'The World Governing Body of Dragon Boat Sport'
Full member of GAISF
August 25, 2020
Issue 4 Volume 3
In this edition
Message from our President Mike Thomas.
The Macau International Dragon Boat Race was live streamed on IDBF's Facebook page, bringing the spirit of dragon boat racing to paddlers.
The IDBF Youth Commission recently reconvened under the new l...
June 14, 2020
Celebrating 25 years - 1st IDBF World Dragon Boat Championships, Yueyang, China
慶 祝 2 5 年 來 ⾸ 屆 國 際 ⿓ ⾈ 錦 標 賽 中 國 岳 陽
Welcome to a very special edition of Longzhou News. We celebrate the 25th anniversary of the 1st IDBF World Dragon Boat Championships held on 13-19 Jun...
April 12, 2020
In this Edition...
A Message from our President Mike about these extraordinary time of uncertainty and concern.
The newly redesigned Recognised Festival Program aims to promote dragon boat festivals around the world that meets IDBF's tiered operational standards for rec...
February 18, 2020
Chair - Marketing and Media
Vale Dave Cogswell. We pay tribute to Dave who was an integral part of the global sport for almost 40 years.
AIMS was recently voted into becoming a member of the IOC. Find out what it means for our dreams of dragon boating in the Olympics.
December 12, 2019
Mike Thomas shares some of his memories of the major events from this year.
IDBF has established an Athletes' Commission to serve as a link between athletes and the federation to ensure athletes remain at the heart of dragon boat sport.
Read the story...
October 11, 2019
President Mike Thomas discusses the relationship between IDBF and ICF in dragon boating. We look at the 'fastest times' recorded over the past decade. Paddler profiles and the latest world championships in pictures!
July 21, 2019
It's been a while! LongZhou is back with a new look and new format!
Catch up on the latest dragon boat news from around the world including World Nations in Thailand and dragon boat events from Asia, Europe, Pan America and Oceania.
There's also a message from our Presid...
Longzhou Newsletter June 2020
(Issue 3 Vol 3)
NEWS RELEASE (#2020-06) | PDF version (135KB)
An IDBF Council meeting was held on Friday, 1 May 2020 to consider the effects of COVID-19 on our future...
Decision on Championships Schedule
May 1, 2020
Longzhou Newsletter August 2020
FAQs – Decision on the 12th IDBF Club Crew World Championships (CCWC)
May 6, 2020
idbf rules and regulations