Athy Dragon Boat Regatta – 30/04/17 – Race Programme

Timings for Sunday:

Crew Managers Meeting – 10.00 hrs (sharp)

Crew Briefings Commence – 10.30 hrs

First Race – 11.00 hrs

Last Race – 16.30 hrs

Prize Giving – 16.45 hrs

The Race Programme can be found here. Athy Race Programme

Notification of 3rd Annual General Meeting of IDBA Ltd

Please be advised that the 3rd Annual General Meeting of the Irish Dragon Boat Association Limited will be held on Saturday, 13th May 2017 at 11.00hrs in Waterways Ireland Visitor’s Centre, Grand Canal Quay, Dublin. 1003 – AGM Notification

OPEN FOR ENTRIES to the Athy DBR & Barrow DBR

We are now open for entries to the following regattas:

Athy Dragon Boat Regatta – Sunday, 30th April 2017. Athy Entry Form

Barrow Dragon Boat Regatta – Sunday, 11th June 2017. Barrow Entry Form

IDBA Newsletter – February 2017

Keeping you up to date with all the goings on, please find attached our latest newsletter. Newsletter February 2017

International Entries OPEN – Hong Kong Dublin DBR 2017

We are now open for the INTERNATIONAL ENTRIES ONLY to the Hong Kong Dublin Dragon Boat Regatta 2017. Please find attached Bulletin no. 1 and the International Crews Entry Form Entry Form 2017 – Dublin Internationals.

Dragon Boat Regattas Now Confirmed for 2017

We can now confirm that the dates of the Irish Dragon Boat Association’s Regattas in 2017:

Athy Dragon Boat Regatta – Sunday, 30th April 2017 – River Barrow, Athy, Co. Kildare

Barrow Dragon Boat Regatta – Sunday, 11th June 2017 – River Barrow, Graiguecullen, Co. Carlow

Hong Kong Dublin Dragon Boat Regatta – Saturday, 9th September 2017 & Sunday, 10th September 2017 – Grand Canal Dock, Ringsend, Dublin 4

Club & Individual Membership Now Due

Well it is that time of year again to renew your membership to the Irish Dragon Boat Association. Forms are available under the  “Membership” tab.

 

Irish Senior Women’s Team Nominated for Outstanding Achievement Award

We are delighted to announce that the Irish Senior Women’s Dragon Boat Team have been nominated for the Carlow Mayor’s Award for Outstanding Achievements in 2016. The Irish team’s training ground is the scenic River Barrow in Carlow Town, plus the team has 16 women from the Carlow Dragon Boat Club in it.
 
Councillor Fintan Phelan, Mayor of the Carlow Municipal District will be holding the Mayor’s Awards Reception in Carlow Town Hall this coming Friday and the team have been duly invited along to accept their award.
 
IDBA Chairman, Julie Doyle said “On behalf of the team, we are absolutely delighted to be accepting this award. Dragon boating is at last getting the recognition it deserves”.

17th EDBF European Club Crew Championships – Divonne-Les-Bains, France

All Irish Club Crews are invited to attend the 17th EDBF European Club Crew Championships which are to be held in Divonne-Les-Bains, France. However your entry must first be sanctioned by the Irish Dragon Boat Association.

The Official Invitation and Information Bulletin No. 1 can be found here.eccc2017_official-invitation eccc2017_information-bulletin-no-1-final

EDBF Extra Ordinary Congress – November 2016 – Summary

As an active country in the European arena of dragon boat racing, Mick Doyle, the IDBA President attended the EDBF Extra Ordinary Congress in Alicante, Spain as the Irish representative. Lots of collaborative thinking and discussion ensued. Please see the attached for the summary of the event. congress-summary-nov16-final