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Established in 1998 Brisbane River Dragons (BRD) is the oldest dragon boat club in Brisbane. BRD is also an outrigger canoe club. We are a competitive club offering local, state, national and international competition. Although a competitive club, we also offer social paddling for fun and fitness with training available all year round.

Latest news and information

BRD Success at State Championships

Team BRD achieved great success this weekend racing at the State Championships run by Dragon Boat Queensland at Kawana. The well run event saw teams from all over Queensland compete in their age categories against the best in the state. BRD Head Coach, Maggie Boyce was overjoyed with the results with BRD medalling in 14 of 15 events contested. Read more

BRD President to carry the Qld flag at the 2017 Aus Champs

Congratulations to Mark Slater from BRD on being selected to be the Queensland flag bearer at the 2017 Australian Championships Opening Ceremony. Read more

Missabittatitti - 2000m BCS World Champions

WOW!!! What an awesome opportunity to paddle against 4 other standard boat crews from Canada, USA, NZ and Australia. Our crew consisted of ladies who had only been paddling about a year and never been to the Australian National Titles, right through to those who had a number of National and International events under their belts. Knowing we would have some very tough competition, we started training in earnest, sometimes up to 5/6 times a week... Read more

Australiasian Police and Emergency Services Games DB Regatta

On Sunday 9 October 2016, Brisbane River Dragons hosted the Dragon Boat Regatta for the Australasian Police and Emergency Services Games (APESG) at Lake Kawana on the Sunshine Coast. The APESG for 2016 was an event comprising in excess of 50 sports, with BRD and DBQ successfully negotiating with the Games Management team to include dragon boating as an official sport for the first time. Read more

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Upcoming events

Try Dragon Boating!
May 06, 2017 07:30

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Try Dragon Boating!
May 20, 2017 07:30

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Introductory session

The easiest way to get involved and to see what the sport is all about is to come along to our weekly intro sessions. These sessions are designed to help you understand what we are about and see if this is the sport for you. Read more

Corporate Events

Looking for a unique team building activity? BRD's experienced coaches and sweeps will have you paddling like experts in no time. Events can be tailored to suit your individual needs. Plan your next corporate event with BRD. Read more

Training Times

All BRD Paddlers
Saturday 6:30am arrival for 7am start
Monday 5.30pm for 6pm start

AusChamps Nationals Squad paddlers
Wednesday 5.30pm for 6pm start
Thursday 5.30pm for 6pm start.

Sat MBT 6:30am arrival for 7am start

DB training Sat only from 29 April (7.30am for 8am on the water).

Monday , Wednesday, Friday
5am on water
Personal craft (OC1, OC2 & skis) Wed OC6 arranged by team
Sunday - Coastal session with time/location TBD during week

This information is current as at April 2017

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