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32nd PIDBF 2011 Bulletin No1 PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 27 January 2011 08:24


Information Bulletin No1


The Penang Dragon Boat Federation Committee (PDBF) in conjunction with the 32nd Penang International Dragon Boat Festival 2011 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 11 and 12 June 2011. This event is fully supported by the Penang State Government and is an affiliated festival of the International Dragon Boat Federation. For your information, Penang has more than 30 years of experience in organizing dragon boat races benefited 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 Provisional Entry Form to PDBF no later than 28 February 2011.


Divisions, Racing & Competition Classes and Distances

The Competition Divisions, Racing and Competition Classes that will be contested are listed (in grey) below, provided sufficient entries are received for each competition class.






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 1971) Junior Under 18 – Aged 12 years but under 18 years (born between year 1994 and


Junior Under 23 – Aged 12 years but under 23 years (born between year 1989 and 1999)


Racing Class

Open – no restriction on crew composition

Women – for female crews only including the Drummer and Steerer

Mixed – Standard Boat : minimum of eight (8) and maximum of twelve (12) female paddlers

            -  Small Boat : minimum of four (4) and maximum of six (6) female paddlers



250 & 500 metres only


Racing Style seated


No. of Competitors :


Standard Boat

– maximum 26 competitors

18 to 20 paddlers

1 drummer

1 steerer

4 reserves


Small Boat

- maximum 14 competitors

8 to 10 paddlers

1 drummer

1 steerer

2 reserves


Races – There must be a minimum of 4 entries for each race to run.

Last Updated on Friday, 03 June 2011 03:09
Invitation to 32nd PIDBF 2011 PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 18 January 2011 03:24

Dear Dragon Boat Enthusiasts,

Our annual dragon boat event will be taking place on 11th and 12th June 2011.  In conjunction with our event, Macau and Hong Kong will once again join us to form the "Big 3" Dragon Boat Festival in South East Asia.

Crews can take advantage of these 3 events which will be held during the month of Duan Wu Festival.


Macau - 4th to 6th June

Penang - 11th to 12th June

Hong Kong - 17th to 19th June


So start to plan now for cheaper tickets from Airasia, which link direct to each of these places. Details as per attached bulletin.





澳门龙舟赛 - 201164日至6

槟城龙舟赛 - 2011611日至12

香港龙舟赛 - 2011617日至19





Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 January 2011 03:26
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Monday, 13 December 2010 03:22

To all rowers, great job!

Below is the results summary for the Penang Pesta Dragon Boat Race held 11th & 12th December 2010 at the Teluk Bahang Dam, Teluk Bahang, Penang.

See you next year at the Penang International Dragon Boat Festival, 11 & 12 June 2011! 



Last Updated on Friday, 03 June 2011 03:10
Pesta Dragon Boat Race Schedule PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, 06 December 2010 13:12

Pesta Dragon Boat Race PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 02 December 2010 07:25

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