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17 April 2024 

The 27th Australian Dragon Boat Championships (affectionately known as ‘AusChamps” is being held this week at Champion Lakes, Armadale, Perth, WA. Perth has previously hosted the 'AusChamps' in 1996 (Fremantle), 2004 (Canning River), 2008 and 2015 at Champion Lakes.  AusDBF is delighted to be able to return to Perth after the Championships which were scheduled for 2021 had to be cancelled due to COVID.

The 2024 ‘AusChamps’ is proudly supported by:

  • Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries
  • City of Armadale
  • VenuesWest
  • Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office Sydney

The AusDBF AusChamps Welcome Function was held on Tuesday evening at WA Rowing Club in Perth with over 70 guests and VIPs in attendance and included a special ‘eye dotting ceremony’ and blessing from the local monks and the announcement of the inaugural inductees into the AusDBF hall of Fame.

68 clubs from around Australia and New Zealand will contest the 5-day Championships across different age classes and distances, which equates to over 2500 athletes over the 5 days.

Further information can be found here -

The Championships are live streamed and can be viewed via this link -

Results for every race can be found via this link  -


AusDBF Marketing Director - Lachlan Marginson

AusDBF Communications Director - Barbara Clarkson