USDBF and IDBF release statements on COVID-19

The United Stated Dragon Boat Federation has released the following statement regarding COVID-19:

Like every sport, we are closely monitoring information about the Corona virus, to include guidelines, precautions and procedures that teams and individuals should be aware of and already following. As recommended, we must each assess our own risk and follow guidelines accordingly, wash your hands, cover your cough, avoid crowds, maintain adequate distance from others (6 feet recommended), follow federal, state and local requirements for event size restrictions, and please stay home if you are displaying any symptoms such as fever, shortness of breath or persistent cough (a best practice even if you are negative for the virus).
Individual teams should stay in contact with their race organizers for any changes in local competitions.
USDBF will stay in contact with the IDBF for any changes in international competition and will forward information as it becomes available.

The IDBF has also released a statement regarding the impact of COVID-19 on plans for the upcoming championships. They have indicated that a decision on whether to proceed with CCWC will be made by mid-May at the latest. You can read their full statement by clicking on this link.

UPDATE 3/27/20
The IDBF has announced that the Club Crew World Championships will not be held in 2020. Read their full news release by clicking on this link.