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Photos – 2016 State Championships

Photos of Day 1 (20s boats) of the 2016 DBWA State Championships are available!

Photos on land…

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State Championships – 13 March 2016 – 20s

Congratulations to the medalists in the DBWA 2016 20s State Championships.

Medal tally and race times are available, below.  Note that the race times have been grouped so all three heats for a race category are together, instead of listing the by race number (e.g. listed so that heats 1, 2 & 3 for the 200m Mixed are all grouped together, then all heats for 200 m Open are together, etc.).


WA Auroras – Bring on Canada!!

After some 15 months of preparation, the WA Auroras are off to Canada tonight,  Saturday 8 August!  WOOHOO!!


Flight time is 5 minutes to midnight, arriving in Hong Kong at 7:45 am, then departing 3 hours later at 10:45 am.  Scheduled to land in Toronto at 1:45 pm on Sunday 9 August (Toronto time), which equates to Monday, 10 August at 1:45 am in Perth (12 hours ahead).

Details for live streaming video have yet to be announced.  It is suggested one checks the following websites for any updates:

The World Championships start on Wed, 19 Aug.  The race schedule is as below.  DBWA wishes the Auroras the best of luck to BRING HOME SOME BLING!!!

Wed 19 2000m sml/std boats
Thurs 20 1000m
Fri 21 500m mixed sml/std boats
Sat 22 200m std/sml boats
Sun 23 500m opens/womens sml/std boats

DBWA AGM – Wed 29 July 2015

The DBWA AGM is on Wednesday 29 July at the Maylands Sport and Recreation Club, Clarkson Road, Maylands. Proxies will be taken from 6.15pm-6.45pm with the meeting commencing at 7.00pm sharp.

Positions up for election are:

· Vice President – 2 years
· Administration Director – 2 years
· Finance Director – 1 year (2nd year of 2-year term)
· Communications Director – 1 year (2nd year of 2-year term)
· Operations Director – 2 years
· Elected Board member B – 2 years
· Elected Board member C – 2 years

Note: Nominations will not be accepted from the floor. Any unfilled positions will be advertised to all members via expression of interest (EOI).

DBWA Regatta dates – 2015/16 season

The dates for the upcoming regatta season have been confirmed by Venues West — lock them in your calendar!  The distances/formats have yet to be confirmed; details will be provided as they come available.

Regatta & State Championship dates (all are on a Sunday):

  • 8 Nov 2015
  • 6 Dec 2015
  • 24 Jan 2016
  • 14 Feb 2016
  • 13 Mar 2016 – State Championship Day 1
  • 20 Mar 2016 – State Championship Day 2

DBWA State Team – EOI for photos from 2015 Australian Championships

DBWA now has the State Team photos that were taken by Aussies in Action at the 2015 Australian Championships.  Photos of all State teams (Junior, U24, Premier, Senior A, B & C) are all available.

If you are considering obtaining copies of the photos, please register your interest by completing the form below.  The price has yet to be determined, but is expected to be less than $20 for all the photos.

Other details about the process have yet to be determined.  At this point it is only an EOI for the photos, as the number of people who are interested will influence a few key factors of the process.

Click here for EOI registration form: