Joining CDBA
Joining the CDBA is easy! Go to Membership > Registration Login login and fill out the requested information, waivier and membership form. If you do not have a login ID you'll need to create a new member profile using your team login ID and team access code. Team login ID and access code can be obtained through your Team Point of Contact (POC) or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Membership Terms

The CDBA membership is appropriate for a range of paddlers from beginners that wish to train through the season to intermediate and advanced team members that wish to practice several times per week.
Annual Membership

Annual membership per person for the calendar year (January 1 to December 31)

Adult Membership: $140
College Membership: $70
High School and Youth Membership: N/A

Benefits
CDBA members are provided access to over $100,000 of dragon boating equipment, to coaching, and to an entire season of practices for just a few dollars per practice. The CDBA provides this value through usage of volunteers and by reliance on donations and other fundraising activities.

Members can paddle up to 3 scheduled training sessions per week during the season. Individual members will receive paddler training from certified CDBA instructors. The CDBA will also provide members with training for steering, coaching and drumming.

Other Membership Benefits
Access to 5 practice sites located in Redwood City, San Francisco, Los Gatos, Suison City and Oakland
Occasional clinics taught by dragon boat coaches from world champion teams
Discounts to specified CDBA events/products

 


Adult/College Membership and Waiver Instructions

1. Each CDBA team member must complete an online waiver annually prior to participating in a dragon boat practice or race. Instructions will be sent to each team POC for membership registration at the beginning of each membership. Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for comments or questions.

2. Each team Captain/Coach/Team Manager must collect and submit the membership dues ($140 for adult paddlers, $70 for college paddlers) to the CDBA (California Dragon Boat Association (CDBA) 268 Bush Street #888, San Francisco, CA 94104).

3. The online waivers will be used for all CDBA races for membership verification. Signed copies can be submitted until an online waiver is completed.


Youth Membership and Waiver Instructions

1. Each CDBA Youth team member must complete an online waiver annually. In addition, members under the age of 18 must have their parent/guardian sign a copy of the waiver for the CDBA to have on file prior to participating in a dragon boat practice or race. Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for comments or questions.

2. Each Captain/Coach/Team Manager must collect and submit the original waivers for members under the age of 18 to the CDBA no later than at the Youth Race when they register their team.

3. Before you turn in your waivers to the CDBA, make a copy to keep. The online waivers will be used for all CDBA races for membership verification. Signed copies can be submitted until an online waiver is completed for members age 18 and over. Members under age 18 MUST submit a hardcopy waiver signed by parent/guardian in addition to an online waiver.