Dragon Boating WA is an incorporated body and is governed by their constitution under the Associations Incorporation Act 2015.

Dragon Boating WA Inc (DBWA) is the State governing body for the sport of dragon boating in Western Australia.

DBWA is a member of the Australian Dragon Boat Federation (AusDBF), which in turn is a member of the International Dragon Boat Federation (IDBF).

DBWA provides support and services designed to foster the  development of the sport in Western Australia. DBWA is an incorporated not-for-profit association, governed by an elected Board of Directors.

  • foster the continuing development of the sport of dragon boat racing at local and national levels;

  • develop and implement protocols for the selection of national crews for Australian championships.

  • sanction or host local and regional events in WA;

  • develop and encourage safety rules for dragon boating;

DBWA promotes a sport environment that is ethical; fair; drug-free; free of discrimination and harassment; and encourages participation by persons of all ages, genders, and abilities. DBWA encourages gender equity in the polices, programs and activities of dragon boating in Western Australia.