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Midwest ADBA News

New! The American Dragon Boat Association will be holding their Annual General Membership meeting, via conference call on Saturday, March 25th at 1 p.m. Central time. For further information please contact the ADBA Secretary at dboatsue2@aol.com.


New! The American Dragon Boat Association is pleased to announce that the ADBA Regional Championship Race will be held in conjunction with the Chicago International Dragon Boat Festival at Lake Arlington, Illinois (near Chicago) on July 29, 2017. The winners will be awarded berths to the IDBF Club Crew World Championships which will be held in Szeged, Hungary in 2018. To view the entire announcement, please click here.

Plan now to have your club participate in this Regional event! Registration for the event is being held in conjunction with the local event. More information on registration can be found on the GWN website.


United States Dragon Boat Federation News

Application forms are now available for your 2017 club and Festival insurance. More information is available by clicking here.


Other USDBF news:

The USDBF Club Crew National Championships will be held at Mercer County Park in West Windsor, New Jersey. The announced dates are September 16 - 17, 2017. Bulletin #1 is now available which contains more information about this National Club Crew event. If you think your club team is ready to compete against some of the best teams nationally, you can find out more by following this link:
USDBF Club Crew Nationals


Team USA News

Do you think you have what it takes to become a member of Team USA and help represent all US paddlers at the World competition to be held in China next year? If so, you need to act fast and apply now! Click here to go to the "Member page" where you will enter your information to be contacted about tryouts.

Tryouts for the various teams are happening throughout the country right now, so make sure that you get your information entered today! All ages are welcome to try out. Take that first step and fill out your application today! Team USA needs your help!

BCS News

Click here to view the Spring 2016 BCS Newsletter.
Check out all of the BCS newsletters at the BCS News link to the left!

Midwest ADBA News

Click here to view the 2017 Midwest Region Dragon Boat Schedule

International Dragon Boat Federation (IDBF) News


International Breast Cancer Paddlers' Commission (IBCPC) News

Other news:

Application forms are now available for your 2017 club or festival insurance. This coverage is available through the USDBF Insurance program, the forms are available here.

To be eligible for this insurance your club or event must be a member in good standing of your Region. ADBA membership forms are available by clicking on this link.