• ABOUT the 2017 Jersey Girls
    • We will manage to get in a few races with a few NJ Dragon Boat club member gals drawn from other NJDBC club teams and partnering with other area dragon boat teams - but the goal for 2017 is to build their own roster. 
      • Coach: Ellen L
      • Assistant Coaches: Amy and Samantha
  •  ABOUT the 2016 Jersey Girls
    • This crew represents an attempt by a group of NJDBC dragon boat fanatics to create a women's crew that just wants to get together for some racing.  Gals from other crews are welcome to join us!  We arent' quite where we wanted to be in 2015, but we need are working to get in some races. 
      • Coach: Ellen L
    • SIGNUP form to receive evites for team activities.
    • SIGNUP form for races
    • TEAM RACE info = IDBR (June 6)
    • 2016 Results!
      • June 4 - Philly IDBR = Gold in Women's B Division (9th overall out of 24 teams)!
        • Thanks to members of DC Dragons, Machestics, River Sirens, NYC United, NYFD for helping to fill out our crew!
      • June 11 - 12 Paddler Challenge = 3rd (3rd over all out of 3 teams) 8-(
        • This was a great event for newbies to get their hands wet, and a good warmup for the rest of the crew to get in some racing for the rest of the season.
  • 2015 MEETINGS
    • 11/14 - Captain's meeting via conference call
    • 12/6 - Team meet and greet @ Maggiano's Rest, Bridgewater Commons Mall @ 2:30PM
    • 3/7 - Individual testing 2-4PM at SideOutSports, Fairfield (we will have 1 Concept IIs on site).
    • 1/10-1/11 - Individual testing 2-4PM at Kushner High School, Livingston (we will have 2 Concept IIs on site).
    • March - TBD, 2nd round of testing
  • 2015 MEMBER REQUIREMENTS
    • Member of NJ Dragon Boat Club, and and other ERDBA member club.
    • Participate in periodic proctored fitness tests. No qualifications required - only to improve own results. Must perform 3 tasks
      in Jan, Mar, Apr, June, July, Aug, Oct
      • 1. pushups: bent knee/straight leg/wall pushup(maximum in 30 seconds)
      • 2. situp: with bent knees and someone holding ankles (max in 1 min)
      • 3. timed distance piece: choice of any of these:
        • 2k time on a concept II rowing machine
        • 500m on outrigger
        • 500m on standup board
        • 1 mile run
        • 1 lap walk around Lake Parsippany (comparable 2 mile at Lake Mercer)
    • Attend 1-2 team practices/month April-October
  • 2015 GOALS
    • Improved individual fitness through the season.
    • Enter a women's team in 2017 US Nationals to vie for a spot in the 2018 Club Crew Worlds
    • compete in 2-3 2015 races
      • 5/16-17 - DC races
      • 6/6 - Philly 
      • 6/7 - coach McNamara paddling clinic at Lake Parsippany
      • 6/28 - NJDBC Women's Challenge
      • 7/11 - Ithaca
      • 8/22 - National Harbor
    • Optional events
      • 7/4 - GWN Toronto Sport races
      • 7/19 - NJDBC 12 paddler races
      • 7/25-26 - US Nationals @ Chicago
      • 9/19 - Stratford, Canada
  • 2015 MISCELLANEOUS
    • Team name - Jersey Girls (temp)
    • No Tryouts
    • Team selection for races...go to first 20 signups