Puerto Rico Dragon Boat Federation is the official governing body for the sport of dragon boat racing in Puerto Rico, and is recognized as such, internationally, by the International Dragon Boat Federation (IDBF).
The Puerto Rico Dragon Boat Federation (PRDBF) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the sport of “dragon boating” in Puerto Rico and currently is the fastest growing water sport in the world. This is done through the organization of mini racing and Puerto Rico Annual Dragon Boat Festival. shall promote national competitions regularly to select teams that will represent Puerto Rico in powers of “dragon boat” at International level and also offer camps for training in the art of rowing dragon boats. As part of this effort will promote the creation of new clubs and teams. In this way we will promote friendship, fun, education and essential values, discipline, teamwork and harmony, between teams and communities.
The mission of the Puerto Rico Dragon Boat Federation (PRDBF) is to promote the sport of “dragon boating” nationwide and educate the public of the benefits of working together (teamwork) through Sport “dragon boating.” The PRDBF promote the sport of “dragon boating” to the widest possible audience in the areas of recreation and competition. The clinics provide PRDBF about the mechanics of rowing dragon boats and about issues related to the competence, organization and participation in this fascinating sport.
The Dragon Boat Puerto Rico is recognized as the first organization to promote events of “dragon boat” across the island of Puerto Rico and to provide national competitions regularly to select teams to represent PR skills “dragon boat” at international level.
Teams and or Clubs
The PRDBF is a member of the Pan American Dragon Boat Federation (PADBF), please find below other PADBF organizations: