Can American Club Crew Championships

Event information

CanAmerican Club Crew Championships 2024


Dragon Boat Canada (DBC)  is excited to be hosting the first ever Can American Club Crew Championships at the Welland International Flatwater Centre. DBC is partnering with the USDBF to provide the most competitive, fair and exciting racing on the continent in 2024!   

  • Any club crew made up of members of Dragon Boat Canada (DBC) or USDBF can race at the CACCC.

  • Racing is scheduled to take place from the 25th to the 28th with training taking place on the 24th.

Click here for full update (May 10, 2024)

A few things to know:

  • Registration deadline is MAY 15, 2024!
  • The racing blocks in the bulletin will provide the foundation of the race program.
  • The initial race program will be available by May 31.
  • There is potable water on site, so be sure to bring your water bottle!
  • We do not have a specific athlete village. Clubs/Crews may set up anywhere along the side of the canal. It is recommended to stay between the grandstand and the 500m start to ensure the best access to audio updates
  • Training times will be confirmed following the entry deadline. Be sure to submit your training requests if you have not already (one session per crew). Don't dilly dally and miss out :)
  • Captain and Steerers Meeting #1 July 18 at 12h00 Eastern. Meeting Link
  • Captain and Steerers Meeting #2 July 18 at 15h00 Eastern. Meeting Link
  • IMPORTANT FOR 69 + (SENIOR D) - Steerspeople may be 59 or older

If you have questions, reach out to us at !

For information, including racing division, entries, provisional schedule and much more, download Bulletin #1 at

Q How does a crew register for the CACCC?

  • Registration is open on the  Dragon Boat Canada site. Once a crew is approved for registraiton with either DBC or the USDBF they can register for the 2024 CACCC in the DBC registration system. 

Q. Can I volunteer? 

  • Individuals can volunteer throughout the event. They are looking for volunteers to be Dock Assistants and in Marshalling, Safety Boat Operators, Official Boat Drivers, Parking Attendants, in the Celebration Garden and as support for the Officials.  If you do a full shift you get lunch and a t-shirt.  Visit this link to sign up:

Q Why are we following DBC rules, eh? 

This event is a joint event between the USDBF and DBC. All rules from both countries have been completely reviewed to identify any differences and have been addressed and agreed on by both federations. The applicable rules will be circulated in February. No need to worry, any differences will be minor, and you will be notified!