Promoting the sport of dragon boat from Maine to Virginia
CONGRATS to 3 ERDBA members who represented the ONLY USA inductees into IDBF's inaugural 2022 Hall of Fame Class: Bob and Peggy Morro and Kevin McFadden.
USDBF posted several applications for open positions to serve in 2022-2023
IDBF announces sites for 2023, 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.
- race officials = $95
- coaching = $225+
- steering = $200-249
Check out our DEVELOPMENT page, info on training, clinics and mentoring opportunities. Free SafeSport reading:
IDBF CCWC = PhillyDBA is 7th overall w/9 golds, 2 silvers and 2 bronze medals. ERDBA's 24 team entries, topped all USA regions.
ERDBA member only - Equipment discount program FORM HERE (ZRE pricing will increase on 8/1/22)
Boston DBF and Hearts of Steel hosted an ERDBA sponsored steering clinics. We have funding for 1 more steering clinic this year.
ERDBA BOD approved $26k 2022 budget
and 6/5 $1.7k Supplemental Budget
ERDBA member benefits include $14k in free programs. Info HERE. Use CONTACT US to signup for training or to host a coaching or steering session!
GET IN THE LOOP!!!! Free registration - for INDIVIDUALS! sign up here to get on the ERDBA email list. Membership not required.
Pan Am Championships = 3/2023 (org date: 3/17-21/2021, 3/16-20/2022) Info Here
IBCSPC - New Zealand postponed to April 10-16, 2023 (org date: April 2022): INFO Here
USDBF US National Championships scheduled for 2023, 2025, 2027 at Nathan Benderson Park, Sarasota, Fl.
CONTACT US to host an ERDBA sponsored event: steering clinic and coaching seminar, both free to ERDBA members and host member.
header image credit: Y. Chen