Dragon Boating - Made for Community!
Mar
01
2018

Dragon Boat Competitions, under the IDBF and its Worldwide Federations have developed in to a serious, high-performance, competitive sport, with many Dragon Boat Associations producing National Teams of elite dragon boat paddlers. 

IDBF World Championships, EDBF European Championships and ADBF Asian Championships are well established, as are Regional Championships in North America. Championship Medals are hard to come by and well deserved. A whole new ethos and different set of racing values has developed from the Hong Kong International Festival Races. There is no other paddle sport in which 22 people work together to create a Team result rewarded through the efforts of the whole crew, rather than a few individual performances. 

This harmony of purpose can only be achieved through many hours of training in the boat, learning to be a complete crew and developing the team spirit and understanding necessary to work together, as one unit, for the common good. 30 years after the first HKIRs, the numbers show the impressive development of Dragon Boat Sport. 

With nearly 50 million participants in China; over 300,000 in the UK and Europe, including Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Russia; 90,000 in Canada and the USA and many thousands in Australia and New Zealand and with the sport now spreading through the Caribbean, Africa and the Pacific Basin; Dragon Boat Sport, under its governing bodies is a vibrant, effective and independent paddle sport.

See them go head-to-head from March 3-8 at the 2018 National Dragon Boat Championships!

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2019
Sunshine Coast Falcons - Intrust Super Cup - FINALS WEEK 1.
Sunday September 8, 2019. Main game 1.10pm.
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31
2019
Beef and Beers Festival is bringing you a foodie haven with smokey, delicious, low and slow cooked meats, ice cold brews from your favourite locals and live music down by Lake Kawana.
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08
2019
Sunshine Coast Falcons - Intrust Super Cup - FINALS WEEK 1.
Sunday September 8, 2019. Main game 1.10pm.
08
31
2019
Beef and Beers Festival is bringing you a foodie haven with smokey, delicious, low and slow cooked meats, ice cold brews from your favourite locals and live music down by Lake Kawana.
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01
2019
Round 23
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09
18
2019
The Touch Football Australia National Youth Championships drop into Sunshine Coast Stadium across 4 epic days in September.

The National Youth Championships will be held alongside the National Schools Cup.
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21
2019
Lake Kawana hosts the Brisbane Open Water Swim on September 21.
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27
2019
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03
2020
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