Welcome to our brand new website AZDBA.ORGplease note the change from .com to .org and adjust your bookmarks as needed.  We sought to build a new site to make your AZDBA online experience even better.  Navigate throughout our site to easily access information about our annual festival, joining one of our teams or simply getting more involved in what the AZDBA has to offer.  Thanks again for visiting and feel free to contact us with any questions you might have.

Support the AZDBA

Our organization functions purely through our membership and generous donations from companies in and around the Phoenix region.  We are a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit registered with the State of Arizona.

If you would like to make a one-time donation or learn more about how your contributions help our organization and its teams, click the DONATE NOW button. Thank you for your support!

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AZDBA Community

As an organization we’re also involved off the water and participate in other great community activities in and around Tempe, AZ.

AZDBA Travel

Travel all over the world – our teams compete regionally and some have traveled as far as Vancouver, Puerto Rico and even China!

AZDBA Friends

We have almost 600 members paddling for nearly 10 different teams, meet new people and create lasting relationships.

About Us

The AZDBA was member-founded in 2003 in order to create a greater presence of the dragon boating sport in Arizona. We are proud members of the Pacific Dragon Boat Association as well as the International Dragon Boat Federation. We have hosted 13 annual races, hosting local, regional and corporate team competition.


2017 Race Results

The 14th Annual Arizona Dragon Boat Festival race results are in!  If you haven’t seen them yet, you can download them by clicking below.

Thanks again to everyone that made their way to Phoenix for our exciting event.

Join a Team

Currently we have 10 active teams within our organization, and nearly every team welcomes new paddlers! We offer practice times on the Tempe Town Lake every day except Fridays – weekdays during the evening and weekends during the morning.

New paddlers are welcome to join us anytime to “test the waters” – and it’s FREE for your first 2 times you are in the boat!

Come see if dragon boating is a sport for you. After you get hooked, you can join the organization and boat as often as you want. Our membership fees cover insurance, water time, docking, storage, equipment and much more – all wrapped into 1 convenient annual fee.

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