Become A Member of the Tacoma Dragon Boat Association!
By becoming a member of the evolving Tacoma Dragon Boat Association (TDBA)
you can participate in our ongoing practices, races, special events and
outings, or just getting together for fun, excitement and adventures.
Trips, events and races around the Pacific Northwest, up and down the West
Coast or around the world. It's totally up to you. Dragon Boat racing is
the fastest growing team sport in the world, with over 50 million paddlers
and growing. While there is plenty to do, from helping to prepare the boats,
to getting the crews safely in and out of the boats, to actually paddling in
a race, or helping out at the start and finish lines. Racing is where the
paddles really hit the water. You'll have the opportunity to go to 10 - 12
races annually, or just a couple, or none at all. Like we said it's entirely
A typical annual race schedule might include the huge ALCAN Festival in
Vancover, B.C.; the International Festival in San Franciso, CA; the
Cornucopia Days in Kent, WA: The Victoria, B.C. Festival; a couple of 6-8
mile distance races, and also wherever the qualifiers are held for the U.S.
Nationals or the Club Crew World Championships.
Become a member today!
Complete a TDBA member application
, email us
of your interest,... or just bring the completed forms with you to