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  1. Event: 2018 Macao International Dragon Boat Races
  2. Date: June 16, 17, 18, 2018
  3. Organizers:
    Sports Bureau of Macao SAR Government
    Dragon Boat Association of Macao, China
  4. Co-organizers:
    Macao Civic & Municipal Affairs Bureau
    Macao Public Administration and Civil Service Bureau
  5. Objective:
    Promotion of the modality of Dragon Boat, strengthening of relationships between the local teams and non-local teams as well as promoting the development of sports and tourism activities.
  6. Venue:
    Nam Van Lake Nautical Center.
  7. Competitions:
    DateEventDistanceRemarks

    June 16

    Macao Small Dragon Boat Race - Open Category

    200m

    Local teams only

    Macao Small Dragon Boat Race - Women Category

    Macao Public Entities Small Dragon Boat Race

    Macao University Student Small Dragon Boat Race - Open Category

    June 17

    Macao Civil Servants Invitation Small Dragon Boat Race

    200m

    Team Quota: 12 
    Local teams by qualification will not be less than 6

    Macao Standard Dragon Boat Race – Open Category

    500m

    Local teams only

    Macao Standard Dragon Boat Race – Women Category

    June 18

    Macao University Student Invitation Standard Dragon Boat Race - Open Category

    500m

    Local & Non Local Teams

    Macao International Invitation Standard Dragon Boat Race – Open Category

    Team quota : 36
    Local teams by qualification will not be less than 18, and remaining quota will depend on the number of non-local team participating in the race.

    Macao International Invitation Standard Dragon Boat Race - Women Category

    Team quota :18
    Local teams by qualification will not be less than 6, and remaining quota will depend on the number of non-local team participating in the race.

    Notes:
    1. Macao International Invitation Standard Dragon Boat Races (Open and Women) are limited to non local teams, Macao Selection Team and local teams qualified from the Macao Standard Dragon Boat Races.
    2. The race will not be held if the number of participating team in each category is less than 4.
  8. Eligibility:
    1. All participating athletes must be able to swim at least 100m.
    2. There is no restriction on the team composition in the Open Category, but only female may participate in the Women’s Category.
    3. Restrictions on participating in additional races are stipulated in point 9 of this Program & Guidelines.
    1. Macao Small Dragon Boat Races - Open and Women Category(200m); 
      Macao Standard Dragon Boat Races - Open and Women Category(500m)
      1. Open to the sports associations and collective organizations legally constituted and registered in Sports Bureau or the Macao Government;
      2. Open to government departments;
      3. Open to teams representing private companies and commercial entities. Legal commercial registration document copy should submit together with the Team Registration Form, except for teams who have participated in the previous years.
      4. Open to all individuals, without any nationality discrimination, holder of an identification document issued by the Macao SAR such as BIR, or legal resident / worker document;
      5. For team enrollment of the local races, each team must include a minimum number of athletes who are holders of the Macao SAR Resident Identity Card (BIR), 14 participants for the Standard Dragon Boat Race, and 8 participants for the Small Dragon Boat Race.
      6. Athletes must submit latest health certificate signed by Macao registered doctor;
      7. Athletes must be at least 15 years old (on the day of the race). For those under 18 years old must obtain their legal guardian’s signature on the Individual Registration Form.
    2. Macao Public Entities Small Dragon Boat Race(200m)
      1. Team composed of staff from the Macao Special Administrative Region of public administration and public entities.
      2. Participating teams must only be staff of the same organization (except for steersman). Each athlete can only represent one team and copy of the athlete staff card must be presented upon registration.
      3. Open to all individuals, without any nationality discrimination, holder of an identification document issued by the Macao SAR such as BIR, or legal resident / worker document.
      4. The drummer must be a staff of the supervisory level of the respective entity.
      5. Each team must have at least two female paddlers in the race.
      6. Athletes must submit latest health certificate signed by Macao registered doctor.
      7. Athletes from the current Macao Selection Team cannot participate in this race.
    3. Macao University Student Small Dragon Boat Race - Open Category (200m)
      1. Athletes of the local teams should submit a copy of their current year’s student card upon registration.
      2. Open to all individuals, without any nationality discrimination, holder of an identification document issued by the Macao SAR such as BIR, or legal resident document;
      3. Athletes must submit latest health certificate signed by Macao registered doctor;
    4. Macao Civil Servants Invitation Small Dragon Boat Race  ( 200m )
      1. For Macao Civil Servants Teams and invited Teams
      2. Local team quota:
        During the Macao Civil Servants Small Dragon Boat Race, a minimum of 6 Macao Civil Servants Teams will be eligible to participate in the Macau Civil Servants Invitation Small Dragon Boat Race with accordance to the following priorities:
        b1) The Ranking in the Grand Final (first 6 teams)
        b2) The Ranking in the Semi-Finals (from 7th place, according to best time results)
        b3) Best time results in the Repechages.
      3. Athletes of the non-local Teams should submit their valid identification documents.
      4. Respective non-local Teams' Team manager should submit a Health Declaration for non-local Team to confirm the athletes' health conditions are fit for this race.
      5. The drummer must be a staff of the supervisory level of the respective entity.
      6. Each team must have at least 2 female paddlers racing in the race.
    5. Macao University Student Invitation Standard Dragon Boat Race - Open Category(500m)
      1. Athletes of the local teams should submit a copy of their current year’s student card upon registration.
      2. Open to all individuals, without any nationality discrimination, holder of an identification document issued by the Macao SAR such as BIR, or legal resident document;
      3. Athletes must submit latest health certificate signed by Macao registered doctor;
      4. Athletes of the non-local teams should submit their valid identification documents.
      5. Respective non-local team’s Team Manager should submit a Health Declaration for non-local Team to confirm the athletes’ health conditions are fit for this race.
      6. Athletes of the non-local teams should meet the requirements of the FISU (Fédération Internationale du Sport Universitaire).
    6. Macao International Invitation Standard Dragon Boat Race - Open and Women Category(500m)
      1. Open to invited or self-sponsored non-local teams and the Macao Selection Team.
      2. Local teams quota:
        During the Macao Standard Dragon Boat Race, a minimum of 18 teams of the Open category and 6 teams of the Women category will be eligible to participate in the Macao International Invitation Standard Dragon Boat Race with accordance to the following priorities:
        b1)The ranking in the Finals (first 6 teams)
        b2)The ranking in the Semi-Finals (from 7th place, according to best time results)
        b3)Best time results in the Repechages.
      3. In the case that some athletes of a local team have to join the Macao Selection Team, the local team is entitled to replace these athletes with athletes from other teams which did not qualify for Macao International Invitation Dragon Boat Races or non registered athletes (provided that they meet the requirements of this Program and Guidelines). The substitution should be done prior to the Macao International Invitation Standard Dragon Boat Race, and according to guidelines provided by the Organizing Committee.
      4. Athletes of the non-local teams should submit their valid identification documents.
      5. Respective non-local team’s Team Manager should submit a Health Declaration for non-local team to confirm the athletes’ health conditions are fit for this race.
  9. Restriction : 
    To avoid delaying races due to athletes’ competing in other events, all athletes (including Drummers, Steersmen and Paddlers) shall not participate in any other races of the same day.
  10. Registration :
    1st Phase2nd Phase3rd Phase

    From 15th March– 6th April (7pm)

    From 7th April – 8th May(7pm)

    until 16th May (7pm)

    Submit the Team Registration Form or Online registration, after which registration will not be accepted.

    Teams which failed to submit the Team List and Individual Registration Forms, together with all documents stated in point 8 of Program & Guidelines, will be disqualified.

    Teams can only make one change for a maximum of 2 athletes registered in the 2nd phase.

  11. Location and Date of the Draw and Technical Meeting:
    Venue: Dragon Boat Association of Macao, China - Nam Van Lake Nautical Center
    Local Races: At 6:30pm on June 6th (Wednesday)
    Macao Civil Servants Invitation Small Dragon Boat Race: At 6:30pm on 16th June (Saturday)  
    Macao International Invitation Standard Dragon Boat Race, Open and Women Category & Macao University Student Invitation Standard Boat Race, Open Category: At 6:30pm on 17th June (Sunday)
  12. Place for Registration:
    Dragon Boat Association of Macao, China
    Location: Nam Van Lake Nautical Center
    Operating Hours: Monday to Saturday, from 11am to 7pm (except public holidays)
    Phone no.: (853) 2896 7515
    Fax no.: (853) 2896 6040
    E-mail address: 2018midbr@gmail.com
    Online Registration: Website: www.cmdragonboat.org.mo
  13. Formalities:
    Submit all duly completed Team Registration Form along with the following documents through Online Registration or Registration Office:
    1. Macao citizen: BIR copy;
    2. Foreign Resident: Copy of legal resident/worker document;
    3. Health Certificate or Health Declaration for Non-local Team
    4. 2 recent color photos of H4.5cm x W3.5cm, 200dpi.
    5. For athletes under 18 years old, a guardian’s signature must be required on the Individual Registration Form for confirmation.
    6. Forms must be completed legibly, preferably in capital letters.
  14. Registration fee: Free
  15. Training:
    The Organizing Committee will arrange a training timetable and necessary facilities and equipment at the venue for the teams.
    1. Training Timetable:
      PeriodTeams

      From April 11th to June 14th  

      Local teams

      From June 16th – 17th  

      Non-local teams

    2. If teams wish to train during the period not occupied in the timetable, they must contact the staff at the venue for arrangement of registration;
    3. Should teams fail to register and be on aboard the boat for training 15 minutes after the scheduled time, this training session will be considered forfeited; staff at the venue have the right to release this training session to other teams; however the concerned teams can re-register for training in another session;
    4. Each team should comprise the minimum number of athletes in each training session (for standard dragon boat – 13 athletes including the Steersman; for small dragon boat – 7 athletes including the Steersman).
  16. Prize money:
    The following prize money will be awarded to the first three positioned teams of the Macao International Invitational Standard Dragon Boat Race 500m – Open and Women:
    1st Place2nd Place3rd Place
    USD 10,000 USD 5,000 USD 3,000
  17. Prizes:

    Prizes by position:

    Macao Small Dragon Boat Race (200m)
    Open Category Grand Final The top three ranking teams of the Grand Final will each be awarded a trophy and silk banner, as well as medal for each athlete.

    For the 4th to 6th teams, trophy will be awarded to each team.

    For the 7th to 12th teams, Silver Bowl will be awarded to each team.
    Women Category Grand Final The top three ranking teams of the Grand Final will each be awarded a trophy and silk banner, as well as medal for each athlete For the 4th to 6th teams, trophy will be awarded to each team.
    Macao University Students Small Dragon Boat Race (200m)
    Open Category Grand Final The top three ranking teams of the Grand Final will each be awarded a trophy and silk banner, as well as medal for each athlete. For the 4th to 6th teams, trophy will be awarded to each team.
    Macao Public Entities Small Dragon Boat Race (200m)
    Grand Final The top three ranking teams of the Grand Final will each be awarded a trophy and silk banner, as well as medal for each athlete. For the 4th to 6th teams, trophy will be awarded to each team.
    Macao Civil Servants Invitation Small Dragon Boat Race ( 200m)
    Grand Final The top three ranking teams of the Grand Final will each be awarded a trophy and silk banner, as well as medal for each athlete. For the 4th to 6th teams, trophy will be awarded to each team.
    Macao Standard Dragon Boat Race (500m)
    Open Category Grand Final The top three ranking teams of the Grand Final will each be awarded a trophy and silk banner, as well as medal for each athlete.

    For the 4th to 6th teams, trophy will be awarded to each team.

    For the 7th to 12th teams, Silver Bowl will be awarded to each team.
    Women Category Grand Final The top three ranking teams of the Grand Final will each be awarded a trophy and silk banner, as well as medal for each athlete. For the 4th to 6th teams a trophy will be awarded to each team.
    Macao University Student Invitation Standard Dragon Boat Race (500m)
    Open Category Grand Final The top three ranking teams of the Grand Final will each be awarded a trophy and silk banner, as well as medal for each athlete. For the 4th to 6th teams, trophy will be awarded to each team.
    Macao International Invitation Standard Dragon Boat Race (500m)
    Open Category Grand Final The top three ranking teams of the Grand Final will each be awarded a trophy and silk banner, as well as medal for each athlete. For the 4th to 6th teams, trophy will be awarded to each team.
    “B” Final The top six teams in the “B” Final, Silver Bowl will be awarded to each team.  
    “C” Final The top six teams in the “C” Final, Silver Plate will be awarded to each team.  
    “D” Final The top six teams in the “D” Final, Silver Shield will be awarded to each team.  
    Women Category Grand Final The top three ranking teams of the Grand Final will each be awarded a trophy and silk banner, as well as medal for each athlete. For the 4th to 6th teams, trophy will be awarded to each team.
    “B” Final The top six teams in the “B” Final, Silver Bowl will be awarded to each team.  

    Special Prizes:

    “Breaking Record” Macao International Invitation Standard Dragon Boat Race (500m) – Open Category Trophy
    Macao International Invitation Standard Dragon Boat Race (500m) – Women Category Trophy
    “Best Drummer” Trophy
  18. Souvenirs:
    Souvenirs will be given to all participating teams.
  19. Subsidy:
    1. The Organizing Committee will provide each local participating team a subsidy of MOP$5,000.00 (five thousand Patacas) for the standard dragon boat category and MOP$1,500.00 (one thousand five hundred Patacas) for the small dragon boat category. If any team failed to participate in its respective race and practiced less than five times, the Organizing Committee reserves the right to withdraw the subsidy.
    2. Subsidy will be distributed after the races.
  20. Team Sponsor:
    1. Should teams have any sponsors, they must declare upon registration.
    2. All advertisements must not contain social public opinions, tobacco, pornography or gambling promotion contents. In addition, the promotional contents of any advertisements regarding the races   must be approved in written form by the Organizing Committee before use.
  21. Safety Measures:
    The Organizing Committee will endeavour to provide safety precaution for the participants, but participants are responsible for any accident that may happen during practice and races.
  22. Supplementary Information:
    All supplementary information supply by the Organizing Committee on the races will be considered, for all effects, as integral parts of the respective official regulation of the race.
  23. Race Format:
    1. Rules of Racing
    2. The International Dragon Boat Federation (IDBF) race format will be applied.

Note:  The Organizing Committee reserves the right of final explanation in this Program and Guidelines.