ADBA Membership

For information on the current members of the ADBA, click on the link below.

Festival Members

Club / Team Members

 

 Want to become an ADBA member?

Click here for membership application form

 

There are different ways to become a member of the ADBA.

The membership year runs from January 1st through December 31st.

 

Affiliate Association (Festival) Membership

The ADBA Festival membership class is for organizations that were formed for purposes of promoting one or more festivals or races. You must have an organizational structure including members and / or a Board of Directors. Your Festival or Event must be in the Midwest region of the ADBA.

The cost for this class of membership is $250.

ADBA Affiliate Association membership entitles the member to the following benefits:

  1. Ability to appoint one of your members to represent you at meetings of the ADBA Board of Directors.
  2. Ability to purchase discounted USDBF Group Liability Insurance, Event Insurance, and/or Directors & Officers Liability Insurance through the USDBF.
  3. Guidance on festival development.
  4. Link on the ADBA website to provide additional information about your festival or event.

Club / Team Membership

The cost for this class of membership is $250.

The ADBA Club / Team membership class is for Dragon Boat racing crews and offers the following benefits:

  1. Ability to purchase discounted USDBF Group Liability Insurance for your club and your club’s equipment. Also available is the Directors & Officers Liability policy through the USDBF.
  2. Provides eligibility for the club / team to participate in ADBA, USDBF and IDBF sponsored competitions. (e.g.: ADBA Regional Championships, USDBF Club Crew Championships, IDBF Club Crew World Championships)
  3. Provides eligibility for members of the club / team to try out for Team USA and allows them to represent the US as they participate in IDBF World Nations Championships.
  4. Guidance on club development.
  5. Link on the ADBA website to provide additional information about your club / team.

Individual Membership

The cost for this class of membership is $25.

The Individual Membership class is for a person that is interested in participating in competition, training or promoting the objectives of the American Dragon Boat Association. Membership in this class offers the following benefits:

  1. Entitles the individual eligibility to try out and participate in Team USA competitions.
  2. Is the opportunity to financially support the growth of the sport of Dragon Boat racing in the Midwestern Region (ADBA).