Three Tacoma Dragon Boat members will represent USA at the Club Crew World Championships - Ravenna Italy, September 1-7, 2014.Harold Daniels, Mike Gehrke, and Curt Ness will be competing in the Senior C (GGD)60+ division as members of the Wasabi Grand Masters Mixed team out of Portland, Oregon. Salute!
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 8 - 10
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 and waiver, email us of your interest,... or just bring the completed forms with you to any practice.
SPECIAL EVENT: 4th Annual Geoduck Festival, Allyn WA July 19-20, 2014
Dragons on North Bay!
The Allyn Community Association and Taylor Shellfish invite you to join them in celebration of the 4th Annual Geoduck Festival. The festival is a two day event starting on July 19th with dragon boat races on Sunday, July 20th.
WHAT: Allyn Days Salmon Bake & Geoduck Festival, Allyn WA
WHEN:July 19 and 20: 3rd Saturday and Sunday (11 am-8 pm Sat; 11 am-6 pm Sun.)
Saturday: Salmon Bake. Breakfast at the fire station, Allyn Historic Church bake-plant-and-book sale. Geoduck Festival
Sunday: Dragon boat races, Taylor Shellfish Oyster Bake, Shellfish Culinary Offerings, Touch Tank, Oyster Shucking Contests, Danny Vernon's Illusion of Elvis.
Both days: Music, hot dog stand, beer and wine garden, "Fin" the walk-through salmon, fire fighter's "smoke tunnel," vendor booths, concessions and much, much more!
WHERE: Allyn Waterfront Park: 18560 East State Route 3, Allyn WA
We hope this will be a fun event for all during the 4th annual Geoduck Festival!