For the first time in dragon boating history, the Philippines will be hosting The Asian Dragon Boat Championship that will be held at Puerto Princesa City, Palawan on November 11 – 13, 2016. The said event will be having two categories – the Asian Championships for national teams that will be held on November 11-12 and the National Club Crew Championship on November 12-13.
The Asian Championship led by our very own Philippine Canoe Kayak and Dragon Boat Federation will also be welcoming team delegates from other countries like Thailand, Singapore, Guam, USA and so many others. This is the first time that team delegates from Guam will be joining the Asian Championship and will also be hosting another Dragon Boat competition a week after this event. You can read details here.
The event comprises of the following categories:
On the afternoon of November 12 is the start of the International Club Crew Championship which is composed of team delegates from different parts of the Philippines with the following categories:
Aside from featuring the Philippine Dragon Boat industry and creating camaraderie among paddlers around the world, this event also aim to promote the beauty of Puerto Princesa, Palawan as one of the best tourist destination here in the Philippines.
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