Rights Act, best practices for deaf and hard of hearing persons to obtain auxiliary aids, and the procedures that are available for noncompliance. 12:00 pm - Deaf Literacy Trivia
Devon Whitmore, Deaf Support Specialist, DEAF Inc.
This event will take you on a trivia challenge on ASL & English through language, culture and history! Prizes will be given! 12:00 pm - Emergency Preparedness Notifications for Individuals who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
Lisa Bothwell, Regional Disability Integration Specialist, FEMA Region VII
Learn more about emerging trends in emergency alert systems such as notifications through social media channels and the new pilot program with National Public Radio (NPR). This presentation will also go over the Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS), the Emergency Alert System (EAS), Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA), the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Weather Radio, and other public alerting systems. 1:00 pm - Evolving Changes in Technology and the Deaf Community
Daryl Johnson, ZVRS Regional Outreach Manager
This presentation will provide the audience an insight in evolving changes in today's technology, including video communication. Discussion will include how the Federal Communications Commission's rulings have impacted the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community. 1:00 pm - Making the Most of Your Retirement Assets
Stephen C. N. Hlibok, CFM, Financial Advisor, Merrill Lynch Wealth Management
This seminar illustrates distribution options from a retirement plan as well as investment strategies for retirement planning. 2:00 pm - So You Need an Interpreter...What Now?
Candace Woodside and Krystal Nielsen
This presentation will explain the process of utilizing an interpreter. From requesting the services to utilizing the interpreter to their full potential. 2:00 pm - The Deaf Haitians Project
Candace Woodside and Krystal Nielsen
How International Deaf Emergency got involved with Haiti Earthquake and its aftermath with Deaf Haiti Community. 3:00 pm - Cancer Survivors: A Panel Discussion
Facilitators: Pamela Diaz, Annette Nitko and Janet Jansen, Pink Wings of Hope Several cancer survivors will discuss about their experience dealing with cancer. There will be various types of cancer survivors, not just breast cancer. 4:00 pm - Michael Hubbs: Motivation & Perseverance
Facilitators: Michael Hubbs, Deaf Speed Skater Michael Hubbs will give a presentation about his struggle and path in overcoming barriers to achieve his dreams - a speed skater in Olympics 2018. After the presentation, Michael will give us a special treat - he will skate and show us his skills at the Ice Rink!


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Team minimum 6 players maximum 10 players

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A Blues Hockey Night

in Lower Executive Suite

(10 Single-Game Tickets)

Grand Prize:

A Cardinals Night

in Cardinals Club Section

(Four Single-Game Tickets)

Grand Prize:

About Deaf Winterfest 5

10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

March 8, 2014
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The prize drawing will be occurred during Michael Hubbs' demonstration! Location: Ice Rink


Register now to avoid the long waiting line!


Saturday, March 8, 2014

Webster Groves Recreation Center

33 E. Glendale Avenue, Webster Groves, MO 63119

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10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Extended deadline is March 6, 2014.

Extended deadline is March 6, 2014!


The online registration is closed! Please go to Deaf Winterfest 5 to register in person! 10 AM to 5 PM

Webster Groves Recreation Center

33 Glendale Avenue

Webster Groves, MO 63119

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