Promoting the sport of dragon boat from Maine to Virginia
Take advantage of ERDBA funded programs - complete a message in "contact us" requesting ERDBA funding for any ERDBA program.
IDBF's HALL OF FAME for 2021, marks the 30th anniversary of it's founding. IDBF recognizes and celebrates the outstanding achievements of the men and women who have made a significant contribution to the sport of dragon boat. Whether it is their excellence on the water or their efforts behind the scene, they have demonstrated their commitment to building our sport and inspired others to achieve their best. Here is a description and application with the deadlines.
USDBF established the S "Hype" Mattingly paddler development scholarship program in 2019 - Info Here
Check out our new DEVELOPMENT page for info on training, clinics and mentoring opportunities in the region for members. Updates to: Youth funding, SafeSport training, ERDBA coaching seminar, USDBF race officials training. Here's a Free SafeSport reading:
.USDBF 6/25/20: An independent group of medical and health and safety experts who are also dragon boaters addressed a phased plan for returning to dragon boating in THIS DOCUMENT. Though dated, it follows local guidelines with additional considerations for safety.
2021 ERDBA club and festival registration forms available now. 2021 membership requires completed 2021 forms even if your 2021 fees are waived. 2021 insurance forms available by January.
2021 USDBF Insurance applications available for clubs, events, D&O and hull coverage available in "HOW TO JOIN".
RENEW your ERDBA membership today!
Enjoy the benefits and take advantage of your share $18k in free programs approved by the ERDBA Board of Directors for 2021
In light of Covid-19 impact on our on-water activities, ERDBA Directors approved following temporary 1 year amendments to our by-laws.
GET IN THE LOOP!!!! Free registration - for INDIVIDUALS! sign up here to get on the ERDBA email list. Membership not required.
ERDBA Steerer Training scheduled for 6/12 in Marietta, Ohio hosted by MOV'n Dragons. FREE to dragon boaters of ERDBA members. Training offered to beginners to experienced. INFO HERE.
ERDBA Regional Championships 9/18/21 @ Mercer County Lake, West Windsor, NJ. USDBF membership is NOT required to participate at ERDBA Regional Championships.
USDBF Club Crew National Championship Oct 1-3, 2021 Sarasota, FL. INFO HERE
Pan Am Championship postponed to 3/16-20/2022 (postponed from 3/17-21/2021) Info Here
TEAM USA Info for 2021 team tryouts and info sessions. Tryouts started. Reach out to Head Coaches for info.
IBCSPC - New Zealand Postponed to April 10-16, 2023 (originally scheduled April 2-3/2022): INFO Here. All interested BCS crews and/or individuals should reach out to event contacts if planning to attend.
The IDBF Club Crew World Championships is planned for early July 2022, Sarasota, FL..
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