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We are continually trying to improve the EDBF website. Our main concern is that everybody should be able to access the information we deliver here, regardless of any way, shape or form that they access the Internet. If you have any comments or suggestions concerning the EDBF website, please contact the webmaster.

Accessibility Statement

The list of things that have been done to make this website as accessible as possible:

  • Standards compliance: this website uses valid XHTML 1.0 and valid CSS 2.01 according to W3C standards.
  • All news articles can be read aloud without installing anything.
  • Semantic markup is used as much as possible.
  • The website layout is screenreaderfriendly.
  • Different layouts are used for display on Screen, display on Handheld devices and for Printing.
  • Descriptive alternatives for images and links.
  • Metadata to identify language.
  • We are trying to write meaningful page-, link- and image-titles.
  • The website provides additional navigational links as well as keyboard navigation.
  • Trying to use a good, contrast-rich colour-scheme.
  • This website is still usable without Javascript.
  • This website is still usable without CSS.
  • This site uses only relative font sizes, compatible with the user-specified "text size" option in visual browsers.
  • Label (Contact-)Form elements. Main two contact forms are now labeled
  • Different page for Handhelddevices

Access keys

Most browsers support jumping to specific links by typing keys defined on the web site. On Windows, you can press ALT + an access key; on Macintosh, you can press Control + an access key. All pages on this site define the following access keys:

  • Access key 1 - Home page
  • Access key 2 - Calendar
  • Access key 3 - News Archive
  • Access key 4 - Championship Results
  • Access key 5 - Search
  • Access key 9 - Contact Form
  • Access key 0 - Accessibility statement

Standards compliance

This website complies with the following standards: Valid HTML 4.01 Strict

Valid CSS!

EDBF RSS News is a valid RSS feed.

Testing of accessibility

This website is continually tested for accessibility using the Validators from the W3C, HiSoftware´s Web Content Accessibility validator, Vischeck´s Color Blindness tester, Access Keys Automated Accessibility tester, and the Functional Accessibility Evaluator from the University of Illinois.

Feedback

If you are a person who uses special techniques to access this website, and you experience issues (for example: you can not access all information quickly and easily), please contact the technical webmaster immediately via email: stefan.jageratxs4all.nl.

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    Looks like spring has sprung in Divonne-les-Bains
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    March 24 2017 04:45pm
    Volunteers Required! If you want to volunteer to help at the EDBF European Club Crew Championships please contact - contact@dragonboat-attitude.fr
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    March 11 2017 11:29am
    Awesome kit.
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    March 8 2017 06:42am
    Happy International Women's Day to all the women who make this such an exciting, inclusive and competitive sport!
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    • River Dragons
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    • Julie Doyle
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    February 28 2017 11:18pm
    ECCC 2017 is hotting up to be one hell of an event! Currently 30 clubs registered in the Standard Boat Competition and 29 clubs registered in the Small Boat Competition. We are aware that there will be more entries over the next week as everyone gets to grips with the new registration process. This will definitely be THE event of the year to be at in Europe.
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    • Linda Logsdon
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    February 27 2017 06:01pm
    EDBF ECCC 2017 - A note to all clubs, please ensure that you are registered on the online registration system by the close of play on Tuesday, 28th February 2017.
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  • European Dragon Boat Federation European Dragon Boat Federation
    February 21 2017 07:05pm
    17th EDBF European Club Crew Championships 2017 A reminder that the Provisional Entry deadline is 28th February 2017. All EDBF Governing Federations have now received the necessary passwords to register on the on-line registration system, so any club crew wishing to take part must contact their own Federation who will in turn issue the necessary passwords. The entries are currently flooding in for this event which is being held in the picturesque town of Divonne-les-Bains, France. Miss it! Miss Out!
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  • European Dragon Boat Federation European Dragon Boat Federation
    February 21 2017 06:55pm
    As a reminder if you have any interesting news or details on dragon boat events, email us some text and photos and we will post up on the EDBF facebook page. Within the membership of the European Dragon Boat Federation we have many exciting events so let us help spread the word. Email secretary@edbf.org.
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  • European Dragon Boat Federation European Dragon Boat Federation
    February 16 2017 06:18pm
    On-line registration is now OPEN!!
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    February 13 2017 11:49am
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    February 12 2017 01:44pm
    The Opening Ceremony at the ECCC 2015 in Divonne les Bains
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  • European Dragon Boat Federation European Dragon Boat Federation
    February 6 2017 02:06pm
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    • Helen Mackinnon
      Helen Mackinnon Valerie Gaston. Guylaine Perreault
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      Fairy Daines The under 18's are still competing in Aug!
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  • European Dragon Boat Federation European Dragon Boat Federation
    February 3 2017 06:22pm
    ECCC 2017 - PLEASE NOTE Please be advised that the EDBF online registration system for the ECCC 2017 is not currently working. Slawek has been improving the system to allow the Governing Federations to issue passwords to their club crews in order that you can validate their entries. Please be patient as our IT expert does this work for us on a voluntary basis which we are greatly appreciative of. It is expected that the system will be fully operational by 15th February 2017. This will allow two weeks for everyone to upload their entries before the first deadline date. I would be most grateful if you would ensure that your club crews know about this issue.
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