2011 Dragon Boat World ChampionshipsThe on-line media credential application process for the 2011 IDBF World Dragon Boat Racing Championship is now available at www.VisitTampaBay.com/2011DragonBoat. From that site, there will be a link to the application by clicking on “Media Credential Application”.Also browse the site to find out where to eat, where to stay, and what to do while races are not going on. 

This is an amazing Tampa Bay area event that the media should not miss out on. Approved applications completed by July 8, 2011 will be mailed in advance; applications received after July 8 will be processed for credential pick up on-site at the Tampa Convention Center starting Aug. 3, 2011. All applicants will be required to submit a photo identification and head-shot.

Media credentials are not required for general event access, but will provide access to the Media Center inside Tampa Convention Center (Room 19), the Finish Line aboard Yacht StarShip, and the Media Pontoon Boat. Please note that access will not be granted to any member of the media to the Athletes Secured area inside the Tampa Convention Center.

We'll be giving more updates on this and other items as this amazing event draws closer so check back with us for more!