What we are all about
The AZDBA was formed in 2003 by community members from diverse professions and ethnicity.The Arizona Dragon Boat Association is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization; whose primary mission and purpose is to promote the sport of dragon boating through community involvement and education for the state of Arizona. We promote leadership and team building through the sport of dragon boating. Which at the same time that by it’s nature promotes health, team building, and diversity.AZDBA has been recognized for its diversity efforts and awarded the organization diversity award by the City of Tempe, in recognition of the community work of it’s members.
We support and stand up for our community, our over 100 members come from all walks of life, they are Breast Cancer Survivor, Disabled and Special Needs community members, High School and Collegiate athletes, and everyday people that wants to make a difference.Our members range from age 14 to 65 and over, so come on in and join the team.
AZDBA is also a part of the Pacific Dragon Boat Association USA, whose mission is to promote the sport of dragon boat racing and foster national and international dragon boat competition, and also part of the International Dragon Boat Federation, which acts as the representative bodies for the Dragon Boating and enacts international rules and regulations and organizes dragon boat championships for their member associations.
Learn more about us, download our corporate presentation.