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Welcome to the BDA Website

The British Dragon Boat Racing Association is the governing body of dragon boat racing in Great Britain. Dragon boat racing is one of the fastest growing and most exciting water sports you can take part in. The BDA is responsible for all aspects of the sport from community development up to managing British teams racing abroad. It runs a National League calendar for racing crews all round the country together with the National Championships held annually at the National Water Sports Centre in Nottingham.

International Links

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IDBF Site


Latest News

AUG 25 2016

National Entries required

With only a few weeks to go until the culmination of our league race season it is now that time of year where you need to enter the National Cup Competition. ...Read more

AUG 16 2016

League Tables updates to include Nottingham Results

I have tonight updated all the league tables except for Ladies to include the results from Nottingham. ...Read more

JUL 04 2016

2016 Event Results & Worksheets

I am now beginning to populate all the national league event results and worksheets into the results archive. ...Read more

JUL 04 2016

St Neots Event results published

The results from the BDA National League event in St Neots have now been published and are available for download. ...Read more

JUN 13 2016

League Tables updated

Finally, all the league tables have been updated, many apologies for the delays. I have updated all league tables including Wraysburys results from this past Sunday. ...Read more

JUN 05 2016

AGM Agenda & Voting Papers

The AGM Agenda and nomination form for the BDA AGM taking place on 13th August will shortly be emailed to all current BDA members who we have an email address on file for. ...Read more

APR 05 2016

Paddle back ! - The Purple Warriors are coming . . .

Today a new dragon boat club emerges to join the thousands worldwide, but this one is different. Purple Warriors is a club solely for serving and retired members of HM Forces who, as a result of their service to this country, are suffering from some form of impairment. ...Read more

APR 03 2016

Wraysbury win gold at CCWC

I have heard that Wraysbury have been very successful at the Club Crew World Championships currently taking place in Adelaide, Australia. ...Read more

JAN 25 2016

BNTS & BDA Membership

It has come to our attention that some BNTS attendees may not be current paid up members of the BDA. ...Read more

JAN 22 2016

Membership renewals for 2016

It's the new year and it is time for you all to renew your Club & Individual BDA Memberships for the upcoming year. ...Read more

DEC 31 2015

A New Year Honour

Our very own Joanne Griffiths has been awarded an MBE in the recently announced New Year Honours list. ...Read more

DEC 17 2015

AIMS gets IOC Recognition

The IOC (International Olympic Committee) Executive Board has approved IOC recognition of AIMS (Alliance of Independent recognised Members of Sport) ...Read more

OCT 25 2015

DBS Checks for Club Officers & Coaches

It is a requirement for our insurance that each of our Club Coaches and key Club Officers has a DBS certificate issued within the last 3 years. ...Read more

SEP 23 2015

New membership options

At the Exec meeting following the last Congress in 2014 it was agreed that we would introduce a partial years membership option so members joining the BDA from 1st August onwards would pay a reduced rate of £20 for the remainder of the year instead of having to pay the full year rate of £35. We have since agreed a reduced Junior rate for a partial years membership from 1st August of £15 rather than the full year rate of £25. ...Read more

National League 2016 Premier Division

PositionCrewRacesPoints
1

Amathus

7 110
2

Wraysbury 

7 104
3 Typhoon Tigers 7 103
4 Cambridgeshire Royals 7 88
5 Raging Dragons 7 77
6 Thames Taniwas 7 75
7 Worcester Dragons 7 71
8 Secklow 100 7 64
9 Kingston Royals 5 48
10

Notts Anaconda

7 46.5
11 Hurricanes 5 46
12 Pershore Phoenix 3 22
       

National League 2016 Standard Division

PositionCrewRacesPoints
1 Henley 7 105.6
2 St Neots 7 101
3 Bristol Empire Dragons 7 90.4
4 Exe-Calibre 6 82
5 Powerhouse 5 64
6  Windy Pandas 3 38
7 Typhoon Too 4 35.5
8 Amathus Bees 3 31
9 Pink Champagne 3 29
10 Worcester Dragonflies

2

14
11 Crusaders 1 11
12 Exe-Calibre Blades 1 9
       

Ladies League 2016

PositionCrewRacesPoints
       
1 Amathus Serpents 6 86
2 Firestorm  6 83
3 Power Saints 6 78.66
4 Cambridgeshire Ladies 6 75
5 Thames Amazons 6 71.34
8 Kingston Ladies  4 50
6 Anaconda Ladies 6 48.25
7 Worcester Ladies 5 47
10

Exe-Calibre Ladies

3 32
9 West Country Beauties 3 27.75
11  Windy Ladies 3 20
12 Pink Ladies 3 17
13 Crusaders 1 9

14

 Secklow Ladies 1 8
       

Mixed League 2016

PositionCrewRacesPoints
1 Wraysbury 7 112
2 Cambridgeshire Royals 7 102
3 Raging Dragons 7 92
4 Thames Taniwas 7 91
5 Worcester Dragons 7 84
6 Exe-Calibre 6 67
7 Bristol Empire Dragons 5 58
8 Hurricanes 5 57
= Notts Anaconda 7 57
10 Typhoon Too 3 21
11 Kingston Royals 2 18
12 Worcester Dragonflies 1 6
       

Junior League 2016

PositionCrewRacesPoints
1 Buccaneers 3 48
2 WS Royals 3 45