This all gals team spawned from the NJDBC program and friends with the objective to gather gals for races. Captains Amy and Samantha built a roster of enthusiastic strong women in 2017 which took home some pretty bling! These captains have a full schedule planned for the crew in 2018. More races, means more fun!!!
ABOUT the 2018 Jersey Girls
Ending 2017 with a full roster provides great opportunities for this team to get in more races in 2018! More races, means more fun!!!
Leadership Team: Captains: Amy and Samantha, Coach: Ellen L, Assistant Coach: Karen K
2018 Goals - create an atmosphere for a RACING team. Practices will be geared towards developing tools for increasing team performance.
APRIL 27-29 - Jersey Girls concluded their first sleep over paddling camp weekend. This includes 2 nights housing, 5 meals, 5 paddling sessions (3 on Saturday, 2 on Sunday), 1 video review session. We certainly had lots of girl bonding - hoping this provided a strong base for our season! CAMP ROSTER
2018 Jersey Girls team membership open to ONLY NJDBC members in good standing. (How to become a NJDBC member)
Jersey Girls Team 2018 membership fee = $25 for NJDBC members
pay by $25 check written to "NJ Dragon Boat Club" to Amy or
pay on pay online here @ $30 / with $5 service charge.
Jersey girls team Member benefits:
subsidized for at least 3 designated Jersey Girls races where they pay only $35 for their race registration fee.
all race day munchies/lunch included
members get first opportunity to signup for all our races
Jersey Girls at races
Evite issued about a month before each event to help us fill our seats for a race. Paddlers from any team or clubs are welcome to race with Jersey Girls and fill our open seats!!!
All member racers expected to prepay the team entry fee no later than 1 month
2 weeksbefore a race otherwise risk losing their seat!
We do not bring alternates. first 20 signups are on the boat. Additional signups are put on a waitlist. If waitlist grows to 15, we will enter a 2nd team. The paddlers of the roster will be assigned based on commitment to practices.
Tentative 2018 Race Schedule - tentative individual races fees listed here with njdbc member fee listed first, then non-Njdbc member fee
March 25-31 - Tampa, PDA paddling camp (optional)
April 27-29 - Fairview, NJ - YMCA Paddling Camp [$250=NJDBC member/$325=non-NJDBC members]
June 2 - Philly IDBR [$55=NJDBC member/$65] - FULL! Starting waitlist (WL=2)
June 16 - NJDBC 12 paddler challenge [free=NJDBC member/$60-70]
June 23 - Baltimore [$45=NJDBC member/$55]
July 14 - Ithaca [$55=NJDBC member/$65]
Aug 11 - NYC [$50=NJDBC member, $60]
Aug 18 - Lowell Water Festival [ $20=NJDBCmember/$25]
Aug 25 - DC Capital Regatta [$65=NJDBC member/$75]
Sept 8 - Lake Parsippany Dragon Fest 4 Breasts [$50=NJDBC member/$60]
Sept 15 - Mercer [$65=NJDBC member/$75]
Sept 22 - Bucks County [$70=NJDBC member/$80] -- note price increased
Tentative Video Review sessions: May 12, June 10, July 21, Aug 5
ABOUT the 2017 Jersey Girls
We managed to get in a few races in 2017, ending with a Bucks Co win with their own roster!
Coach: Ellen L
Assistant Coach: Karen K
Captains: Amy and Samantha
2017 Race Results
June 3 - Philly IDBR = 4th in A Minor final
June 24 - Baltimore - 3rd
Aug 12 - NYC - 2nd
Aug 26 - DC Capital Regatta - 9th
Sept 9 - Lake Parsippany Dragon Fest - w/SOS = 1st
Sept 23 - Bucks County - 1st in A Minor Final