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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 DONATE NOW. Thank you for your support!

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Our latest AZDBA and Festival merchandise is now available through our vendor RunTeez here. Please help us support the AZDBA and local companies!

AZDBA Offers Its Members...

AZDBA Community

As an organization, we’re also involved off the water and participate in community activities in and around Tempe, AZ. We partner with many outstanding organizations, including Arizona Disabled Sports, Adaptive Adventures, Ability360, and Wounded Warrior Project.

AZDBA Travel

Travel all over the world – our teams compete locally, domestically, and internationally. Potential travel destinations include Long Beach, Las Vegas, Portland, Vancouver, Montana, Boston, New York, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Hong-Kong, Taiwan, China, Boracay/Philippines, and Florence/Italy to name a few!

AZDBA Friends

We have almost 600 members paddling on 11 different teams, each with a unique culture, personality, and make up.  With mens, womens, mixed, BCS, collegiate, adaptive, premiere, and youth teams in our community, there is something for everyone. Take a free month to try as many teams as you’d like and find a team that is right for you!

Join a Team

Currently we have 9 active teams within our organization, and nearly every team welcomes new paddlers! We offer practice times every day except Fridays on Tempe Town Lake 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 30 days!

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

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