Promoting the sport of dragon boat from Maine to Virginia
CONGRATS to our 4th ERDBA member to be inducted into IDBF's 2023 Hall of Fame: Dr. Bob McNamara (PDBA). He joins, Bob and Peggy Morro and Kevin McFadden who were inducted in 2022.
CONGRATS to our TEAM USA crews returning from the IDBF Thailand World Championships! 24 golds, 29 silvers and 19 bronze medals!
IDBF announces sites for 2024 and 2025 World Championships ==> INFO
USDBF opened 2022 applications for Susan "Hype" Mattingly paddler development camp scholarship for 2022 - Info Here (ver 2022)
USDBF has several certification programs. None required by ERDBA nor for participating at CCNC or CCWC.
- race officials = $95
- coaching = $225+
- steering = $249zoom plus $249 onwater
Check out our DEVELOPMENT page, info on training, clinics and mentoring opportunities. Free SafeSport reading:
ERDBA Regional Championships: Congrats to 6 2023 Regional Champions.
USDBF US National Championships: Congrats to 13 ERDBA teams that are now 2023 US National Champions! And to the 14 other crews who won bids too!
ERDBA Grant Description and Application Form HERE. DEADLINE = Sept 1
ERDBA member only - Equipment discount program FORM HERE.
ERDBA BOD approved $33k Budget for 2023. Includes $21k in free programs. Info HERE. Use CONTACT US to signup for training or to host a coaching or steering session!
REMINDER renew your ERDBA membership dues for 2023 season HERE.
GET IN THE LOOP!!!! Free registration - for INDIVIDUALS! sign up here to get on the ERDBA email list. Membership not required.
USDBF US National Championships: 2025, 2027 at Nathan Benderson Park, Sarasota.
CONTACT US to host an ERDBA sponsored event: steering clinic and coaching seminar, both free to ERDBA members and host member. Tentative clinics/seminars: Cleveland, Marietta, Boston
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