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2015 PDBA Dragon Boat Regional Championships

Oops. This event is over, but we have plenty of more great events coming up on our calendar.

From: August 01, 2015 - August 02, 2015 (Recurring daily)

The PDBA Championships are held every two years in preparation for the International Dragon Boat Federation (IDBF) World Championships. This regatta will select regional representative teams to represent
the United States at 2016 World Championship in Adelaide, Australia.

Elite club teams train year round to prepare for this world class event. This year, in addition to the elite crews attempting to qualify for Adelaide, Corporate, Community and Recreational Teams will compete against each other in Paddle West Championship for the West Coast. These added divisions allow all dragon boat teams a
chance to compete against crews of similar ability.

Over 2,000 athletes, coaches and supporters, many from outside the area are expected to attend the regatta. The host club is Vancouver Lake Crew who has partnered with Double Fifth Dragon

Dragon boating traces its roots back over 2,300 years to China. In the Western Region of North America over 6,000 people participate in dragon boating and world-wide over 50 million people, most in Asia, are dragon boat paddlers.