San Diego Dragon Boat Club

Club Name & Type (Outrigger/Dragon/Combination):San Diego Dragon Boat Team

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  • Instagram: SDDBT
  • Twitter: @SDDBT

 Primary Contact (name/role/email):Lisa Minerd, President,

Location (city/state):San Diego, CA

 How did your club get started? When?

SDDBT is rooted in a proud tradition that began in 1983, when Singapore presented three dragon boats to “America’s Finest City.” SDDBT expanded beyond Open, Women’s and Mixed crews by adding affiliate crews representing Team Survivor Sea Dragons and University of California San Diego Surf Dragons.

 What is the goal/mission of this club?

Since our founding in 1983, our 501(c) (3) has paddled forward with a mission to promote and preserve the sport and culture of dragon boating in the San Diego community.

 Anything else you would like share? 

SDDBT will be holding the 13th Annual San Diego Dragon Boat Race on Oct. 19-20, 2024. Our club welcomes both Corporate and Competitive teams to race on San Diego’s Mission Bay during this two-day event, which includes food trucks and a Vendor Village. Visit for more details and team registration.