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INFORMATION BULLETIN NO.1 - 37TH PENANG INTERNATIONAL DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL 2016 PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 05 February 2016 10:08

37TH PENANG INTERNATIONAL DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL 2016

TELUK BAHANG DAM, PENANG, MALAYSIA

28 & 29 MAY 2016

INFORMATION BULLETIN NO.1

To:  All local and overseas Dragon Boat Crews

The Penang International Dragon Boat Festival Committee (PIDBF) in conjunction with the 37th Penang International Dragon Boat Festival 2014 cordially invites Crews from around the world to participate in our dragon boat race which will be held at the Teluk Bahang Dam, Penang, Malaysia on 28 and 29 May 2016.  This event is fully supported by the Penang State Government and is an affiliated festival of the International Dragon Boat Federation (IDBF).   For your information, Penang has more than 30 years of experience in organizing dragon boat races benefitted from the technical expertise of a large number of experienced IDBF Technical Officials.

Competition Regulations and Racing Rules

This race will comply with IDBF Competition Regulations and will be under the IDBF Rules of Racing.  All participating crews are required to return the Confirmed Entry Form together with Entry Fee to PIDBF no later than 1st March 2016.

Divisions, Racing & Competition Classes and Distances

The Competition Divisions, Racing and Competition Classes that will be contested are listed below, provided a minimum of 4 entries are received for each competition class.

1) Malaysia Premier Open (22 Racers) ~ *for Malaysian crews only

2) International Premier Open (22 Racers)

3) International Premier Mixed (22 Racers)

4) International Premier Women (12 Racers)

5) International Senior 40 Open (12 Racers)

6) International Senior 40 Mixed (12 Racers)

7) International Junior U23 Open (12 Racers)

Division

Premier – the primary class of racing.  There are no restrictions on competitor’s age.  Open to all crews.

Senior 40 – Aged 40 years and above (born on or before year 1976); with the exception of the drummer.

Junior Under 23 – Aged 12 years but under 23 years (born between year 1994 and 2004); with the exception of the steerer (helm).

Racing Class

Open – no restriction on crew composition (gender)

Women – for female crews only including the Drummer and Steerer

Mixed – 22 Racers: minimum of eight (8) and maximum of twelve (12) female

Paddlers

- 12 Racers: minimum of four (4) and maximum of six (6) female paddlers

Distance

100 & 250 meters straight course

Racing Styleseated

Boat – Standard boat only

No. of Competitors : 22 Racers - Maximum 26 competitors

18 to 20 paddlers

1 drummer

1 steerer

4 reserves

12 Racers - Maximum 14 competitors

8 to 10 paddlers

1 drummer

1 steerer

2 reserves

## Entry Fee: 12 Racers – RM150 (Malaysian team) / US$40 (foreign team); each event

22 Racers – RM280 (Malaysian team) / US$75 (foreign team); each event

Outline Programme

Thu, 26 May

  • Crews arrival

Fri, 27 May

  • Practice Sessions
  • Crews Registration (compulsory)
  • Crew Manager’s Meeting (compulsory)

Sat, 28 May

  • Opening Ceremony
  • Race Day

Sun, 29 May

  • Race Day
  • Celebration Dinner

Mon, 30 May

  • Sightseeing in Penang (own arrangement) or crews departure

The above programme is provisional and is provided to assist crews with their initial planning.  This programme is subject to changes.  The competition classes by day will be confirmed after all confirmed Entry Forms have been received.

Prizes

Trophies and cash prizes will be awarded to the winners.  Every participating team will receive a souvenir for remembrance.

Ground Arrangement Package

The Organizing Committee has made arrangements for a choice of accommodation from 3-stars to 5-stars beach or city hotels. All the official accommodation locations are 15 – 30 minutes from the regatta site by car or bus. The cost ranges from US$35 to US$60 per person, per night will include:

1. Group airport transfer (1 trip for whole group for each way)

2. Hotel accommodation

3. Group transport to & from racing site (for practice session & race days)

4. Daily breakfast at hotel

5. Group transport to & from Celebration Dinner site

Those interested to take up the package, are welcome to write to us for further details.

Confirmed Entry Form Submission

Closing date – 1st March 2016

## Payment Mode

All payments can be made by telegraphic transfer (US$), direct bank-in (RM) or credit card no later than the relevant deadlines, thereafter email a copy of the transaction slip to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

For telegraphic transfer please be prepared to incur some bank charges, whereas a 3% commission will be imposed for credit card payments.

(1) Bank details for Telegraphic Transfer and Direct Bank-in are as follows:

Account Name

Penang International Dragon Boat Festival

Bank

Maybank Islamic Berhad

Address

No.1 Arked Ria 1, KOMTAR, 10000 Penang, Malaysia

Swift Code

MBBEMYKL

Account No.

557054501765

Reference

Please provide name of crew and description of payment being made (eg. Entry Fee)

(2) For Credit Card payment, please furnish us the followings:

  • Name in the credit card
  • Credit card number
  • Type of card eg. Master/Visa
  • Issuing bank
  • Expiry date

Contact Information

 

Mailing Address:

EXCO Penang State Tourism Development & Culture

Level 53, Komtar

10350 Penang

Malaysia

Contact:

Tel:  +604-650 5136 / +6012-4830448

Fax: +604-2280448

Email:

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Website:

www.penangdragonboat.gov.my

Facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/penangdragonboat

 
Penang Dragon Boat Race Calendar PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 17 December 2015 01:18

PENANG DRAGON BOAT RACE CALENDAR

37th Penang International Dragon Boat Festival 2016 : 28th & 29th May 2016

Penang Pesta Dragon Boat Race 2016                     : 10th & 11th December 2016

 
PENANG PESTA DRAGON BOAT RACE 2015 PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 05 November 2015 01:13

Race Programme

12th December 2015 (Saturday)

Distance : 100 m
Time Competition Class Racers Round
0800 Malaysia Premier Open 22 Heats
Int. Junior U23 Mix 12 Heats
Malaysia Premier Open 22 Final
Int. Premier Women 12 Heats
Int. Junior U23 Mix 12 Repechage
1000 OPENING CEREMONY
LUNCH
Int. Premier Open 22 Heats
Int. Premier Women 12 Repechage
Int. Premier Open 22 Repechage
Int. Premier Women 12 Semi-Final
Int. Premier Open 22 Semi-Final
Int. Junior U23 Mix 12 Final
Int. Premier Women 12 Minor Final & Grand Final
Int. Premier Open 22 Minor Final & Grand Final
Distance : 250 m
Malaysia Premier Open 22 Heats
Int. Senior 40 Open 12 Heats
Malaysia Premier Open 22 Final
Int. Junior U23 Open 12 Heats
1650 PRIZE PRESENTATION

13th December 2015 (Sunday)

Distance : 250 m
0900 Int. Premier Mix 22 Heat
Int. Senior 40 Open 12 Repechage
Int. Junior U23 Open 12 Repechage
Int. Premier Mix 22 Repechage
Int. Senior 40 Open 12 Final
Int. Junior U23 Open 12 Semi-Final
Int. Premier Mix 22 Semi-Final
Int. Junior U23 Open 12 Final
Int. Premier Mix 22 Minor Final & Grand Final
LUNCH
Distance : 2 x 250 m Relay
Int. Premier Mix 12 Rounds
Int. Junior U23 Open 12 Rounds
Int. Premier Open 12 Rounds
1650 PRIZE PRESENTATION
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INFORMATION BULLETIN NO.2 - PENANG PESTA DRAGON BOAT RACE 2015 PDF Print E-mail
Written by admin2   
Friday, 23 October 2015 07:49

PENANG PESTA DRAGON BOAT RACE 2015

TELUK BAHANG DAM, PENANG, MALAYSIA

12 & 13 DECEMBER 2015

INFORMATION BULLETIN NO.2

We have received tremendous response from near and far for this festival.  We are having around 40 teams participating from Hong Kong, Thailand, Singapore, China, Philippines, Iran; and not forgetting Malaysia.

Please take note that the information in this bulletin shall supersede the earlier bulletin.

Competition Regulation and Racing Rules

The Penang Pesta Dragon Boat Race 2015 will comply with the PIDBF Competition Regulations and if any rules not spelt out, it will be determined by the IDBF Competition Regulations & Rules of Racing.  Meanwhile, please refer to PIDBF Competition Regulations & Rules of Racing and PIDBF Safety & Training Notes.

Divisions, Racing & Competition Classes and Distances

The Competition Divisions, Racing and Competition Classes that will be contested are listed below:

100m

250m

2 x 250m

1

Malaysia Premier Open – 22 Racers

2

International Premier Open – 22 Racers

3

International Premier Women – 12 Racers

4

International Junior U23 Mixed – 12 Racers

5

International Premier Mixed – 22 Racers

6

International Senior 40 Open – 12 Racers

7

International Junior U23 Open – 12 Racers

Prizes

Trophies and cash prizes will be awarded to the top 3 winners, while 4th to 9th placing in some events will receive trophies and plaques.

Souvenirs

Every participating team will receive a souvenir for remembrance at the Opening Ceremony.   All teams are invited to the Opening Ceremony on the 12th December morning.

Outline Programme

Thu,

10 Dec

  • Crews arrival

Fri,

11 Dec

  • Crews arrival
  • Practice session (10pm – 6pm)
  • Registration (1pm – 6pm)
  • Crew Managers’ Meeting (7pm – 9pm)

  • Teluk Bahang Dam
  • Golden Sands Resorts,

Batu Ferringhi

Sat,

12 Dec

  • Race Day – 100m & 250m (8am – 5pm)
  • Opening Ceremony (10am)
  • Prize Presentation Ceremony (pm)

  • Teluk Bahang Dam

Sun,

13 Dec

  • Race Day – 250m & Relay (8am – 5pm)
  • Prize Presentation Ceremony (pm)
  • Celebration Dinner (7.30pm – 10.30pm)  (tickets on sale)

  • Teluk Bahang Dam

  • Golden Thai Restaurant,

Batu Ferringhi

The above program is provisional and is provided to assist crews with their initial planning.  This program is subject to changes.

Registration

Crew Manager must register and submit all the relevant documents at the Secretariat at the Golden Sands Resort on 11th December 2015 (Friday) during the operating hours specified above.

Crew Practice Session

Practice session has been allocated for all crews on 11th December 2015 (Friday).  Please submit the Crew Practice Booking Form & Crew Name List by 15th November 2015 to book the time slot.

Crew Photo List

Please submit the Crew Photo List during registration at the Secretariat on 11th December. Only Crew Photo List with colored passport or ID photo will be accepted.

For your information, we do not accept Crew Photo List sent through email or submission during Race days.  We also do not have printing facility for the Crew Photo List during registration.  Please ensure that you have everything ready for submission and submit a separate copy of Crew Photo List for different events.

Crew Profile

Crews are encouraged to furnish a soft copy of the crew group photograph and a brief introduction. It will be published in our official face book page and other promotional materials.

Crew Manager’s Meeting

Admission: Crew Manager & Crew Captain only from each crew

Attendance is compulsory. Please submit the names in the Crew Managers’ Meeting Confirmation form.

Race Day Lunches

A variety of food is available for sale at the Competition Site at very reasonable price.

Motor Vehicle Parking Facilities

Designated parking facilities for motor vehicles are allocated near to the Boat House.  Vehicles (including motorbikes) are NOT allowed to park at the athletes’ tents compound.

No Smoking Zone

The Competition Site at Teluk Bahang Dam has been designated as a No Smoking Zone by the authority.

Celebration Dinner

Celebration Dinner will be held on the evening of 13th December 2015.  It is open to all the competitors, crew managers and supporters.  There will be good food, songs, dance performances and interesting presentations throughout the party.  Seats are limited; please get your tickets early to avoid disappointment.

Date:                  13th December 2015 (Sunday)

Time:                  7.30 pm – 10.30 pm

Venue:               Golden Thai  Restaurant, Batu Ferringhi (next to Holiday Inn)

Type:                Course dinner (10 person to a round table)

Tickets:             RM55 per person

Deadlines

Crews will not be allowed to enter the race if entry fees are not settled (please submit all relevant forms and fees through online to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , except for the Crew Photo List which should be printed out and submit by hand during registration process)

Item

Description

Deadline

Ground

Arrangement

Package

Balance payment for Ground Arrangement Package

15 November 2015

Celebration Dinner

Please submit the Celebration Dinner Form – together with payment

15 November 2015

Crew Manager’s Declaration

Please submit the Crew Manager’s Declaration

15 November 2015

Crew Managers’ Meeting

Confirmation

Please submit the Crew Managers’ Meeting Confirmation

15 November 2015

Crew Profile

Please submit the Crew Profile

15 November 2015

Crew Practice

Session

Please submit the Crew Practice Booking Form & Crew Name List

15 November 2015

Crew Photo List

Please print & submit the Crew Photo List (coloured) at the registration

11 December 2015

Payment Mode

All payments can be made by telegraphic transfer (US$) or direct bank-in (RM) no later than the relevant deadlines, thereafter email a copy of the transaction slip to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Bank charges imposed for telegraphic transfer are to be absorbed by crews themselves. Meanwhile a 3% commission will be imposed if payments made by credit card.

(1) Bank details for Telegraphic Transfer and Direct Bank-in are as follows:

Account Name

Penang International Dragon Boat Festival

Bank

Maybank Islamic Berhad

Address

No.1 Arked Ria 1, KOMTAR, 10000 Penang, Malaysia

Swift Code

MBBEMYKL

Account No.

557054501765

Reference

Please provide name of crew and description of payment being made (eg. Entry Fee)

(2) For Credit Card payment, please furnish the followings:

  • Name in the credit card
  • Credit card number
  • Type of card eg. Master/Visa
  • Issuing bank
  • Expiry date
  • CCV No.

Contact Information

Mailing Address:

53rd Floor KOMTAR

Jalan Penang

10100 Penang

Malaysia

Contact:

Tel:  +604-650 5136

+6012-483 0448

Fax: +604-228 0448

Email:

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Facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/penangdragonboat

Website:

www.penangdragonboat.gov.my

 

 
PENANG PESTA DRAGON BOAT RACE 2015 PDF Print E-mail
Written by admin2   
Friday, 02 October 2015 03:55

PENANG PESTA DRAGON BOAT RACE 2015

TELUK BAHANG DAM, PENANG, MALAYSIA

12 & 13 DECEMBER 2015

INFORMATION BULLETIN NO.1

To:     All local and overseas Dragon Boat Crews

The Penang International Dragon Boat Festival Committee (PIDBF) in conjunction with the Penang Pesta Dragon Boat Race 2015 cordially invites Crews from around the world to participate in our dragon boat race which will be held at the Teluk Bahang Dam, Penang, Malaysia on 12 and 13 December 2015.  This event is fully supported by the Penang State Government and is an affiliated festival of the International Dragon Boat Federation (IDBF).   For your information, Penang has more than 30 years of experience in organizing dragon boat races benefitted with the technical expertise of a large number of experienced IDBF Technical Officials.

Competition Regulations and Racing Rules

This race will comply with IDBF Competition Regulations and will be under the IDBF Rules of Racing.  All participating crews are required to return the Confirmed Entry Form to PIDBF no later than 10 October 2015.

Divisions, Racing & Competition Classes and Distances

The Competition Divisions, Racing and Competition Classes that will be contested are listed below, provided a minimum of 5 entries are received for each competition class.

100 Meter

1) PIDBF Invitational Premier Open                – 22 Racers    }  for International

National teams

2) Malaysia Premier Open                                – 22 Racers   }  for Malaysian teams

3) International Premier Open                         – 22 Racers    }

4) International Premier Women             – 12 Racers                        }  for Club teams

5) International Junior U23 Mixed         – 12 Racers                        }

250 Meter

6) PIDBF Invitational Premier Open              – 22 Racers    }  for International

National teams

7) Malaysia Premier Open                                – 22 Racers    }  for Malaysian teams

8) International Premier Mixed                       – 22 Racers    }

9) International Senior 40 Open               – 12 Racers             }  for Club teams

10) International Junior U23 Open           – 12 Racers             }

2 x 250 Meter Relay

11) International Premier Open                         - 2 x 12 Racers }

12) International Premier Mixed                       - 2 x 12 Racers }  for Club teams

13) International Junior U23 Open                   - 2 x 12 Racers }

Division

Premier – the primary class of racing.  There are no restrictions on competitor’s age.  Open to all crews.

Senior 40 – Aged 40 years and above (born on or before year 1975); with the exception of the drummer.

Junior Under 23 – Aged 12 years but under 23 years (born between year 1993 and 2003); with the exception of the steerer (helm).

Racing Class

Open – no restriction on crew composition (gender)

Women – for female crews only (including drummer and steerer).

Mixed – 22 Racers: minimum of eight (8) and maximum of twelve (12) female paddlers

- 12 Racers: minimum of four (4) and maximum of six (6) female paddlers

Relay –  Each club will form two 12 Racers crews (Crew A & Crew B) to race over a 250m course.

Eg; Crew A from each club will start at the Finish Line (in either Lane 2, 4 or 6) and race to the 250m Start Line.  When Crew A reaches the Start Line, the drummer will pick the flag and throw it up high towards the sky; then Crew B (in either Lane 1, 3 or 5) will then race back to the Finish Line to complete the relay race.

Distance

· 100  meters straight course

· 250 meters straight course

· 2 x 250 meters for Relay

Racing Styleseated

Boat – Standard boat only for both 22 Racers and 12 Racers event

No. of Competitors : 22 Racers - Maximum 26 competitors

18 to 20 paddlers

1 drummer

1 steerer

4 reserves

12 Racers - Maximum 14 competitors

8 to 10 paddlers

1 drummer

1 steerer

2 reserves

Entry Fee: 12 Racers           – US$40 (RM150) per event

22 Racers           -  US$75 (RM280) per event

2 x 250m Relay  - US$75 (RM280) per event

Outline Programme

Thu, 10 Dec

  • Crews arrival

Fri, 11 Dec

  • Practice sessions
  • Welcome Reception
  • Crew Manager’s Meeting

Sat, 12 Dec

  • Opening Ceremony
  • Race Day

Sun, 13 Dec

  • Race Day
  • Gala Dinner

Mon, 14 Dec

  • Sightseeing in Penang (optional) or crews departure

The above programme is provisional and is provided to assist crews with their initial planning.  This programme is subject to changes.  The competition classes by day will be confirmed after all confirmed Entry Forms have been received.

Prizes

Cash prizes and trophies will be awarded to the winners.  Every participating team will receive a souvenir for remembrance.

Ground Arrangement Package

The Organizing Committee has made arrangements for a choice of accommodation from 4-stars beach or city hotels. All the official accommodation locations are 15 – 30 minutes from the regatta site by car or bus. The cost ranges from US$40 to US$60 per person, per night will include:

1. Airport / Hotel transfer (1 group transfer for 1 team per way)

2. Hotel accommodation

3. Transport to & from race course for training & racing days

4. Daily breakfast at hotel

5. Transport to & from Gala Dinner

Those interested to take up the package, please write to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for details.

Entry Form & Entry Fee Submission

Closing date for Confirmed Entry Form & Entry Fee 10 October 2015

Payment Mode

All payments can be made by telegraphic transfer (US$), direct bank-in (RM) or credit card no later than the relevant deadlines, thereafter email a copy of the transaction slip to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Bank charges imposed for telegraphic transfer are to be absorbed by crews themselves, meanwhile a 3% bank charges will be imposed for credit card payments.

(1) Bank details for Telegraphic Transfer and Direct Bank-in are as follows:

Account Name

Penang International Dragon Boat Festival

Bank

Maybank Islamic Berhad

Address

No.1 Arked Ria 1, KOMTAR, 10000 Penang, Malaysia

Swift Code

MBBEMYKL

Account No.

557054501765

Reference

Please provide name of crew and description of payment being made (eg. Entry Fee)

(2) For Credit Card payment, please furnish the followings:

  • Name in the credit card
  • Credit card number
  • Type of card eg. Master/Visa
  • Issuing bank
  • Expiry date

Contact Information

Contact:

Tel:  +6012-4830448 / +604-650 5136

Email:

This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Website:

www.penangdragonboat.gov.my

Facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/penangdragonboat

 

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