Spring Training Week 2023 – Tampa, Florida

PDBC is hosting a 6-day training camp in Tampa.


This program is open to all PDBC athletes.
April 24th – 29th, 2023
Athletes should be prepared to travel April 23rd and April 30th, 2023

Training will focus on technique, team melding and preparing for the upcoming season.

We will be attending the Tampa International Regatta as part of the camp, on Saturday, April 29th, 2023.


Paddling will occur on an inland waterway right beside the Chase Suites, Tampa.

spring training week group photo


A 6-day, intensive training camp to kick-start your 2023 on-water season!

  • Two paddle sessions daily at 8:00am and 3:00pm
  • 9 dragon boat practices
  • A dragon boat regatta on the final day (Tampa International)
  • 1 afternoon off and a group social Friday night
  • 2 video review sessions per athlete


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Please note that athletes should register by February 21, 2023. If you are registering after this date, please contact membership@pdbc.ca to ensure there is space.

Due to the upfront nature of this event we must outline the special cancellation policy in place:

  • Before March 10th - 100% refund
  • After March 10th – 50% refund
  • After April 8th – no refunds will be issued

If PDBC is forced to cancel the event, due to the pandemic or any other circumstance, then all athletes will receive a full 100% refund.


$500 including HST

This fee covers all training sessions held throughout the week, as well as the entry fee to the Tampa regatta.

Food, accommodation and travel are not included.


Reservations are the responsibility of the athletes. We highly recommend Chase Suites, however, due to other events in the area, we recommend booking as soon as possible.

To book your accommodations:

  • You must call the office number at 813-281-5677. Ask for Maritza. Reservations will not be accepted online for this booking.
  • All reservations must be guaranteed with a first night room deposit or guaranteed with a major credit card.
  • Indicate that you are part of the Pan Am Dragon Boat Camp
  • Follow their instructions to reserve your space

Our deadline for booking hotel accommodations under our group reservation is February 21st, 2023. After this date, we cannot guarantee space will be available at this location.

Other accommodation options:
Hampton Inn Rocky Point
Call 1-813-289-6262. Ask for Asia.


If you have any questions about the Spring Training week please contact membership@pdbc.ca