Presentation on theme: "AusDBF overview and international engagement DBV Paddlers’ Forum Kel Watt, AusDBF President 24 August 2014."— Presentation transcript:
AusDBF overview and international engagement DBV Paddlers’ Forum Kel Watt, AusDBF President 24 August 2014
AusDBF History Pre AusDBFDragon Boat Australia 1997AusDBF (incorporated body) Trevor Huggard foundation President Victoria foundation member 1999Accepted as IDBF member 2002Compete as member of Asian Federation 2007World Championships in Sydney 2008All eight states and territories become full members Increase in international engagement Trevor Huggard awarded Life Membership 2009 New constitution New AusChamps guidelines Oceania Federation established Jon Taylor Award inaugurated Phil Chan elected to AusDBF Board Serghei Cucsa appointed Australian Head Coach
AusDBF History 2010Open, national selection for Australian team National team name competition – Auroras NZ crews compete in Adelaide-hosted AusChamps Richard Balkin announced as Australian Vice Captain 2011AusDBF becomes Company (ASC best practice principles) National team logo competition Kel Watt elected to ADBF Executive Loretta Lewis elected to IDBF Finance Committee 2012Canoe Australia and AOCRA relationship established - PSA 2018 Commonwealth Games bid submitted Foundation stone laying of ADBF Headquarters, Foshan China Olympic recognition process underway Georgina Wakim announced as Australian Vice Captain David Abel elected to AusDBF Board 2013AusChamps restructure commences – New Zealand inclusion Record 35 medal haul at World Championships, Szeged Hungary Georgina Wakim announced as Australian Captain 2014Trans-Tasman races in New Zealand and Australia Inaugural World Cup (China) Karen Morris awarded Australian Flag Bearer honour
Membership – Financial Sports Growth% ACT NSW NT Qld SA Tas Vic WA TOTAL (Note projected growth goal set at 10% per state per year for three years in September 2011)
Membership – Financial Sports April 2014 – national membership at 7100
Australian Championships 2013Penrith, NSW5 days78/
Australian Championships (2012) Competitors were represented from all eight states with 106 clubs either competing in their own right or providing competitors for the State competition. This is the largest representation of Australian competitors in the history of dragon boating in Australia.
Australian Championships (2012)
Approximately 43% of competitors were 50 years or older however the statistics illustrate the growth of the sport in the 40 and younger age bracket. This is the first time AusDBF has had access to these types of statistics due to the introduction of the database.
Australian National Dragon Boat Team Medals = World Championships = Asian Championships World Championships World Championships held in Sydney Open Australian team
Australian National Dragon Boat Team – the Auroras
Regions International structure International Canoe Federation International Va’a Federation
Affiliates International structure Countries
Clubs National structure Members
National branding Common branding proposed in September 2011 Application of logo and wording agreed to in April 2012 Draft branding style guide circulated for approval in June 2012 Consistent image and wording: ‘Dragon Boat [state]’ DAA considered, but a national organisation with own brand. DAA still welcome to use national branding
AusDBF Development Plan The Development Plan builds on previous plans and has been updated with programs and resources requested by states at the national strategic planning meeting in September The budget and membership fees, approved in April 2012, has also been incorporated in the document. Similar to the ‘Mid Year Report Card’ documents, AusDBF will be distributing updates on the major projects and include timelines and KPIs.
AusDBF Development Plan Over the two years since programs and resources were identified several projects have been completed or initiated: - Safety DVD (distributed to states for dissemination) - Coaching/technique DVD (distributed to states for dissemination) - National branding - Coaching course updated - Junior development program - Policy reviews and updates (eg. Social Media Policy, MPP, risk mitigation).
The next four years : New structure for AusChamps, with addition of Trans-Tasman & ODBC. Expanded representative racing program. NZ crews in Australia and Aus crews in NZ. Asian Club Crew Championships – Singapore. Postponed to Nov 15. World Championships – Szeged, Hungary in July. Dragon Boat introduced to Battle of Paddles 30 th Anniversary, Hamilton Island. Late 2012 onwards: Establishment of Paddle Sports Alliance. First multi-discipline regatta in Canberra, December 7 and 8. Asian Championships – Busan, South Korea.
The next four years : AusChamps – Caloundra, Qld CCWC – Ravenna, Italy Asian Championships – Macau Inaugral World Cup – Fuzhou, China 2015: AusChamps – Armadale (Perth), WA Asian Club Championships – Foshan, November (incorporating Asia-Pacific competition). World Championships - Welland, Canada. 2016: AusChamps – Adelaide, SA CCWC – Australia (Adelaide selected by bid process) Asian Championships.
The next four years : AusChamps – (Tas and NT may bid) ACT World Championships - TBC 2018: AusChamps – (Tas and NT may bid) Victoria Commonwealth Games, Gold Coast.
2015 AusChamps 2015: 14 – 19 April Australian, Trans-Tasman, Oceania Championships – Champions Lakes, Perth WA 14 April: Opening Ceremony Masters 200/2000m 15 April: Masters 500m 16 April: Oceania (States v NZ v ODBF members)
2015 AusChamps ODBC: 10s AND 20s 200m AND 500m 17 April: Premier (Open Age), Youth & Junior 500m 18 April: Premier (Open Age), Youth & Junior 200m & 2000m After Party Celebration
2016 – Asian Champs & CCWC 2016: 23 March – 7 April Australian, Trans-Tasman, Oceania, Asian & Club Crew World Championships 23 March: Opening Ceremony for ADBC & Australian Masters ADBC 5000m 24 March ADBC 500m & Masters 500m 25 March ADBC 200m & Masters 200m & 2000m
2016 – Asian Champs & CCWC 26 March: Oceania Championships (States & NZ) 10s AND 20s 200m AND 500m International Invitational (States vs Asian Nations in Exhibition event – one age group only) 27 March: Premier (Open Age), Youth & Junior 500m 28 March Premier (Open Age), Youth & Junior 200m & 2000m After Party Celebration 29 March – 1 April CCWC Training Days
2016 – Asian Champs & CCWC 1 April: CCWC Opening Ceremony 2 – 7 April: Club Crew World Championships Structure TBC AusDBF proposing Masters & Prem/Youth/Junior split
Questions Thank you from AusDBF for your continuing great work and contribution