2011 Dragon Boat WorldsHello there folks! Jerm here with an update for you on some Tampa Bay area events coming your way very soon!

If you haven't already heard, The 10th IDBF World Dragon Boat Racing Championship is scheduled for 1-7 August, 2011 in Tampa, Florida, USA.

That means that paddlers from all over the world are currently descending on Tampa Bay from all over the world to take part in what will be a phenomenal event for the bay area!

IDBF World Dragon Boat Racing Championship officials and paddlers will be arriving as early as yesterday and will stay an average of nine nights in Tampa Bay area hotels.  The 10th IDBF World Dragon Boat Racing Championship will take place on the Seddon Channel in downtown Tampa, marking the first time the Tampa Bay area has hosted the event. 

The racing begins on Wednesday, Aug. 3 and concludes on Sunday, Aug. 7.  For more information, log on to www.VisitTampaBay.com/2011DragonBoat or visit http://tampa2011.idbfworldchamps.com/ for additional information.