EDBF Convention in November

27 August 2017 - The EDBF will convene in Belgrade, Serbia from 24-26 November. Up to three representatives from each member country are welcome to attend together with Council members and commission members. More information on the meeting location, lodgings and the meeting agenda will be forthcoming in late-September. Mark the dates on your calendar now!


Commission Chairs and Members Needed

27 August 2017 - Are you interested in sharing your knowledge with others? Or in gaining new skills through volunteering that you can convert to real work experience? Or are you simply public-service minded and a lover of our sport and want to join a group of motivated volunteers to work on various issues in dragon boat sport?


EDBF Congress 31st July 2017 - Headlines

07 August 2017 - Below are the headlines from the EDBF Congress, held on the 31st of July 2017.


17th EDBF ECCC Bulletin No. 3 published

22 June 2017 - Bulletin No. 3 for the 17th EDBF European Club Crew Championships in Divonne les Bains, France has been published. It can be downloaded from here, or you can check the calendar, all documents about the championship will be downloadable from the calendar as well.


17th EDBF European Club Crew Championships - Mixed Crews Rules Clarification

23 May 2017 - We are being asked to clarify the Mixed Crews rules a lot at present, so here follow the rules. IDBF Competition Regulations 2016 (Edition 7, Issue 1 effective from 1st January 2016), which will be used in the forthcoming ECCC in France, state the following:


17th EDBF ECCC and IDBF Junior and U24 WNC Bulletin No. 2 published

12 May 2017 - Bulletin No. 2 for the 17th EDBF European Club Crew Championships and the IDBF Junior and U24 World Nations Championship in Divonne les Bains, France have been published. Volunteer information and Meals Reservation Form have also been published. It can be downloaded from here, or you can check the calendar, all documents about the championship will be downloadable from the calendar as well.


EDBF Executive Committee Nominations

10 May 2017 - In accordance with Article 9.4 of the European Dragon Boat Federation’s Statutes and Bye-Laws, we hereby request your nominations for the following positions on the EDBF Executive Committee. The period of office for both positions will be for a four year period:


Facebook posts

  • September 18 2017 01:30pm
    This is a photo of the regatta course in Brandenburg an der Havel where the EDBF European Nations Championships will be held in August 2018. Our current President and new incoming President are visiting the venue today and running through the final details with the German Dragon Boat Federation in preparation for next year.

  • September 15 2017 04:12pm
    Remember if you have any stories or photos of events in Europe which there are many happening in September, then please send them into the EDBF secretary so we can let everyone know how big our sport is in Europe. Email: secretary@edbf.org or we can share your page if you let us know.

  • September 15 2017 11:00am
    Hot off the Press! The 11th IDBF Club Crew World Championships is to be held in Szeged, Hungary from 17th to 22nd July 2018.

  • September 7 2017 04:32pm
    This looks like fun! But hang on if you are in the back seat!!

  • September 7 2017 12:08pm
    The 2nd River Nile Dragon Boat Festival October 27-29, 2017 Main Organizer: Asian African American European Australian – Egyptian Friendship Association in Hong Kong Take your team to the longest river in the world! Take your team to the oldest Ancient Egyptian civilization – Pyramids! Take your team to meet the first Egyptian pharaoh dragon boat team! Register your team now! Festival date: October 28, 2017 (Saturday) Time: 8 am – 6pm Venue: Giza Yacht Club, Cairo Race distance - 300 M Deadline for Registration is October 6, 2017. Racing Class and Division DB22 Men Standard Women Standard Mixed Standard DB12 Men Small Women Small Mixed Small ONLY US185 per person for 3 days 2 nights! For more information: dragonboategypt@gmail.com Whatsapp: +20 1223422935 Facebook/Dragon Boat Egypt

  • September 4 2017 07:11pm
    IRELAND’S BIGGEST PROPERTY COMPANIES RAISE OVER €200,000 IN DRAGON BOAT FUNDRAISER FOR DUBLIN SIMON COMMUNITY & LOCAL CHARITIES Six of the biggest property companies in Ireland joined forces on 31st August for the inaugural Dragons at the Docks, which saw them raise a staggering €200,000 for Dublin Simon Community and local charities. The races, saw over 60 companies from Ireland's leading Property, Financial, & Legal sectors, all battle it out to become the 2017 winners of Dragons at the Docks. Winners of each of the categories: DRAGONS AT THE DOCK CHALLENGE (GRAND FINAL) – SISK PROPERTY COMPANIES CHALLENGE – GREEN REIT PROPERTY AGENTS CHALLENGE – HOOKE & MCDONALD BUILDING CONTRACTORS CHALLENGE - SISK BUILT ENVIRONMENT CHALLENGE – RKD ARCHITECTS LEGAL CHALLENGE – LEMAN SOLICITORS FINANCIAL/ADVISORS CHALLENGE – GOODBODY FASTEST TIME – GOODBODY

  • September 1 2017 10:58pm
    It is here!

  • August 14 2017 02:40pm
    Great photo taken of a snake boat in Kerala.

  • August 3 2017 02:04pm

  • August 3 2017 09:30am
    Thank you

  • July 31 2017 12:08pm
    European Dragon Boat Federation European Nations Championship will be held 23-26 August 2018 in Brandenburg a d Havel, Germany.

  • July 31 2017 12:04pm
    Bids for championships are still being accepted for 2020, 2021 & 2022. Ukraine has submitted a bid intention for 2020 to be explored further in Belgrade at the ExGA in November in Belgrade.

  • July 31 2017 11:15am
    EDBF Convention to take place 24, 25, 26 November in Belgrade, Serbia. Be sure to let your national federation know what issues are important to them so they can be brought into the meeting agenda.